EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE AND OUTSTANDING HANDSTAMP-CANCELLED EXAMPLE OF THE IMPERFORATE ONE-CENT PLAYING CARDS ISSUE. VERY RARE IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION AND WITHOUT A MANUSCRIPT CANCEL.
The company that used this stamp was founded by businessman and inventor Benjamin T. Babbitt, widely known for his "Babbitt's Best Soap". He was famous for his innovative advertising, was a friend of P. T. Barnum and became a household name in the mid to late 1800's.
Ex Albert. With 1983 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE IMPERFORATE ONE-CENT PLAYING CARDS FIRST ISSUE.
Ex "Scarsdale". With 2001 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE PART-PERFORATED ONE-CENT PLAYING CARDS FIRST ISSUE.
This is a surprisingly difficult issue to obtain in sound condition and with such wide margins. Ex Handy, Floyd and "Scarsdale". With 1985 and 2001 P.F. certificates
VERY FINE. A RARE SOUND LARGE-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT INLAND EXCHANGE IMPERFORATE ISSUE.
Almost every example of this First Issue rarity we have offered has had a document crease or margins close or cutting in on at least one side.
Ex Lyons. With 2000 P.F. certificate