Item # S007973
1953 Fifty cent Textile Industry – The American / Canadian Bank Note Production File, a remarkable archive lot which contains rare proofs, essays and production proofs related to the issue of this definitive stamp, which replaced the 50c Oil Wells (issued March 1, 1950). The lot includes:
1) Nine photographic die proofs – seven small size, two large size proofs
2) Eight different die proofs, all engraved, five of which show progressive, unfinished design; five are printed in bright rose, one in brown and two in green
3) Correspondence and official letters between Canadian and American Bank Note companies to government officials
4) Pouches, docket and order forms, etc.
A wonderful lot offering an essential nucleus to anyone wanting to exhibit this definitive stamp; a great opportunity for a specialist, Very Fine (Unitrade 334 essays and proofs)