2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Without gum as issued, intense color and proof-like impression, full and intact perfs all around without any scissors-separation
FRESH AND FINE EXAMPLE
OF THE 1875 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 24 EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.
Our census of Scott 181 published in the Zoellner catalogue (and updated at our
website at: http://siegelauctions.com/enc/census/180/180.htm) records 24 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in the New York Public Library
Census No. 180-UNC-04. With 1948, 1965 and 2002 P.F. certificates. (Image)
SOLD for $95,000.00
Will close during Public Auction