5c Washington, Large Lettering, Completed Die, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b).
Eight, from 61 x 87mm to 43 x 70mm, all on original card backing with full die sinkage,
nice range of colors without duplication including Orange, Black, Red Brown, Black Brown, Blue Green (with imprint pasted to bottom), Dull Yellow, Blue, Brown
VERY FINE. A WONDERFUL ASSEMBLAGE OF LARGE DIE TRIAL COLOR ESSAYS FOR THE UNADOPTED 5-CENT DESIGN.
The portrait and elements of the design were used for the issued 6c stamps -- no essays are known for the 6c. These are highly exhibitable.
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