A FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE REGISTERED USAGE OF THE 2-CENT BLACK JACK FROM CALIFORNIA TO NEW YORK, USED TO CARRY STAMPS FROM AN EARLY DEALER.
The Pacific Stage Express Co. closed in 1864, but its franked envelope was used in this instance by a San Francisco stamp dealer. The registry fee was paid in cash.
Illustrated in Nathan book, p. 157. With 1968 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB BISECTED USAGE OF THE 2-CENT BLACK JACK. SCARCE IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION.
Accompanied by a second cover from same correspondence showing normal payment with a 3c 1861. With copy of 1968 P.F. certificate.
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USAGE OF THE 2-CENT BLACK JACK ISSUE ON AN ANGELL PATRIOTIC COVER TO AUSTRIA.
Ex Matthies and Allen. Illustrated in Lane. Only four covers with Black Jacks were offered in our 1969 Matthies sale.
VERY FINE. A RARE USAGE OF THE 1868 2-CENT GRILLED BLACK JACK ON A WELLS FARGO ENTIRE FROM VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA TO LONDON, ENGLAND.