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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 — 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 291, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays(Unstated Value) George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), (Unstated Value) George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)(Unstated Value) George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Black with Pale Red Violet overprint, large margins, intense impression

VERY FINE AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THE GEORGE T. JONES ESSAY FOR THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE CONTRACT COMPETITION.

With 1990 P.S.E. certificate.

3,250
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 292, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays(Unstated Value) George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), (Unstated Value) George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)(Unstated Value) George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Blue with light gray safety overprint, rich color

FRESH AND VERY FINE. A VERY RARE GEORGE T. JONES ESSAY FOR THE 1869 PCTORIAL ISSUE CONTRACT COMPETITION.

Ex Finkelburg

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 293, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays(Unstated Value) George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), (Unstated Value) George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)(Unstated Value) George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Black with light violet safety overprint, top two-thirds of essay missing overprint, traces of gum, small hole at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, very rare, especially unusual with the partial overprint

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 294, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays1c Deep Violet, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (112-E4a), 1c Deep Violet, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (112-E4a)1c Deep Violet, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (112-E4a). Die sunk on 55 x 80mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, ex Earl of Crawford

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 295, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays1c Violet Brown, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (112-E4a), 1c Violet Brown, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (112-E4a)1c Violet Brown, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (112-E4a). 40 x 66mm with imprint at bottom, pretty color, Fine, Scott Retail as die sunk on card

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 296, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (112-E4d), 1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (112-E4d)1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (112-E4d). Ten, wide range of colors with no duplication, original gum, rich colors, few minor faults, Fine-Very Fine, also incl. one 112-E4c

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 297, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays1c Gray, Die Essay on Stamp Paper, Perf 12, Gummed (112-E5a), 1c Gray, Die Essay on Stamp Paper, Perf 12, Gummed (112-E5a)1c Gray, Die Essay on Stamp Paper, Perf 12, Gummed (112-E5a). Original gum, h.r., wide margins, bright color, natural pre-printing paperfold at top

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE ESSAY FOR THE 1869 ISSUE

Illustrated in Brazer.

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 298, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays1c Scarlet, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b), 1c Scarlet, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b)1c Scarlet, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b). 64 x 67mm with full die sinkage, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, scarce essay

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 299, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays1c Black, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b), 1c Black, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b)1c Black, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b). 64 x 75m, crisp impression, small thin spot at top, appears Very Fine, scarce essay

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300
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 300, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays2c Red Orange, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (113-E3a), 2c Red Orange, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (113-E3a)2c Red Orange, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (113-E3a). On 39 x 41mm card, brilliant color, card with small thins at top, appears Very Fine, scarce essay, ex Lafayette

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 301, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays2c Dusky Blue, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (113-E3a), 2c Dusky Blue, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (113-E3a)2c Dusky Blue, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (113-E3a). 38 x 51mm, pretty pastel color, tiny thin spot at top from removal from card, appears Fine, ex Lafayette

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 302, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays2c Brown, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India, Completed Die (113-E3a), 2c Brown, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India, Completed Die (113-E3a)2c Brown, Small Numeral, Die Essay on India, Completed Die (113-E3a). On 33 x 34mm card, detailed impression, Very Fine and very rare, ex Earl of Crawford and Lafayette

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 303, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e), 2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e)2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e). Nine, each a different color, incl. two with selvage at right, original gum, few minor faults to be expected, Fine-Very Fine, an attractive group

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 304, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays3c Blue Green, Small Numeral Die Essay on India (114-E4a), 3c Blue Green, Small Numeral Die Essay on India (114-E4a)3c Blue Green, Small Numeral Die Essay on India (114-E4a). Die sunk on 70 x 63mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful example of this essay

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 305, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays3c Black, Small Numeral Die Essay on India (114-E4a), 3c Black, Small Numeral Die Essay on India (114-E4a)3c Black, Small Numeral Die Essay on India (114-E4a). Die sunk on 56 x 49mm card with full die sinkage, intense impression, central thin at center, appears Very Fine, scarce in Black, ex Earl of Crawford and Finkelburg

