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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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Postal Cards

Lot 1379    

Postal Card, 1873, 1¢ brown on buff, watermarked Large U.S.P.O.D., cancelled by partial "Baltimore Md." duplex with cork cancel to Oswego N.Y., message reads "Washington D.C., May 14th 1873, This is one out of the first lot of Postal Cards issued by the government - given out today for the first time - I send this as a curiosity, F. Barber", probably sent by the wife of E.W. Barber, the 3rd Assist. P.M. General to a family member; tear at right, otherwise Very Fine and interesting early May 14th second day use.
Scott No. UX1    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $575

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