Sale 753


 
Lot 4108



1861, 3¢ pigeon blood pink (Scott 64a), tied by a partial Old Point Comfort, Va. c.d.s. on marvelous Union patriotic cover featuring the U.S. Capitol in red, "The House That Uncle Sam Built", to Canton Mills, Me. (now Canton); bit of light toning on a few perforations, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with a 2003 P.F. certificate noting the "toned perforations".
Bischel 1146. Walcott L-643.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

A very nice example of the rare use of the elusive pigeon blood pink on a patriotic cover
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Realized $1,500



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