1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Postal Card, Production Specimen (UX1PSa).
Blue "U.S. Postal Card Ag'cy. New York City, N.Y." double-oval handstamp with red manuscript "Specimen"
in center, reverse with manuscript "The first Postal Cards was commenced on the 12th day of May 1873. The first perfect sheet of Postal Cards ever printed, contained thirty-six (36) cards, and was approved by the U.S.P.O. Department April 30th 1873. I certify that this Postal Card was taken from the first sheet approved by the Department. Geo. N. Tyner, U.S. Postal Card Agent.",
this signature and writing are completely different from those in the prior two lots and were clearly done in a different hand, Very Fine and scarce
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