1862, 2c Black, Greenish Blue (14).
Plate 3-Gx, Ty. VI, Pos. 6, 8mm gutter margin at left, huge margins at top and right, clear to large at bottom, two pen strokes, not tied but properly used on folded letter to the French Consulate at Honolulu, a list French sailors with name, rank and ship; this stamp, which is extremely rare on cover, is significant because the gutter margin at left is 8mm, while the gutter seen on a stamp in the Tows sale (lot 454A) is 4mm, proving that Plate 3-Gx had at least two sizes of gutter between columns; Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate
Image Magnifier / Download
Power Search for Comparables