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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 — 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
486
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 486, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs1c Orange, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (145TC1), 1c Orange, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (145TC1)1c Orange, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (145TC1). Die sunk on 110 x 125mm card with full die sinkage, bright color except where oxidized at bottom, Very Fine

600
350
487
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 487, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (145P1), 1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (145P1)1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (145P1). Die sunk on 146 x 225mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, trace of binding at left from presentation album, Very Fine and choice

250
260
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488
Pbl
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 488, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3), 1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of fourteen with arrow at right, large margins, bright color, few translucencies at right from hinges, otherwise Very Fine

425
425
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489
Pbl
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 489, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3), 1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3). Top right corner margin imprint and plate no. block of 30, large margins, remarkably fresh, a Very Fine-Extremely Fine multiple, ex Finkelburg

765
1,100
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490
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 490, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs10c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (150TC1), 10c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (150TC1)10c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (150TC1). On 44 x 44mm card, trace of "Duplicate Die" at bottom, intense color, Very Fine, scarce, this color is unlisted in Scott and may be unique

550
150
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491
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 491, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs10c Brown, Large Die Proof on India (150P1), 10c Brown, Large Die Proof on India (150P1)10c Brown, Large Die Proof on India (150P1). Die sunk on 62 x 74mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, bright color, few light toning specks, otherwise Very Fine

300
210
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492
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 492, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs24c Purple, Large Die Proof on India (153P1), 24c Purple, Large Die Proof on India (153P1)24c Purple, Large Die Proof on India (153P1). Die sunk on 146 x 222mm card with full die sinkage, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine

250
250
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493
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 493, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs1c Black, 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (156TC), 1c Black, 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (156TC)1c Black, 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (156TC). Complete pane of 100, the left pane of the sheet with selvage at left and imprint and plate nos. at top and bottom, clear at right, few small faults mostly in margins to be expected, four small scotch tape marks on back, Very Fine and probably unique, Scott Retail as 100 singles, with 1978 P.F. certificate

5,500
2,900
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494
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 494, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs1c Black, 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (156TC), 1c Black, 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (156TC)1c Black, 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (156TC). Top imprint and plate no. block of sixteen, large margins other sides, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

880
240
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495
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 495, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs1c 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (156TC), 1c 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (156TC)1c 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (156TC). Complete set of five colors in blocks of four, bright colors, large margins, Very Fine and choice, scarce set, Scott Retail as singles

1,020
1,150
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496
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 496, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs1c Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (156P1), 1c Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (156P1)1c Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (156P1). Die sunk on 112 x 132mm card with full die sinkage, radiant color, few light toned spots on card, otherwise Very Fine

450
160
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497
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 497, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs24c Violet, Large Die Proof on India (164P1), 24c Violet, Large Die Proof on India (164P1)24c Violet, Large Die Proof on India (164P1). Die sunk on 147 x 224mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color, few light corner bends, otherwise Very Fine

400
260
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498
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 498, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs30c Gray Black, Large Die Proof on India (165P1), 30c Gray Black, Large Die Proof on India (165P1)30c Gray Black, Large Die Proof on India (165P1). Die sunk on 76 x 87mm card with full die sinkage, crisp impression, tiny piece of India out at top right corner (may be natural), Very Fine

400
100
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499
Pbl
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 499, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs30c Gray Black, Plate Proof on India (165P3), 30c Gray Black, Plate Proof on India (165P3)30c Gray Black, Plate Proof on India (165P3). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of fourteen, large margins, mounted on card, top left stamp small piece out of India, otherwise Very Fine

905
600
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500
Pbl
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 500, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs3c Green, Plate Proof on India (184P3), 3c Green, Plate Proof on India (184P3)3c Green, Plate Proof on India (184P3). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of fourteen, large margins, plated on back in pencil, red crayon "Apl. 15/80" at bottom left, few minor faults as usually associated with this fragile paper, otherwise Very Fine, unlisted in Scott

E. 300-400
475
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501
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 501, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs1c Ultramarine, Trial Color Large Die Proof on India (206TC1), 1c Ultramarine, Trial Color Large Die Proof on India (206TC1)1c Ultramarine, Trial Color Large Die Proof on India (206TC1). Die sunk on 146 x 210mm card with full die sinkage, intense color (slightly oxidized), trace of presentation binding at left, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine

600
500
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502
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 502, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs3c Blue Green, Large Die Proof on India (207P1), 3c Blue Green, Large Die Proof on India (207P1)3c Blue Green, Large Die Proof on India (207P1). Die sunk on 71 x 81mm card with full die sinkage, intense shade and impression, "Worked Over by New Company June 29th 1881" imprint at bottom, Very Fine and choice

375
600
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503
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 503, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue Proofs1c-90c 1887-88 Issue, Plate Proofs on India, Card (212P3, 213P4-218P4), 1c-90c 1887-88 Issue, Plate Proofs on India, Card (212P3, 213P4-218P4)1c-90c 1887-88 Issue, Plate Proofs on India, Card (212P3, 213P4-218P4). Large margins except 1c just in at bottom, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

335
105
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