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Updated: 9-19--2018

August Issue (Premier Gravures)
Prepared by the National Bank Note Company

One-Cent

Image 63-E11a – Unique die essay
1c Ultramarine die essay on India paper. This is the “first design” or “August issue” and is the only recorded example of this die in ultramarine. Ex-Donald Evans, Pacetti $3,000.00

63-E11a – Full size (formerly 55TC1)

1c Black, die essay pulled on India paper and die sunk on full size card blotter. A protective tissue paper overlay is present. . Ex-Pacetti Net: $3,500.00

63-E11b (formerly 55P2)
1c Indigo, Roosevelt small die proofs successfully removed from the gray card backing. Ex-Pacetti $250.00 each

63-E11b (formerly 55P2)
1c Indigo, Roosevelt small die proofs still affixed to the original gray card backing. $325.00 each

63-E11c (formerly 55P3)
1c Indigo, plate essays on India paper, sound. Ex-Pacetti Single: $300.00, Pair: $600.00

63-E11c (formerly 55P3)
1c Indigo, plate essay on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter and rare thus. With PFC Ex-Pacetti $500.00

63-E11c – Block of four (formerly 55P3)
1c Indigo, plate essay, block of four, on India paper, sound. This is the finer of only two known blocks of four. Pane divider line between the bottom two proofs. Ex-Pacetti $2,500.00

63-E11c (formerly 55TC3)
1c Ultramarine, trial color plate essay on India paper, sound. Ex-Pacetti $300.00

63-E11c (formerly 55TC4)
1c Ultramarine, trial color plate essay on semitransparent stamp paper, sound. Very rare. Ex-Pacetti $500.00
 

Three-Cent

65-E14 (formerly 56P1)
3c Red die essay on India paper. This is the finished die in the intended color. With PSE certificate. $675.00

65-E15b
3c Deep Orange-red die essays on semitransparent stamp paper. $750.00 Each

Image 65-E15c (formerly 56TC1)
3c Black, trail color die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on the original card blotter. The die number and National imprint are beneath the image of the die. Some light brown ink spatter in the upper left area of the die sinkage which does not affect the image. SCV: $2,000.00 Ex-Lake Shore Net: $1,500.00

65-E15d (formerly 56P2)
3c Dim deep Red, Roosevelt small die proof still affixed to the original gray card backing. $325.00

65-E15f (formerly 56P3)
3c Deep Red plate proof on India paper, sound. $250.00

65-E15f (formerly 56TC3)
3c Scarlet trial color plate proof on India paper, sound. $350.00
 

Five-Cent

67-E8
5c Jefferson, Black trial color die essay (unfinished design) pulled on India paper and just about die block size. Die no. “442” and “National Bank Note Company” imprint at bottom. Rare! $1,500.00

67-E9d (formerly 57P3)
5c Red-brown shade plate proof on India paper, sound. $300.00

67-E9d - Pair (formerly 57P3)
5c Light Brown shade plate proof on India paper, pair, sound. $600.00

67-E9d (formerly 57P3
5c Brown shade, top left sheet margin copy, plate proof on India paper, sound. $300.00

67-E9d – Block of four (formerly 57P3)
5c Brown shade plate proof on India paper, top sheet margin block of four, sound. $1,000.00

67-E9d – Block of four (formerly 57P3)
5c Brown shade plate proof on India paper right sheet margin block of four, sound. $1,000.00

 

Ten-Cent

62BP3 (formerly 58P3)
10c Deep Green plate proof on India paper, sound. $325.00

62BTC3 (formerly 58TC3)
10c Green trial color plate proof on India paper, sound. $300.00

 

Twelve-Cent

69-E1a
12c Black original vignette pulled on thick India paper. Very rare! Ex-Gliedman $750.00

69-E5b
12c Black vignette on ivory paper. Very scarce. $750.00

69-E6b (formerly 59P2)
12c Black Roosevelt small die proof still affixed to the original gray card backing. $450.00

69-E9d (formerly 59P3)
12c Black plate proof on India paper, sound. $350.00

69-E6a
12c Scarlet, die essay pulled on India paper, off card, cut down to stamp size with a small hole in the design. Very rare but faulty. SCV: $2,500.00 Net $200.00

Image 69-E6d (formerly 59P3) – Block of four
12 Black, “August design” plate proof on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter. Top sheet margin block of four. Scott does not price blocks. A gem! Ex-Gliedman $1,250.00

 

Thirty-Cent

71-E2a (formerly 61TC1)
30c Black trial color die essay on India paper reduced to stamp size, sound. SCV: $1,750.00 Net: $500.00

71-E2a (formerly 61TC1)
30c Black trial color die essay pulled on India paper and die sunk on card blotter. $1,500.00

71-E2a (formerly 61TC1)
30c Black trial color die essay pulled on India paper and die sunk on card blotter, full size. $1,750.00

71-E2 variety (formerly 61P2)
30c Deep Red-orange Roosevelt small die proof still affixed to the original gray card backing. $325.00

71-E2b (formerly 61P3)
30c Deep Red-orange plate essay on India paper, sound. $500.00
 

Ninety-Cent

72-E7a – Die essay
90c Black large die essay pulled on India paper and die sunk on card blotter. Die number “447” and the National Bank Note Company imprint are located beneath the design. $1,750.00

72-E7f
90c Black plate essay on split card. $500.00

72-E7g (formerly 62aP4)
90c Blue plate essay on semitransparent stamp paper without gum. $2,250.00

72-E7g (formerly 62TC3)
90c Blue-green plate essay on thin wove paper without gum. $275.00

 

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