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Sale 853 — U.S. Postal History & Foreign

Sale Date — Thursday, 19 December, 2002

Category — Carrier Department Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2582
c
Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2582, Carrier Department IssuesU.S.P.O. Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed (7LB11), U.S.P.O. Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed (7LB11)U.S.P.O. Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed (7LB11). Ample to large margins, cancelled by clear strike of red star, which ties by impression thru paper on folded notice to local street address, Oct. 20, 1851 receipt docketing, stamp has faint diagonal crease at upper left, still Extremely Fine, this Gold on Black was used between April 1851 and October 1851 -- this example, a late usage, has the red star cancel, which came into us in October (10/16 earliest recorded usage in lot 2591) -- ex Meyersburg

E. 400-500
325
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