Trans-Mississippi $1.00 Black Painting Vignette
Trans-Mississippi $1.00 Black Painting Vignette
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Trans-Mississippi $1.00 Black Painting Vignette

Estimate: 300 - 400 USD

Trans-Mississippi $1.00 Black Painting Vignette

Estimate: 300 - 400 USD

Lot Sold:375USD

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1898 Trans-Mississippi $1.00 Black Painting Vignette


Die sunk 117 x 94 mm on thick paper 193 x 145 mm, entitled “Western Cattle in Storm” and “After Painting by McWhirter” referring to the original “Vanguard” painting of the Scottish Highlands by John McWhirter, and “Edward J. Dillon” the engraver. Some slight toning at the top and few trivial stains otherwise very fine later proof of the design adopted for the popular $1.00 stamp. 

Stamps Online: The Michael Bakwin Collection
Online bidding closed11 Apr 2019 | 06:37 PM GMT