Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 1c Blue, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper (63-E6 var).
Cut to shape and mounted on 36 x 39mm card, pencil sketching of the design at corners
which is different from the other Scott-listed examples, thin spot on back of card only which is not apparent from the front
EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE ESSAY OF THE UNADOPTED DESIGN FOR THE ONE-CENT 1861 ISSUE, WITH UNIQUE HAND-DRAWN DESIGNS IN THE CORNERS.
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