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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 — American Bank Note Co.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1324
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1324, American Bank Note Co.(5c) Garfield, Gray Brown, Large Die Essay on India (205-E2), (5c) Garfield, Gray Brown, Large Die Essay on India (205-E2)(5c) Garfield, Gray Brown, Large Die Essay on India (205-E2). Die sunk on 149 x 223mm card with full die sinkage, American Bank Note Co. and die no. imprint at bottom, also "Pres. Jas. A. Garfield" printed below design, Very Fine

250
100
1325
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1325, American Bank Note Co.5c Yellow Brown, Experimental Essay on Pink Paper (205 var), 5c Yellow Brown, Experimental Essay on Pink Paper (205 var)5c Yellow Brown, Experimental Essay on Pink Paper (205 var). Unused (no gum), strong tint to the paper, fresh and Very Fine, unlisted in Scott

E. 300-400
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1326
TC
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1326, American Bank Note Co.5c Deep Dull Orange, Large Die Trial Color Proof Printed Directly on Card (205TC1 var), 5c Deep Dull Orange, Large Die Trial Color Proof Printed Directly on Card (205TC1 var)5c Deep Dull Orange, Large Die Trial Color Proof Printed Directly on Card (205TC1 var). 71 x 84mm with full die sinkage, imprint and die no. at bottom, brilliant color as fresh as the day it was printed, Very Fine, scarce

1,000
750
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1327
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1327, American Bank Note Co.1c Carmine & Buff, Die Essay on Blue Surface-Tinted Glazed Paper (206-E2), 1c Carmine & Buff, Die Essay on Blue Surface-Tinted Glazed Paper (206-E2)1c Carmine & Buff, Die Essay on Blue Surface-Tinted Glazed Paper (206-E2). Mounted on card, deep rich colors, Very Fine and choice, the only other example we have offered of this scarce essay since keeping computerized records was cut in on two sides and is offered inn the following lot

800
850
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1328
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1328, American Bank Note Co.1c Carmine & Buff, Die Essay on Blue Surface-Tinted Glazed Paper (206-E2), 1c Carmine & Buff, Die Essay on Blue Surface-Tinted Glazed Paper (206-E2)1c Carmine & Buff, Die Essay on Blue Surface-Tinted Glazed Paper (206-E2). Cut close, small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, rare, ex Finkelburg

800
475
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1329
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1329, American Bank Note Co.1c Gray Blue, Die Essay on India (206-E6a), 1c Gray Blue, Die Essay on India (206-E6a)1c Gray Blue, Die Essay on India (206-E6a). 74 x 89mm card with full die sinkage, pencil "Unfinished" at bottom, small thin spots from removal from card, appears Very Fine

750
650
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1330
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1330, American Bank Note Co.1c Deep Gray Blue, Die Essay on India, Cut Close, Mounted on India and Block Sunk on Card (206-E6b), 1c Deep Gray Blue, Die Essay on India, Cut Close, Mounted on India and Block Sunk on Card (206-E6b)1c Deep Gray Blue, Die Essay on India, Cut Close, Mounted on India and Block Sunk on Card (206-E6b). 72 x 90mm with full die sinkage, pencil "Unfinished die. lower part done, upper scrolls as yet untouched, Augt. 81 issued. No shadow under bust", Very Fine and choice

350
350
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1331
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1331, American Bank Note Co.1c Gray Blue, Wheeler Patent (206 var), 1c Gray Blue, Wheeler Patent (206 var)1c Gray Blue, Wheeler Patent (206 var). O.g., h.r., eight patent punches with red outlines, pulled perf at top left, otherwise Fine example of this bi-color patent essay

250
220
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1332
ogbl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1332, American Bank Note Co.1c Gray Blue, Douglas 8-Hole Patent Punch (206 var), 1c Gray Blue, Douglas 8-Hole Patent Punch (206 var)1c Gray Blue, Douglas 8-Hole Patent Punch (206 var). Block of four with part imprint at bottom, o.g., bottom stamps appear Mint N.H., deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, a remarkably fresh block, Scott Retail as singles

760
450
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1333
P
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1333, American Bank Note Co.1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (206P1), 1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (206P1)1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (206P1). Die sunk on 144 x 192mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, fresh and Very Fine

375
200
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1334
P
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1334, American Bank Note Co.1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (206P1), 1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (206P1)1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (206P1). Die sunk on 85 x 98mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, bright color, fresh and Very Fine

