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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2123, Special Delivery thru Offices in China2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9), 2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Large part original gum, bright color and crisp impression, light diagonal crease, few thin spots

VERY FINE APPEARING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING.

The reported sale figures for the rare 1c, 2c and 3c Postage Due Special Printings probably include orders filled with regular stamps, as all three are far rarer than the reported sales numbers would suggest. This is rarely offered with any form of original gum.

With 1995 P.F. certificate stating original gum

15,000
2,600
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2018-11-14
United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 720, Postage Due2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9), 2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Original gum covering about half the back (called small part on accompanying certificate), deep rich color and distinctive cameo of the Special Printing, choice centering and margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE SOUND AND CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING.

The reported sale figures for the rare 1c, 2c and 3c Postage Due Special Printings probably include orders filled with regular stamps, as all three are far rarer than the reported sales numbers would suggest. This is normally found without any form of original gum and is almost never encountered with the centering seen on this example.

With 2014 P.F. certificate

15,000
4,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 415, Postage Due2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9), 2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Large part original gum, bright color and crisp impression, light diagonal crease, few thin spots

VERY FINE APPEARING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING.

The reported sale figures for the rare 1c, 2c and 3c Postage Due Special Printings probably include orders filled with regular stamps, as all three are far rarer than the reported sales numbers would suggest. This is rarely offered with any form of original gum.

With 1995 P.F. certificate stating original gum

15,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2017-06-27
2017 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1159, Lot Number 269, Special Delivery, Postage Due2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9), 2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Unused (no gum), choice centering, rich color and classic cameo of the Special Printing

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1879 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING.

The reported sale figures for the rare 1c, 2c and 3c Postage Due Special Printings probably include orders filled with regular stamps, as all three are far rarer than the reported sales numbers would suggest. This is rarely offered in sound, centered condition.

With 1999 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates

15,000
4,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2017-03-01
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1135, Postage Due2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9), 2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Disturbed original gum, bright color, central thin from hinge removal, few gum soaks

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING.

he reported sale figures for the rare 1c, 2c and 3c Postage Due Special Printings probably include orders filled with regular stamps, as all three are far rarer than the reported sales numbers would suggest. This is rarely offered with any form of original gum.

With 1954 and 2016 P.F. certificates

15,000
2,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2015-04-28
The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 841, Postage Due with 1879 American Bank Note Co. Special Printing (Scott J1-J14)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9), 2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Unused (no gum), well-centered for this difficult issue, cameo as typical for genuine examples, thinning at bottom left, single short perf at top right

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING.

The reported sale figures for the rare 1c, 2c and 3c Postage Due Special Printings probably include orders filled with regular stamps, as all three are far rarer than the reported sales numbers would suggest

19,000
1,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2015-03-25
The Curtis Collection: Back of Book and Possessions
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Sale Number 1094, Lot Number 43, Postage Due: 1879-91 Issues (Scott J1-J28)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9), 2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Unused (no gum), very well-centered for this difficult issue, cameo as typical for genuine examples, light corner crease top left described as "strengthened" on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING, WHICH IS EXCEEDINGLY DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN WELL-CENTERED.

The reported sale figures for the rare 1c, 2c and 3c Postage Due Special Printings probably include orders filled with regular stamps.

With 1971 and 2000 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail as original gum

19,000
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2013-06-25
2013 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1048, Lot Number 382, Air Post thru Offices in China2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9), 2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Unused (no gum), proof-like impression and cameo as typical with genuine examples, several thins not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, a rare example of the 2c Postage Due Special Printing, the 1c, 2c and 3c are undoubtedly the rarest values of the American Bank Note Co. Postage Due Special Printings, although the sold quantities in the official records are relatively high, it is probable that some orders were filled with the regular stamps, with 1959 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as original gum

19,000
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2010-12-15
Specialized U.S. Collections, Air Post, Foreign Stamps & Covers
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Sale Number 1003, Lot Number 5270, United States Postage Due Issues (Special Printings, Scott J9-J14)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9), 2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Unused (no gum), exceptionally wide margins for this difficult issue and attractively centered, bright color and detailed impression on crisp paper, tiny natural inclusion of little importance

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING, WHICH IS EXCEEDINGLY DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.

The reported sale figures for the rare 1c, 2c and 3c Postage Due Special Printings probably include orders filled with regular stamps.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

19,000
6,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Postage Due
2010-12-08
Siegel Sale 1000
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Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1288, Postage Due2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9), 2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9)2c Deep Brown, Special Printing (J9). Original gum, lightly hinged

FINE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT POSTAGE DUE SPECIAL PRINTING.

The 1c, 2c and 3c are undoubtedly the rarest values of the American Bank Note Co. Postage Due Special Printings, although the sold quantities in the official records are relatively high. William E. Mooz, in an article on the 1c appearing in Chronicle No. 170, May 1996, offers evidence to support his theory that the actual number of true Special Printings sold was significantly lower than the reported figures.

With 1971 and 2007 P.F. certificates

19,000
3,250
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