30c Red Brown on Manila entire, Die 69 (U340; UPSS 1117).
Size 21, knife 100, watermark 7, blurry double oval cancels indicia, purple "Registered New York P.O. Jan. 27, 1891 Branch G" rectangular datestamp, "Registered Return Receipt" two-line handstamp and label, addressed to Copenhagen, Denmark,
G. B. Calman (stamp dealer) return address, back with two additional New York registry ovals and Danish receipt datestamp of Feb. 7, file fold at left, Very Fine and rare example of this used entire paying four-times the UPU rate of 5c plus 10c registry fee (no charge for return receipt), illustrated in a 1992 Linn's
article by Richard B. Graham (article included), with 2004 A.P.S. certificate as the earliest documented use,
UPSS value for used $600.00
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