Sale 1216 — The Ambassador J. William Middendorf II Collection
Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 February, 2020
Category — Official Navy Department Issues
1c-90c Navy, “Goodall” Small Die Trial Color Proofs on India (O35TC2-O45TC2). 50 proofs, including complete sets in the five listed colors less the 10c denominations and a single 1c in Dull Gray Blue, also includes an extra 2c Black in a larger size (unlisted), vivid colors
VERY FINE GROUP OF THE NAVY DEPARTMENT SMALL DIE TRIAL COLOR PROOFS.
In 1879, President Albert G. Goodall of the American Bank Note Company, successor to the Continental Bank Note Company, ordered sets of small die proofs for display purposes.