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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 — 1861 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
167
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 167, 1861 Issue 1c-90c 1861 Issue First Designs, Small Die Proofs on Wove (55P2/62P2), 1c-90c 1861 Issue First Designs, Small Die Proofs on Wove (55P2/62P2)1c-90c 1861 Issue First Designs, Small Die Proofs on Wove (55P2/62P2). Complete page from Roosevelt presentation album containing nine different, fresh and Very Fine, scarce and desirable complete page, only 85 were produced

3,300
2,700
168
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 168, 1861 Issue 1c Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on Bond (63TC4), 1c Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on Bond (63TC4)1c Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on Bond (63TC4). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of twelve, rich color, few light creases, small tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, scarce on Bond paper, unlisted in Scott and not mentioned in the Evans book

E. 500-750
675
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169
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 169, 1861 Issue 1c Green, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5), 1c Green, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5)1c Green, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of twelve, large margins all around, rich color, characteristic paper irregularities, Very Fine and choice

E. 300-400
850
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170
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 170, 1861 Issue 1c Rose Pink, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5), 1c Rose Pink, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5)1c Rose Pink, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of twelve, huge margins, bright color, characteristic paper irregularities, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
750
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171
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 171, 1861 Issue 1c Bright Orange, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5), 1c Bright Orange, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5)1c Bright Orange, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of twelve, large margins, radiant color, characteristic paper irregularities, Very Fine and choice

E. 300-400
750
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172
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 172, 1861 Issue 1c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Proofs (63TC), 1c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Proofs (63TC)1c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Proofs (63TC). Attractive group of trial colors, incl. Lowenberg Patents, few Wyckoff and Macdonough Patents, altogether incl. eight blocks of four, three pairs and 20 singles, some are perforated and gummed, few small faults to be expected, Very Fine, attractive group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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173
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 173, 1861 Issue 1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2a), 1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2a)1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2a). Large margins, affixed to thin white card (non-contemporary), some slight overall toning as is often seen on this issue, slight surface ribbing at top right otherwise Very Fine, scarce, it is believed that only five were produced, with 1986 P.F. certificate

2,000
550
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174
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 174, 1861 Issue 3c Pale Blue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Stamp Paper (65TC5), 3c Pale Blue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Stamp Paper (65TC5)3c Pale Blue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Stamp Paper (65TC5). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of eight, large margins, bright color, Very Fine and choice, unlisted in Scott

E. 500-750
800
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175
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 175, 1861 Issue 3c Blue, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC), 3c Blue, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC)3c Blue, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC). Large margins all around incl. part imprint and plate no. at bottom, deep rich color, fresh and Extremely Fine, scarce, particularly in this color

E. 200-300
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176
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 176, 1861 Issue 3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC), 3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC)3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of eight, large margins, rich color, Very Fine and choice, scarce plate block of this desirable paper trial proof

E. 500-750
325
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177
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 177, 1861 Issue 3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC), 3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC)3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC). Block of eight and bottom left corner margin block of four, markedly different shades of both ink and paper type, Very Fine

E. 200-300
140
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178
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 178, 1861 Issue 3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC), 3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC)3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC). Horizontal strip of four, deep rich color approaching the Lake shade, large margins, Very Fine and choice

E. 200-300
150
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179
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 179, 1861 Issue 3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC), 3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC)3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (65TC). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of 36, fresh color, ms. "22." at bottom right probably applied in some official capacity, Very Fine and choice, scarce multiple

E. 1,000-1,500
575
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180
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 180, 1861 Issue 3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proofs (65TC), 3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proofs (65TC)3c Rose, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proofs (65TC). Two items, incl. block of six with imprint and plate no. at bottom, bottom imprint and plate no. block of eight with perforations, fresh and Very Fine

E. 500-750
325
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181
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 181, 1861 Issue 3c Rose, Imperforate, Plate Proof on Experimental Ribbed Paper (65TC var), 3c Rose, Imperforate, Plate Proof on Experimental Ribbed Paper (65TC var)3c Rose, Imperforate, Plate Proof on Experimental Ribbed Paper (65TC var). Large margins all around, deep rich color clear ribbed paper lines, fresh and Very Fine, unusual and attractive proof

E. 150-200
525
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182
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 182, 1861 Issue 3c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof (65TC), 3c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof (65TC)3c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof (65TC). Perforated and gummed, neat strike of circle of wedges cancel, few clipped perfs at bottom right and small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, rare

E. 300-400
325
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183
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 183, 1861 Issue 3c Rose, Trial Color Plate Proof , Gummed and Perforated (65TC), 3c Rose, Trial Color Plate Proof , Gummed and Perforated (65TC)3c Rose, Trial Color Plate Proof , Gummed and Perforated (65TC). Bottom imprint and plate no. strip of four, original gum, pretty shade close to issued color, few perf separations, vertical creases affect two stamps, appears Very Fine

E. 200-300
500
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184
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 184, 1861 Issue 3c Rose, Trial Color Plate Proof, Perforated and Gummed (65TC), 3c Rose, Trial Color Plate Proof, Perforated and Gummed (65TC)3c Rose, Trial Color Plate Proof, Perforated and Gummed (65TC). Block of four, original gum, top stamps h.r., bottom right stamp small defect incl. part of design unprinted, Very Fine, virtually indistinguishable from the issued stamp, this was made late in the production process and differs slightly in terms of paper used

