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    Black (2), full to large margins, tied by red grid cancellations on 1847 folded cover to Philadelphia Pa., red Nov 4 Boston, Mass. c.d.s., red pencil "Unpaid 10" and large "20" in circle handstamp, representing the total amount due, manuscript "Paid" at upper right; stamp with tiny tear at top, otherwise Very Fine. A fresh and most attractive cover.

    Estimate $2,500-$3,500


    THERE ARE ONLY THREE OTHER KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THIS LARGE "20" IN CIRCLE MARKING FROM BOSTON.

    Expertization: 1998 PF Certificate
    Provenance: Newell
    Reference: Illustrated in Alexander's Census, p. 234




    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2009
    2nd-4th Tuesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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