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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 4, 1861 Contract Essays: 1-CentNational Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Large Die Essay on Thick Glazed Card (63-E11a var), National Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Large Die Essay on Thick Glazed Card (63-E11a var)National Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Large Die Essay on Thick Glazed Card (63-E11a var). 50 x 73mm with albino die no. 440 and imprint at bottom -- second state of progressive die design with several lines recut or added, including dash below ornament to the right of upper left numeral, but weak outer lines at sides, technically falling in between the First Design and Second Design -- intense shade and impression

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ONE-CENT PROGRESSIVE DIE ESSAY ON GLAZED CARD.

Pencil notations on back summarizing the recuts and added lines. Unlisted in Scott, which does not list any of the 1c First Designs or issued design trial colors on glazed card. Scott Retail as No. 63-E11a

4,000
4,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 5, 1861 Contract Essays: 1-CentNational Bank Note Co., 1c Indigo, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55P1), National Bank Note Co., 1c Indigo, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55P1)National Bank Note Co., 1c Indigo, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55P1). Hybrid (the only way these are found), affixed to 62 x 62mm India paper which is die sunk on 147 x 211mm card -- first state of progressive die design without dash below ornament to the right of upper left numeral, as it is on the First Design proofs and stamps printed from Plate 1 -- few faint toning specks on card far from India paper, Very Fine

1,500
475
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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
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2145, 1861-66 Issue: National Bank Note Co.National Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1), National Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1)National Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1). 55 x 55mm on card, intense shade, imprint and die no. 440 at bottom, Very Fine and rare, only one other example with the die number and imprint appears in Power Search (ex Lake Shore)

4,000
2,000
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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
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2146, 1861-66 Issue: National Bank Note Co.National Bank Note Co., 1c Blue, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55P1), National Bank Note Co., 1c Blue, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55P1)National Bank Note Co., 1c Blue, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55P1). Hybrid, affixed to India which is die sunk on 112 x 144mm card, accompanied by three No. 63-E11c First Design plate proofs, one in Indigo, two in Ultramarine, one plate proof light crease, overall Very Fine group showing each of the shades for the 1c First Design, Scott retail with die proof as normal

3,150
1,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2009-12-16
United States Stamps
E
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5180, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-67b)National Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1), National Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1)National Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1). Stamp size, intense color and detailed impression clearly showing the characteristics of the First Design, tiny translucency at top from hinge, appears Very Fine, scarce

4,000
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2006-04-20
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 3)
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1087, 1861-66 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1), National Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1)National Bank Note Co., 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1). Stamp size, intense color and detailed impression clearly showing the characteristics of the First Design, tiny translucency at top from hinge, appears Very Fine, scarce

4,000
800
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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)
E
Sale Number 900, Lot Number 234, 1861-66 Issue (National Bank Note Co.)1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a), 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a)1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a). Cut down to stamp size, intense impression, small corner crease at top right, appears Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as die sunk on card

4,000
650
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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)
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 120, 1861 Issue 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1), 1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1)1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55TC1). 58 x 56mm, intense shade, imprint and die no. at bottom, small thin spot at top left corner, appears Very Fine, scarce

4,000
1,200
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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)
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 121, 1861 Issue 1c Ultramarine, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55P1), 1c Ultramarine, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55P1)1c Ultramarine, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a; formerly 55P1). 37 x 53mm, on non-contemporary card, with imprint and die no. at bottom, bright color, pencil notation at bottom left and with pencil lines added at base of bust, some slight wrinkling, appears Very Fine, unusual item

2,250
1,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2000-06-27
U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign
E
1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a). Stamp size, intense impression, small thin spot and light crease, otherwise Fine, very rare, unpriced in Black in Scott, this essay was used in the Evans book as an illustration of First Design characteristics (p. 13), an example on card brought $3,000 hammer in our Finkelburg sale

E. 200-300
100
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