EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT BLUISH PAPER. VIRTUALLY UNHEARD OF WITH SUCH ENORMOUS MARGINS.
A total of 40 sheets (4,000 stamps) were printed of the 3c on Bluish paper, using four different printing plates. A quantity was inadvertently distributed to various post offices, including the post office in New York. Many of this small population are off-center.
With 1973 and 1999 P.F. certificates