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Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2017-05-12
The Vaquero Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs
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Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4012, 1869 Issue, George T. Jones Essays[No Denomination] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), [No Denomination] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)[No Denomination] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Black with light violet safety overprint, full margins to clear, unusual application of safety overprint which leaves portrait clear, tiny corner crease at top left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE GEORGE T. JONES ESSAY FOR THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, DEPICTING ULYSSES S. GRANT.

We have offered this essay with full safety overprint and with safety overprint at bottom only, but we are aware of only one other (in a less obvious color) with the overprint missing the portrait, which was no doubt deliberate.

3,250
0
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2017-05-12
The Vaquero Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4013, 1869 Issue, George T. Jones Essays[No Denomination] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), [No Denomination] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)[No Denomination] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Blue with light violet overprint (unlisted color combination), top two-thirds of essay missing overprint, full margins all around, wonderful depth of color

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE GEORGE T. JONES ESSAY FOR THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, DEPICTING ULYSSES S. GRANT. THIS COLOR COMBINATION IS UNLISTED IN SCOTT.

The George T. Jones essay depicts Ulysses S. Grant, who was a living presidential candidate at the time of the bidding process for the 1869 Issue contract. This color combination is unlisted in Scott

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U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2017-05-12
The Vaquero Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs
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Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4014, 1869 Issue, George T. Jones Essays[No Denomination] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), [No Denomination] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)[No Denomination] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Carmine with gray safety overprint, faint crease at bottom, small thin spot at top

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE GEORGE T. JONES ESSAY FOR THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, DEPICTING ULYSSES S. GRANT.

George T. Jones of Cincinnati was one of four bidders for the contract. His one-cent essay depicts Ulysses S. Grant, who was a living presidential candidate at the time of the bidding process for the 1869 Issue contract.

Ex Finkelburg and Dr. Heimburger

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2015-11-17
United States Essays and Proofs
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Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2219, 1c-2c 1869 Pictorial Issue: George T. Jones[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), [No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Blue with light violet overprint (unlisted color combination), top two-thirds of essay missing overprint, full margins all around, wonderful depth of color

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE GEORGE T. JONES ESSAY FOR THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, DEPICTING ULYSSES S. GRANT.

The George T. Jones essay depicts Ulysses S. Grant, who was a living presidential candidate at the time of the bidding process for the 1869 Issue contract. This color combination is unlisted in Scott

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U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2015-11-17
United States Essays and Proofs
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Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2220, 1c-2c 1869 Pictorial Issue: George T. Jones[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), [No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Black with light violet overprint, full margins all around, fresh and Very Fine example of this rare essay, ex Finkelburg

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2015-11-17
United States Essays and Proofs
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Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2221, 1c-2c 1869 Pictorial Issue: George T. Jones[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), [No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Black with light gray overprint (possibly faded violet, but if gray then unlisted color combination), intense shade, faint corner crease only visible when drying, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as listed color

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2015-11-17
United States Essays and Proofs
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Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2222, 1c-2c 1869 Pictorial Issue: George T. Jones[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), [No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Red with light gray overprint, bright color, defective with piece out of top, otherwise Very Fine, scarce and collectible essay

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2014-12-17
U.S., Possessions and Confederate States Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1013, Essays & Proofs, 1847 Issue thru 20th Century[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), [No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Black with light violet overprint, top two-thirds of essay missing overprint, full margins to just touched, rich colors, light creases, Very Fine appearance, this George T. Jones essay depicts Ulysses S. Grant, who was a living presidential candidate at the time of the bidding process for the 1869 Issue contract, ex Dr. Heimburger

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2013-10-10
The Dr. Irvin Heimburger Collection of 1869 Pictorial Issues
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Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 304, Essays[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), [No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Black with light violet overprint, top two-thirds of essay missing overprint, full margins to just touched, rich colors, light creases

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE GEORGE T. JONES ESSAY FOR THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, DEPICTING ULYSSES S. GRANT.

The George T. Jones essay depicts Ulysses S. Grant, who was a living presidential candidate at the time of the bidding process for the 1869 Issue contract

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2013-10-10
The Dr. Irvin Heimburger Collection of 1869 Pictorial Issues
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Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 305, Essays[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b), [No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b)[No Value] George T. Jones Grant Essay on India (112-E1b). Carmine with gray safety overprint, faint crease at bottom, small thin spot at top

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE GEORGE T. JONES ESSAY FOR THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, DEPICTING ULYSSES S. GRANT.

The George T. Jones essay depicts Ulysses S. Grant, who was a living presidential candidate at the time of the bidding process for the 1869 Issue contract.

Ex Finkelburg

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