Lot 2631913, 2¢ Panama-Pacific, "Golden Gate" Photographic Essay, Photographic design 34 x 22mm, mounted on 101 x 76mm thick gray card, depicting Golden Gate as adopted for the 5¢ design, reverse with "Stamp Division P.O. Dept. Feb. 21, 1912" double-circle datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, undervalued by Scott.
Scott No. 398-E1; $1,500 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
THE UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF THIS 2¢ PANAMA-PACIFIC "GOLDEN GATE" PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY.
This was a photo of an incomplete ink and wash drawing of frame design longer than adopted with photo of wash drawing of Golden Gate as eventually used (reduced) on 5c value. There is another 2¢ Panama-Pacific "Golden Gate" photographic essay that was offered in the Fekete collection that was embellished with additional ink and wash features.