2c Small Numeral, Die Essay on India (113-E3a).
Five, showing incomplete shading around "United States", each die sunk on card from 97 x 108mm to 64 x 76mm, each shows full die sinkage, different colors including Green, Yellow, Red Orange, Scarlet and Dull Brown, few tiny scattered toned spots
VERY FINE AND RARE GROUP OF THE 1869 2-CENT SMALL NUMERAL ESSAYS, ALL FULLY DIE SUNK.
Since this group appeared in our 1999 Finkelburg sale, we have offered only two other examples, both cut down below the die sinkage area.
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