4c-50c Connecticut (RM45-RM48, RM50). Clear impressions on promissory notes or bill of lading (10c, with ship illustration), 10c part-printed, others handwritten, three with file folds affecting embossing, 10c with some manuscript on embossing but still easily visible, Very Fine group, only seven are recorded in Combs for the 20c which is also ex Joyce (Image)
75c Connecticut (RM51). Sharp impression at top left of handwritten promissory note dated "Norwich November 1st 1799", manuscript from note partly over embossing but the design is clearly visible
VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 75-CENT CONNECTICUT FIRST FEDERAL ISSUE. ONLY FOUR ARE RECORDED.
Only four are recorded in the Combs survey. We have offered only one other since 1994, with the embossing almost completely covered by manuscript. Ex Makepeace and Joyce. Listed but unpriced in Scott. (Image)
$1.00 Connecticut (RM52). Clear impression at top left of handwritten estate document from Saybrook Conn. dated August 22, 1798, Very Fine impression of this scarce stamp, the Combs survey notes only eight are known (Image)