Postage Stamp Envelope Harlem 25 Cents PMG Genuine N.Y. Nav PE 311

Important and Extremely Rare ‘Legal Currency’ Type Postage Stamp Envelopes. Harlem & N.Y. Nav. Co. Sylvan Shore and Sylvan Grove. 25 CENTS LGAL CURRENCY. Very Fine. Hinged. PE311 KL 195-25. Yellow paper. Title top. Across, LEGAL CURRENCY/25 CENTS/ Bottom, Stamps and Envelopes Sold at the Office. Extremely important transportation issuer and used for fares. There are a few known from the issuer to our knowledge, with at least two different styles. The Boyd collection envelope was a 25 Cents on green paper with different obligation. Thus fascinating envelope came from the Western Reserve family of envelopes and brought a significant and worthy $7,475.00 realization. Clearly banknote related and a key piece. A coveted envelope that in 1998 catalogued for $850.00, the second highest in that Standard Catalogue. Lower right hole which should have served a purpose. Two hinges on verso. Provenance: From Smythe’s Western Reserve Historical Society Sale, April 13, 2007, Lot 4104. $7475 Check out all the great US Coins, Paper Money, Ancients, World and Exonumia at Sarasota Numismatics. We are happy to answer any questions about this or anything in our vast inventory.
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Friedberg Number Reed # PE311, KL 195-25
Grading Service PMG
Denomination Type Fractional Note
Year of Issue NONE
Grade NONE
Circ/UnCirc Not Specified
Currency Designation N/A
Is on Sale No
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