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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 132L3, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
c
Sale 1101, Lot 792, Local Posts: Ricketts & Hall thru Stringer & MortonSquier & Co. City Letter Dispatch, St. Louis Mo., 1c Brownish Purple, Rouletted (132L3). Roulettes on all four sides, faulty with pieces missing from corners, tied by "Jordan's Penny Post, Saint Louis May ?" circular datestamp, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied by Saint Louis Mo. circular datestamp which also ties local stamp, on cover to Batavia N.Y., cover faults with part of backflaps missing, Fine appearance an very rare, this has been described as both Rose Brown (132L2) and Brownish Purple (132L3), these colors are difficult as the shades vary due to ink instability and fading (somewhat immaterial as both are very rare, especially used with U.S. postage), ex Wagner and Alexander, with 1976 P.F. certificate as 132L3, unlisted in Scott used with No. 26

E. 750-1,000
400
FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 132L3, Symbol IN ("COVER")

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