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Sale 1041 — The William H. Gross Collection: 1847 & 1851-56 Issues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 April, 2013

Category — On-Cover Domestic Uses by State: Alabama thru Delaware

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
113
c
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 113, On-Cover Domestic Uses by State: Alabama thru Delaware5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large to full margins at top left, beautiful dark shade and early impression, tied by dark greenish-blue grid cancel, matching "Wilmington Del. Aug. 13" (1847) circular datestamp on light blue folded cover to Philadelphia street address, Extremely Fine, an early use just two weeks after Wilmington received its first supply of 1847 stamps, ex Hart and Boker

E. 750-1,000
750
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