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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=Back-of-Book, Issue/Country=U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 148-E1a
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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 4186, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues EssaysContinental Bank Note Co., 6c Scarlet, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a), Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Scarlet, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a)Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Scarlet, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a). On 56 x 58mm card with full die sinkage, brilliant color

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE IN ANY COLOR WE HAVE OFFERED THAT SHOWS THE FULL DIE SINKAGE AREA.

We have offered perhaps a half-dozen unduplicated examples in all five Scott-listed colors since keeping computerized records. This is the only one with card showing the full die sinkage area, and only the second in Scarlet that we have ever offered.

1,500
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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
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Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4187, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues EssaysContinental Bank Note Co., 6c Green, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a), Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Green, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a)Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Green, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a). On 48 x 49mm card, remarkably detailed impression and intense color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY 6-CENT ESSAY COMMEMORATING THE MONROE DOCTRINE.

The Monroe Doctrine figured prominently in the Grant administration, when these essays were made. Grant attempted to annex the Dominican Republic in 1869 to protect it from foreign influence and invasion, but the measure was defeated in the Senate.

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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
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Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4188, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues EssaysContinental Bank Note Co., 6c Blue, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a), Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Blue, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a)Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Blue, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a). Slightly larger than stamp size, typical India paper translucencies, fresh and Very Fine appearance, this is the only example we have offered in this color since keeping computerized records and may well be unique

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2013-03-26
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1064, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues)Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Green, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a), Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Green, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a)Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Green, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a). On 52 x 53mm card, rich color, detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2013-03-26
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1065, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues)Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Green, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a), Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Green, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a)Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Green, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a). On 48 x 49mm card, remarkably detailed impression, Very Fine and choice example of this scarce essay

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2013-03-26
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1066, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues)Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Scarlet, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a), Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Scarlet, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a)Continental Bank Note Co., 6c Scarlet, "Monroe Doctrine", Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a). Stamp size, mounted on 48 x 49mm card, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine, rare, this is the first in this color we have offered since keeping computerized records

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-09-27
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 2)
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Sale Number 900, Lot Number 376, Bank Note Issues (Continental Bank Note Co.)6c Green, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a), 6c Green, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a)6c Green, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a). Stamp size and mounted on 47 x 49mm card, rich color, Very Fine, scarce essay

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-02-02
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 1)
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Sale Number 890, Lot Number 407, 1870 Issue 6c Ultramarine, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a), 6c Ultramarine, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a)6c Ultramarine, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a). Stamp size and mounted on 47 x 50mm card, rich color, Very Fine and rare, ex Finkelburg

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
1999-09-29
The Falk Finkelburg Collection of U.S. Essays & Proofs
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Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1600, 1c-6c Continental Bank Note Co. Issue Unadopted Essays6c Green, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a), 6c Green, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a)6c Green, Frame Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a). 48 x 50mm, on card, deep rich color, Very Fine and very rare

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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
1999-09-29
The Falk Finkelburg Collection of U.S. Essays & Proofs
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Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1601, 1c-6c Continental Bank Note Co. Issue Unadopted Essays6c Black, Frame Only, Hybrid Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a), 6c Black, Frame Only, Hybrid Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a)6c Black, Frame Only, Hybrid Large Die Essay on India (148-E1a). Stamp size, on India and mounted on 46 x 47mm card (probably die sunk and reduced), Very Fine and very rare

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12 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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