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Sale 1120 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 17-18 March, 2016

Category — Carrier Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1713
c
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1713, Carrier IssuesU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue Unsurfaced (6LB3), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue Unsurfaced (6LB3)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue Unsurfaced (6LB3). Large margins all around, orange-red "U.S." in frame cancel (impression ties thru paper), matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Sep. 2, -- O'Clock" double-line circular datestamp on small 1842 folded letter to local street address, minor edge nicks, Very Fine, this is the second day of use of the 6LB3 stamp, the first stamp printed and issued under U.S. authority (a Sep. 1 datestamped cover and a wrapper with an August docketing date are recorded)

E. 500-750
800
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