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Item Number 1338550669

Sold on 17 Apr 2002 to "chickfrdstk" for $15.01

US SC#77 Tears 1866 15c. Val.$120

This is a nice 77 with fine centering. Some pulled perfs at the top. Very light cancel and a small tear at CR

The stamp was cleaned with a new cancel added, then found a new life on the RIGHT.

Educational Part:
Why were the cancels added? Most likely to cover the tear on the center right side.

Item Number 1349947184

Sold on 5 May 2002 by "pcheltenham" for $10.06 as:

ESTATE COLLECTION

The seller "pcheltenham" describes the lot as:

THIS SAYS nothing.............................. Take a look at the scan. What you see is what you get. This is a handed down collection comprising of (sic) over 20 boxes. Whenever there are notations on the envelopes they will be given. Some stamps have notations on the back. Wether (sic) these notations are correct or not is your obligation to determine.



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