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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

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

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2358, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Vermilion, 3c Green, 5c Blue (158, 178, 179), 2c Vermilion, 3c Green, 5c Blue (158, 178, 179)2c Vermilion, 3c Green, 5c Blue (158, 178, 179). 2c and 3c on intermediate paper, tied by odd-shaped segmented cork cancel, red "Boston Paid Feb. 3" (1879) circular datestamp on cover to Satara, India, red London "Paid" transit datestamp, Sea Post Office, Brindisi and Satara backstamps, 3c nicked at top (visible only upon close examination), appears Very Fine, India joined the GPU in July 1876 but the rates were double those of regular GPU members until Apr. 1, 1879, this is an unusual combination for the 10c GPU rate, ex "Andromeda"

E. 300-400
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