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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 April, 2013

Category — Off-Cover 5-Cent Cancellations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
61
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 61, Off-Cover 5-Cent Cancellations5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Full to large margins, intense color -- what we would describe as Dark Brown -- tied on small piece by blue "TROY & NEW YORK STEAM BOAT" framed two-line route agent's handstamp, Very Fine stamp and strike, a beautiful and scarce item, this marking was used on non-contract steamboats carrying mail between New York City and Troy, illustrated in Chronicle 217 (p. 24), ex Saadi, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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