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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 — Newspapers, Post Office Seals and Revenue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
594
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 594, Newspapers, Post Office Seals and Revenue25c Green, 1879 Continental Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on India (PR9-E2a), 25c Green, 1879 Continental Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on India (PR9-E2a)25c Green, 1879 Continental Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on India (PR9-E2a). On 42 x 50mm card, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, this color is unlisted in Scott, Scott Retail as listed color

1,350
950
595
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 595, Newspapers, Post Office Seals and Revenue25c Blue, 1879 Continental Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR9-E2b), 25c Blue, 1879 Continental Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR9-E2b)25c Blue, 1879 Continental Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR9-E2b). 48 x 55mm, radiant color, small thin spots at top, appears Very Fine, scarce

1,350
1,000
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596
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 596, Newspapers, Post Office Seals and Revenue1c Black, 1885 American Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on India (PR81-E1a), 1c Black, 1885 American Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on India (PR81-E1a)1c Black, 1885 American Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on India (PR81-E1a). Die sunk on 75 x 82mm card with full die sinkage, "S-A" imprint at bottom, crisp impression, Very Fine and choice, a rare essay

1,350
750
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597
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 597, Newspapers, Post Office Seals and Revenue1c Black, 1885 American Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR81-E1a), 1c Black, 1885 American Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR81-E1a)1c Black, 1885 American Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR81-E1a). 64 x 78mm, bright color, "S-A." imprint at bottom, tiny disturbance at top left from mount removal, Very Fine, rare

600
500
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598
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 598, Newspapers, Post Office Seals and RevenueGreen Post Office Seal Essay on India (OXF1-E4a), Green Post Office Seal Essay on India (OXF1-E4a)Green Post Office Seal Essay on India (OXF1-E4a). Stamp size and mounted on 90 x 55mm India which is itself mounted on card, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice example of this seldom-offered essay

1,000
700
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599
P
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 599, Newspapers, Post Office Seals and RevenueGreen Post Office Seal, Large Die Proof on Wove Paper (OXF1Pa), Green Post Office Seal, Large Die Proof on Wove Paper (OXF1Pa)Green Post Office Seal, Large Die Proof on Wove Paper (OXF1Pa). 127 x 76mm, deep rich color, tiny thin speck at right, appears Very Fine, scarce proof

950
750
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600
P
Revenue Stamped Paper Sample Book. Over 100 pages in softbound book, approximately 380 x 77mm, each page bears two impressions of 2c Documentary and each page is a different paper sample, incl. colored papers, some marbled, cardboard covers defective, one or two thin-paper pages torn in half and other more minor faults to be expected, Very Fine appearance, a rare and desirable item

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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