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1870-71 SIX CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. ESSAYS, PROOFS & SPECIMENS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
141 E 147-E1 147-E1, 3c Ultramarine, unadopted Lincoln design, large die essay on proof paper, die sunk on card measuring 50x55mm and showing the full die sinkage, a gorgeous intricate
design featuring a portrait of Lincoln within a large numeral 3, and wi#147-E1, 3c Ultramarine, unadopted Lincoln design, large die essay on proof paper, die sunk on card measuring 50x55mm and showing the full die sinkage, a gorgeous intricate design featuring a portrait of Lincoln within a large numeral "3", and with the words "Emancipation Proclamation" at the bottom, very fine; ex-Brazer. (Image) $1,750.00

SOLD for $1,350.00
Will close during Public Auction
142 E 148-E1a 148-E1a, 6c Scarlet, frame only, large die essay on India, die sunk on card measuring 57x58mm and showing full die sinkage, lovely intricate incomplete design of a large
numeral 6 and with small Monroe Doctrine imprint at top, exceptionally#148-E1a, 6c Scarlet, frame only, large die essay on India, die sunk on card measuring 57x58mm and showing full die sinkage, lovely intricate incomplete design of a large numeral "6" and with small "Monroe Doctrine" imprint at top, exceptionally bright and fresh, choice very fine; quite rare; ex-Brazer. (Image) $2,000.00

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
143 E 148-E2 148-E2, (6c) Black Lincoln vignette large die essay on India, die state 1, die sunk on card measuring 69x88mm and showing full die sinkage, brilliantly fresh and clean, very
fine and quite scarce, in addition to being especially handsome.#148-E2, (6c) Black Lincoln vignette large die essay on India, die state 1, die sunk on card measuring 69x88mm and showing full die sinkage, brilliantly fresh and clean, very fine and quite scarce, in addition to being especially handsome. (Image) $700.00

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
144 E 148-E4 148-E4, 6c Dull rose, large die essay on India, die state 1, die sunk on card measuring 74x89mm and showing full die sinkage, handsome unadopted frame design, very
fine.#148-E4, 6c Dull rose, large die essay on India, die state 1, die sunk on card measuring 74x89mm and showing full die sinkage, handsome unadopted frame design, very fine. (Image) $600.00

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
145 E 148-E4 148-E4, 6c Dark red brown, large die essay on India, die state 1, die sunk on card measuring 73x89mm and showing full die sinkage, handsome unadopted frame design, very
fine.#148-E4, 6c Dark red brown, large die essay on India, die state 1, die sunk on card measuring 73x89mm and showing full die sinkage, handsome unadopted frame design, very fine. (Image) $600.00

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
146 E 148-E4 148-E4, 6c Dark black blue, large die essay on India, die state 1, die sunk on card measuring 74x89mm and showing full die sinkage, handsome unadopted frame design in an
especially striking color, trivial tone spot at top right of card only and#148-E4, 6c Dark black blue, large die essay on India, die state 1, die sunk on card measuring 74x89mm and showing full die sinkage, handsome unadopted frame design in an especially striking color, trivial tone spot at top right of card only and not on the India paper, very fine. (Image) $600.00

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
147 E 148-E6 148-E6, 6c Dark rose, Brown and Violet, large die essays on India, die state 2, as previous essays but now with diagonal lines added to the vignette background, three different
colors, each trimmed down (as is often the case), the violet trimmed#148-E6, 6c Dark rose, Brown and Violet, large die essays on India, die state 2, as previous essays but now with diagonal lines added to the vignette background, three different colors, each trimmed down (as is often the case), the violet trimmed down to stamp size (faint thin speck), while the other two are approximately small die proof size, very fine; a rare trio of seldom seen essays. (Image) $3,000.00

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
148 E 148-E7 148-E7, 6c Dull rose, large die essay on India, die state 3, mounted on card measuring 80x89mm and showing full die sinkage, as previous essays but now with dots added to top
of hair, brilliantly fresh and clean, very fine especially rare being#148-E7, 6c Dull rose, large die essay on India, die state 3, mounted on card measuring 80x89mm and showing full die sinkage, as previous essays but now with dots added to top of hair, brilliantly fresh and clean, very fine; especially rare being full sized and not cut down as is so often the case with most known examples. (Image) $1,000.00

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
149 E 148-E7 148-E7, 6c Orange, Brown, Yellow green and Blue green, large die essays on India, die state 3, as previous essays but now with dots added to top of hair, four different colors,
each trimmed down (as is often the case), ranging in size from small#148-E7, 6c Orange, Brown, Yellow green and Blue green, large die essays on India, die state 3, as previous essays but now with dots added to top of hair, four different colors, each trimmed down (as is often the case), ranging in size from small die proof size (2) to stamp size (2), each with typical minor thin spots or India paper translucencies, otherwise very fine. (Image) $4,000.00

SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
150 E 148-E8 148-E8, 6c Yellow green and Rose, large die essays on India, die state 4, as previous essays but now cheek shading consisting only of dots, two different colors, each trimmed
down (as is always found on these per note in the Scott catalog), the#148-E8, 6c Yellow green and Rose, large die essays on India, die state 4, as previous essays but now cheek shading consisting only of dots, two different colors, each trimmed down (as is always found on these per note in the Scott catalog), the Yellow green with small die proof sized margins, the Rose being stamp size (small thins), very fine and scarce. (Image) $500.00

SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
151 E 148-E10a 148-E10a, 6c Deep blue, large die essay on India, die state 5, mounted on card measuring 70x82mm and showing full die sinkage, as previous 4 essays, but now with adopted frame
design, faint soiling at far right of little consequence, very fine#148-E10a, 6c Deep blue, large die essay on India, die state 5, mounted on card measuring 70x82mm and showing full die sinkage, as previous 4 essays, but now with adopted frame design, faint soiling at far right of little consequence, very fine; especially rare being full sized and not cut down. (Image) $850.00

