FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 3-CENT TYPE II IMPERFORATE WITH DOUBLE IMPRESSION. AN IMPORTANT CLASSIC RARITY.
A review of the Philatelic Foundation records and Power Search revealed only this single example of the 1851 3c Issue with double impression.
From our 1968 Rarities of the World sale and ex Piller. Accompanied by the cover from which this stamp was removed (manuscript "Clear Spring Pa" postmark). With 1980 P.F. certificate