Essays and Proofs Collection Balance.
Over 35 items, essays incl. 3c Rose Grilled All Over vertical pair (no gum), three different 1869 Small Numerals, Plate Proofs with Nos. 3P4-4P4, three different 1857 Reprints, 73P3, two 73aP4, 1869 Pictorial 3c Atlanta and 3c (pair), 10c and 30c plate proofs on India, 215P4-218P4, blocks of 183P3 and 213P3, eleven different 1c No. 63 trial colors (mixed regular and starch coated paper) and 311P2, also seven different gummed "Specimen/Postage" with Gilbert Stuart Washington vignette as used for No. 2, these we believe are printer's samples ca. 1940 and two "Bank At New Brunswick" $5.00 Bank Notes printed by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch and Edson, New York with vignettes of Franklin and Washington as used on the 1847 issue, virtually all Fine-Very Fine with some in higher grade