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 306, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (114-E6b), 3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (114-E6b)3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (114-E6b). Four singles and block of four, incl. Dark Ultramarine, Red Brown, Dark Red Brown, block of four and single of Pale Rose, original gum, h.r., few small thin spots, appear Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 307, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays3c Green, Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d), 3c Green, Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d)3c Green, Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, attractive multiple, Scott Retail as singles

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 308, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d), 3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d)3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d). Eight, incl. one with selvage at right, each different color incl. Blue, Orange, Green, Dull Violet, Deep Violet, Brown, few minor faults to be expected, Fine-Very Fine

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 309, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays3c Ultramarine, Plate Essay, Imperforate (114-E7a var), 3c Ultramarine, Plate Essay, Imperforate (114-E7a var)3c Ultramarine, Plate Essay, Imperforate (114-E7a var). Block of four, large margins, tropicalized original gum, trace of cancel at bottom right, Very Fine and choice, ex Cutts

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310
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 310, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Six different colors, approximately 53 x 78mm with full die sinkage, colors incl. Black, Green, Orange, Carmine, Pale Rose and Red Brown, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 311, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Five, approximately 35 x 49mm, three are on cards, colors incl Blue, Orange, Dull Yellow, Carmine and Orange Yellow, few minor faults, Fine-Very Fine group

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 312, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Green, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Green, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Green, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Die sunk on 146 x 220mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color, few light toned spots on card, otherwise Very Fine, scarce with such large card

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 313, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c). Stamp size as are most, deep Red Violet color on bright paper, Very Fine

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 314, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Orange, Blue, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (115-E1d), 5c Orange, Blue, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (115-E1d)5c Orange, Blue, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (115-E1d). Former 32 x 38mm, latter 29 x 31, both have deep rich color, Blue small paper wrinkle at top, otherwise Very Fine, ex Finkelburg

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 315, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Thick Cloudy Bond (115-E1i), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Thick Cloudy Bond (115-E1i)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Thick Cloudy Bond (115-E1i). Four, approximately 36 x 38mm, colors incl. Black, Blue, Orange and Orange Brown, rich colors, Orange with light corner crease, otherwise Very Fine and choice, in our opinion this should be classified as semi-transparent stamp paper

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 316, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Green, Die Essay on Red Violet Veined Marbled Card (115-E1l), 5c Green, Die Essay on Red Violet Veined Marbled Card (115-E1l)5c Green, Die Essay on Red Violet Veined Marbled Card (115-E1l). 36 x 63mm, deep rich color, tiny irregularity at bottom left of design due to the characteristics of the card and the way it holds the ink, Very Fine and choice, exceedingly rare essay

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 317, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Small Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E2b), 5c Washington, Small Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E2b)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E2b). Two, stamp size, colors incl. Blue and Dull Dusky Violet, few small thin spots, appear Fine

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 318, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Imperforate and Gummed (115-E2c), 5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Imperforate and Gummed (115-E2c)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Imperforate and Gummed (115-E2c). Six, colors incl. Green, Buff, Dull Red Brown, Red Brown (2), Deep Red Violet, original gum, large margins, few faults incl. light creases, otherwise Very Fine, attractive group

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319
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 319, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Perforated 12 (115-E2d), 5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Perforated 12 (115-E2d)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Perforated 12 (115-E2d). Three, incl. two in Blue and one Orange, one Blue unused (no gum), others original gum, Fine-Very Fine

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 320, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays(6c) Black, Vignette Only Essay on India (115-E3 var), (6c) Black, Vignette Only Essay on India (115-E3 var)(6c) Black, Vignette Only Essay on India (115-E3 var). Die sunk on 59 x 85mm card with full die sinkage, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, extremely rare, unlisted in Scott which only lists this design affixed to 35 x 37mm card and not showing the outer circle around design

