1875 2¢ Jackson
Earliest Known Use: July 15, 1875
Quantity issued: 112,191,250(estimate)
Printed by: Continental Bank Note Company
Method: Flat plate on yellowish wove paper
This stamp was issued with a change in color, which eliminated much confusion due to the similarity in color between the 1873 version of this stamp and the 10¢ Jefferson.
According to the Assistant Postmaster General’s report, postal patrons and clerks were confused by the similarity between the 2¢ Jackson Bank Note stamps and the 10¢ Jefferson stamps.