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    25c Third Issue Fessenden Experimental Milton 2E25F.2 Superb Gem New. A flawless piece on pure white paper lacking the heavy fiber that is usually seen on these ultra-rare Fessenden Experimentals. This piece is broadly margined and beautifully bright, and it has the very rare five-hole cancellation that utilizes both half-moon cancels and round cancels. It's of particular interest due to the use of the standard half-moon cancels and purple "SPECIMEN" as well as the three circles. Research has shown that the half-moon cancels have been traced to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, but the round cancels have yet to be traced. This Superb example is broadly margined, with deep original embossing, and should command the attention of all serious Fractional specialists.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2003
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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