Sale 869 — Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities: United States, Confederate States, Historic Flights and Hawaii
Sale Date — Saturday, 15 November, 2003
Category — Sanitary Fair, Revenues
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 -- a handback souvenir from the fair -- Extremely Fine, an exceptionally choice example of this great rarity on cover, ex Wray, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate
$1.60 Foreign Exchange, Imperforate (R79a). Large to huge margins all around, deep rich color and detailed impression, two light strikes of Apr. 23, 1863 circular datestamps, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate
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$25.00 Mortgage, Imperforate (R100a). Large margins all around, fresh color on brilliant paper, neat ms. Oct. 4, (18)65 cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.S.E. certificate
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$5.00 War Savings, Orange on Green (WS6). Trace of hinge, vibrant color, very well-centered, faint crease only visible in fluid
VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1920 WAR SAVINGS STAMP.
Scarce in this superior grade.
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