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5c red brown (1), cancelled by circular red grid on May 21, 1850 folded letter to Columbus, Ohio, matching red "Cincinnati O. '5cts' May 21" cds, file folds, one affects 5, Fine and attractive. Cat. $600 [Item: 006352]
This cover is still on the original lot William A. Fox lot card where the prior owner purchased for $290 hammer (plus 10% buyers commission) for $319. Notes also say was offered in Robert A Siegel sale 6-25-1969 lot 437.
PhilaMercury Cover #18839
Alexander listed as 5/21/50
Lot 437 5c Red Brown (1). Three Large Margins, just in at B., Red Grid Cancel, Not tied, clear matching "Cincinnati 5cts" pmk. on folded 1850 letter. Fascinating Account of formation of Ohio & Miss. Mail Line in 1832, of which the writer was Capt. of one of the Steamers, filing crease thru stamp but a Very Desirable piece of Postal History E V
Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. sale 355 realized 70
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