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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 — Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
557
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 557, Later Issues"Five Cents" Blue, Large Die Essay (335E1), "Five Cents" Blue, Large Die Essay (335E1)"Five Cents" Blue, Large Die Essay (335E1). Printed directly on 151 x 200m card, showing full die sinkage, intense shade, few stains at right, otherwise Very Fine

2,000
750
558
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 558, Later Issues3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on India (Brazer 385aE-b), 3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on India (Brazer 385aE-b)3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on India (Brazer 385aE-b). Die sunk on 119 x 132mm card with full die sinkage, printed in Dark Red, fresh and Very Fine, very few are known, unlisted in Scott, according to Brazer, Harris installed one of their new offset presses at the Bureau in 1910 and these essays were printed during the trial run, the presses were not adopted for regular issues, but were used for certain Revenue issues starting in 1914

E. 750-1,000
850
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559
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 559, Later Issues3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on India (Brazer 385aE-b), 3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on India (Brazer 385aE-b)3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on India (Brazer 385aE-b). Die sunk on 119 x 131mm card with full die sinkage, Dark Brown color, small spot at bottom of India and light corner crease at top left, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

E. 750-1,000
850
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560
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 560, Later Issues3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on Card (Brazer 385aE-b), 3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on Card (Brazer 385aE-b)3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on Card (Brazer 385aE-b). 121 x 139mm with full die sinkage, Black color, Very Fine, rare, especially printed directly on card

E. 750-1,000
600
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561
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 561, Later Issues3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on Hard White Wove Paper (385a-E2b), 3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on Hard White Wove Paper (385a-E2b)3c Minerva, Harris Automatic Press Company Offset Essay on Hard White Wove Paper (385a-E2b). Horizontal pair, large margins incl. sheet margin at right, few creases, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

1,500
1,200
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562
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 562, Later Issues(2c) Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (Unlisted), (2c) Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (Unlisted)(2c) Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (Unlisted). 138 x 99mm, background dodged out so that subject of vignette only (Pedro Miguel Locks) is printed, Very Fine, unlisted in Scott or Brazer

E. 750-1,000
100
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563
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 563, Later Issues(5c) Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (Unlisted), (5c) Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (Unlisted)(5c) Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (Unlisted). 90 x 62mm photographic essay depicting Golden Gate, bottom corners trimmed away before printing, trace of binding on back (with interleaving) from presentation album, Very Fine, unlisted in Scott

E. 500-750
90
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564
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 564, Later Issues5c Panama-Pacific, Composite Photographic Essay (Unlisted), 5c Panama-Pacific, Composite Photographic Essay (Unlisted)5c Panama-Pacific, Composite Photographic Essay (Unlisted). 117 x 88mm frame with insert of vignette which is similar to previous lot with bottom corners trimmed, fresh and Very Fine, probably unique, unlisted in Scott

E. 750-1,000
260
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565
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 565, Later Issues10c Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (unlisted), 10c Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (unlisted)10c Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (unlisted). 62 x 52mm and mounted on card, similar to Scott No. 400-E3 but without marking on back, Very Fine, scarce essay depicting the frame as adopted and with unadopted vignette

E. 750-1,000
200
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566
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 566, Later Issues10c Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (unlisted), 10c Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (unlisted)10c Panama-Pacific, Photographic Essay (unlisted). 67 x 50mm and mounted on card, depicting frame as adopted but unadopted vignette, Very Fine photoessay on card, probably unique

E. 750-1,000
200
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567
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 567, Later Issues5c Washington, Rotary Coil Plate Essay on Proof Paper (458-E var), 5c Washington, Rotary Coil Plate Essay on Proof Paper (458-E var)5c Washington, Rotary Coil Plate Essay on Proof Paper (458-E var). 138 impressions arranged 23 long by six across, printed in a Dark Brown ink and with denomination partly burnished away, pencil notations in wide selvage at right incl. date of 10 Jan. 1912, folded in three places causing some splitting, few other small faults

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THI IS THE LARGEST MULTIPLE IN EXISTENCE OF THE 5-CENT ROTARY COIL ESSAY.

Unlisted in Scott.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,900
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568
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 568, Later Issues($2.00) Black, Vignette Only Die Essay on India (523-E3), ($2.00) Black, Vignette Only Die Essay on India (523-E3)($2.00) Black, Vignette Only Die Essay on India (523-E3). Die sunk on 203 x 151mm card with full die sinkage, blue "845967" control No. and "Jul.-7 1917" on back, few toned spots affect card, otherwise Very Fine, very rare, offered in our Sale 857, where it realized $2,000

1,000
400
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569
E
(Unstated Value) Kansas Territorial Centennial, Test Stamp Essay. Complete pane of 50 of design similar to Scott No. 1183 but with text similar to No. 1061, "Experimental 0" at right, accompanied by letter written on 60lb. stock containing printed proof at bottom datelined "Scranton, May 25, '54" and stating in part "This impression (or one just like it) is what they liked in Washington & they want now to find out how close we can come to this on our power press from a multiple set. I just thought I would like to emphasize that the question now is not how close we are to the original artwork, but how close we can match the O.Ked proof", fresh and Very Fine, unique and fascinating 20th Century item

E. 750-1,000
200
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