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|From City:||New York|
|Addressee:||Cornelius & Co.|
|Qty of #1:||1.0|
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1847, 5¢ red brown (No. 1), four margins, pen cancel removed, tied by bold "New-York 5cts. 6 Oct" c.d.s. on 1848 folded letter from Troy N.Y. to Philadelphia Pa., matching incoming New York City "STEAM BOAT" straightline; contents bleed thru, otherwise Very Fine appearance, the use of this postmark with the steamboat handstamp is most unusual. ¨Estimate $500-750
Matthew Bennett International Sale 301 realized 425
1 1847 5¢ brown SINGLE, RED NEW YORK CANCEL, ON TROY NY 1848 DATED FL TO PHILADELPHIA, RED S/L "STEAM BOAT" HANDSTAMP AT LEFT.
AND WE ARE OF THE OPINION THAT
IT IS A GENUINE USAGE, THE STAMP WITH A DIAGONAL CREASE AT BOTTOM RIGHT AND CLEANED AFFECTING THE COLOR.
Matthew Bennett International Sale 197 lot 274
Matthew Bennett International Sale 252 lot 131 realized 625
Harmer Schau sale 76 lot 46 realized 489
Alexander listed as 10/6/48
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