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
152 E 148-E11 148-E11, 6c Carmine, large die essay on India, die state 6, mounted on card measuring 68x80mm and showing full die sinkage, design is now as adopted design but with hair
brushed forward, couple of faint soil specks at top right, very fine espec#148-E11, 6c Carmine, large die essay on India, die state 6, mounted on card measuring 68x80mm and showing full die sinkage, design is now as adopted design but with hair brushed forward, couple of faint soil specks at top right, very fine; especially rare being full sized and not cut down; ex-Finkelburg. (Image) $700.00

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
153 E 148-E11 148-E11, 6c Deep rose, Pale violet rose and Red violet, large die essays on India, die state 6, design is now as adopted design but with hair brushed forward, three different
colors, each trimmed down (as is almost always the case with these ess#148-E11, 6c Deep rose, Pale violet rose and Red violet, large die essays on India, die state 6, design is now as adopted design but with hair brushed forward, three different colors, each trimmed down (as is almost always the case with these essays), ranging from small die proof size (2) to one in stamp size (minor thin spots), other two very fine; very scarce group; ex-Finkelburg. (Image) $2,100.00

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
154 P 148P1 148P1, 6c Carmine, large die proof on India, die sunk on card measuring 107x145mm, with National Bank Note co., N.Y. imprint at bottom of India, signed in pencil at bottom by
the engravers D.S. Ronaldson and (L.) Delnoce, very fine and excee#148P1, 6c Carmine, large die proof on India, die sunk on card measuring 107x145mm, with National Bank Note co., N.Y. imprint at bottom of India, signed in pencil at bottom by the engravers D.S. Ronaldson and (L.) Delnoce, very fine and exceedingly choice; believed to be unique being signed by the engravers. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
155 P 148P1 148P1, 6c Carmine, large die proof on India, die sunk on full sized card measuring 144x227mm, with colorless National Bank Note Co. N.Y. imprint impressed at bottom of India
paper, extraordinarily fresh and clean, extremely fine seldom seen s#148P1, 6c Carmine, large die proof on India, die sunk on full sized card measuring 144x227mm, with colorless "National Bank Note Co. N.Y." imprint impressed at bottom of India paper, extraordinarily fresh and clean, extremely fine; seldom seen so choice. (Image) $450.00

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
156 P 145P2-55P2 145P2-55P2, 1870 1c-90c National Bank Notes, small die proofs on India cplt., mounted on complete full page from a Roosevelt presentation album, intensely fresh colors (15c
slightly oxidized), bend to card at bottom left corner (resulting in spl#145P2-55P2, 1870 1c-90c National Bank Notes, small die proofs on India cplt., mounted on complete full page from a Roosevelt presentation album, intensely fresh colors (15c slightly oxidized), bend to card at bottom left corner (resulting in splitting of card on reverse, which in no way affects either the small die proofs themselves or its overall appearance), very fine; a lovely and rare intact page of small die proofs from a Roosevelt presentation album, of which only 85 sets were produced, many of which have been broken up. (Image) $3,250.00

SOLD for $1,350.00
Will close during Public Auction
157 P 148P2 148P2, 6c Carmine, small die proof on India, on original card backing from a Roosevelt album, extremely fine a special printing of small die proofs was produced in 1904 by the
Roosevelt administration, only eighty five Roosevelt presentation#148P2, 6c Carmine, small die proof on India, on original card backing from a Roosevelt album, extremely fine; a special printing of small die proofs was produced in 1904 by the Roosevelt administration, only eighty five "Roosevelt" presentation albums were created using these proofs. (Image) $450.00

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
158 Pbl 148P3 148P3, 6c Carmine, plate proof on India, handsome full top margin imprint and plate No. 26 block of fourteen, brilliantly fresh, well margined, sheet selvage at top left (not
part of integral plate block of twelve) with corner crease ending in#148P3, 6c Carmine, plate proof on India, handsome full top margin imprint and plate "No. 26" block of fourteen, brilliantly fresh, well margined, sheet selvage at top left (not part of integral plate block of twelve) with corner crease ending in small tear, the plate block of twelve is very fine and exceedingly choice (Image) $970.00+

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
159 Pbl 148P3 148P3, 6c Carmine, plate proof on India, bottom margin imprint and plate No. 26 block of fourteen, exceptionally well margined all around, strong color and impression on bright
paper, extremely fine a handsome and scarce proof plate block mul#148P3, 6c Carmine, plate proof on India, bottom margin imprint and plate "No. 26" block of fourteen, exceptionally well margined all around, strong color and impression on bright paper, extremely fine; a handsome and scarce proof plate block multiple. (Image) $900.00

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
160 S 145SA - 155SA 145SA-155SA, 1870 1c-90c National Bank Notes, overprinted Specimen type A in English type, an immensely rare set of the nine known values, including the 6c Lincoln, with
Specimen overprint type A, the 1c to 10c values each with tiny manuscri#145SA-155SA, 1870 1c-90c National Bank Notes, overprinted "Specimen" type A in English type, an immensely rare set of the nine known values, including the 6c Lincoln, with "Specimen" overprint type A, the 1c to 10c values each with tiny manuscript "X" over the overprint, suggesting this was some sort of presentation set, all without gum, except the 6c which has disturbed o.g., each with varying degrees of flaws, which is of little consequence, as this set of Specimens is believed to be unique; a highly important set for a variety of different specialists; ex-Lewenthal. (Image) $5,400.00

SOLD for $5,250.00
Will close during Public Auction

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