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Item Number: 37-US-EDIF49ip
Description: Cuba 1899 - EDIFIL 49ip 2c carmine on amber stamped envelope ILLEGAL USE
Price: $165.00 USD

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Cuba 1899 - (EDIFIL 49ip) (Higgins & Gage 5) ILLEGALLY USED in the USA in 1925
A 2c carmine on amber stamped envelope with the printed corner card of "F. S. Smith - Obrapia 127 - Havana" ILLEGALLY USED in the USA in 1925.
The "F. S. Smith" printed corner card has been covered with an address label of: "BOX 5 - Hubbardston, Mass". Indicium cancelled with: HUBBARDSTON - MASS. - FEB 12TH - 4 PM - 1925 duplex cds. Cleanly opened at the right margin. This envelope, correctly used from Cuba is priced by EDIFIL at 75,- (US $ 98.00) but this rare illegal use is not priced or mentioned for that matter. A rare and unusual item.


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