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Engraved Steel ABN Die Plate Titled "Gold Mining"1880."

c. 1880s, Unique Original Hand-Engraved Steel Die Plate for Printing a Decorative Historical Scene Titled: "Gold Mining"1880." American Bank Note Company, N.Y., Choice Extremely Fine.

This unique Hand-Engraved Steel Die Plate measures 5.5 x 3.25 inches, no date, being an imprint of the American Bank Note Company, New York for use as a decorative historical vignette on such items as bonds, stock certificates or the like. There is a wonderful contemporary Gold Mining scene with six men working deep in a gold mine with their picks and shovels. There is an engraved identification number: V-44726 (C-63 crossed out). This die itself is deep steel gray in color with tinges of golden and blue natural overtones. Ex: Stack's sale of the Old West & Franklinton Collections, August 2006, Lot 1011, where it realized $1,725 (no tag present); and American Bank Note Company Archives.

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