1c-90c 1861 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India, "SPECIMEN" Overprint (63SP1/72SP1).
Complete set of ten values, 2c Die 1,
approximately 42 x 50mm India paper mounted on approximately 100 x 140mm cards, the "SPECIMEN"
ovpts. in vermilion (1c, 2c, 12c, 15c, 90c) or black (3c, 5c, 10c, 24c, 30c), each with "Specimen Postage Stamp from the National Bank Note Company No. 1 Wall Street New York" at bottom of card, these imprints in several different colors, bright and fresh throughout
VERY FINE. A SPECTACULAR COMPLETE SET OF 1861 ISSUE LARGE DIE PROOFS WITH "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINTS AND NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY IMPRINTS.
These proofs originate from a salesman's sample book. Each is rare and this is the only complete set located with Power Search. Scott Retail as normal proofs (which are more common) more than $9,000.00, counting 2c as Die 2
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