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    HB-101 EP-42 3¢ Drake's Plantation Bitters About New. The case is a glossy, medium-brown color and absolutely problem free. The stamp is fully bright and the mica perfect save for the most minimal natural as-made flaws. A very attractive example of this popular issue with its enigmatic cryptogram. No definitive answer has ever emerged as to the meaning of the "S.T. 1860. X." which appears on this encasement. Drake relied heavily upon the mystique of this inscription in all his advertising as well as on the label of his product, which was a rum-based bitters.

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    January, 2007
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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