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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 (National Bank Note Co.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1221
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1221, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., [1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Right, Large Die Essay on India (145-E2 var), National Bank Note Co., [1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Right, Large Die Essay on India (145-E2 var)National Bank Note Co., [1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Right, Large Die Essay on India (145-E2 var). 37 x 46mm without pencil lines on bust as listed, Very Fine

700
375
1222
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1222, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 1c Carmine Rose, Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a), National Bank Note Co., 1c Carmine Rose, Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a)National Bank Note Co., 1c Carmine Rose, Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a). Die sunk on 151 x 226mm card with full die sinkage, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice

475
600
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1223
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1223, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 1c Green, Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a), National Bank Note Co., 1c Green, Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a)National Bank Note Co., 1c Green, Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a). Die sunk on 109 x 121mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, Very Fine and choice

475
350
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1224
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1224, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a), National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a)National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a). Four, incl. Dull Rose, Ultramarine, Light Green and Red Brown, from stamp size to 39 x 46mm, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as die sunk on card

1,900
600
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1225
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1225, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a), National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a)National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a). Three different colors, die sunk on approximately 75 x 85mm card with full die sinkage, incl. Orange Brown, Dull Red Violet and Brown (latter unlisted), fresh and Very Fine

1,425
750
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1226
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1226, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a), National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a)National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a). Two, incl. Brown and Orange Brown, approximately 38 x 46mm, first with small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine

950
280
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1227
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1227, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a), National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a)National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a). Two, incl. Black and Orange Brown, on 37 x 43mm and 26 x 33mm cards respectively, bright colors, Very Fine

950
325
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1228
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1228, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E8b), National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E8b)National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E8b). Complete set of all four Scott-listed colors, from 52 x 57mm to 66 x 72mm, bright colors, Very Fine set

1,700
1,200
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1229
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1229, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., [1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Left, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E9a), National Bank Note Co., [1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Left, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E9a)National Bank Note Co., [1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Left, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E9a). 27 x 31mm, Very Fine, we have only offered one other example of this essay since keeping computerized records

475
200
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1230
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1230, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., [1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Left, Large Die Essay on India (145-E9b), National Bank Note Co., [1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Left, Large Die Essay on India (145-E9b)National Bank Note Co., [1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Left, Large Die Essay on India (145-E9b). 62 x 73mm, with albino impression of "J.I. Pease" at bottom, Very Fine and choice, this is the first example of this rare essay we have offered since keeping computerized records

450
500
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1231
TC
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1231, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)1c Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (156TC1), 1c Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (156TC1)1c Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (156TC1). Die sunk on 72 x 83mm card with full die sinkage, National imprint at bottom and with clear secret mark, Very Fine and choice, very rare, this is the basis for the Scott Catalogue listing for this color, and realized $1,250 in our Sale 857

600
675
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1232
P
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1232, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (145P1), 1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (145P1)1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (145P1). Die sunk on 89 x 103mm card with full die sinkage, National Bank Note Co. embossed seal at bottom, few light toned spots, otherwise Very Fine

250
125
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1233
P
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1233, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)1c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (145P2a), 1c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (145P2a)1c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (145P2a). Large margins, bright color, Very Fine and choice, scarce, perhaps 5 were printed, ex Finkelburg

1,200
950
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1234
Pbl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1234, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3), 1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3). Horizontal pair with plate no. at bottom left and part arrow at bottom right, on card with National Bank Note Co. embossed seal, "tied" on card by part arrow which demonstrates this was mounted before printing, few toned spots, some scuffs affect India just into designs at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, desirable item

E. 100-150
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1235
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1235, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 2c Dim Dusky Blue Green, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a), National Bank Note Co., 2c Dim Dusky Blue Green, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a)National Bank Note Co., 2c Dim Dusky Blue Green, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a). Die sunk on 74 x 83mm card with full die sinkage, radiant color, Very Fine and choice

1,000
550
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1236
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1236, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 2c Deep Rose, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a), National Bank Note Co., 2c Deep Rose, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a)National Bank Note Co., 2c Deep Rose, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a). On 62 x 70mm card, radiant color, Very Fine

1,000
475
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1237
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1237, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 2c Deep Rose, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a), National Bank Note Co., 2c Deep Rose, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a)National Bank Note Co., 2c Deep Rose, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a). 58 x 83mm showing die sinkage area at top and bottom, central thin spot, otherwise Fine

1,000
210
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1238
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1238, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 2c Black, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a), National Bank Note Co., 2c Black, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a)National Bank Note Co., 2c Black, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a). On card and reduced to stamp size, crisp impression, Fine

1,000
240
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1239
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1239, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 2c Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a), National Bank Note Co., 2c Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a)National Bank Note Co., 2c Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a). Five different colors, reduced to stamp size, bright colors, few small paper flaws, Fine appearing group, Scott Retail $5,000.00 on full-size India

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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1240
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1240, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 2c Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a), National Bank Note Co., 2c Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a)National Bank Note Co., 2c Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on India (146-E7a). Three, cut close, incl. Dark Olive Green, Yellow Brown and Orange Brown, few small thin spots, appear Fine, Scott Retail as full size

3,000
475
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1241
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1241, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 2c Bone Brown, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on Bond (146-E7 var), National Bank Note Co., 2c Bone Brown, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on Bond (146-E7 var)National Bank Note Co., 2c Bone Brown, Jackson, Unadopted Design, Large Die Essay on Bond (146-E7 var). 35 x 40mm, rich color, Very Fine and choice, Scott does not list this essay on this paper type

