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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 — 1877 Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
453
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 453, 1877 Essays 1c-90c Black, Sheet of 36 on Old Glazed Paper (183-E3d var), 1c-90c Black, Sheet of 36 on Old Glazed Paper (183-E3d var)1c-90c Black, Sheet of 36 on Old Glazed Paper (183-E3d var). Includes 1c, 2c, 3c, 6c, 7c, 12c, 24c, 30c and 90c, original gum, lightly hinged, light natural gum bends, few spots of gum on front, Very Fine and choice, scarce, Scott Catalogue only lists the half-pane of 20 (value $800.00), this color unlisted in Scott

E. 750-1,000
800
454
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 454, 1877 Essays 1c-90c Dull Deep Violet Red, Sheet of 36, Perforated and Gummed (182-E3e), 1c-90c Dull Deep Violet Red, Sheet of 36, Perforated and Gummed (182-E3e)1c-90c Dull Deep Violet Red, Sheet of 36, Perforated and Gummed (182-E3e). Two complete panes, bright color, one 1c defective (probably foreign matter on plate), few small faults, appear Fine-Very Fine, Scott Catalogue only lists the half-pane of 20 (value $700.00), Scott Retail as the half-pane

1,400
1,200
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455
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 455, 1877 Essays 1c-90c Sheet of 36 on Old Glazed Paper (182-E3d, 183-E2d), 1c-90c Sheet of 36 on Old Glazed Paper (182-E3d, 183-E2d)1c-90c Sheet of 36 on Old Glazed Paper (182-E3d, 183-E2d). Sheet of 36, three panes of 16 and pane of 20, range of colors, incl. Blue, Green, few defaced positions on one pane, some faults, appear Fine

3,200
1,700
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456
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 456, 1877 Essays 2c-30c Washington, Plate Essay, Perforated and Gummed (183-E2e), 2c-30c Washington, Plate Essay, Perforated and Gummed (183-E2e)2c-30c Washington, Plate Essay, Perforated and Gummed (183-E2e). Two complete panes of sixteen, Dull Deep Violet Red and Deep Brow Orange, selvage all around (piece out at bottom right corner of second), markedly different gums with first very thin layer and second thick crackly gum, few faults, appear Fine, scarce, Scott Catalogue only lists one color

1,000
800
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457
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 457, 1877 Essays 3c Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (184-E4c), 3c Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (184-E4c)3c Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (184-E4c). Sheet of 18 consisting of two panes of nine rinted tete-beche, one in Green, other in Carmine, few small fults incl. folded vertically between panes, otherwise Very Fine

800
900
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458
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 458, 1877 Essays 3c Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (184-E4c), 3c Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (184-E4c)3c Washington, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (184-E4c). Two panes of nine, Green and Carmine, latter with wide margins all around and gummed on face, few vertical creases, appear Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as complete sheet of eighteen

800
750
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459
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 459, 1877 Essays 3c Washington, Schernikow Plate Essay on Proof Paper (184-E5e), 3c Washington, Schernikow Plate Essay on Proof Paper (184-E5e)3c Washington, Schernikow Plate Essay on Proof Paper (184-E5e). Twelve complete panes of 25, range of colors incl. Light Green, Dull Scarlet, Dull Violet, Yellow, Dull Olive Green, Orange Brown, Blue Black, few minor imperfections, Very Fine, scarce group, Scott Retail as singles

4,500
2,600
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460
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 460, 1877 Essays Azariah B. Harris, 1879 Coupon Essay (184-E8 var), Azariah B. Harris, 1879 Coupon Essay (184-E8 var)Azariah B. Harris, 1879 Coupon Essay (184-E8 var). Pane of 59 with top left position blank, selvage at top and bottom, scissors-separated along perfs at sides, original gum, h.r. on two center stamps at bottom and selvage at top, few minor imperfections, Very Fine, scarce, unlisted in Scott in this configuration

E. 1,000-1,500
1,350
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