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Lot 9

26, 1857 3c Dull red, Type II, tied by black grid with matching "West Cambridge Ms. Jan 23 1858" datestamp, hand-drawn illustration of a long-nosed man with a hanging sign containing the address panel from the famous Pattee correspondence, diagonal crease through address and beneath stamp has been repaired, extremely fine appearance, only about eight to ten covers from this spectacular correspondence are known to exist