Lot 26801901, 1¢ Pan-American, rich colors, nice margins and centering, tied by neat "Springfield, Mass., May 1, 1901" First Day of Issue machine postmark on fresh locally addressed corner card cover to the Masonic Club, Extremely Fine, only fourteen first day usages are recorded of which only eight are on cover and six on card; with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 294 $5,000.
AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE FIRST DAY OF ISSUE USAGE OF THE 1901 1¢ PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE - ONE OF THE FINEST OF EIGHT KNOWN ON COVER EXAMPLES.