October 29, 2016, 9:00 AM PST
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Lot 336: U.S. Postage Stamp Envelope, 25 No Imprint or Location. Full Envelope with Flap(31 views)
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Postage Stamp Envelopes
Rare Black on Yellow Paper (Wm. Robins) 25 Cents United States Postage Stamp Envelope With Its Flap
(Wm. Robins). 25 Cents. United States Postage Stamp Envelope. Rare Yellow wove paper. No Imprint. No Location. Full Envelope with Flap. Choice Extremely Fine.
Fr. PE-599. KL-575-25. Civil War Era. (Friedberg value $1,250 in VF-EF For the more common Black on Cream). Full Envelope with Flap. This much rarer type being Black printed, with its text within a decorative oval double frame, upon Yellow wove paper. This rare yellow paper type has a clean, even appearance with significant eye appeal. Ex: CAA 1998 FUN Show Sale, January 9-10, 1998, Lot 361. Extremely rare.