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    HB-41 EP-unl. Scott-unl. Reed-AS12LG 12¢ Ayer's Sarsaparilla Large Ayer's Extremely Fine.
    Numerical grade: 75case.70stamp.90mica. = 235
    Missing from all the major collections, and one of only two examples known to us. The Western Collection lacked a Large Ayer's 12¢, and there was none in Dunham, Lilly or Perl. Reed shows the earliest auction appearance for this type as 1905, and only three appearances throughout the length of his auction data. Mr. Mayer was never able to obtain one until this piece appeared in a 2005 Lyn Knight auction. At that sale, he paid $7187.50 for this attractive piece. The case is fully XF, tightly closed and problem free. The mica and stamp are both extremely nice, the mica being virtually faultless.
    From The Frederick Mayer Collection

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2007
    26th-28th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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