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    Matched Pair of Trial Color Die Proofs

    Milton 1DP25F.1 and 1DP25R.1 25c First Issue Trial Color Die Proof PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. This lovely and irreplaceable unique pair first came to light in the October 20, 1904 sale of the Pick collection held by S.H.&H. Chapman. Both the face and back have narrow margins and are printed in black ink on soft white paper. Both are deeply impressed through the paper, leaving a heavy embossing effect plainly visible on the back of each uniface piece. These were apparently pulled from finished plates, as all the design elements are identical to the issued notes. Each has an incredible sharpness of impression that simply does not exist on regular-issue notes or normal Specimen printings. Only when truly landmark collection reach the market are exquisite rarities like this pair available to a new generation of collectors.

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    September, 2008
    17th-21st Wednesday-Sunday
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