Sale 284

Lot 1095

Navy Dept., 1873, 3¢ ultramarine (O37), group of three covers, first is a single tied by "New York Apr 29" duplex with negative numeral cancel to Cortland, N.Y., Pay Dept. corner card; second cover has two singles tied by violet "Washington, D.C. Local Apr 29" (1878) duplex to Philadelphia, Pa., the local marking was mistakenly applied, a marine had illegally furnished his sister Navy stamps for personal usage; third cover has a single tied by Washington D.C. Aug 21 duplex to Rear Admiral Case in Newport, R.I., Navy Dept. corner card; second cover with small faults including toning, latter cover has clipped corners, Fine group.
Estimate 300 - 400

Realized $300

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