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Sale 1189 — The John Birkinbine II Collection of Arizona and New Mexico Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 October, 2018

Category — Arizona Area of New Mexico Territory

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1053
c
Sale Number 1189, Lot Number 1053, Arizona Area of New Mexico Territory“Tucson N.M. Mar. 3” (1859), “Tucson N.M. Mar. 3” (1859)“Tucson N.M. Mar. 3” (1859). Bold strike with inverted “3” in date ties two 3¢ Rose, Ty. I (25) on buff cover to Lancaster, New Hampshire, opening tear in backflap is a bit larger than usual and thus noted, but the cover is exceptionally choice

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE DOUBLE-RATE COVER WITH THE 3-CENT 1857 ISSUE TIED BY A SUPERB STRIKE OF THE TUCSON CIRCULAR DATESTAMP.

This was carried on the eastbound Butterfield stage to St. Louis (Tipton) via Fort Smith.

Ex Dr. Dike

E. 3,000-4,000
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