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Lot 1177 - Kidder's City Express Post, 1847, 2¢ black on pale blue. Initialed "I S" (Isaac Snedecker). Margins large to just shaving frameline at right, affixed mostly on backflap and around to front, canceled by strike of "Paid" handstamp with second strike alongside with both strong strike impressing through to reverse, on a most intricate pierced lace Valentine cover neatly street addressed in Brooklyn, matching lace Valentine enclosure with handwritten 8-line poem and "St. Valentine'....Est. $3,000-4,000 Sold for US$ 2,900

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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale - 113

The Valentine Sale - February 14, 2024

This important sale features a remarkable selection of 19th Century Valentine enclosures and Valentine envelopes, which are among the finest ever to be offered in the market. The quality of the material is outstanding and the depth of the collection is unsurpassed. To honor this unique occasion, we have scheduled the sale to take place on Valentine’s Day in our San Francisco Galleries.

This is an excellent opportunity for the seasoned collector or for anyone who has ever considered collecting these wonderful pieces of early Americana.

Sale Sessions:
Session 1: 02/14/24 The Valentine's Day Sale 10:00 PST Lots 1-587

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Sale Session Information:

Session 1: (Lots 1001 - 1197) Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 1:00 PM EST

For more information please contact us at:

Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions
47 Kearny St.
Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: 415-781-5127
Fax: 415-781-5128

To request more information by email: srumsey@rumseyauctions.com

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