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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Local Posts (Floyds Penny Post to Guys City Dispatch)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1771
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1771, Local Posts (Floyds Penny Post to Guys City Dispatch)Guy's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Pink (74L1), Guy's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Pink (74L1)Guy's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Pink (74L1). Two small tears at top, tied by purple "Guy's City Dispatch, 1123 Chestnut St." double-line oval on corner card cover with address label, with original enclosure -- a handsome printed Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite invitation to meeting of the Philadelphia Consistory -- dated Jun. 20, 1879, accompanied by another cover from the same correspondence with Apr. 18, 1878 duplex tying 2c Vermilion (183), the local cover has a small nick at lower left, otherwise Fine, very scarce, a similar cover in the Golden sale realized $750 hammer

E. 400-500
450
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