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Sale 811 — 1999 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 May, 1999

Category — Sanitary Fairs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
11°
c
Sale Number 811, Lot Number 11, Sanitary FairsBrooklyn and Long Island Sanitary Fair, (15c) Green (WV4), Brooklyn and Long Island Sanitary Fair, (15c) Green (WV4)Brooklyn and Long Island Sanitary Fair, (15c) Green (WV4). Position 5, full even margins, customarily affixed to the left of "Brooklyn & L.I. Fair 1864" circular fair handstamp on unsealed cover with grayish blue six-line imprint of the Gentlemen's Executive Committee, Brooklyn and Long Island Fair, unaddressed, Extremely Fine, an exceptionally choice example of this great rarity on cover, ex Wray

3,000
1,800
12°
ngbl
Sale Number 811, Lot Number 12, Sanitary FairsMetropolitan Fair, New York, 10c Blue (WV8), Metropolitan Fair, New York, 10c Blue (WV8)Metropolitan Fair, New York, 10c Blue (WV8). Complete sheet of four, unused, crease at upper right, light soiling, otherwise Extremely Fine, only five sheets of the 10c Blue are recorded

1,500
1,000
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13°
 
Sale Number 811, Lot Number 13, Sanitary FairsSoldier'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). Bold part strike of red "Stamford Ct. Jul. 27" (1864) circular datestamp, rough separation at bottom, slight thin at top, negligible considering the Fine appearance of this great rarity, this is the Luff copy acquired by Elliott Perry, only four used examples reported

4,500
0
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