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|From City:||St Louis|
|To City:||St Charles|
|Addressee:||William G Pettus|
|No. of Stamps:||1.0|
Lot 26 St. Louis, Mo., 1845, 5¢ black on greenish (11X1), type III, position 5, ample to huge margins, irregular at left, neat little pen cancel, on 1846 folded letter to William G. Pettus in St. Charles, red "St. Louis Mo. Feb. 15" c.d.s. struck just opposite stamp, matching "Paid" with manuscript "Paid" and "5" written twice; cover with small water stain at right, stamp with tiny sealed tear in left margin, still Very Fine. ¨Scott $10,000
Matthew Bennett International sale 267 (Faiman) lot 25 realized 32,500
SINGLE, TYPE III, POS.5, PEN CANCEL, ON 1845 DATED FOLDED LETTER TO ST. CHARLES MO., RED ST. LOUIS MO. PMK AT RIGHT WITH STRAIGHTLINE PAID" AND MS. "PAID 5".
AND WE ARE OF THE OPINION THAT
It Is A Genuine Usage, The Stamp With A Small Tear At LeftCENTER, THE COVER WITH LIGHT STAINING AT TOP LEFT AND AT BOTTOM RIGHT
Number 66 in the Faiman / Bennett census.
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