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Unique. In cooperation
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never-before-told complete story of the
development of the first United States postage
stamps. With original previously-unpublished
documents and unprecedented commentary by
legendary experts in American postal history.
Certainly one of the
five most important books ever published in
United States philately.
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Confederate States Rarity!
No. 10 – “Frame Line” –Two full and portions of a third
With a Mobile, ALA, Jun 7
CDS. Cover mended at the lower left with a piece of the back flap.
Cover addressed to Captain Jacob G. (Granville) Mordecai, 22nd Ala
Regiment, Deas’s Brigade, Wither’s Division, Shelbyville, TN. Jacob
Mordecai was mustered in at Mobile, Alabama on April 23, 1861 as a
private in Company A at the age of 21. He rose to the rank of
Captain and surrendered at Greensboro, NC on May 1, 1865. He died at
the age of 30 on the 15th of October 1870 and is buried in Mobile,
Alabama. Mordecai was the member of a prominent Southern Jewish
family. (PH71-01) $2,750.00
Two-Cent 1883 Block...pristine
Block of four 2c,
Red-brown, fresh original gum, HR, solid color and impression. An
attractive block. (ST71-05)
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Lincoln Trial Color Die Proof
The 15c Lincoln trial color die proofs are exceedingly rare. Scott lists
12 colors. However, we have only seen the four colors offered on page 10
of our newsletter plus
the blue. In addition we have also handled a second copy of the bluish
green. Each proof was pulled on india paper and die sunk on card
blotter. Note that they do not carry the National Bank Note Company
imprint at the bottom.These may have been produced before the die was
77TC1 –Dark Orange
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The "Harry Nichols"
Marvelous full strike of the duplex hand stamp with the “HN” killer. The
stamp is also tied by just the killer. One of the finest examples of
this killer. (PH71-23)
13" Patriotic Use
65 – “The Original Thirteen”
S.C. Upham four color design
with stamp tied by Alexandria, VA CDS. Roughly opened at right which
could be trimmed. (Weiss No. ST- 543) Nice eye appeal! (PH71-11)
238P4 – Top left imprint plate number block of eight
issue card proof plate blocks are rarely seen on the market today. Based
on our records one complete set was broken up at some point in time
after 1966. A great rarity. (EP71-01)
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64b – Rose-pink
3c Rose-pink, nice sound copy of
this shade with light grid cancel. PF certificate. (ST71-03)
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