375
170
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1335
P
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1335, American Bank Note Co.1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (206P1), 1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (206P1)1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India (206P1). Die sunk on 67 x 80mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine

375
200
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1336
P
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1336, American Bank Note Co.1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (206P2a), 1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (206P2a)1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (206P2a). 1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (206P2a). Deep dark color, faint toning to paper at top right, otherwise Very Fine and very rare, perhaps five were printed, with 1978 P.F. certificate

1,200
1,400
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1337
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1337, American Bank Note Co.3c Black, Unadopted Frame Essay on Orange Surface-Tinted Ivory Paper (207-E1c), 3c Black, Unadopted Frame Essay on Orange Surface-Tinted Ivory Paper (207-E1c)3c Black, Unadopted Frame Essay on Orange Surface-Tinted Ivory Paper (207-E1c). 45 x 60mm, light corner creases, otherwise Very Fine, scarce this size, the Scott listing is for cut close

500
750
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1338
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1338, American Bank Note Co.3c Yellow Brown, Unadopted Frame Essay on India (207-E1a), 3c Yellow Brown, Unadopted Frame Essay on India (207-E1a)3c Yellow Brown, Unadopted Frame Essay on India (207-E1a). On 43 x 52mm card, bright color, fresh and Very Fine example of this scarce essay

750
450
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1339
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1339, American Bank Note Co.3c Violet Blue, Unadopted Frame Essay on Orange Surface-Tinted Ivory Paper (207-E1c), 3c Violet Blue, Unadopted Frame Essay on Orange Surface-Tinted Ivory Paper (207-E1c)3c Violet Blue, Unadopted Frame Essay on Orange Surface-Tinted Ivory Paper (207-E1c). 43 x 47mm, some age spots affect paper, otherwise Very Fine, unusually wide margins for this issue, the Scott listing is for cut close

500
525
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1340
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1340, American Bank Note Co.3c Carmine & Buff, Die Essay on Blue Surface-Tinted Glazed Paper (207-E2), 3c Carmine & Buff, Die Essay on Blue Surface-Tinted Glazed Paper (207-E2)3c Carmine & Buff, Die Essay on Blue Surface-Tinted Glazed Paper (207-E2). Mounted on card, rich colors, Very Fine, scarce essay, we have only offered one other since keeping computerized records

850
600
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1341
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1341, American Bank Note Co.10c Green, Die Essay on India, No Horizontal Lines (209-E1), 10c Green, Die Essay on India, No Horizontal Lines (209-E1)10c Green, Die Essay on India, No Horizontal Lines (209-E1). Complete for both Scott-listed colors, approximately 25 x 32mm (as listed), bright colors, Very Fine

1,600
1,400
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1342
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1342, American Bank Note Co.10c Unadopted Frame, Die Essay on Thick White Card, Horizontal Lines (209-E2a), 10c Unadopted Frame, Die Essay on Thick White Card, Horizontal Lines (209-E2a)10c Unadopted Frame, Die Essay on Thick White Card, Horizontal Lines (209-E2a). Three of the four Scott-listed colors, approximately 28 x 29mm, colors incl. Blue, Green and Red, Very Fine

2,100
1,600
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1343
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1343, American Bank Note Co.10c Black, Unadopted Frame, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (209-E2c), 10c Black, Unadopted Frame, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (209-E2c)10c Black, Unadopted Frame, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (209-E2c). 62 x 70mm, faint crease at top left, appears Very Fine

800
750
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1344
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1344, American Bank Note Co.10c Black, Unadopted Frame, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (209-E2c), 10c Black, Unadopted Frame, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (209-E2c)10c Black, Unadopted Frame, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (209-E2c). 30 x 37mm, bright paper, Very Fine and choice

800
600
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1345
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1345, American Bank Note Co.[10c] Franklin, Vignette Only, Die Essay on India (209-E4a), [10c] Franklin, Vignette Only, Die Essay on India (209-E4a)[10c] Franklin, Vignette Only, Die Essay on India (209-E4a). Four different colors, incl. Black, Yellow Green, Brown and Dim Orange, cut down to slightly larger than stamp size, few small faults, appear Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail $2,300.00 as full size

E. 300-400
400
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1346
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1346, American Bank Note Co.[10c] Franklin, Vignette Only, Die Essay on Glazed Paper (209-E4b), [10c] Franklin, Vignette Only, Die Essay on Glazed Paper (209-E4b)[10c] Franklin, Vignette Only, Die Essay on Glazed Paper (209-E4b). Three, incl. Dim Orange, Dim Blue Green and Dim Brown (latter unlisted), with die no. reversed at top, each with full die sinkage, second with thin spots, appear Very Fine

