Sale 284

Lot 1091

Justice Dept., 1873, 3¢ purple (O27), tied on legal size cover by "Washington, D.C. Sep 22" (1873, 24mm c.d.s.) duplexed cork to New York City, illustrated corner card featuring the crimson seal of the Dept. of Justice; some edge toning and slight wear, stamp with corner crease, Fine; The third earliest documented usage on cover with two recorded from Jul 25, 1873.
Estimate 400 - 500


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