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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2019

Category — Philatelic History from the Trenchard Collection

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2192, Philatelic History from the Trenchard Collection2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Tied by quartered cork on Mason & Co. Philadelphia stamp and coin dealer's advertising cover to Ithaca N.Y., small repaired nick at top left, otherwise Fine, scarce use of 1869 Issue on early stamp dealer's advertising cover, Ebenezer Locke Mason was one of Philadelphia's founding stamp dealers and an early rival of J. W. Scott, he published Mason's Coin and Stamp Collector's Magazine, which was noted for attacks on rival dealers, ex Mack, illustrated in Rose 1869 book (p. 26)

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