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Sale 1158 — The Vaquero Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Friday, 12 May, 2017

Category — 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4050
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4050, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)[No denomination] Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1D), [No denomination] Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1D)[No denomination] Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1D). 19 x 24mm, detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, this is the first example of this rare essay we have offered since keeping computerized records, it differs from 116-E1 in that the outer double frameline has been removed

1,150
0
4051
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4051, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Deep Orange, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c), 10c Deep Orange, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c)10c Deep Orange, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c). On 150 x 201mm card with full die sinkage, some toning, otherwise Very Fine, this is the largest we have offered since keeping computerized records

1,100
0
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4052
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4052, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Black, Lincoln Die Large Essay on India (116-E1c), 10c Black, Lincoln Die Large Essay on India (116-E1c)10c Black, Lincoln Die Large Essay on India (116-E1c). On 77 x 82mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, crisp impression, Very Fine and choice, this is only the second in Black we have offered since keeping computerized records, ex Ainsworth

1,100
0
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4053
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4053, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Brown Red, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c), 10c Brown Red, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c)10c Brown Red, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c). On 74 x 78mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, deep rich color, tiny pinhole top left far from design, fresh and Very Fine

1,100
0
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4054
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4054, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Green, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c), 10c Green, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c)10c Green, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c). On 77 x 89mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, rich color, small nick in India at top right well away from design, Very Fine and choice, this is the first example in this color we have offered that is on its original card, it is especially desirable showing the full die sinkage area, ex Ainsworth

1,100
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4055
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4055, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1d), 10c Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1d)10c Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1d). 64 x 77mm with imprint at bottom, few thin spots, Very Fine appearance

1,000
0
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4056
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4056, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Carmine, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1d), 10c Carmine, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1d)10c Carmine, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1d). 53 x 67mm, intense color, imprint at bottom, Very Fine and scarce, this is the first example in this color we have offered since keeping computerized records, ex Ainsworth

1,000
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4057
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4057, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e), 10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e)10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e). Complete set of all four Scott-listed colors, approximately 63 x 74mm and each with imprint at bottom, Black Brown small thin spot

VERY FINE. A SCARCE COMPLETE SET OF THE 10-CENT LINCOLN DIE ESSAY ON IVORY PAPER.

Rare as a complete set. Ex Ainsworth.

4,000
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4058
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4058, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on White Thin Bond (116-E1f), 10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on White Thin Bond (116-E1f)10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on White Thin Bond (116-E1f). Complete for all six Scott-listed colors, from 31 x 34mm to 38 x 43mm, bright colors

FRESH AND VERY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE SET OF THE 10-CENT LINCOLN ESSAY ON WHITE THIN BOND.

It is extremely difficult to assemble a complete set such as the one offered here, with all properly identified.

6,000
1,500
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4059
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4059, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Cloudy Creamy Bond (116-E1g), 10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Cloudy Creamy Bond (116-E1g)10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Cloudy Creamy Bond (116-E1g). Four, including two shades of Light Red Brown, Black and Red Orange, lacking only Blue to be complete, from 37 x 41 to 31 x 31mm, fresh and Very Fine, a rare and desirable group

4,400
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4060
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4060, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (116-E1h), 10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (116-E1h)10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (116-E1h). Three, complete for all Scott-listed colors including Red Brown, Red Orange and Yellow, two approximately 39 x 45mm, Red Orange is 24 x 26mm, bright colors, Fine-Very Fine

3,000
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4061
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4061, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Pale Greenish Gray Bond (116-E1i), 10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Pale Greenish Gray Bond (116-E1i)10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on Pale Greenish Gray Bond (116-E1i). Four, including Blue, Deep Carmine, Dull Scarlet and Dark Brown, lacking only Black to be complete, from 42 x 42mm to 33 x 37mm, bright colors, Very Fine, a scarce and desirable group

4,200
0
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4062
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4062, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Red Brown, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Pale Greenish Gray Bond (116-E1i), 10c Red Brown, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Pale Greenish Gray Bond (116-E1i)10c Red Brown, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Pale Greenish Gray Bond (116-E1i). 34 x 34mm, rich color, faint vertical bend, Very Fine, this color is unlisted in Scott, ex Dr. Heimburger

1,050
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4063
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4063, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Green Veined Marbled Card (116-E1j), 10c Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Green Veined Marbled Card (116-E1j)10c Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Green Veined Marbled Card (116-E1j). 41 x 62mm with imprint at bottom, intense shade and deep rich vein color

VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT LINCOLN 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE ESSAY ON VEINED MARBLED CARD.

This is the only example in black on green marbled card of which we are aware. We have offered only one other color combination in the past 20 years of our auctions. The 1989 Lopez sale contained two in different colors and the 1990 Brazer sale contained one in Red Orange (offered in the following lot), leading us to believe that each is unique.

2,000
900
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4064
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4064, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Red Orange, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Green Veined Marbled Card (116-E1j), 10c Red Orange, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Green Veined Marbled Card (116-E1j)10c Red Orange, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Green Veined Marbled Card (116-E1j). 38 x 62mm, brilliant color, imprint at bottom

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. WE BELIEVE THAT EACH OF THE COLORS FOR THE 10-CENT LINCOLN DIE ESSAY ON VEINED MARBLED CARD ARE UNIQUE.

Ex Earl of Crawford, Brazer and Ainsworth.

2,000
900
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4065
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4065, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l), 10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l)10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l). Pair and three singles of imperforate in several different colors, two singles of perforated in Orange, original gum, h.r., Very Fine and attractive

1,025
200
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4066
Ebl
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4066, 1869 Issue, 10c Lincoln Essays (Scott 116-E1)10c Orange, Lincoln Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perf 12 (116-E1l), 10c Orange, Lincoln Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perf 12 (116-E1l)10c Orange, Lincoln Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perf 12 (116-E1l). Block of four, original gum, small hinge slivers, radiant color, Fine-Very Fine, scarce block, Scott Retail as singles

800
425
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