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 321, 1869 Pictorial Issue EssaysLincoln Vignette Essay, Black on India (116-E1a), Lincoln Vignette Essay, Black on India (116-E1a)Lincoln Vignette Essay, Black on India (116-E1a). Die sunk on 63 x 75mm card, showing die sinkage area on two sides, few faults affect India paper, otherwise Very Fine, this design was considered for the 10c and used for the 90c, Scott Catalogue listing is for on card and not die sunk, which must be considered very rare

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 322, 1869 Pictorial Issue EssaysLincoln Vignette Essay, Black on India (116-E1a), Lincoln Vignette Essay, Black on India (116-E1a)Lincoln Vignette Essay, Black on India (116-E1a). 24 x 24mm, crisp impression, Very Fine, scarce essay

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 323, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Lincoln, Die Essay on India (116-E1c), 10c Lincoln, Die Essay on India (116-E1c)10c Lincoln, Die Essay on India (116-E1c). Five different, approximately 75 x 80mm with full die sinkage, colors incl. Black, Orange, Green, Brown and Red Brown, few toned spots

VERY FINE. A RARE GROUP OF LARGE DIE PROOF ESSAY FOR THE UNADOPTED LINCOLN DESIGN FOR THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

A wonderful group which is highly suitable for exhibition.

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 324, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Black Brown, Lincoln Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e), 10c Black Brown, Lincoln Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e)10c Black Brown, Lincoln Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e). 65 x 63mm with imprint at bottom, fresh and Very Fine

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 325, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Black Brown, Lincoln Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e), 10c Black Brown, Lincoln Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e)10c Black Brown, Lincoln Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e). 64 x 58mm with imprint at bottom, crisp impression, 5mm tear at top right far from design, otherwise Very Fine

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 326, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Lincoln, Die Essay on Clear White Thin Bond (116-E1f), 10c Lincoln, Die Essay on Clear White Thin Bond (116-E1f)10c Lincoln, Die Essay on Clear White Thin Bond (116-E1f). Three, incl. Blue, Orange and Red Brown, from 42 x 30mm to 39 x 40mm, fresh and bright colors, fresh and Very Fine, scarce group

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 327, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l), 10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l)10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l). Two of frst (Green and Dark Ultramarine), one of second (Orange), original gum, fresh and Very Fine

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 328, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Red Orange, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a), 10c Red Orange, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a)10c Red Orange, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a). Die sunk on 115 x 77mm card with full die sinkage, intense color and impression, Very Fine and choice

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 329, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Dim Rose, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a), 10c Dim Rose, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a)10c Dim Rose, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a). Die sunk on 114 x 76mm card with full die sinkage, pretty color, few trivial toned specks away from design, Very Fine example of this scarce essay

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 330, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Orange Yellow, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a), 10c Orange Yellow, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a)10c Orange Yellow, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a). Die sunk on 113 x 73mm card with full die sinkage, radiant color, faint waterstaining at top left is barely visible, otherwise Very Fine, scarce essay

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 331, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Red Brown, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a), 10c Red Brown, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a)10c Red Brown, Large Die Essay on India (116-E2a). Die sunk on 110 x 71mm card with full die sinkage, rich color, faint bend at bottom left corner, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 332, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Black, Large Die Essay on India (116-E4), 10c Black, Large Die Essay on India (116-E4)10c Black, Large Die Essay on India (116-E4). Die sunk on 151 x 221mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, trivial corner wear, Very Fine and choice example of this scarce essay, very few are known

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 333, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Dull Orange Red, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c), 12c Dull Orange Red, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c)12c Dull Orange Red, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c). Die sunk on 69 x 69m card with full die sinkage, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 334, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Blue Green, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c), 12c Blue Green, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c)12c Blue Green, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c). Die sunk on 57 x 60mm card with full die sinkage, rich color and detailed impression, few toned spots away from design, Very Fine and choice

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 335, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Dull Violet, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c), 12c Dull Violet, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c)12c Dull Violet, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c). Die sunk on 58 x 61mm card with full die sinkage, rich color, fresh and Very Fine

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 336, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c), 12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c)12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c). Three, approximately 46 x 50mm, one on card, colors incl. Green, Orange Brown and Yellow Brown, fresh and Fine, Scott Retail as die sunk on card

