Sale 284

Lot 1083

Interior Dept., 1873, 3¢ vermilion (O17), pair and single tied by Washington, D.C. Sep 8 duplex to Galesburg, Ill., illustrative Western patent office mailing label with magenta manuscript addressee; edgewear and cover reduction at top, minor stamp faults, Fine; triple the 3¢ first class letter rate, One of only three recorded examples of this spectacular Patent Office mailing label.
Estimate 300 - 400

Realized $325

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