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|From City:||St Louis|
|Addressee:||Charnley & Whelen|
|No. of Stamps:||1.0|
Lot 44 St. Louis, Mo., 1845, 10¢ black on greenish (11X2), type III, position 6, large margins, bright rich color on crisp paper, and without the usual pen cancel tied by red "St. Louis Mo. Nov. 22" c.d.s. on 1845 folded letter to Charnley & Whelen of Philadelphia, matching "Paid" handstamp and manuscript "10" rate, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous usage. ¨Scott $7,750 ¨¨A CHOICE COVER AND A GEM STAMP CANCELLED SOLELY BY THE RED TOWN POSTMARK. ¨¨Provenance: Brown, Newbury (realized $3,000 in Oct. 1961).
Matthew Bennett International sale 267 (Faiman) lot 44
Robert A Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. sale 244 (Newbury Part II) lot 17 realized 3000
Number 6 in the Faiman / Bennett census.
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