Lot Details

3070 – ERIVAN X

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 10:00 a.m. ET, New York
LOT# : 5

New Haven, CT

New Haven Connecticut, 1874, 5c carmine on hard white paper, signed "E. Mitchell" in blue ink, reprint for Chief Clerk for Mitchell Cyrus B. Peets, trivial thin spot on lower margin, else very fine and scarce reprint, one of only thirty made, offered with 5c red and dull blue on hard white paper, two examples from the reprints of the New Haven Philatelic Society, with stamped signature of E. Mitchell and with "1932 FINAL RE-STRIKE" and numbered on reverse, 260 restrikes were made on this occasion before the handstamp was defaced, fresh and very fine, alongsisde a concocted cover purportedly with the 5c dull blue impression, to famed dealer Warren H. Colsen in Boston, a charming creation.

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Starting Price: $300