Lot 1350 ()1893, Columbian, 30¢ orange brown, used with 6¢ Columbian (235) and 1¢ dull blue (219) and 2¢ carmine (220) block of four, all tied by third-class ovals on package label to Otis Clapp & Son at Providence R.I., preprinted label with health cross and "Handle with Care." endorsement, tied by "Boston Mass" oval cancel on package front with Clapton & Sons return address to East Clapton R.I., Very Fine and scarce third-class Columbian high-value combo use with 1890 Small Banknotes.
Scott No. 239; $375 on cover Estimate $200 - 300.
Otis Clapp and Co. is one of the oldest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the U.S.