National Bank Note Co., 1c Franklin, Large Die Essays (145-E6a, 146-E8a, 146-E8b, 146-E8c).
Six essays, all full size from 74 x 87mm to 54 x 75mm, two of No. 145-E6a with incomplete shading (vertical only in lower part of bust), in Blue Green and Dull Yellow Brown, both fully die sunk, four essays showing additional shading in background and in lower part of bust, two on India die sunk on card (145-E8a), Carmine and Dull Red Violet, full die sinkage except three sides on latter, one on ivory glazed paper (145-E8b) in Scarlet, one on thick wove (145-E8c) in Dusky Yellow, Very Fine and scarce group
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