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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 — Continental Bank Note Co.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1306
TC
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1306, Continental Bank Note Co.1c Brown, Trial Color Proof on Stamp Paper, Gummed, Perf 12 (182TC), 1c Brown, Trial Color Proof on Stamp Paper, Gummed, Perf 12 (182TC)1c Brown, Trial Color Proof on Stamp Paper, Gummed, Perf 12 (182TC). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color, wide margins, light diagonal crease, appears Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate describing this as Scott No. 206 var printed in varnish ink

300
200
1307
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1307, Continental Bank Note Co.2c Vermilion, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (183P2a), 2c Vermilion, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (183P2a)2c Vermilion, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (183P2a). Brilliant color, small surface scrape at top right, accompanying certificate states lightly soiled but this is much less so than most, appears Very Fine, scarce, perhaps five were produced, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,200
750
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1308
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1308, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E10c), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E10c)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E10c). Two, incl. Scarlet and Blue, approximately 62 x 74mm, blue is signed "G. Downs", fresh and Very Fine

1,200
1,000
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1309
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1309, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black Brown, Liberty, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E11c), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black Brown, Liberty, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E11c)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black Brown, Liberty, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E11c). 65 x 77mm just showing die sinkage area, bright color, signed by Charles Skinner, shallow thins at top from mount removal, appears Very Fine, scarce signed by the engraver

750
400
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1310
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1310, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Liberty, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E11c), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Liberty, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E11c)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Liberty, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E11c). Two, black and Blue, approximately 60 x 64mm, bright colors, Very Fine

1,500
950
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1311
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1311, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Washington Large Die Essay on India (184-E12a), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Washington Large Die Essay on India (184-E12a)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Washington Large Die Essay on India (184-E12a). Die sunk on 86 x 96mm card with full die sinkage, crisp impression, Very Fine

650
475
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1312
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1312, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E13b), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E13b)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E13b). Two, Black and Blue, approximately 62 x 74mm, latter signed by Charles Skinner, latter also with few visible fingerprints, otherwise Very Fine, scarce signed by the engraver

1,500
800
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1313
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1313, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Die Essay on India, Mounted on India and Block Sunk on Card (184-E4a var), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Die Essay on India, Mounted on India and Block Sunk on Card (184-E4a var)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Die Essay on India, Mounted on India and Block Sunk on Card (184-E4a var). 60 x 71mm, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, rare, this color is unlisted in Scott, this is the only example in any color we have offered since keeping computerized records, undercatalogued in Scott

400
750
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1314
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1314, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Scarlet, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E14b), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Scarlet, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E14b)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Scarlet, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E14b). 64 x 59mm, brilliant color, small thin spot at top, appears Very Fine

500
700
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1315
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1315, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E14c), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E14c)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E14c). Three, incl. Black, Dull Scarlet and Dull Green, approximately 34 x 38mm, first two with small thin spots, appear Fine-Very Fine

900
350
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1316
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1316, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E14c), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E14c)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E14c). Three, incl. Red Brown, Brown Red and Dull Brown, approximately stamp size, Fine examples of these similar yet distinct colors

900
300
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1317
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1317, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Indian Maiden, Die Essay on India (184-E15a var), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Indian Maiden, Die Essay on India (184-E15a var)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, Indian Maiden, Die Essay on India (184-E15a var). 46 x 59mm, mounted on larger piece of India and die sunk on 75 x 90mm card with full die sinkage, bright shade, Very Fine and choice, particularly rare, the Scott listing is for hybrid cut to shape then mounted on India and block sunk, the India on the essay offered here has not been trimmed close but left quite large, this is the only example of this essay in any form we have offered since keeping computerized records

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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1318
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1318, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Indian Maiden, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E15b), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Indian Maiden, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E15b)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Indian Maiden, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E15b). Two, incl. Dull Green and Dull Brown, first on card and stamp size, second 36 x 35mm, Fine-Very Fine

1,000
700
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1319
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1319, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E16), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E16)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E16). Two, Brown and Carmine, 33 x 41mm and cut close respectively, second with tiny thin spot, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,500
1,900
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1320
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1320, Continental Bank Note Co.3c Green, Experimental Cancel (184), 3c Green, Experimental Cancel (184)3c Green, Experimental Cancel (184). Horizontal pair, right stamp full o.g., h.r., left stamp part o.g., h.r., bold cork cancel, hinge reinforces perf separation, appears Fine

E. 100-150
10
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1321
Ebl
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1321, Continental Bank Note Co.3c Green, Steel Starch Coated Paper Patent (184-E), 3c Green, Steel Starch Coated Paper Patent (184-E)3c Green, Steel Starch Coated Paper Patent (184-E). Block of four with plate no. at top, o.g., h.r., some perf separations, light gum soaks at top in selvage only, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
350
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1322
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1322, Continental Bank Note Co.3c Green, Steel Starch Coated Paper Patent (184-E), 3c Green, Steel Starch Coated Paper Patent (184-E)3c Green, Steel Starch Coated Paper Patent (184-E). Horizontal strip of three, deep rich color, left essay unused (no gum), others o.g.,h.r., slight adherences, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
150
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1323
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1323, Continental Bank Note Co.Continental Bank Note Co., 30c Hamilton, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (190-E3a), Continental Bank Note Co., 30c Hamilton, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (190-E3a)Continental Bank Note Co., 30c Hamilton, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (190-E3a). Four of the five Scott-listed colors, lacking only the Dull Brown, approximately 33 x 36mm, few minor paper imperfections as usually found on this fragile paper, appear Fine-Very Fine

2,000
675
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