1,000
625
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1242
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1242, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)3c Dull Orange on Thick Paper, Perforated 12, Safety Underprinting Omitted (147-E13c), 3c Dull Orange on Thick Paper, Perforated 12, Safety Underprinting Omitted (147-E13c)3c Dull Orange on Thick Paper, Perforated 12, Safety Underprinting Omitted (147-E13c). Top imprint and plate no. block of ten, o.g., h.r., few perf separations sensibly reinforced, otherwise Very Fine, unpriced even as a single in Scott

E. 750-1,000
1,350
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1243
TC
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1243, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)3c Red Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (147TC3), 3c Red Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (147TC3)3c Red Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (147TC3). Block of ten, large margins to clear, few paper flaws incl. internal tear at bottom, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,250
350
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1244
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1244, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E4), National Bank Note Co., 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E4)National Bank Note Co., 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E4). Two, Green and Dark Green, 60 x 58mm and stamp size respectively, distinctly different colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,200
500
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1245
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1245, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E6), National Bank Note Co., 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E6)National Bank Note Co., 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E6). Three, cut close, colors incl. Deep Ultramarine, Violet and Orange, few small faults, appear Fine, with 2000 P.S.E. certificates, Scott Retail as die sunk on card

3,000
675
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1246
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1246, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E11), National Bank Note Co., 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E11)National Bank Note Co., 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E11). Three, incl. Yellow Brown, Blue and Brown, on approximately 30 x 35mm, bright colors, fresh and Very Fine

2,100
950
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1247
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1247, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 7c Stanton, Large Die Essay on India (149-E6), National Bank Note Co., 7c Stanton, Large Die Essay on India (149-E6)National Bank Note Co., 7c Stanton, Large Die Essay on India (149-E6). Two, Yellow Brown and Red Orange, die sunk on approximately 72 x 83mm card with full die sinkage, few light toned spots, otherwise Very Fine

1,000
450
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1248
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1248, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 7c Stanton, Large Die Essay on India (149-E6), National Bank Note Co., 7c Stanton, Large Die Essay on India (149-E6)National Bank Note Co., 7c Stanton, Large Die Essay on India (149-E6). Three, incl. Blue Green, Lilac and Light Red, from 32 x 39mm to 40 x 46mm, last with small thin spot at top, appear Fine-Very Fine

1,500
525
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1249
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1249, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a), National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a)National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a). Three, incl. Rose, Green and Orange, from 29 x 36mm to 63 x 73mm, last on card, second with thin spots, last with some creases, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,250
600
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1250
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1250, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a), National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a)National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a). Two, Navy Blue and Rose, 50 x 57mm and 39 x 45mm respectively, former on card, latter small thin spot, Very Fine

1,500
1,200
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1251
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1251, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a), National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a)National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a). Five, incl. four different colors, cut close, few small thin spots, otherwise Fine, attractive group, Scott Retail as die sunk on card $3,750.00

E. 750-1,000
500
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1252
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1252, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a), National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a)National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design (150-E3a). Four different colors, cut to shape, incl. Black, Navy Blue, Rose and Dull Red Violet, few small paper flaws, appear Fine, Scott Retail as die sunk on card

3,000
450
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1253
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1253, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Die Essays (150-E4), National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Die Essays (150-E4)National Bank Note Co., 10c Jefferson, Die Essays (150-E4). Composite essay comprising three parts, incl. revised portrait at right as adopted, also two unadopted designs with one printed directly on card and die sunk and one on India affixed to card, pencil "remove parts Cut Out" at bottom, toned spots

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE UNIQUE COMPOSITE ESSAY FOR THE UNADOPTED DESIGN OF THE 10-CENT BANK NOTE ISSUE.

Ex Earl of Crawford and affixed to his original page

2,500
1,900
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1254
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1254, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 10c Dull Dusky Brown, Jefferson, Large Die Essay on Bond of Unadopted Design (150-E5 var), National Bank Note Co., 10c Dull Dusky Brown, Jefferson, Large Die Essay on Bond of Unadopted Design (150-E5 var)National Bank Note Co., 10c Dull Dusky Brown, Jefferson, Large Die Essay on Bond of Unadopted Design (150-E5 var). 73 x 69mm, bright color, Very Fine and choice, unusual item, the design of bust with no clothing is not listed on bond paper in Scott, Scott Retail as on India

600
150
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1255
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1255, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 10c Dull Dusky Brown, Jefferson, Large Die Essay Printed Directly on Card of Unadopted Design (150-E5 var), National Bank Note Co., 10c Dull Dusky Brown, Jefferson, Large Die Essay Printed Directly on Card of Unadopted Design (150-E5 var)National Bank Note Co., 10c Dull Dusky Brown, Jefferson, Large Die Essay Printed Directly on Card of Unadopted Design (150-E5 var). 62 x 75mm, detailed impression, Very Fine, rare, unlisted as printed directly on card in Scott, Scott Retail as on India

600
425
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1256
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1256, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)10c Scarlet, Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design on Glazed Paper (150-E5b), 10c Scarlet, Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design on Glazed Paper (150-E5b)10c Scarlet, Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design on Glazed Paper (150-E5b). 66 x 76mm, bright color, small central soiled spot affects portrait, otherwise Very Fine

500
500
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1257
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1257, 1870 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 10c Blue, Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design on Glazed Paper (150-E5b), National Bank Note Co., 10c Blue, Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design on Glazed Paper (150-E5b)National Bank Note Co., 10c Blue, Jefferson, Large Die Essay of Unadopted Design on Glazed Paper (150-E5b). 39 x 46mm, radiant color, small thin spots at top from hinge removal, appears Very Fine

500
325
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