Lot# 1044 - Sales #3020-23

  • Lot# : 1044 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 10
    "I have Paid this letter by stamp...so shabily made that they do not stick..." "I have been obliged to put this on with a wafer", interesting manuscript notation across top of 7/5/51 folded letter sheet to New York, 3c (10), Fine, tied by black grid, blue Baltimore Md 7/5/(51) cds, color suggests stamp is from first printing. Very Fine and unusual cover;.Mr Carpenter was aware of the gum problems and actually traveled to France to research the gum that they were using (Scott $260).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 400 USD