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lot # 18 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1867-68 Grilled Issues (79-101)

Thursday Dec 10, 2020 16:00 America/New_York
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87b, 1868 2c Black, E Grill, Vertical half used as 1c, left half used with 1868 2c Black E Grill (87) on an envelope addressed to Willow Grove Pa, tied by a nice strike of negative "Pumpkin Face" fancy cancel with accompanying "Phila Pa Mar 26" cds, bisect pinhead surface scuff, full stamp some pulled perfs and rounded lower right corner, envelope some minor faults, still a Fine and unusual bisect/ fancy cancel combination (Scott $2,000; S-E PH-P11)rnProvenance: Katherine Matthies (R.A. Siegel Sale 353, 1969)rnDr. John Robertson (Private TransactionUnited States General Issues

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