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Lot 49

108L3, Metropolitan Post Office (New York, NY), 1856(?) (2c) Red,

die cut as always, tied by black "Metropolitan P.O. Dec 20" datestamp on printed circular in German, black "Paid W.H. Law's" framed handstamp, stamp with tiny indentation at top left, otherwise very fine and choice, one of just seven recorded covers with this issue, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $3,500)
Provenance: D.K. Collection (R.A. Siegel Sale 862, 2003)