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    Second Issue Reverse Color Trial Experimental Milton 2E25F.6.
    An example of this Milton variety is often seen as part of a four piece set with green, red, violet, and brown printed reverses. At the time of publication, only the violet colored reverse was known to collectors, and the variety was listed as unique. The Fraser Collection, sold in 1982, was the first appearance of the other backs. The design is the finished-plate 25¢ Second Issue engraving, which is overprinted in bronze with the large "25" normally used on the back and the bronze date "February 20, 1863." The backs of the four notes are the finished-plate engraving for the Second Issue Backs missing the engraving that appears within the shield. The shield portion is blank but for light outlines of the stars at the top.


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