EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF TWO RECORDED MULTIPLES OF THE EAST RIVER POST OFFICE "18 AVE. D" STAMP. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THIS SCARCE AND DISTINCTIVE STAMP, WITH ITS ILLUSTRATION OF A SIDEWHEEL SAILING VESSEL.
This pair was featured on the cover of the 1973 Robson Lowe sale of a portion of the Boker Carriers and Locals collection.
Ex Caspary, Boker and Golden (Siegel Sale 817, lot 1045, realized $4,000 hammer)