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|From City:||St Louis|
|Addressee:||Charnley & Whelen|
|No. of Stamps:||1.0|
Lot 52 St. Louis, Mo., 1845, 10¢ black on greenish (11X2), type III, position 6, ample to large margins except just in top right, striking pre-print paper fold at left, rich color, tied by bold pen strokes and vivid red "St. Louis Mo. Apr. 28" c.d.s. on 1846 folded letter to Charnley & Whelen in Philadelphia, matching "Paid" handstamp struck twice, manuscript "10" rate, exceptionally fresh and Fine. ¨Scott $7,750 ¨¨Expertization: 1989 P.F. Certificate. ¨¨Provenance: Pope.
Matthew Bennett International sale 267 (Faiman)
St. Louis, Mo., 10c Gray Lilac (11X5). Pre-printing fold, Clear to Large Margins except just in at top right, tied by Bold Red St. Louis Apr. 28 (1846) pmk., ms. cancel on Charnley & Whalen folded letter to Philadelphia, Red "Paid" ms. "10", Clean & Fine, with P.F. Certificate
Robert A Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. sale 724 (1990 rarities) lot 11 realized 2,600
H R Harmer sale 503 Dec 13, 1848 (Charnley & Whelen original catalog) lot 17 realized 200
Fox sale 419 (Pope, Dec 1, 1984) lot 54 realized 850
Number 86 in the Faiman / Bennett census.
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