2,325
1,200
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1347
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1347, American Bank Note Co.[10c] Washington, Vignette Only, Die Essay on India (209-E6a), [10c] Washington, Vignette Only, Die Essay on India (209-E6a)[10c] Washington, Vignette Only, Die Essay on India (209-E6a). Four different colors, cut down to size except one slightly larger, Fine, one with 1992 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as full size $2,400.00

E. 300-400
375
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1348
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1348, American Bank Note Co.[10c] Dull Orange, Washington, Vignette Only, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (209-E6b), [10c] Dull Orange, Washington, Vignette Only, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (209-E6b)[10c] Dull Orange, Washington, Vignette Only, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (209-E6b). 58 x 72mm with full die sinkage, bright color, signed by the engraver, Burt, at bottom, small thin spot at top, faint vertical crease, appears Very Fine

800
800
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1349
P
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1349, American Bank Note Co.10c Brown, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (209P2a), 10c Brown, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (209P2a)10c Brown, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (209P2a). Large margins, bright color, slight overall soiling as do most (and not mentioned on accompanying certificate), appears Very Fine, rare, perhaps five were produced, this is the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records, with 1978 P.F. certificate

1,200
900
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1350
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1350, American Bank Note Co.2c Red Brown, Plate Essays on Experimental Papers (210-E), 2c Red Brown, Plate Essays on Experimental Papers (210-E)2c Red Brown, Plate Essays on Experimental Papers (210-E). Four, incl. left selvage single with horizontally laid paper, one with vertically laid paper, two others with different (and quite elaborate) watermarks, Fine-Very Fine, unusual group

E. 150-200
170
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1351
P
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1351, American Bank Note Co.1c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (212P2a), 1c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (212P2a)1c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (212P2a). Large margins, rich color, some slight toning at left, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, it is likely that only five were produced

1,200
900
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1352
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1352, American Bank Note Co.2c Green on Buff, entire, Essay (Undersander E36Cg), 2c Green on Buff, entire, Essay (Undersander E36Cg)2c Green on Buff, entire, Essay (Undersander E36Cg). Rich color, very faint toning, Very Fine, rare essay

1,000
475
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1353
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1353, American Bank Note Co.2c Black on White, entire, Essay (Undersander E36Ch), 2c Black on White, entire, Essay (Undersander E36Ch)2c Black on White, entire, Essay (Undersander E36Ch). Bright and fresh, Very Fine, scarce

1,000
650
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1354
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1354, American Bank Note Co.2c Black on Buff, entire, Essay (Undersander E36Ck), 2c Black on Buff, entire, Essay (Undersander E36Ck)2c Black on Buff, entire, Essay (Undersander E36Ck). Intense impression, Very Fine, scarce

1,000
575
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1355
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1355, American Bank Note Co.12c Ultramarine on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40Aa), 12c Ultramarine on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40Aa)12c Ultramarine on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40Aa). Brilliant color, minor wrinkling, appears Very Fine, scarce

1,000
600
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1356
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1356, American Bank Note Co.12c Vermilion on Canary, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40A var), 12c Vermilion on Canary, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40A var)12c Vermilion on Canary, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40A var). 148 x 84mm, sharp impression, Very Fine, this size unlisted in Undersander

1,000
800
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1357
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1357, American Bank Note Co.12c Brown on Orange, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40Ae), 12c Brown on Orange, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40Ae)12c Brown on Orange, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40Ae). Rich color, toned spot at bottom left, appears Very Fine, scarce

1,000
425
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1358
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1358, American Bank Note Co.12c Orange on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40Al), 12c Orange on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40Al)12c Orange on White, Postal Stationery Essay (Undersander E40Al). Color somewhat oxidized, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

1,000
400
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1359
S
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1359, American Bank Note Co.1c-10c 1881-83 Issue, "Sample" Ovpt, 1c-10c 1881-83 Issue, "Sample" Ovpt1c-10c 1881-83 Issue, "Sample" Ovpt. Sixteen items, incl. 189Sk-191Sk, 210Sk in different shades, 211Sk, 214Sk, 208Sk, 209Sk, also pair of 15c in Blue, few small faults, appear Fine-Very Fine

750
650
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