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    5c Dark Blue, Tête-Bêche Pair (CL1a), 7mm spacing, type II and IIIa, large margins all around, fresh rich color, original gum, type II very lightly hinged, IIIa thinned in right margin, otherwise Extremely Fine.

    Scott $22,500

    A RARE PAIR WITH ONLY ABOUT 11 HAVING BEEN RECORDED.

    Expertization: 2004 APS Certificate

    This pair is listed as item 11 and illustrated as figure 17 in Schoendorf's The Buffalo Balloon Mail 1873-1877.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    11th-14th Friday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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