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Sale 122

Lot 541

U.S., Postmaster's Provisionals, New Haven, CT., 1874 Reprint, 5¢ Carmine, #8XU4R var., 57 x 63mm, signature in dark blue, rich color, very fine. The Scott catalog lists the signatures for the 1874 Peets Reprints as being known in "Dark Blue, Red and Black (rare)". Signed JM Scott (of Scott publishing?).
Scott $1,200. 30 known .
Estimate $350-450.

Realized $776

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