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Sale 1211 — The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 October, 2019

Category — 1857-60 1¢ to 90¢ Perforated Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
323°
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 323, 1857-60 1¢ to 90¢ Perforated Issues, Fabulous horizontal strip of six of the 1857 10¢ Green Type II on cover to Mexico

10¢ Green, Type II (32), horizontal strip of six, extraordinarily choice centering for a multiple of this size, bright color, tied by three bold strikes of "New Orleans La. Feb. 15, 1858" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, from the Hargous correspondence, bold "7" reales due handstamp, fifth stamp with trivial small sealed tear at bottom, Extremely Fine, a rare multiple franking to Mexico paying the six-times rate, ex Caspary, Rust and Klein, from our 1981 and 1996 Rarities of the World sales, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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