1851 1c Blue Type III, Position 99R2 (21 var)
1851 1c Blue Type III, Position 99R2 (21 var)
1851 1c Blue Type III, Position 99R2 (21 var)
1851 1c Blue Type III, Position 99R2 (21 var)
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1851 1c Blue Type III, Position 99R2 (21 var)

Estimate: 800 - 1,000 USD

1851 1c Blue Type III, Position 99R2 (21 var)

Estimate: 800 - 1,000 USD

Lot Sold:1,625USD

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1851 1c Blue Type III, Position 99R2 (21 var)


Very poor yet genuine copy with pieces missing at both top and bottom, tied by Oct. 27, 1857 Chicago, Ill. datestamp on cover to Exeter, Ill. the earliest known use of position 99R2 of the three covers known and the basis of the cover listing, with American Philatelic Society certificate (1999) confirming it as the earliest known use. Scott retail $20,000.00

Stamps Online: The Michael Bakwin Collection
Online bidding closed11 Apr 2019 | 06:37 PM GMT