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Bowlsby Coupon Essays

                                               Page last updated: 6-12-2016

Bowlsby Die Essays

63-E13a – Bowlsby die essay
1c Red, die essay pulled on India paper and sunk posthumously on card blotter. Horizontally creased
where the coupon meets the stamp. The crease breaks the paper. Catalog value: $1,750.00. Ex-Wilson Born Net $175.00
 
63-E13a – Bowlsby die essay
1c Orange, die essay pulled on India paper and cut down. Rare $500.00

63-E13a – Bowlsby die essay
1c Orange, die essay pulled on India paper
and still affixed the original card blotter. Rare Ex-Wilson Born $1,250.00
 
63-E13a – Bowlsby die essay
1c Orange-brown, die essay pulled on India paper
and still affixed the original card blotter. Rare Ex-Wilson Born $1,250.00
 
63-E13a – Bowlsby die essay
1c Grey, die essay pulled on India paper
and removed from the card blotter. Rare Ex-Wilson Born $1,250

Bowlsby Plate Essays

  63-E13c through 63-E13h - Complete set of all plate varieties 
A complete set of all nine varieties of the Bowlsby coupon plate essays. Above average centering throughout, all original gum. Includes the rare grilled variety on white paper. Rarely offered as a set. $2,500.00

 63-E13c
Red plate essay printed on pelure paper and gummed. $300.00

63-E13c - Block of four
Red plate essay printed on pelure paper and gummed, imperforate block of four. $1,000.00

63-E13d
Red imperforate plate essay on white paper, OG. $195.00

63-E13d - Block of four
Red imperforate plate essay on white paper, OG. block of four. $895.00

63-E13d - Top sheet margin strip of four
Red imperforate plate essay on white paper, OG. top sheet margin strip of four. $1,000.00

63-E13d – Left sheet margin strip of five (rejoined)
Red imperforate coupon plate essay on white paper., OG. Left sheet margin strip of five. Ex-Finkelburg $1,000.00

63-E13e - With split grill
Red imperforate plate essay on white paper, OG with 13x16mm one full grill impression and one split impression. The split is perfect with half running off the top edge and half running off the bottom edge and full grill impression in the middle of the essay. Only the second row of the sheet yields examples of this variety. There may only be a total of ten examples available to collectors. (See my article and illustrations in the Winter 1999 edition of my newsletter.) Very scarce and much more scarce than the split grill. $800.00

  63-E13f
Red or Blue plate essay on white paper, perforated all around and in between the coupon and stamp, OG. $175.00 each

63-E13f - Block of four, blue
Blue Bowlsby coupon essay block of four. Perforated all around and in between. Ex-Evans  $700.00

  63-E13g
Red or Blue plate essay on white paper, perforated all around and imperforate between the coupon and stamp, OG. $175.00 each


  63-E13g - Block of four
Red Bowlsby Patent plate essay on stamp paper, perforated all around and imperf. between OG, top sheet margin block of four. $700.00

  63-E13h
Red or Blue plate essay on white paper, perforated all around rouletted between the coupon and stamp, OG. $300.00 each

  63-E13h - Blue strip of four, the largest remaining multiple
Blue plate essay on white paper, perforated all around rouletted between the coupon and stamp, OG, strip of four. $2,000.00

63-E13i
1c Black, plate essay on India paper. One of only four copies that we have found in the past 30 years. $750.00

 

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