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    Mercantile Dining Room 256 Broadway NY (Blank) Cts. PE489. Extremely Fine.
    A very rare merchant with just two examples known according to Reed. The only difference between the two being cream paper versus white paper. Each variety is unique. This is the white paper variety and this very piece is used for the plate in both Friedberg and Reed. The denomination area was at the bottom where only the abbreviation "Cts" appears. It was intended to be filled in when used. The piece is essentially extra fine but there is a tear on the back of the envelope and the flap is missing. Its rarity should more than cancel out its flaws, it displays beautifully.


    Estimate: $3,000 - up.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
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