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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 — Officials

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
584
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 584, Officials1c Blue, Post Office, Die Essay on India (O47-E1a var), 1c Blue, Post Office, Die Essay on India (O47-E1a var)1c Blue, Post Office, Die Essay on India (O47-E1a var). Die sunk on 70 x 80mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, Very Fine, rare, Scott Catalogue lists this as on India and mounted on white ivory, Scott Retail as normal

1,750
400
585
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 585, Officials1c Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1c), 1c Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1c)1c Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1c). 64 x 75mm with die sinkage at bottom, bright shade, small thins at top from hinge removal, appears Very Fine, scarce

1,750
700
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586
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 586, Officials1c Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1c), 1c Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1c)1c Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1c). 40 x 47mm, crisp impression, two thin spots at top from mount removal, appears Very Fine

1,750
400
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587
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 587, Officials2c Gray Black, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O48-E1b), 2c Gray Black, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O48-E1b)2c Gray Black, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O48-E1b). 66 x 75mm, crisp impression, Very Fine, scarce

1,250
625
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588
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 588, Officials2c Blue, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c), 2c Blue, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c)2c Blue, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c). 34 x 40mm, brilliant color, Very Fine, rare essay

1,500
475
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589
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 589, Officials2c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c), 2c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c)2c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c). 35 x 41mm, vibrant color, Very Fine

1,750
525
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590
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 590, Officials3c Brown Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c), 3c Brown Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c)3c Brown Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c). 64 x 77mm with die sinkage at bottom and left, bright color, faint translucencies at top corners from mount removal, appears Very Fine, rare

1,750
700
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591
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 591, Officials3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c), 3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c)3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c). 64 x 77mm with die sinkage at bottom, radiant color, small mark at top left from mount removal and faint soiling at top, otherwise Very Fine, rare

1,750
1,000
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592
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 592, Officials6c Black, Post Office, Unfinished Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1a), 6c Black, Post Office, Unfinished Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1a)6c Black, Post Office, Unfinished Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1a). 41 x 54mm, bright shade and detailed impression, trivial thin speck at top right from mount removal

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT POST OFFICE OFFICIAL ESSAY

Very few are known.

4,250
2,800
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593
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 593, Officials2c Olive Green on Buff, Interior Department Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E725), 2c Olive Green on Buff, Interior Department Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E725)2c Olive Green on Buff, Interior Department Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E725). Rich color, large ms. "Specimen", Very Fine and choice, believed to be unique in this color, the listing is based on a set of five different which were offered in Siegel Sale 446, March 14, 1974

1,500
1,000
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