Portrait and size the same as the one cent values. Above, a ribbon-like label, the ends curling down at sides and enclosing a colorless numeral of value upoa a circular disk of solid color. The ribbon itself is colorless, excepting some fine shading on the curved ends, and is inscribed “U. S. INTERNAL REVENUE,” in colored Roman capitals. Below, a similar label, excepting that the ends curve upwards to enolose the numerals of value, inscribed “BANK CHECK.” ” TWO” on the left; “CENTS ” on the right, also on a ribbon-like label which curls back upon itself where the ends meet the curved ends of the upper and lower labels.
An Historical Reference List of the Revenue Stamps of the United Stamps: Including the Private Die Proprietary Stamps
Boston Philatelic Society
Salem, Press of Newcomb & Gauss, 1899