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Sale 890 — The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 1)

Sale Date — Wednesday, 2 February, 2005

Category — 1845 New York Postmasters Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 1, 1845 New York Postmasters Provisionals New York N.Y., 5c Orange, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a), New York N.Y., 5c Orange, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a)New York N.Y., 5c Orange, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a). Die sunk on 152 x 225mm card with full die sinkage, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, scarce in this color

450
675
2
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 2, 1845 New York Postmasters Provisionals New York N.Y., 5c Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a). Die sunk on 145 x 214mm card with full die sinkage, crisp impression, some edgewear from removal from presentation book at left, otherwise Very Fine

450
675
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3
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 3, 1845 New York Postmasters Provisionals New York N.Y., 5c Violet Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a), New York N.Y., 5c Violet Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a)New York N.Y., 5c Violet Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a). Die sunk on 139 x 217mm card with full die sinkage, detailed impression and pretty color, Very Fine and choice

450
675
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4
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 4, 1845 New York Postmasters Provisionals New York N.Y., 5c Violet Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a), New York N.Y., 5c Violet Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a)New York N.Y., 5c Violet Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a). Die sunk on 145 x 215mm card, showing full die sinkage and both transfers, incl. overleaf from presentation album or sample book, fresh and Very Fine

450
700
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5
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 5, 1845 New York Postmasters Provisionals New York N.Y., 5c Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a). Die sunk on 60 x 114mm card with full die sinkage, Very Fine and choice

450
650
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6
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 6, 1845 New York Postmasters Provisionals New York N.Y., 5c Green, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a), New York N.Y., 5c Green, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a)New York N.Y., 5c Green, Large Die Essay on India (9X1-E1a). 33 x 80mm, removed from die sunk card, rich color, few minor faults as often associated with this fragile paper, appears Fine

450
350
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