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Sale 909 — The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 3)

Sale Date — Thursday, 20 April, 2006

Category — 1870 Issue (Continental Bank Note Co.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1216
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1216, 1870 Issue (Continental Bank Note Co.)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1 var), Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1 var)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1 var). Paper with sight pinkish tinge, 21 x 24mm, differing from listed essay in that value tablets and frame are blank, internal tears and paper flaws, otherwise Fine, rare, this is believed to be unique and should be given its own catalogue listing

E. 1,000-1,500
500
1217
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1217, 1870 Issue (Continental Bank Note Co.)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Green, Large Die Essay on India (145-E1a), Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Green, Large Die Essay on India (145-E1a)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Green, Large Die Essay on India (145-E1a). 52 x 53mm, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine

1,500
1,350
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1218
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1218, 1870 Issue (Continental Bank Note Co.)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1b), Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1b)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1b). Stamp size, essay with slight pinkish tinge, traces of what may be gum on back, Very Fine example of this rare essay

E. 1,000-1,500
675
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1219
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1219, 1870 Issue (Continental Bank Note Co.)Continental Bank Note Co., 2c Scarlet, Large Die Essay on India (146-E1), Continental Bank Note Co., 2c Scarlet, Large Die Essay on India (146-E1)Continental Bank Note Co., 2c Scarlet, Large Die Essay on India (146-E1). Cut close as always, crisp impression, traces of what may be gum on back, Very Fine and choice example of this rare and attractive essay

1,500
575
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1220
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1220, 1870 Issue (Continental Bank Note Co.)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (147-E1), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (147-E1)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (147-E1). Cut close as always, quite defective with significant tear at right, otherwise Fine example of this rare essay

1,500
200
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