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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 — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1285
E
Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Die Essays on Proof Paper (182-E2d, 188-E1b, 190-E1c). 38 items, incl. singles and pairs of the various denominations, few small faults as usually found on this fragile paper, appear Fine-Very Fine

3,525
950
1286
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1286, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (182-E4b), 1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (182-E4b)1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (182-E4b). Complete set of all five Scott-listed colors, approximately 36 x 37mm, few paper flaws as often found on this fragile paper, appear Fine-Very Fine

2,500
900
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1287
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1287, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Dull Scarlet, Die Essay on Proof Paper (182-E4b), Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Dull Scarlet, Die Essay on Proof Paper (182-E4b)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Dull Scarlet, Die Essay on Proof Paper (182-E4b). 34 x 38mm, detailed impression, Very Fine

500
200
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1288
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1288, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (182-E4c), Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (182-E4c)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (182-E4c). Three, incl. Black and two Scarlet, approximately 31 x 36mm, few shallow thin spots from mount removal, appear Very Fine

2,250
675
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1289
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1289, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 3c Blue Green, Plate Essay on Stiff White Wove Paper (184-E4e), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 3c Blue Green, Plate Essay on Stiff White Wove Paper (184-E4e)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 3c Blue Green, Plate Essay on Stiff White Wove Paper (184-E4e). Complete sheet of nine with imprint at bottom, bright color, Very Fine

300
300
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1290
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1290, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 3c Dull Violet, Washington, Plate Essay on Proof Paper (184-E5e), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 3c Dull Violet, Washington, Plate Essay on Proof Paper (184-E5e)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 3c Dull Violet, Washington, Plate Essay on Proof Paper (184-E5e). Complete pane of 25 with sheet margin all around, few small thin spots, appears Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

375
210
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1291
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1291, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Plate Essay on Green Bond, "Crane & Co." Wmk. (184-E5g), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Plate Essay on Green Bond, "Crane & Co." Wmk. (184-E5g)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Plate Essay on Green Bond, "Crane & Co." Wmk. (184-E5g). Eleven complete panes of 25, wide range of colors, few small imperfections to be expected, appear Very Fine, scarce large holding of this issue, ex Brazer

6,875
2,800
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1292
Ebl
Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Plate Essays on Wove (184-E5h, 184-E5i). 34 blocks of four in a few different colors, few position pieces such as corner margin, some faults to be expected, appear Fine-Very Fine, ex Brazer

E. 1,500-2,000
1,150
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1293
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1293, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Washington, Composite Plate Essays (182-E3a/191-E2b), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Washington, Composite Plate Essays (182-E3a/191-E2b)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Washington, Composite Plate Essays (182-E3a/191-E2b). Complete sheet of 36 with selvage all around, o.g., h.r., one 3c stamp purposefully obliterated in a test of the fugitive ink used, Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
950
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1294
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1294, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Washington, Composite Plate Essays (182-E3a/191-E2b), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Washington, Composite Plate Essays (182-E3a/191-E2b)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Washington, Composite Plate Essays (182-E3a/191-E2b). Complete sheet of 36 with selvage all around, o.g., h.r., few faults incl. thinned at top left and diagonal crease at top right, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
325
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1295
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1295, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Composite Sheet of 36 on Stamp Paper (183-E3a var/191-E2b), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Composite Sheet of 36 on Stamp Paper (183-E3a var/191-E2b)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Composite Sheet of 36 on Stamp Paper (183-E3a var/191-E2b). Full o.g., barely hinged, large margins, Very Fine and choice

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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1296
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1296, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Pale Red Violet, Composite Sheet of 36 on Stamp Paper (183-E3a/191-E2b), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Pale Red Violet, Composite Sheet of 36 on Stamp Paper (183-E3a/191-E2b)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Pale Red Violet, Composite Sheet of 36 on Stamp Paper (183-E3a/191-E2b). Full o.g., barely hinged, large margins, folded between panes, few faults otherwise Very Fine

E. 500-750
425
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1297
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1297, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Dark Orange, Composite Sheet of 36 on Stamp Paper (183-E3a/191-E2b), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Dark Orange, Composite Sheet of 36 on Stamp Paper (183-E3a/191-E2b)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Dark Orange, Composite Sheet of 36 on Stamp Paper (183-E3a/191-E2b). O.g., barely hinged, large margins, small thin spot in margin at bottom, appears Very Fine

E. 500-750
950
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1298
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1298, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Bright Ultramarine, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Bright Ultramarine, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Bright Ultramarine, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a). Complete sheet of 36 with selvage all around, o.g., h.r., few minor imperfections, appears Fine-Very Fine, scarce as many have been separated into two panes

E. 500-750
500
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1299
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1299, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Light Red Violet, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a). Complete sheet of 36 with selvage all around, o.g., h.r., few minor imperfections, appears Fine-Very Fine, scarce as many have been separated into two panes

E. 750-1,000
425
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1300
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1300, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Green, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Green, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Green, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a). Complete sheet of 36 with selvage all around, o.g., h.r., few minor imperfections, appears Fine, scarce as many have been separated into two panes

E. 750-1,000
500
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1301
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1301, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Orange, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Orange, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Orange, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a). Complete sheet of 36 with selvage all around, o.g., h.r., few faults incl. selvage detached at top right and some discoloration on one design, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
300
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1302
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1302, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Deep Brown Orange, Sheet of 36 on Old Glazed Paper (183-E3c var/191-E2b var), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Deep Brown Orange, Sheet of 36 on Old Glazed Paper (183-E3c var/191-E2b var)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Deep Brown Orange, Sheet of 36 on Old Glazed Paper (183-E3c var/191-E2b var). Includes 1c, 2c, 3c, 6c, 7c, 12c, 24c, 30c and 90c, pencil notations in margin with "5" next to 7c indicates intention to change value, additional pencil at bottom with hand-drawn corner and list of denominations including 10c and 15c, folded vertically in gutter, few light creases, otherwise Very Fine, unique essay, illustrated and described in Essay-Proof Journal No. 45, pp. 48-49, Scott Catalogue only lists the half-pane of 20 (value $800.00)

E. 1,000-1,500
525
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1303
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1303, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 2c-30c Dark Red Orange, Washington, Composite Plate Essay, Perforated (182-E3b/190-E2a). Pane of sixteen, natural s.e, Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 2c-30c Dark Red Orange, Washington, Composite Plate Essay, Perforated (182-E3b/190-E2a). Pane of sixteen, natural s.ePhiladelphia Bank Note Co., 2c-30c Dark Red Orange, Washington, Composite Plate Essay, Perforated (182-E3b/190-E2a). Pane of sixteen, natural s.e. at left and wide selvage on other three sides, unusual misperforating in selvage at right, some wear, appears Fine

E. 300-400
210
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1304
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Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1304, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Green, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Green, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Green, Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a). Plates 1 sheet of 20, o.g., centered to right, Fine

E. 300-400
230
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1305
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Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1305, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Philadelphia Bank Note Co.)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a), Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a)Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 1c-90c Washington, Composite Plate Essays, Perforated (182-E3b/191-E2a). Plates 1 sheet of 20 in Ultramarine, Plate 2 sheet of sixteen in Brown, o.g., h.r., few faults incl. some perf separations, appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
500
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