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Lot 68



SAM. RICKER JR./ NEW ORLEANS/ AGENT OF THE TEXIAN POST OFFICE, oval agent's handstamp with straightline "RETURNABLE 1st SEPT. 1838" and a clear "STEAM PACKET/ COLUMBIA" two-line handstamp (Milgram 266) on the reverse of a folded cover from Philadelphia to Houston, Tex. with a blue Feb 4 Philadelphia c.d.s. and manuscript "25" rate on the front; also on the reverse manuscript "Unpaid in the U States 25¢, Free from this place, Galveston, Mch 5/38". Very Fine.
Estimate 750 - 1,000

A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE TEXAS REPUBLIC MARKING.

 
Realized $800



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