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    G.C. Brown 699 Broadway New York, NY 25 Cts. PE161. About New.
    Gustavus C. Brown was a segar dealer. Reed found him in the 1861 and 1862 New York City directories. The address was in the LaFarge House hotel which explains the "LaFarge House Segar Store" found on the envelope. The Reed book considers this 25 cent unique and one of only two known examples for the merchant, the other being a unique 50 cent. This is the plate piece in the Reed and Friedberg books.


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    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
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