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Sale 1010 — 2011 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 18 June, 2011

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
63
E
Sale Number 1010, Lot Number 63, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Essays3c Green, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1B), 3c Green, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1B)3c Green, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1B). Die sunk on 74 x 72mm card with die sinkage at sides, radiant color, few toned spots

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY DIE EASSAY.

This is only the second in this color we have offered since keeping computerized records (the other was in our Finkelburg sale and was reduced much more than this one).

Ex Lake Shore

2,000
2,100
64
E
Sale Number 1010, Lot Number 64, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Essays3c Green, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1C), 3c Green, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1C)3c Green, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E1C). On 35 x 39mm card, deep rich colors, light diagonal crease at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE ESSAY, WHICH WAS PRINTED BY THE CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY, THAT WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO LOCATE.

Ex Lake Shore

2,000
2,300
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65
E
Sale Number 1010, Lot Number 65, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Essays3c Black, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E6), 3c Black, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E6)3c Black, Columbia Portrait, Large Die Essay on India (147-E6). On 34 x 40mm card, detailed impression, some toning, portrait reaffixed, card with central thin

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS ESSAY, PRINTED BY CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY, IS LIKELY UNIQUE. WE HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO LOCATE ANOTHER EXAMPLE.

Ex Lake Shore

2,250
2,300
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66
E
Sale Number 1010, Lot Number 66, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Essays12c Clay, Composite Essay (151-E6), 12c Clay, Composite Essay (151-E6)12c Clay, Composite Essay (151-E6). 53 x 75mm, engraved portrait pasted into place and with frame hand-painted in watercolor, pencil notation at bottom reads "background of stars to be grey"

VERY FINE. THE UNIQUE WATERCOLOR ESSAY FOR THE 12-CENT CLAY NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

Ex Lake Shore

3,250
3,250
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