Eight and a half Cent



Die and Trial Color Proofs printed om India



Goodall Proofs printed on wove paper in Orange, Brown, and Grey



Plate Proofs printed on India in Dark Green and Light Blue Greem



Plate Proof printed on India in Yellow Orange


SPECIMEN overprints

A
23mm long
Letters with Serifs
B
21mm long
Thin Letters
C
21mm long
Thick Letters
D
22mm long
Thin Letters




Plate Proof printed on India and overprinted "SPECIMEN" diagonally in Green
Block is Type B   Single is Type C



Plate Proof printed on India and overprinted "SPECIMEN" diagonally in Red
Block is Type C   Single is Type D



Type A overprinted diagonally in Red.


Types B, C, and D overprinted diagonally in Red.



Trade Sample Proof printed on wove paper in Red


Trade Sample Proof printed on wove paper in Violet


Trade Sample Proof printed on wove paper in shades of Brown


Trade Sample Proof printed on wove paper in Yellow


Trade Sample Proof printed on wove paper in Blue



Printed on Yellow paper