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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 — 1851 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 8, 1851 Issue 3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E3a), 3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E3a)3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E3a). Die sunk on 148 x 222mm card with full die sinkage, two small scuff spots on card only, otherwise Very Fine, scarce with such a large card

750
850
9
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 9, 1851 Issue 3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E3a), 3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E3a)3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E3a). Die sunk on 67 x 100mm card with full die sinkage, detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine

750
700
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10
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 10, 1851 Issue 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E3d), 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E3d)3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E3d). Four, incl. Black, Blue, Scarlet and Brown, from 30 x 41mm to 34 x 43mm, fresh and Very Fine

900
700
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11
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 11, 1851 Issue 3c Black, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E3e), 3c Black, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E3e)3c Black, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E3e). 42 x 54mm, crisp impression, small thin spot at top, appears Very Fine

750
650
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12
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 12, 1851 Issue 3c Blue, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E3e), 3c Blue, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E3e)3c Blue, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E3e). 42 x 66mm, rich color, tiny irregularities at top corners on back from mount removal, appears Very Fine

750
525
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13
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 13, 1851 Issue 3c Die Essay on Francis Patent Experimental Paper with Trial Cancel (11-E3g), 3c Die Essay on Francis Patent Experimental Paper with Trial Cancel (11-E3g)3c Die Essay on Francis Patent Experimental Paper with Trial Cancel (11-E3g). Three comprising all Scott-listed colors, Black 32 x 44mm, Dark Blue 51 x 85mm showing full die sinkage, Brown 52 x 59mm, few different trial cancels incl. blue and black pen, "C" in diamond, unusual orange cancel, a Very Fine and very rare group, ex Finkelburg

3,750
3,250
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14
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 14, 1851 Issue 3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E4a), 3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E4a)3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E4a). Die sunk on 88 x 128mm card with full die sinkage, few small rust spots, otherwise Very Fine

750
375
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15
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 15, 1851 Issue 3c Die Essay on India (11-E4b), 3c Die Essay on India (11-E4b)3c Die Essay on India (11-E4b). Five, incl. Yellow Green, Black (2), Dull Violet and Orange, cut to stamp size and each mounted on thin card, bright colors, one with rust spots, otherwise Very Fine

1,250
1,150
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16
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 16, 1851 Issue 3c Die Essay on India, Bond (11-E4b, 11-E4c), 3c Die Essay on India, Bond (11-E4b, 11-E4c)3c Die Essay on India, Bond (11-E4b, 11-E4c). One of each, approximately 29 x 33mm, first is Black, second is unusual Green, first with pencil strokes and few small faults as often associated with this fragile paper, otherwise Fine

500
475
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17
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 17, 1851 Issue 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E4c), 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E4c)3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E4c). Two, Blue and Brown, 28 x 40mm and 32 x 41mm respectively, fresh and Very Fine

500
475
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18
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 18, 1851 Issue 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E4c), 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E4c)3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E4c). Four, incl. Black, Scarlet and two in Green, 27 x 31mm to 30 x 35mm, fresh colors, Very Fine

1,000
950
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19
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 19, 1851 Issue 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E4c), 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E4c)3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E4c). Three, incl. Black, Scarlet and Brown, from 24 x 30mm to 33 x 43mm, bright colors, Scarlet with small corner crease, paper with some slight overall toning, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

750
550
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20
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 20, 1851 Issue 3c Black, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E4d), 3c Black, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E4d)3c Black, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E4d). 65 x 71mm with die sinkage on three sides, two small thin spots, appears Very Fine

750
425
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21
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 21, 1851 Issue 3c Blue, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E4d), 3c Blue, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E4d)3c Blue, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E4d). 42 x 40mm, radiant color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine

750
210
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22
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 22, 1851 Issue 3c Die Essay on Proof Paper (11-E4e), 3c Die Essay on Proof Paper (11-E4e)3c Die Essay on Proof Paper (11-E4e). Three, incl. Dull Red, Dull Blue Green and Dull Brown, approximately 51 x 95mm, two with full die sinkage, first close to full die sinkage, brilliant colors, fresh and Very Fine

1,425
1,400
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