1896, 2c-25c Officials, "Specimen" Ovpt. (O1S-O6S).
Set consisting of the top two horizontal rows of the sheet with selvage on three sides, each stamp with red "Specimen" overprint and hole punch, each multiple with purple "Return to E.5. To be held for Reference. Order of ..... 1896"
boxed handstamp with last two digits of yeardate in red ms., Mint N.H., signed in pencil on back and each plated
VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND PROBABLY UNIQUE SET OF SPECIMEN MULTIPLES FOR THE 1896 OFFICIALS FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY.
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