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
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