Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

Sale 890 — The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 1)

Sale Date — Wednesday, 2 February, 2005

Category — Essays for Bi-Color Printing

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
266
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 266, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Buff & Orange, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a), 5c Buff & Orange, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a)5c Buff & Orange, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a). Unusually wide margins measuring 43 x 56mm, showing die cutouts, radiant color, few small thin spots and sealed tear at top which affects part of design

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS ESSAY WITH THE WIDE UNCLEARED DIE.

This color combination may be unique. Scott Catalogue notes that value is for cut to stamp size

2,000
0
267
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 267, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Buff & Blue, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a), 5c Buff & Blue, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a)5c Buff & Blue, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a). Unusually wide margins measuring 43 x 60mm, showing die cutouts, few small thin spots, tiny pinhole at left not affecting design

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS ESSAY WITH UNCLEARED DIE.

This color combination is possibly unique. Scott Catalogue notes that value is for cut to stamp size

2,000
0
Back to Top
268
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 268, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Carmine & Blue, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a), 5c Carmine & Blue, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a)5c Carmine & Blue, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a). Unusually wide margins measuring 41 x 59mm, showing die cutouts, deep rich colors, few small thin spots or translucencies from hinges not affecting design

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS ESSAY WITH UNCLEARED DIE.

This color combination is possibly unique. Scott Catalogue notes that value is for cut to stamp size

2,000
0
Back to Top
269
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 269, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Carmine & Black, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a), 5c Carmine & Black, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a)5c Carmine & Black, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a). Unusually wide margins measuring 39 x 60mm, showing die cutouts, rich color, few thin spots and translucencies from hinges, light corner crease at bottom left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS ESSAY WITH THE WIDE UNCLEARED DIE.

This color combination may be unique. Scott Catalogue notes that value is for cut to stamp size

2,000
0
Back to Top
270
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 270, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Buff & Black, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a), 5c Buff & Black, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a)5c Buff & Black, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a). Stamp size as usually found, rich colors, small thin spots at top right, Very Fine appearance, scarce essay, this color combination may be unique

2,000
0
Back to Top
271
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 271, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Buff & Dark Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a), 5c Buff & Dark Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a)5c Buff & Dark Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a). Stamp size as usually found, bright colors, small thin spots, appears Very Fine, scarce, this color combination may be unique

2,000
0
Back to Top
272
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 272, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Blue Green & Red Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a), 5c Blue Green & Red Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a)5c Blue Green & Red Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a). Stamp size as usually found, deep rich colors, small tear at top, appears Very Fine, scarce, possibly unique in this color combination

2,000
0
Back to Top
273
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 273, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Blue Green & Light Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a), 5c Blue Green & Light Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a)5c Blue Green & Light Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a). Stamp size as usually found, rich colors, tiny thin spot at top, appears Very Fine, scarce, possibly unique in this color combination

2,000
0
Back to Top
274
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 274, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Carmine & Red Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a), 5c Carmine & Red Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a)5c Carmine & Red Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a). Slightly larger than stamp size, intense colors, h.r.,, somewhat defective, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, possibly unique in this color combination

2,000
0
Back to Top
275
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 275, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Violet & Orange, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a), 5c Violet & Orange, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a)5c Violet & Orange, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a). 31 x 37mm, intense colors, few thin spots as usually found on this issue, appears Very Fine, scarce with such wide margins, this color combination is likely unique, Scott Catalogue notes that value is for cut to stamp size

2,000
0
Back to Top
276
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 276, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Violet & Dark Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a), 5c Violet & Dark Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a)5c Violet & Dark Brown, Untrimmed Die Essay on Thin White Paper (79-E35a). Slightly larger than stamp size, bright colors, thin spot at top, small scrape on left cheek, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, possibly unique in this color combination

2,000
0
Back to Top
277
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 277, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Brown & Orange, Untrimmed Die Essay on Stiff Wove Paper (79-E35b), 5c Brown & Orange, Untrimmed Die Essay on Stiff Wove Paper (79-E35b)5c Brown & Orange, Untrimmed Die Essay on Stiff Wove Paper (79-E35b). 26 x 29mm, deep rich colors, few thin spots and creases

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS DIE ESSAY ON STIFF WOVE PAPER IS REPORTED TO BE UNIQUE.

A wonderful exhibition item

2,000
0
Back to Top
278
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 278, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Black, Untrimmed Die Essay of Frame Only on Ivory Paper (79-E35c), 5c Black, Untrimmed Die Essay of Frame Only on Ivory Paper (79-E35c)5c Black, Untrimmed Die Essay of Frame Only on Ivory Paper (79-E35c). 54 x 71mm, detailed impression, tiny thin spots at corners, Very Fine appearance, a rare essay

2,000
0
Back to Top
279
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 279, Essays for Bi-Color Printing5c Blue Green, Untrimmed Die Essay of Frame Only on Ivory Paper (79-E35c), 5c Blue Green, Untrimmed Die Essay of Frame Only on Ivory Paper (79-E35c)5c Blue Green, Untrimmed Die Essay of Frame Only on Ivory Paper (79-E35c). 50 x 68mm, bright color, tiny thin spot at top right corner, Very Fine appearance, a rare essay

2,000
0
Back to Top
280
E
Lots 266-279 Offered as One Lot. The above group of 14 essays will be offered as a single lot, provided that the hammer price for the group exceeds the total hammer price for the individual items. Scott Catalogue value for stamp size

28,000
28,000
Back to Top
Copyright 2019. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy