1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4/78P4).
61 proofs, comprising five singles from each from the five different card proof printings,
each printing shows subtle differences in shade (as identified by Falk Finkelburg), including both colors of the 3c (Rose and Scarlet) and both colors of the 24c (Red Lilac and Lilac), also an extra 5c which is much lighter in color, approaching Buff, all have ample to large margins, fresh and bright throughout
VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A VERY DIFFICULT TO DUPLICATE COMPLETE SET OF 1861 ISSUE CARD PROOFS FROM EACH OF THE FIVE DIFFERENT PRINTINGS.
Ex Finkelburg. Scott Retail does not take into account the difficulty of assembling the different printings
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