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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: 30-Cent

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
36
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 36, 1861 Contract Essays: 30-Cent National Bank Note Co., 30c Black, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E1), National Bank Note Co., 30c Black, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E1)National Bank Note Co., 30c Black, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E1). 51 x 61mm, showing imprint at bottom, traces of ornaments at top and bottom as later added to design -- scratched out and possibly drawn in in pencil -- few pinholes near design, Very Fine appearance, ex Finkelburg and DuPuy

1,750
400
37
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 37, 1861 Contract Essays: 30-Cent National Bank Note Co., 30c Black, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E2a), National Bank Note Co., 30c Black, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E2a)National Bank Note Co., 30c Black, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E2a). 45 x 59mm off card, intense shade, Very Fine

1,750
300
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38
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 38, 1861 Contract Essays: 30-Cent National Bank Note Co., 30c Dull Gray Blue, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E2a), National Bank Note Co., 30c Dull Gray Blue, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E2a)National Bank Note Co., 30c Dull Gray Blue, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E2a). Die sunk on 61 x 73mm card with full die sinkage, few trivial toned spots, small mounting thin bottom right corner on card only, appears Very Fine, ex DuPuy

1,750
600
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39
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 39, 1861 Contract Essays: 30-Cent National Bank Note Co., 30c Scarlet, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E2a), National Bank Note Co., 30c Scarlet, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E2a)National Bank Note Co., 30c Scarlet, First Design, Large Die Essay on India (71-E2a). 44 x 48mm on card backing, vivid color reminiscent of the shade of the First Color stamp, Very Fine

1,750
275
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40
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 40, 1861 Contract Essays: 30-Cent National Bank Note Company, 30c Blue, First Design, Plate Essay on Split Card (71-E2c), National Bank Note Company, 30c Blue, First Design, Plate Essay on Split Card (71-E2c)National Bank Note Company, 30c Blue, First Design, Plate Essay on Split Card (71-E2c). Radiant color, large margins, slight thinning on back of card, appears Very Fine, we have only offered one other in Blue since keeping computerized records, ex "Lake Shore"

750
300
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41
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 41, 1861 Contract Essays: 30-Cent National Bank Note Co., 30c First Design, Plate Essay on Semi-Transparent Stamp Paper (71-E2e), National Bank Note Co., 30c First Design, Plate Essay on Semi-Transparent Stamp Paper (71-E2e)National Bank Note Co., 30c First Design, Plate Essay on Semi-Transparent Stamp Paper (71-E2e). Two, first in Lemon Yellow, full margins to clear, second in Deep Red Orange, large margins, Very Fine and scarce

2,500
250
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42
P
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 42, 1861 Contract Essays: 30-Cent 30c Orange, Large Die Proof on India (71P1), 30c Orange, Large Die Proof on India (71P1)30c Orange, Large Die Proof on India (71P1). Die sunk on 52 x 66mm card cut close to outside of India paper but showing full die sinkage, Very Fine

500
160
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