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
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