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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 = 63TC2
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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
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Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 8, 1861 Contract Essays: 1-Cent1c 1861 Issue, Small Die Trial Color Proofs on India (63TC2), 1c 1861 Issue, Small Die Trial Color Proofs on India (63TC2)1c 1861 Issue, Small Die Trial Color Proofs on India (63TC2). Five, in Green, Brown, Red, Orange and Yellow, each approximately 28 x 32mm, brilliant colors, a few small flaws as usual for this fragile paper, including Brown with small corner thin spot, Red with small corner tear, Orange with tiny corner crease

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. EACH OF THESE SMALL DIE TRIAL COLOR PROOFS FOR THE ONE-CENT 1861 ISSUE IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE.

The Scott listings for 63TC2 include Black as well as Green, Brown, Red, and Orange. We offered the Black as part of a set of 1c-90c 1861 small die proofs in 2015. The Yellow shade offered here is unlisted in Scott. The 1c denomination is the only value of the 1861 Issue that has small die trial color proofs. As such, this set is unique, not only for the 1c but for the issue.

Ex Evans and illustrated in his book on p. 26 and in color plates. Scott Retail at $750.00 each (Green and Orange are unpriced)

3,750
4,000
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
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1269, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs1c Brown, Red, Small Die Trial Color Proof on India (63TC2), 1c Brown, Red, Small Die Trial Color Proof on India (63TC2)1c Brown, Red, Small Die Trial Color Proof on India (63TC2). Each approx. 28 x 32mm, both have fresh and bright color, former thin spot and light crease, latter thin spot and tear in margin at bottom right, both appear Fine-Very Fine, very rare small die trial color proofs

1,200
1,050
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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 = 63TC2

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