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Item # 1331235973

Purchased on 13 Feb 2002 by "chickfrdstk" for $20.40

1868 US #96 (sic) 15c black used

"Right margin has been trimmed and there is a tear on top left corner…"

The stamp on the left has had its very cool pen cancel removed. It has found a new life on the RIGHT.


Item Number 1343411278

Sold on 4 Apr 2002 by "schuylerac" for $49.99 as a:

98 UNUSED F GRILL CAT$1400

The seller "schuylerac" describes the following:

"THIS HAS NO GUM AND THE IMPRESSION IS PRETTY SHARP, WE THINK ITS' UNUSED BUT WILL NONETHELESS SELL IT AS IS. THE GRILL IS QUITE PROMINANT. THERE IS A TINY CLOSED TEAR SHOWING ON THE BACK!!!…"

Oh really? They only THINK it is unused. I think they know better.



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