Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 1-2 March, 2012

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Continental Essays and Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
492
E
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 492, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Continental Essays and ProofsContinental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1), Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1). Approx. 22 x 25mm, differing from the other listed essay (offered in the following lot) in the value tablets and frame which are blank, couple tiny thin specks, Very Fine and rare, the only other example we found in Power Search is the ex Lake Shore copy which has significant flaws (and is illustrated in the Scott Specialized Catalogue), listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 750-1,000
1,600
493
E
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 493, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Continental Essays and ProofsContinental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, "Independence 1776", Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1Cb), Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, "Independence 1776", Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1Cb)Continental Bank Note Co., 1c Black, "Independence 1776", Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (145-E1Cb). Stamp size, crisp shade and impression, fresh and Very Fine example of this rare essay commemorating the War of Independence and George Washington

1,000
1,200
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494
E
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 494, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Continental Essays and ProofsContinental Bank Note Co., 2c Black, "Impressment 1812", Large Die Essay on India (146-E1), Continental Bank Note Co., 2c Black, "Impressment 1812", Large Die Essay on India (146-E1)Continental Bank Note Co., 2c Black, "Impressment 1812", Large Die Essay on India (146-E1). Cut close as always, detailed impression, blank oval for vignette, Very Fine and choice example of this rare and attractive essay, the "Impressment 1812" inscription commemorates the principal cause of the War of 1812

1,500
700
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495
E
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 495, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Continental Essays and Proofs(Unstated Value) Columbia, Vignette Essay on India (147-E1A), (Unstated Value) Columbia, Vignette Essay on India (147-E1A)(Unstated Value) Columbia, Vignette Essay on India (147-E1A). 27 x 29mm, imprint and die no. at bottom with original die no. crossed out, couple typical India paper flaws, appears Very Fine, scarce and attractive essay, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 400-500
375
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496
E
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 496, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Continental Essays and ProofsContinental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, "Emancipation Proclamation", Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (147-E1), Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, "Emancipation Proclamation", Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (147-E1)Continental Bank Note Co., 3c Black, "Emancipation Proclamation", Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (147-E1). Cut close as always, beautiful impression, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful example of this rare essay commemorating Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

2,250
1,100
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