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lot # 5 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)

Thursday Jun 24, 2021 10:00 America/New_York
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1, 1847 5c Red brown, stamp with margins large to clear, tied by two pen-strokes and red "Philada Rail Road" straightline cancel, second strike at right, manuscript "Paid," Blood's (2c) Bronze on black (15L17) local affixed but not tied, all on folded lettersheet addressed to Monson, Massachusetts, Very Fine and attractive combination of stamp, cancel, and local, Dr. Chase's notation on reverse: "5c 1847, very fine, 1849 color + impression, 'Philada Rail Road' in and directly across the stamp + repeated on the cover, black pen in addition, Blood's local on the cover" United States General Issues

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