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 337, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated (117-E1e), 12c Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated (117-E1e)12c Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated (117-E1e). Eight, incl. one with selvage at top, range of colors incl. Blue (2), Green, Rose Red, Dull Violet, Red Brown, Brown and Orange, original gum, Fine, attractive group

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 338, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Brown Red, Typographed Small Numeral Die Essay on Card (117-E3a), 12c Brown Red, Typographed Small Numeral Die Essay on Card (117-E3a)12c Brown Red, Typographed Small Numeral Die Essay on Card (117-E3a). 61 x 44mm with uncleared surrounds, Very Fine and very rare, this is the largest of the three we have offered

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 339, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays(15c) Dark Blue, Vignette Die Essay on India (118-E1a), (15c) Dark Blue, Vignette Die Essay on India (118-E1a)(15c) Dark Blue, Vignette Die Essay on India (118-E1a). Mounted on India and die sunk on 68 x 69m card with full die sinkage, bright color, few light toned spots

VERY FINE AND RARE DIE ESSAY FOR THE VIGNETTE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

Ex Earl of Crawford. With 1990 P.F. certificate.

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 340, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays15c Red Brown, Die II, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (119-E1a), 15c Red Brown, Die II, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (119-E1a)15c Red Brown, Die II, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (119-E1a). On 57 x 46mm card, bright color, small surface scrape at left, otherwise Very Fine, scarce essay, ex Mason and Lafayette

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 341, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays15c Scarlet, Ty. III, Large Die Essay on India, Blue Green "15" Overprint (129-E1c), 15c Scarlet, Ty. III, Large Die Essay on India, Blue Green "15" Overprint (129-E1c)15c Scarlet, Ty. III, Large Die Essay on India, Blue Green "15" Overprint (129-E1c). Die sunk on 67 x 53mm card with full die sinkage, bright colors

FRESH AND VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE ESSAY.

Ex Earl of Crawford and Finkelburg

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 342, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Black, Unfinished Design, Small Numeral Die Essay on India (120-E1), 24c Black, Unfinished Design, Small Numeral Die Essay on India (120-E1)24c Black, Unfinished Design, Small Numeral Die Essay on India (120-E1). Die sunk on 123 x 88mm card with full die sinkage, intense impression, few tiny toned spots

VERY FINE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE ESSAY FOR THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, SHOWING ONLY A PARTIALLY COMPLETED DESIGN.

Ex Earl of Crawford. With 1997 P.F. certificate.

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 343, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Black, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Violet Brown Bands (120-E2a), 24c Black, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Violet Brown Bands (120-E2a)24c Black, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Violet Brown Bands (120-E2a). Die sunk on 106 x 69mm card with full die sinkage, few faint toning spots

VERY FINE AND VERY RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS ESSAY.

Ex Finkelburg

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 344, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Black, Small Numeral, Plate Essay on India (120-E2h), 24c Black, Small Numeral, Plate Essay on India (120-E2h)24c Black, Small Numeral, Plate Essay on India (120-E2h). Stamp size, intense shade, central thin spot, appears Very Fine

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 345, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays(Unstated Value) Brown Vignette Die Essay on India (120-E3 var), (Unstated Value) Brown Vignette Die Essay on India (120-E3 var)(Unstated Value) Brown Vignette Die Essay on India (120-E3 var). 226 x 151mm with full die sinkage, originally contained the frame but cut out and with traces of green printing at edges, small nick at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, unusual item

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 346, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Green & Violet, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a), 24c Green & Violet, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a)24c Green & Violet, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a). Die sunk on 144 x 224mm card with full die sinkage, binding at left of card from presentation album, brilliant colors, Very Fine and choice

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 347, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Green & Violet, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a), 24c Green & Violet, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a)24c Green & Violet, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a). Reduced to stamp size, bright colors, small thin spots, light wrinkling as usally found on this fragile paper, otherwise Fine, scarce, with 1990 P.F. certificate

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 348, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Black, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3b), 24c Black, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3b)24c Black, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3b). On 57 x 42mm card, few light toned spots

VERY FINE AND VERY RARE. ONE OF ONLY TWO EXAMPLES IN BLACK CONTAINED IN OUR RECORDS.

