Lot# 235 - Sales #3015-16 - StampShow Richmond Auctions

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    130L3, Russell 8th Ave Post Office, 1854-58 (2c) Red on bluish, single, ample to touching margins (the spacing between these stamps was very small as can be seen by the frame line of the stamp to the right), uncancelled (tiny manuscript mark at upper right), on 1856 folded letter addressed to «Union Theo. Sem.»; Very Fine, signed on reverse «original Russell #130L3, Geo. B. Sloane; ex-Needham and John R. Broker, Jr.; It is thought that only 5 covers exist with this stamp, 4 of which have uncancelled stamps; (Scott Catalogue value for an uncancelled stamp is $900, a used stamp is $750 and it does not price an unused stamp on cover)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,100.00 USD