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Postage Stamp Envelopes
“POSTAGE STAMPS US. J. LEACH, 86 Nassau St, NY, Stationery Cheap.” 25 Cents U.S. Postage Stamp Envelope
J. LEACH, 86 Nassau St, NY, Stationery Cheap. 25 (Cents). U.S. Postage Stamp Envelope. PE423. Blue Print. Full Complete Envelope. M. Friedberg PE423. Choice Very Fine.
M. Friedberg PE423. Printed in blue on white paper stock: “POSTAGE STAMPS US, J. LEACH, 86 Nassau St, NY, Stationery Cheap.” The number “25” appears printed in blue within a white diamond at center. The left end of the face has a short tear and there is a trivial split at the left edge of the flap with some light scattered tone. The envelope is fully complete. This is the Leach variety printed in blue on white paper with the denomination in a white diamond, the minor sub-variety with the narrow typestyle “25”. Very scarce being whole and complete. Listed value at $1,800 in Friedberg. See: “Civil War Stamp Envelopes, the Issuers and Their Times” by Fred Reed.

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