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Sale 1113 — United States Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Tuesday, 17 November, 2015

Category — 1851-60 Issue: Bald, Cousland & Co.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2085
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2085, 1851-60 Issue: Bald, Cousland & Co.Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India (11-E14Ab), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India (11-E14Ab)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India (11-E14Ab). Three, in Black, Scarlet and Blue Green, each with large margins, Blue Green mounted on card, a few minor imperfections as usual with this fragile paper, Very Fine, while long attributed to Bald, Cousland & Co. and listed in Scott as such, research in U.S. Three-Cent 1851 Essays for Postage Stamps (U.S. Classics Society) states these were produced by Baldwin, Adams & Co.

1,650
1,000
2086
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2086, 1851-60 Issue: Bald, Cousland & Co.Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E14Ad), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E14Ad)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E14Ad). Black, 41 x 78mm, intense shade, Extremely Fine, the triple essay on white glazed is listed only in Black, it is much scarcer than the essays on India and bond

1,150
750
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2087
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2087, 1851-60 Issue: Bald, Cousland & Co.Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essays on India or Bond (11-E14, 11-E-15, 11-E16), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essays on India or Bond (11-E14, 11-E-15, 11-E16)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essays on India or Bond (11-E14, 11-E-15, 11-E16). 10 of the Washington design with lettering on India and bond, separated from the triple essay, seven of No. 11-E15b and 10 of No. 11-E16, including four on India (a) and six on bond (b), fresh and Very Fine group, the 11-E14 essays are unpriced alone in Scott (priced only as the triple essay and counted at $175.00 each here)

5,125
1,200
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2088
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2088, 1851-60 Issue: Bald, Cousland & Co.Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on India (11-E15a), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on India (11-E15a)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on India (11-E15a). Three, in Scarlet, Green and Red Brown, approximately 76 x 79mm with die sinkage, one all around, two on three sides, Very Fine group

2,250
1,100
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2089
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2089, 1851-60 Issue: Bald, Cousland & Co.Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E15c), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E15c)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E15c). Four, including all Scott-listed colors, from 56 x 45mm to 42 x 31mm, gorgeous colors, fresh and Very Fine complete set

3,000
950
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2090
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2090, 1851-60 Issue: Bald, Cousland & Co.Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India, One Albino (11-E16c), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India, One Albino (11-E16c)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India, One Albino (11-E16c). Three, in Black, Green and Brown, first 95 x 41mm, last two with full die sinkage area and Green on original card, fresh colors, few tiny India paper flaws as typically found, Very Fine and scarce, one each ex Piller and Lake Shore

3,000
1,900
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