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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 — 1867 Grilled Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
281
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 281, 1867 Grilled Issue Essays(Unstated Value) Scarlet, Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E35e), (Unstated Value) Scarlet, Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E35e)(Unstated Value) Scarlet, Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E35e). 64 x 77mm with full die sinkage, rich color, small thin spot at top, appears Very Fine

2,000
475
282
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 282, 1867 Grilled Issue Essays(Unstated Value) Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E35e), (Unstated Value) Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E35e)(Unstated Value) Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E35e). Four, incl. all four Scott-listed shades of normal design, three are approximately 63 x 7mm, Dark Brown approximately 53 x 65, couple small faults, appear Very Fine, scarce set

8,000
2,400
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283
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 283, 1867 Grilled Issue Essays(Unstated Value) Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E35e), (Unstated Value) Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E35e)(Unstated Value) Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E35e). Four, each from 36 x 41mm, including all four Scott-listed colors, few small thins from mount removal, otherwise Very Fine and rare set

8,000
1,000
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284
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 284, 1867 Grilled Issue Essays(Unstated Value) Blue, Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E36a), (Unstated Value) Blue, Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E36a)(Unstated Value) Blue, Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E36a). 43 x 45mm, deep rich color, small thin spot, appears Very Fine

450
170
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285
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 285, 1867 Grilled Issue Essays(Unstated Value) Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E36a), (Unstated Value) Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E36a)(Unstated Value) Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (79-E36a). Four, incl. Scarlet, Dark Brown, Green and Blue, approximately 30 x 33mm, rich colors, few small faults incl. hinge translucencies, appear Very Fine

1,800
375
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286
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 286, 1867 Grilled Issue Essays30c Black, Double Head Die Essay on India (100-E1), 30c Black, Double Head Die Essay on India (100-E1)30c Black, Double Head Die Essay on India (100-E1). 29 x 35mm India paper mounted on 43 x 74mm card, India paper cut out around vignette and with separate vignette attached to card, additional engraved portrait of Washington affixed overlapping Franklin, pencil notations on back of card including "Essay of 1868-9 Submitted by N. Bank Note Co.", couple minor toned spots of no consequence

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS UNIQUE ESSAY COMBINING PORTRAITS OF FRANKLIN AND WASHINGTON IS A REMARKABLE WORK OF ART.

Ex Earl of Crawford.

6,000
5,500
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287
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 287, 1867 Grilled Issue Essays3c Z. Grill, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Experimental Paper (85TC), 3c Z. Grill, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Experimental Paper (85TC)3c Z. Grill, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Experimental Paper (85TC). Nine, papers incl. Yellow, Greenish, Rose, Pink, few different inks used incl. Black, original gum, clear grill impressions, few faults, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,500
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288
TC
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 288, 1867 Grilled Issue Essays12c Z. Grill, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Experimental Paper (85TC), 12c Z. Grill, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Experimental Paper (85TC)12c Z. Grill, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Experimental Paper (85TC). Fifteen, range of papers incl. Yellow, Greenish, Pink, Orange, colors incl. Blue, Orange, Black, Green, original gum, clear grills, two with bottom selvage which also has impression of the grill, few faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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289
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 289, 1867 Grilled Issue Essays2c Lilac on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E36Aa), 2c Lilac on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E36Aa)2c Lilac on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E36Aa). Unused, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, scarce

700
400
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290
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 290, 1867 Grilled Issue Essays3c Red on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E37B-a), 3c Red on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E37B-a)3c Red on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E37B-a). Unused, bright color, Very Fine, this design is similar to Scott No. 79-E28 but lacks the outer frameline of the other essay

700
450
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