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

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

Category — 1861-1866 Issue

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 496, 1861-1866 Issue, 3¢ Pigeon Blood Pink on a Patriotic cover

3¢ Pigeon Blood Pink (64a), color slightly adulterated but still has the bluish tint of a true Pigeon Blood Pink, superb centering and margins, tied by "Miamiville O. Nov. 9" circular datestamp on red and blue "Protect It" Waving Flag Patriotic cover to Ford P.O., Ohio, stamp has partly nibbed perf at upper right, still Very Fine and rare example of this 3¢ 1861 shade on a Patriotic cover, very few known, ex Myers and Mitchell

E. 1,500-2,000
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