10c Green, Ty. II-IV-IV (32-34-34).
Positions 53-55L1, horizontal strip of three with two right stamps forming a pair of Type IV,
both recut at bottom, wide bottom margins nicely showing the recuts, tied by large "Paid" in grid, red "Boston Mass. May 5, 1859" circular datestamp on yellow cover to St. Johns, New Brunswick, Canada,
red "United States" double oval handstamp, docketed at left, receiving backstamp, backflap tears and small repair on back that just touches the top left corner on front
FINE AND VERY RARE 10c 1857 TYPE IV MULTIPLE ON A TRIPLE-RATE COVER TO CANADA.
There are only two places on the 10c Plate 1 where a horizontal pair of Type IV can occur: Positions 54-55L1 and Positions 64-65L1. The Ty. IV perforated horizontal pair is rarer than the imperforate pair. This is the only example of a perforated Ty. IV horizontal pair contained in Power Search.
Signed Ashbrook. Scott Retail for an off-cover pair of Type IV, plus a single of Ty. II is $5,700.00
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