EXTREMELY FINE. A REMARKABLY PRISTINE SET OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI BI-COLOR ESSAYS.
Of the 166 sets printed in these colors, many were hybrids. The set offered here is die sunk and in exceptionally fresh condition.
VERY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE SET OF LARGE DIE PROOFS OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE, WITH AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT LETTER RELATING TO THE SUBJECTS OF THEIR DESIGN.
Scott Retail with no premium for the important letter
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A REMARKABLE DIE ESSAY FOR THE VIGNETTE OF THE 50-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE, FROM THE FIRST STATE OF THE DIE.
The essay offered here, from the earliest state of the die, does not show any of the mountains in the background or any sky.
VERY FINE.A BEAUTIFUL VIGNETTE-ONLY ESSAY FOR THE 50-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.
Believed to be unique.