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    Unique 24¢ Take Ayer's Pills

    HB-24 EP-159c Scott-unl. Reed-AP24 24¢ Take Ayer's Pills Extremely Fine.
    Numerical grade: 75case.65stamp.60mica. = 200

    This denomination was missing from Stack's Western Collection and is listed as unique in Friedberg, Hodder-Bowers and Reed. Reed does not show a single auction appearance in his 1891-1994 census. The piece is a solid XF, with a problem-free natural medium-brass colored case. The stamp is slightly faded, and the mica, which is primarily clear, has a crazed area at the top center and a small crack at the bottom center. Mr. Mayer has not listed a source for this piece, but he has recorded his cost of $12,650.
    From The Frederick Mayer Collection

    Estimate: $15,000 - up.

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    September, 2007
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