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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 — Columbian and Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1360
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1360, Columbian and Later Issues5c Sepia, Die Essay on India (234-E4), 5c Sepia, Die Essay on India (234-E4)5c Sepia, Die Essay on India (234-E4). 39 x 27mm, intense color and impression, Very Fine, scarce essay

1,000
525
1361
TC
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1361, Columbian and Later Issues30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (239TC4), 30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (239TC4)30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (239TC4). Mounted on card, large margins, intense shade, Very Fine and choice, Scott only lists this as on card, which is a misidentification of this trial color proof

350
290
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1362
P
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1362, Columbian and Later Issues$5.00 Columbian, Small Die Proof on Wove (245P2), $5.00 Columbian, Small Die Proof on Wove (245P2)$5.00 Columbian, Small Die Proof on Wove (245P2). Expertly removed from original gray card backing, crisp impression, trivial edge toning not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

450
250
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1363
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1363, Columbian and Later Issues2c Deep Red, Die Essay on India (250-E3), 2c Deep Red, Die Essay on India (250-E3)2c Deep Red, Die Essay on India (250-E3). 33 x 33mm, deep rich color, small imperfections at top from removal from card, otherwise Fine, scarce essay

1,000
210
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1364
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1364, Columbian and Later Issues2c Light Red, Die Essay on India (250-E4), 2c Light Red, Die Essay on India (250-E4)2c Light Red, Die Essay on India (250-E4). 23 x 27mm, bright color, small translucency at top, otherwise Fine, scarce

1,000
300
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1365
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1365, Columbian and Later Issues2c Dark Violet Red, Die Essay on India (251-E1), 2c Dark Violet Red, Die Essay on India (251-E1)2c Dark Violet Red, Die Essay on India (251-E1). Die sunk on 66 x 90mm card with full die sinkage, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice example of this rare essay, ex Earl of Crawford

1,250
900
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1366
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1366, Columbian and Later Issues2c Medium Deep Red, Die Essay on India (252-E1), 2c Medium Deep Red, Die Essay on India (252-E1)2c Medium Deep Red, Die Essay on India (252-E1). Die sunk on 73 x 88mm card with full die sinkage, rich color which is different from that listed in Scott, Very Fine example of this rare essay

1,250
950
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1367
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1367, Columbian and Later Issues2c Dark Violet Red, Die Essay on India (251-E1), 2c Dark Violet Red, Die Essay on India (251-E1)2c Dark Violet Red, Die Essay on India (251-E1). 42 x 47mm, intense color, Very Fine and choice example of this rare essay

1,250
600
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1368
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1368, Columbian and Later Issues2c Green, Die Essay on India (252-E3), 2c Green, Die Essay on India (252-E3)2c Green, Die Essay on India (252-E3). 50 x 66mm, rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine and choice example of this rare essay

2,000
1,700
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1369
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1369, Columbian and Later Issues5c Orange Brown, Die Essay on India (255-E4), 5c Orange Brown, Die Essay on India (255-E4)5c Orange Brown, Die Essay on India (255-E4). 33 x 39mm, bright color, Very Fine example of this scarce essay

1,250
525
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1370
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1370, Columbian and Later Issues1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Essays on India (285E-293E), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Essays on India (285E-293E)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Essays on India (285E-293E). Die sunk on approximately 152 x 118mm cards with full die sinkage, deep rich colors, 5c overall foxing

VERY FINE SET OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI BI-COLOR ESSAYS.

Of the 166 sets printed in these colors, many were hybrids.

3,125
3,000
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1371
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1371, Columbian and Later Issues50c Dim v Dusky Blue, Die Essay on India (291-E8), 50c Dim v Dusky Blue, Die Essay on India (291-E8)50c Dim v Dusky Blue, Die Essay on India (291-E8). On 45 x 32mm card, rich colors, Very Fine

2,500
1,800
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1372
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1372, Columbian and Later Issues1c Black, Reduction of  Design of Frame Drawing (294-E2 var), 1c Black, Reduction of  Design of Frame Drawing (294-E2 var)1c Black, Reduction of Design of Frame Drawing (294-E2 var). Similar to Scott listing except reduced by Bureau of Engraving and Printing to stamp size, mounted on 59 x 38mm black card, Very Fine, unlisted in Scott, Scott Retail as normal

750
0
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1373
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1373, Columbian and Later Issues1c Black, Reduction of  Design of Frame Drawing (294-E2 var), 1c Black, Reduction of  Design of Frame Drawing (294-E2 var)1c Black, Reduction of Design of Frame Drawing (294-E2 var). Similar to Scott listing except reduced by Bureau of Engraving and Printing to stamp size, from second state of the frame drawing with additional details added to columns at sides, mounted on 59 x 38mm black card, Very Fine, unlisted in Scott, Scott Retail as normal

750
0
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1374
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1374, Columbian and Later Issues4c Black, Reduction of  Design of Frame Drawing (296-E2 var), 4c Black, Reduction of  Design of Frame Drawing (296-E2 var)4c Black, Reduction of Design of Frame Drawing (296-E2 var). Similar to Scott listing except reduced by Bureau of Engraving and Printing to stamp size, mounted on 59 x 38mm black card, Very Fine, unlisted in Scott, Scott Retail as normal

750
0
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1375
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1375, Columbian and Later Issues2c Washington, Retouched Photo on Card (332-E2), 2c Washington, Retouched Photo on Card (332-E2)2c Washington, Retouched Photo on Card (332-E2). Stamp size, portions of background and some shading lines painted by hand in black ink and wash

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE PHOTOGRAPHIC HAND-PAINTED ESSAY OF THE 2-CENT 1908 WASHINGTON ISSUE.

Scott and Brazer list this essay as being mounted on 81 x 100mm card. The example offered here is one of two examples of this rare essay known to us.

2,000
1,600
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