2¢ Carmine, Type II (251), wide top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" imprint and plate number 126 block of six, bottom stamps Mint N.H., deep rich color
Dr. Frederick S. Fogelson, Shreves sale, 2/11/2005, lot 16, to Mr. Gross
Fine; thin spot in top center selvage, few perf separations in ungummed selvage sensibly reinforced, top right stamp with blue "RWB" backstamp
SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)
HISTORY AND COMMENTARY
We have offered only two other wide top plate blocks since keeping computerized records. Both are hinged and have similar centering.
EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE II 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.
With 1996 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90)