5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c).
Ten different, from 54 x 78mm to 26 x 29mm, range of colors with no duplication including Deep Blue, Light Blue, Orange Brown, Gray Blue, Black, Dusky Green, Olive Brown, Carmine, Red Orange and Orange, few small faults as often associated with this fragile paper
FINE-VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE GROUP OF THE 5-CENT WASHINGTON ESSAYS ON PROOF PAPER.
This group represents ten of the 13 listed colors, and was assembled by scouring many different auctions. Some ex "Lafayette", "Lake Shore" and Hansen, some ex Heimburger, Black ex Liberman
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