Lot 23751909, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, vertical coil, well centered amid wide margins, tied by "San Francisco, Cal., May 14, 1909" machine postmark on multicolored Macondray & Co. illustrated tea corner card cover to Saginaw, Mich.; cover with small corner opening tear and some scuffing at lower left, F.-V.F., the earliest known use of 1909 2¢ carmine vertical coil, ex-Berkun; with 2002 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 349 Estimate $300 - 400.