Lot# 319 - Sales #3010-11 - NY 2016 Rarities Sales

  • Lot# : 319 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers

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    129, 1875 15c Brown & blue, type III single, tied by 1884 double oval "NEW YORK, N.Y. REG'Y DIV." postmarks on 10¢ brown on white entire addressed to Vienna Austria, proper NY registry label, Vienna backstamps; 25¢ pays 10¢ registry fee and 3 times UPU rate of 5¢; cover with light soiling and large repaired area at top left, Very Fine appearing;extremely scarce as only four examples of this stamp on cover are thought to exist, 2016 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $22,500)
    Start Price : 7,500 USD
    Current Opening : 7,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold