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Sale 1191 — United States and CSA Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 October, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 1870 and Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2345
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2345, 1870 and Later Issues2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Tied by "Chicago Ill. Jun. 17 5-PM 1898" machine datestamp and flag cancel on First Day of Issue cover to local street address, opened unevenly at right where edge restored, stamp with small scuffs at left and minor soiling around perfs from gum

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE FIRST DAY COVER OF THE 2-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

Henry Scheuer estimates that 12-20 First Day covers are known with the 2c Trans-Mississippi Issue, plus three covers with the 2c used in combination with other denominations. Scott Retail $8,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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