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Sale 1216 — The Ambassador J. William Middendorf II Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 February, 2020

Category — 1c 1857 Perforated Issue: Plate 1 Late, Plate 2

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1216, Lot Number 97, 1c 1857 Perforated Issue: Plate 1 Late, Plate 21c Blue, Ty. IV (23), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (23)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23). Recut once at top and bottom, used with horizontal strip of three of 3c Rose, Ty. I (25) and single of 10c Green, Ty. II (32), 3c strip with selvage at right, tied by three strikes of “Chicago Ill. Nov. 10, 1857” circular datestamp on buff cover to Montreal, Canada, red “U. States” in arc handstamp with matching “20” and “PAID” handstamps, transit and receiving backstamps, opened roughly at top which eliminates most of backflap and causes small nicks and a tear at top not affecting stamps, 1c and right 3c stamps lightly creased, otherwise Fine and scarce use of better types of the perforated 1c and 3c 1857 Issues on a double-rate cover to Canada

E. 750-1,000
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