Lot 340: Encased Postage Stamp Three Cents. AYER'S SARSAPARILLA, Large AYER'S
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Encased Postage Stamps
AYER'S SARSAPARILLA Large "AYER'S" Type EP-34b
EP-34b, HB-32, S-15b, Reed AS03LG. Three Cents. AYER'S SARSAPARILLA, Large "AYER'S" type. Choice About Uncirculated.
Rated a Rarity-3 (41 to 50 known) according to Fred Reed. This Choice specimen has a natural chestnut-brown case with a small splash of original Silvering remaining in its center. The mica is perfectly clear and defect-free displaying a fresh rich red George Washington stamp. A superior quality example of this scarcer Large "AYER'S" variety.