Newspapers and Periodicals, Plate Number Study Collection.
Wallace Cleland's extensive collection on exhibit pages with write-ups for each item, full treatment of the Newspaper issues that contained plate nos., from the single stamp of the American Bank Note Printings (Scott PR81, imprint and plate no. pair as well as proof plate block of 14), through the unwatermarked and watermarked 1895-97 Bureau issues, some of the rarest items removed and offered individually, but a great many high catalogue value plate no. singles, strips and blocks remain, incl. from the scarce 1895 unwatermarked issue 2c plate no. strip, part imprint and plate no. block of four and pair, 5c three singles, 10c single, 25c three singles, $2.00 single (no gum), the 1895-97 watermarked issue contains every denomination as well as a full treatment of the early printings that lacked guidelines through the stamps (unlisted this way in Scott), plate blocks and plate no. and imprint strips abound, dollar values include $2.00 two plate blocks and two strips, $5.00 plate block and three strips, $5.00 Documentary ovpt. (R159-R160) incl. three singles of former and strip of latter, $10.00 four strips, $20.00 plate block and four strips, $50.00 four strips, $100.00 five strips, centering on the unwatermarked issue generally Fine, for the watermarked issue much Very Fine, an outstanding collection which would take years to duplicate, Scott Retail as all hinged (there are some Mint N.H.) more than $30,000.00
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