E. 200-300
115
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185
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 185, 1861 Issue 3c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs, Imperforate and Gummed (65TC), 3c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs, Imperforate and Gummed (65TC)3c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs, Imperforate and Gummed (65TC). Eighteen singles and three pairs, few different tinted papers, range of colors with little duplication, few minor imperfections to be expected, Very Fine, attractive and highly exhibitable group

E. 300-400
425
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186
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 186, 1861 Issue 3c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs, Perforated and Gummed (65TC), 3c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs, Perforated and Gummed (65TC)3c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs, Perforated and Gummed (65TC). 32, incl. seven with selvage, various colors and various colored papers incl. Yellow, Greenish and Pink, many in the Dark Brown or Deep Red Brown family, few small faults to be expected, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
700
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187
TC
3c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs (65TC). Block of four, two strips of four, three pairs and seven singles, range of papers incl. some Decalcomania, other onionskin types, few acid papers, some faults to the paper as is normally found incl. creases and piece out of one or two, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 300-400
425
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188
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 188, 1861 Issue 3c Lake, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (66TC3), 3c Lake, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (66TC3)3c Lake, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (66TC3). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of eight, large margins, rich color on bright paper, tiny translucency at top left from hinge, Very Fine, attractive and scarce

1,850
2,400
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189
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 189, 1861 Issue 10c Green, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (68TC), 10c Green, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (68TC)10c Green, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (68TC). Horizontal pair, paper with slight pinkish cast, large margins, Very Fine, scarce proof of the 10c 1861 Issue

E. 300-400
100
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190
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 190, 1861 Issue 24c Lilac, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (70TC), 24c Lilac, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (70TC)24c Lilac, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (70TC). Horizontal strip of three, large margins to in at top right, unusual guide line between right stamps, Fine-Very Fine, scarce proof of the 24c 1861 Issue

E. 300-400
220
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191
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 191, 1861 Issue 30c Orange, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (71TC), 30c Orange, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (71TC)30c Orange, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (71TC). Two, both have large margins incl. one with sheet margin at top, one on Green paper, fresh and Very Fine, scarce

E. 300-400
150
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192
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 192, 1861 Issue 90c Blue, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (72TC), 90c Blue, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (72TC)90c Blue, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (72TC). Large margins all around incl. sheet margin at top, rich color, small piece out at top (easily trimmed), Very Fine and choice, scarce proof of the 90c

E. 200-300
150
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193
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 193, 1861 Issue 90c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (72P1), 90c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (72P1)90c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (72P1). Die sunk on 151 x 225mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color, light edgewear, light horizontal scuff at bottom on card only, otherwise Very Fine

500
425
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194
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 194, 1861 Issue 2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var), 2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var)2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var). Horizontal pair in Olive Green shade, right stamp with trial cancel, large margins, light horizontal crease ending in tiny nick at right, otherwise Very Fine, attractive and highly exhibitable

E. 200-300
750
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195
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 195, 1861 Issue 2c Black, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (73TC), 2c Black, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (73TC)2c Black, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (73TC). Block of four on Pink paper, large margins, Very Fine

E. 150-200
100
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196
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 196, 1861 Issue 2c Black, Francis and Chemical Papers (73TC), 2c Black, Francis and Chemical Papers (73TC)2c Black, Francis and Chemical Papers (73TC). Horizontal pair of first with squiggly brushstroke cancel, four singles of latter, Fine-Very Fine, worthwhile group

E. 200-300
260
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197
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 197, 1861 Issue 2c Black, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proofs (73TC), 2c Black, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proofs (73TC)2c Black, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proofs (73TC). 20 incl. three pairs and two blocks of four, also incl. 3c Rose top margin pair of Decalcomanias and other 3c 1861 Issue essay, usual faults associated with this fragile paper, most appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
105
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198
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 198, 1861 Issue 2c Black, Francis Patent, Plate Proofs (73TC), 2c Black, Francis Patent, Plate Proofs (73TC)2c Black, Francis Patent, Plate Proofs (73TC). Horizontal strip of three, four singles and imperforate pair on greenish wove, strip of three and two singles with usual blue cancel, one unused, one with star fancy cancel, imperforate pair with ms. "X" cancels, some faults as usual, most appear Fine, rare, ex Finkelburg

E. 500-750
375
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199
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 199, 1861 Issue 5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (76TC), 5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (76TC)5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (76TC). Two blocks of four, large margins all around, different shades, Very Fine

E. 300-400
160
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200
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 200, 1861 Issue 5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (76TC), 5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (76TC)5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (76TC). Block of six, huge margins all around incl. sheet margin at top and part of six adjoining stamps, usual faults, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
105
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201
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 201, 1861 Issue 5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (76TC), 5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (76TC)5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Proof (76TC). Block of nine, huge margins, Fine-Very Fine multiple of this experimental paper

E. 200-300
105
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202
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 202, 1861 Issue 15c Black, Large Die Proof on India (77P1), 15c Black, Large Die Proof on India (77P1)15c Black, Large Die Proof on India (77P1). On 62 x 74mm card with imprint at bottom, overall toning, otherwise Fine, surprisingly scarce proof

1,250
190
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