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2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
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Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 23, 1861 Contract Essays: 5-Cent 5c Dark Orange, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (67TC1af var), 5c Dark Orange, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (67TC1af var)5c Dark Orange, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (67TC1af var). Die sunk on 120 x 156mm card with full die sinkage, brilliant color which is darker than that of the cut down Dark Orange proof offered in lot 24, die no. 442 and albino imprint at bottom of India paper, some minor scattered toned spots almost entirely confined to card

VERY FINE. A RARE LARGE DIE TRIAL COLOR PROOF OF THE 5-CENT 1861 ISSUE.

Only one true Buff large die proof is known (67P1). While this does not match the Buff color, it is deeper than the Scott-listed Dark Orange. Mr. Drews regards it as a transitional color between Buff and Red Brown

2,500
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2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
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Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 24, 1861 Contract Essays: 5-Cent National Bank Note Co., 5c Jefferson, Die Essay on India, Trial Color Die Proofs on India (67-E9a, 67TC1a), National Bank Note Co., 5c Jefferson, Die Essay on India, Trial Color Die Proofs on India (67-E9a, 67TC1a)National Bank Note Co., 5c Jefferson, Die Essay on India, Trial Color Die Proofs on India (67-E9a, 67TC1a). Four India proofs cut down to stamp size, the first in Black is the First Design (67-E9a, formerly 57TC1), small nick in top margin, the other three are the issued design in Dark Orange, Ultramarine and Green, some typical India paper translucencies, overall Very Fine appearing and rare group, three issued designs with 1984 P.F. certificates, total Scott Retail $10,0000.00 as full size

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