Lot 2076 -
1857, 3¢ dull red, type III. Tied by blue "Chicago Ill. Oct 22" double-circle datestamp duplexed with grid on orange buff cover to Detroit, Michigan, blue "OLD STAMPS / Not Recognized" two-line handstamp and matching "Held for Postage" oval, 3¢ rose (65), bright shade, tied by blue "Chicago Ill. Oct 23" double-circle datestamp with duplexed grid; reduced at left barely into corner card and blue oval, fresh and Very Fine, ex-West, Krug and Antrim.
Currently US$ 12,000
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