Lot 1563 ECurtis & Son, 1¢ Model Essay, pen, pencil and watercolor design on card with engraved lathework strips added at top and bottom, manuscript "This design is approved subject to the regulations of the office, Geo. S. Boutwell, Commissioner of Internal Revenue" approval at left; central vertical card crease, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Joyce.
Scott No. RS66E Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A WONDERFUL APPROVAL MODEL ESSAY DESIGN FOR THE CURTIS & SON 1¢ MEDICINE ISSUE.
Lot 1564 oCurtis & Son, 2¢ black, watermarked USIR, deep color, thins and nibbed perfs at bottom, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott No. RS68d $400.