1c State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O57xS).
American Bank Note Co. printing, top left corner imprint and plate no. 55 strip of seven, without gum as issued, rich color, left stamp rounded corner at bottom right, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, a rare imprint and plate number strip, unlisted in Scott, a plate number and imprint strip of eight is also known (ex Sheriff, Siegel Sale 752 lot 534) which is the largest known multiple, the 1c Navy from the same printing is listed and catalogues $4,000.00
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