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lot # 3566 - United States "Back of the Book" Stamps and Postal History Carriers Stamps

Tuesday Jun 22, 2021 10:00 to Thursday Jun 24, 2021 18:30 America/New_York
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6LB3, United States City Despatch Post, New York City, 3c Black on Light blue, large and even margins, with crisp strike of orange-red "U.S." in octagonal frame, tied by matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Sep. 5, 1 O'Clock" double-line cds, on small folded letter to local address, ms. "Paid 3 cts," Extremely Fine, very early use of the first stamp issued under U.S. government authority, the color of the ink identifies this as an 1842 usage, 2000 Philatelic Foundation certificate, ex-Middendorf, Golden (Scott $2,500)Sale 3043: United States Stamps and Covers - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10 a.m. Eastern

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