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    State Dept. Special Printing, 1873, $2 Green & Black, (O68S-D), bright color and prooflike impression on crisp paper, strong and fresh red "Specimen" overprint on vignette, without gum as issued, a Fine example of this extremely rare Special Printing.

    Scott $20,000


    Expertization: 2006 PF Certificate

    AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THIS GREAT RARITY - ONLY 32 ISSUED

    Special printings of Official stamps were made in 1875 at the time the Reprints, Re-Issues and Special Printings were printed. Though overprinted "specimen" they are not considered in the same category as those listed in the Specimen section of the catalog. They were issued without gum.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2009
    2nd-4th Tuesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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