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Sale 1195 — The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues

Sale Date — Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Category — 1861 Contract Essays: 12-Cent

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
29
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 29, 1861 Contract Essays: 12-Cent National Bank Note Co., 12c Green, First Design, Die Essay on India (69-E6a; formerly 59TC1), National Bank Note Co., 12c Green, First Design, Die Essay on India (69-E6a; formerly 59TC1)National Bank Note Co., 12c Green, First Design, Die Essay on India (69-E6a; formerly 59TC1). India paper affixed to 36 x 48mm card, die no. 444 and imprint at bottom in same color, minor wrinkle at top left, typical for this paper, Very Fine and scarce

2,500
800
30
TC
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 30, 1861 Contract Essays: 12-Cent 12c Scarlet Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (69TC1a), 12c Scarlet Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (69TC1a)12c Scarlet Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (69TC1a). Die sunk on 70 x 66mm card with full die sinkage, faint or albino impressions of die no. 444 and imprint at bottom, vivid color, fresh and Very Fine, a very rare trial color proof, this is the first example of the 12c in any color we have offered since our 1999 sale of the Finkelburg collection

2,500
750
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31
P
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 31, 1861 Contract Essays: 12-Cent 12c Black, Large Die Proof on India (69P1), 12c Black, Large Die Proof on India (69P1)12c Black, Large Die Proof on India (69P1). Die sunk on 72 x 70mm card with full die sinkage, albino die no. 444 and black imprint at bottom, crisp shade and impression, Very Fine

700
225
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