Lot 1740 EPieters & Co., 4¢ black, essay, on India (159x34mm), similar to the design of` the 6¢ issue with vignette portrait facing right, bright and fresh, couple small thins, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Rosenberg.
Scott No. RS191-E Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1741 PPieters & Co., 4¢ green, trial color large die proof, on India, stamp size with large margins, bright and fresh, Very Fine, ex-Joyce.
Scott No. RS191TC1 $400.
Lot 1742 oPieters & Co., 4¢ black, old paper, nicely centered for the issue, strong color, thins and small sealed tear, Very Fine appearance, very scarce with 41 examples recorded in the Aldrich census (of which 22 are reported to be faulty), ex-Rosenberg.
Scott No. RS191a $650.
Lot 1743 PPieters & Co., 6¢ green, trial color large die proof, on India die sunk on card (212x71mm), bright and fresh, India separated from card, Very Fine.
Scott No. RS192TC1 $400.
Lot 1744 oPieters & Co., 6¢ black, old paper, strong color, flaws including restored ends and thins, Fine appearance, a rare and notorious difficult issue, with only 20 examples recorded in the Aldrich census (of which 16 are reported to be faulty and 12 with less than fine centering).
Scott No. RS192a $1,600.