2c Red Brown, Blue, Hugh McCullough Portrait, Percussion Cap Plate Essays, Imperforate (Turner Essay 41, 41-A).
Red Brown in a pair, Blue in a strip of three and single, also Black in a pair, all with caps "fired" resulting in central hole in each essay, also 1c No. 156 "unfired" with intact cap (we don't recommend hitting it with a hammer), Fine-Very Fine, amazing essays, the "exploding" stamps are among the more inventive concepts to prevent fraudulent reuse, accompanied by article from Linn's Stamp News
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