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|From City:||St Louis|
|Addressee:||Charnley & Whelen|
|No. of Stamps:||1.0|
Lot 70 St. Louis, Mo., 1846, 10¢ black on gray lilac (11X5), type I, position 2, ample to large margins except touched at right center and just clear at upper left, pen cancelled, on 1846 Charnley & Whelen letter to Philadelphia, red "St. Louis Mo. Mar. 7" c.d.s. and matching "Paid", manuscript "10" at right, Very Fine, rare early use. ¨Scott $5,500
Matthew Bennett Internationalsale 267 (Faiman)
Matthew Bennett International sale 320 lot 7 realized 10,500
H R Harmer sale 503 Dec 13, 1848 (Charnley & Whelen original catalog) lot 31 realized 450
black on gray lilac
SINGLE, PEN CANCEL, ON 1846 DATED FL TO PHILADELPHIA, RED ST LOUIS POSTMARK & MATCHING "PAID".
AND WE ARE OF THE OPINION THAT
It Is A Genuine Usage
Number 73 in the Faiman / Bennett census.
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