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|From City:||New York|
|To City:||Onondaga Hill|
|Addressee:||Miss Cornelia Wells|
|Qty of #1:||1.0|
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Lot 2562 847, 5¢ red brown, tied by manuscript and red grid cancels on folded letters to Onondaga Hill, N.Y., red "New York, Feb 15" cds alongside, with printed humorous Valentine with California Gold Rush caricature enclosure depicting miners being attacked and a sack of "1000 oz" of gold the apparent object of the scuffle, vignette framed with gold leaf "nuggets" and 6-line poem¦The Placer we hear about, from old and young. The place who's fame by every urchin's sung. Shall be my home, on Sacramento's shore. I'll swing the pickax, for the Gold ore. 'Except' Fair Lady you consent to be, Amalgamed with the Gold that's now in me.; lower right portion of stamp missing, otherwise F.-V.F., a very early California Gold Rush caricature in combination with the 1847 5¢ issue. ¨Scott No. 1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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