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Sale 958 — 2008 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 7 June, 2008

Category — Revenues incl. Hunting Permits and Sanitary Fair

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Photo/Description
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Realized
769°
 
Sale Number 958, Lot Number 769, Revenues incl. Hunting Permits and Sanitary FairSoldier's Fair, Stamford Conn., 15c Pale Brown (WV15), Soldier's Fair, Stamford Conn., 15c Pale Brown (WV15)Soldier's Fair, Stamford Conn., 15c Pale Brown (WV15). Large even margins, bold part strike of red "Stamford Ct. Jul. 27" (1864) circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE FINEST OF ONLY FOUR RECORDED USED EXAMPLES OF THE STAMFORD SOLDIERS' FAIR STAMP.

There is a total of twelve recorded Stamford Soldiers' Fair stamps, issued during the fair on July 27-29, 1864. Seven form a reconstructed unused block. There is an additional unused copy and four used copies. The stamp offered here is by far the finest of the used examples.

4,000
5,000
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