Lot 13781898, $1 Trans-Miss., First Day Cover. Attractively centered, tied by light Washington, D.C. oval handstamps on registered cover to Baden-Baden, Germany, purple "Registered, Jun 17, 1898, Washington D.C., Sub-Station No. 29, No. 767" straight line postmark, New York registry exchange etiquette, reverse with New York oval date stamp and receiving date stamp, Very Fine and choice, A Truly Outstanding and Unique First Day Usage of the $1 Trans-Mississippi Issue on Cover; with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 292; $55,000 Estimate $75,000 - 100,000.
This cover, coming from a matched set of Trans-Mississippi first day covers of at least eight different values, was sent by Washington stamp dealer J. Murray Bartels to Herrn Hermann August Kah.