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    Fr. 1226 Milton 3R3.1b 3¢ Third Issue Inverted Back Extremely Fine. A lovely and very rare Three Cent Invert, the note is well-margined on both sides, clean, bright and beautifully printed. It has only a few light folds, none of which breaks the ink. At the time the Encyclopedia was printed, only four examples were known, and we believe only one other has surfaced since then. In the 1924 Valentine book, the author claims that the 3¢ Inverts are from plate number 2, a misconception apparently created as the plate number on plate 2 is inverted. This piece realized $715 eight years ago when we sold Milt's Collection, a number that it should handily double this evening.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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