Sale 869 — Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities: United States, Confederate States, Historic Flights and Hawaii
Sale Date — Saturday, 15 November, 2003
Category — The Award-Winning Donald Bianchi Hudson-Fulton Collection
EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE UNIQUE ARTIST'S DRAWING OF THE VIGNETTE FOR THE HUDSON-FULTON ISSUE.
Originally, the design of the vignette was attributed to Clair Aubrey Houston, but the discovery of this essay proves that the vignette was designed by Marcus W. Baldwin.
EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE UNIQUE WASH DRAWING OF THE VIGNETTE FOR THE HUDSON-FULTON ISSUE.
Like the vignette, the frame was also designed by Marcus W. Baldwin.
EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE UNIQUE COMPOSITE MODEL FOR THE HUDSON-FULTON ISSUE.
One of the highlights of the Bianchi collection
FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER HINGED PANE OF THE 2-CENT HUDSON-FULTON PERFORATED ISSUE.
Scott Retail as two plate blocks and 48 singles
VERY FINE. REPORTED TO BE THE ONLY KNOWN COVER BEARING THE HUDSON-FULTON ISSUE WITH MAILOMETER PRIVATE PERFORATION.
Listed but unpriced in Scott
VERY FINE. A WONDERFUL COLLECTION OF HUDSON-FULTON MATERIAL. A PROVEN BASIS FOR A GOLD MEDAL EXHIBIT. EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO DUPLICATE.
The lot also includes the title and synopsis pages.