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    Milton 2E50R.1 50¢ Second Issue Negative Essay New. Printed on an odd, thin fibrous paper quite unlike the normal fiber papers, stiff or soft papers on which most of these unusual experimentals come. This was originally item #19 from Frossard's 1893 listing, and that number is written in brown pen at the top right of the blank back. This note is plated on page 74 of the Fractional Encyclopedia. It is a Choice New example but for some very minor handling and a small nick at the bottom edge, far away from the design. Milt refers to this paper as "yellowed" in his encyclopedia description, but we are not at all convinced. The paper has a rather craft-like quality, and although the point is moot, we believe this to be its original color.

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