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Sale 1211 — The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 October, 2019

Category — 1857-60 1¢ to 90¢ Perforated Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
303°
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 303, 1857-60 1¢ to 90¢ Perforated Issues, 1857 1¢ Types III and IIIa on cover with a beautiful strike of a railroad datestamp

1¢ Blue, Type III, IIIa (21, 22), three singles from Plate 4, left stamp Type III, other two Type IIIa, deep rich color, tied by "Milwaukee Wis. May 25" circular datestamps on orange-buff cover to Middlebury, Vermont, also bearing beautifully clear strike of "Middlebury R. & B. R. R., 1858, Jun. 4" oval datestamp, fresh and Very Fine cover with a combination of Types III and IIIa, the recipient was a postmaster and station agent for the railroad and probably applied the oval datestamp to record the date of arrival, ex Grunin and "Sevenoaks", with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,800
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