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Auction: 169 - The Philatelic Collector's Series Sale
Lot: 159

#E1, 10c Blue, nicely centered, tied to 2c Brown on white die 1 entire (U277) by two clear strikes of "New Haven, Conn./Oct 1, 85, 12:30PM" first day of service duplex postmarks, addressed to Hartford and marked "No. 8'" in manuscript at left, "Hartford, Conn., Oct 1, 3 PM" arrival backstamp, stamp with a slight corner crease at upper right, cover with vertical pocket fold and with portion of backflap missing, fine and very rare as it is believed that only six first day of service covers are in existence.