Lot 17391894 Attempted Use of 2¢ Playing Card Revenue As Postage, Bayern entire locally addressed bearing uncancelled 1894, 2¢ Playing Card and with "Held For Postage" fancy handstamp and "Pittsburgh Sep 17 '94" cds, crayon precanceled 2¢ postage due affixed, stamp faults, Fine, A scarce attempted postal use of the 2¢ playing card revenue.
Scott No. RF1 + J23 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1740Proprietary, 1871, 1¢ Green & Black, Violet Paper, two patent medicine wrappers, each with a stamp affixed, first is a spectacular multicolor envelope for Dr. M.L. Byrn's Olio de Flora - "Perfume for the Million" with the stamp affixed to the flap with manuscript. "B, 1874" cancel; second is a wrapper which contained a "Sample Bottle of Green's August Flower" from L.M. Green of Woodbury N.J.; the former is Extremely Fine, the latter with edge faults, Fine.
Scott No. RB1a Estimate $200 - 300.