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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 145L2a, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale 1232, Lot 1820, Local Posts and Independent Mails: Overton thru Westtown, BalancesWesttown School, Westtown Pa., (2c) Gold, Tete-Beche Pair (145L2a). Type VII, vertical pair, appears to be tied by blurry Pa. town circular datestamp but the portion of the tying cancel is drawn in, matching target cancels 3c Ultramarine (114) on small cover to Elma L. Hayes in West Chester Pa., pair has small tear and margins slightly in, Fine appearance, ex Golden, with 1999 P.F. certificate, Scott value as off-cover

300
250
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
1999-11-15
The David Golden Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
c
Sale 817, Lot 1599, Westtown School (Westtown PA)Westtown School, Westtown Pa., (2c) Gold, Tete-Beche Pair (145L2a). Type VII, vertical pair tied by blurry Pa. town circular datestamp, matching target cancels 3c Ultramarine (114) on small cover to Elma L. Hayes in West Chester Pa., pair has small tear and margins slightly in

FINE. THE ONLY RECORDED TETE-BECHE MULTIPLE OF THE WESTTOWN LOCAL ON COVER.

It appears that the sender affixed two Westtown stamps on this cover to prepay the 2c rate, perhaps unware that the stamps (without a denomination) were sold for 2c each.

E. 1,000-1,500
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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 145L2a, Symbol IN ("COVER")

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