Lot 2074 oDocumentary, 1871, Third Issue, 2¢ orange & black, double impression of frame, showing two strong impression, faint cancel, strong colors, Fine, an extremely rare double impression variety, undercataloged in Scott; with 2020 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. R135d $1,750.
THE DISCOVERY EXAMPLE OF THE 1871 2¢ DOCUMENTARY WITH DOUBLE IMPRESSION OF FRAME - A GREAT REVENUE RARITY WITH ONLY FOUR EXAMPLES RECORDED.
Accompanied by 1942 letter from Hugh M. Clark, President of Scott Publication, Inc. to Mr. C.C. Whitaker reporting on his R135 double impression. The letter reports that the Bureau Issue Association has recommended the listing.