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|Addressee:||Edwin R. Gillett|
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1847, 5¢ grayish brown (Scott No. 1a). Large margins to touched at lower right, distinctive pale shade and clear impression, used with Boston Mass., 1¢ blue on pelure (3LB1), ample to large margins, and tied together by bold red "Boston 5 cts 5 Sep" c.d.s. on 1849 folded letter to Deposit, N.Y.; 5¢ with tiny tear at top, carrier with usual gum toning and tear at left, Very Fine appearance, rare and desirable with both stamps tied together in this manner. Estimate $3,000-4,000 ¨Hammer Price $3,250.
Matthew Bennett International Sale 266 Lot 1143
Alexander listed as 9/7/49
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