VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT BLACK JACK RE-ISSUE.
Only 979 sold. With 1990 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST-CENTERED USED EXAMPLES OF THE 3-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE. ONLY 24 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.
The 3c Re-Issue was printed from the original plate, which contained 200 subjects in two panes. 10,000 were printed (50 impressions). Only 465 of the 3c were sold; the remaining 9,535 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.
Our census of Scott 104 used, available at our website at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/104/104.pdf , records 24 examples, plus one with a non-contemporary cancel (not shown). Only seven are confirmed as sound, and several of those are off-center.
Census No. 104-CAN-24. With 2015 P.F. certificate which mentions corner crease, but does not note reperfed left side