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Sale 45: The Winter Sale

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State Postal History (General & Alaska to Indian Territory)

Lot 219    

Pensacola/Nov. 6. Two-line date stamp (type IIIa) and manuscript "Free" frank on 1821 folded letter from Col. Brooke to General Jesup in Washington D.C.; file folds, Very Fine, the earliest known example of the Pensacola type IIIa postmark, a rare pre-territorial usage during American Military Government Period with only 14 examples known.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $800

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