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    One of Only Two Known Inverted Surcharge Fr. 1297s

    Fr. 1297 25¢ Third Issue Inverted Surcharge PCGS Extremely Fine 45PPQ.
    When we sold the O'Mara Fr. 1297 Invert, which was also the Friedberg piece 8 years earlier, we believed it to be unique. This second example is extremely similar in grade, and printed on brighter paper with better margins. The margins, in fact, are astounding for a fiber paper Fessenden. The inverted surcharge on the back is bright and clear in all aspects. An outstanding Fractional Invert. When we last sold it in January of 2008, it realized over $4000.
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