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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: 24-Cent

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
32
TC
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 32, 1861 Contract Essays: 24-Cent 24c Violet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1a), 24c Violet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1a)24c Violet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1a). Type II, die sunk on 76 x 88mm card with full die sinkage, beautiful color, Very Fine

2,500
375
33
TC
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 33, 1861 Contract Essays: 24-Cent 24c Gray, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1a var), 24c Gray, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1a var)24c Gray, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1a var). Type II, 40 x 48mm India paper on card backing, vibrant color, Very Fine and rare

2,500
475
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34
TC
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 34, 1861 Contract Essays: 24-Cent 24c Orange Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1a), 24c Orange Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1a)24c Orange Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1a). Type II, 50 x 50mm India paper mounted on slightly larger card, vivid color, Very Fine, the 24c 1861 Issue trial color proofs are very rare in colors which are not close to one of the issued shades, this is the first in any of these rare colors we have offered since the likely unique group of ten in our 1999 Finkelburg sale

2,500
900
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35
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 35, 1861 Contract Essays: 24-Cent National Bank Note Co., 24c Second Design, 30c and 90c First Designs, Black Plate Proof/Essays on Card, Split Thin (70-E var, 71-E2c, 72-E7f), National Bank Note Co., 24c Second Design, 30c and 90c First Designs, Black Plate Proof/Essays on Card, Split Thin (70-E var, 71-E2c, 72-E7f)National Bank Note Co., 24c Second Design, 30c and 90c First Designs, Black Plate Proof/Essays on Card, Split Thin (70-E var, 71-E2c, 72-E7f). Intense shades, ample margins to clear, slight thinning which is the normal state given how these were produced, Very Fine and scarce set, the 24c is unlisted (it has Type III characteristics), Scott Retail assigning it the same $500.00 as the 30c and 90c

1,500
375
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