No examples in Black were offered in either the Brazer, Lopez or Juhring sales. The only other example in Black in our records was offered in our Sale 819.

Ex Finkelburg.

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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 349, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Green, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3c), 24c Green, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3c)24c Green, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3c). Two border lines, cut to shape, on India and die sunk on 80 x 81mm card, showing full die sinkage, few small toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and very rare, ex Finkelburg

2,500
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350
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 350, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). Die snk on 227 x 149mm card with full die sinkage, radiant color, small irregularity at far left of card on back only, Very Fine

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351
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 351, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Yellow Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Yellow Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Yellow Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). Die sunk on 149 x 222mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, Very Fine and choice

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352
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 352, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Brown Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Brown Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Brown Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). Die sunk on 115 x 77mm card with full die sinkage, intense color, fresh and Very Fine

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353
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 353, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). Six, approximately 70 x 50mm and removed from card, range of colors incl. Green, Yellow Brown, Orange, Blue, Carmine and Yellow Brown, few small thin spots to be expected, Fine-Very Fine

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354
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 354, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Black, Burgoyne Die Essay on Enamel Card (121-E1h var), 30c Black, Burgoyne Die Essay on Enamel Card (121-E1h var)30c Black, Burgoyne Die Essay on Enamel Card (121-E1h var). 55 x 63mm with colored border, imprint at bottom and with die sinkage area at top and bottom, Very Fine and choice, scarce essay, this paper type is unlisted in Scott

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355
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 355, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Burgoyne, Die Essay on Clear White Bond, Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1i, 121-E1j), 30c Burgoyne, Die Essay on Clear White Bond, Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1i, 121-E1j)30c Burgoyne, Die Essay on Clear White Bond, Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1i, 121-E1j). First in Black, five of second incl. Light Red Brown, Orange, Orange and Carmine, Fine-Very Fine, scarce and desirable group

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356
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 356, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Black, Burgoyne Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j), 30c Black, Burgoyne Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j)30c Black, Burgoyne Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j). 37 x 36mm, crisp impression, Very Fine

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357
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 357, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Burgoyne, Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p), 30c Burgoyne, Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p)30c Burgoyne, Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Eleven, large margins all around, range of papers incl. Salmon Red, Yellow, Blue, Pink, Pale Green, Orange Buff, fresh and Very Fine group

2,150
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358
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 358, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s), 30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s)30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s). Block of four, large margins all around, intense colors, Very Fine and choice

1,400
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359
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 359, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays90c Orange, Washington Large Die Essay on India (122-E2a), 90c Orange, Washington Large Die Essay on India (122-E2a)90c Orange, Washington Large Die Essay on India (122-E2a). 52 x 80mm and mounted on card, imprint at bottom, few smal paper faults, otherwise Very Fine, rare, this color is unlisted in Scott

2,500
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360
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 360, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays90c Blue  Black, Washington Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b), 90c Blue  Black, Washington Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b)90c Blue Black, Washington Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E2b). Block of four with imprint at bottom, huge margins, rich colors, fresh and Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,100
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361
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 361, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays90c Frame Only, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E3), 90c Frame Only, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E3)90c Frame Only, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E3). Nine sheet margin blocks of four on exhibition page, incl. three corner margins, all have wide margins, range of colors incl. Rose Red, Deep Blue Green, Yellow, Orange Brown, Dull Violet and Dark Navy Blue, few small faults to be expected, all appear Fine-Very Fine, a rare and attractive group, ex Finkelburg, Scott Retail as singles

8,100
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362
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 362, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays90c Deep Blue & Black, Lincoln Die Essay on India (122-E4a), 90c Deep Blue & Black, Lincoln Die Essay on India (122-E4a)90c Deep Blue & Black, Lincoln Die Essay on India (122-E4a). Vignette mounted in place, stamp size, vignette printed on rough pitted paper, few surface scrapes on vignette, otherwise Very Fine, very rare, ex Finkelburg

2,000
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