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Sale 1195 — The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues

Sale Date — Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Category — 1861 Contract Essays: 3-Cent

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
12
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 12, 1861 Contract Essays: 3-Cent National Bank Note Co., 3c Deep Red Brown, First Design, Die Essay on India (65-E15c; formerly 56TC1), National Bank Note Co., 3c Deep Red Brown, First Design, Die Essay on India (65-E15c; formerly 56TC1)National Bank Note Co., 3c Deep Red Brown, First Design, Die Essay on India (65-E15c; formerly 56TC1). 42 x 52mm with die no. 441 and imprint at bottom -- this state of the die was used to produce Plate 2, from which First Design proofs and stamps were printed, the die shows ornamentation around perimeter and more elaborate ornamentation inside numerals and "US" than appears on the next state of the die or 3c Second Design stamps -- exceptional depth of color which we are calling Deep Red Brown (none of the listed colors describe this), incomplete light pencil notation at bottom, Very Fine

2,000
900
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