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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 — 1870 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
401
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 401, 1870 Issue 1c Green, Large Die Essay on India (145-E1a), 1c Green, Large Die Essay on India (145-E1a)1c Green, Large Die Essay on India (145-E1a). Die sunk on 146 x 237mm card with full die sinkage, blue "Continental Bank Note Co. New York Dec. 30, 1869" handstamp at top right, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and rare, ex Finkelburg

1,500
1,700
402
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 402, 1870 Issue 3c Ultramarine, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1 var), 3c Ultramarine, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1 var)3c Ultramarine, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1 var). Die sunk on 149 x 215mm card with full die sinkage, blue "Continental Bank Note Co. New York Dec. 30, 1869" handstamp at top right, few light toned spots, oterwise Very Fine, rare essay, Scottlisting is for on proof paper and not die sunk on card, Scott Retail as the listed variety

2,250
1,700
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403
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 403, 1870 Issue (Unstated Value) Columbia, Vignette Essay on India (147-E1A), (Unstated Value) Columbia, Vignette Essay on India (147-E1A)(Unstated Value) Columbia, Vignette Essay on India (147-E1A). Die sunk on 227 x 151mm card with full die sinkage, imprint and die no. at bottom, intense impression, small tear at top of India not affecting design, Very Fine, rare essay

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
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404
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 404, 1870 Issue 3c Black, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1B), 3c Black, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1B)3c Black, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1B). 36 x 40mm, on card, vignette mounted in place, card with shallow thin on back

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ESSAY, AND THOSE IN THE THREE FOLLOWING LOTS, ARE PROBABLY UNIQUE.

This exact design, with the value labels not engraved, is unlisted in Brazer. Ex Finkelburg.

2,250
2,100
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405
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 405, 1870 Issue 3c Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (147-E2), 3c Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (147-E2)3c Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (147-E2). Cut to shape and mounted on 45 x 47mm card, India with few small faults, otherwise Very Fine, very rare

2,750
1,500
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406
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 406, 1870 Issue 3c Green, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India, Labels Engraved (147-E5), 3c Green, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India, Labels Engraved (147-E5)3c Green, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India, Labels Engraved (147-E5). 46 x 47mm, on card, rich color on bright paper, single age spot, otherwise Very Fine, very rare, ex Finkelburg

2,000
1,700
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407
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 407, 1870 Issue 6c Ultramarine, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a), 6c Ultramarine, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a)6c Ultramarine, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a). Stamp size and mounted on 47 x 50mm card, rich color, Very Fine and rare, ex Finkelburg

2,000
1,700
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