Lot 333: U.S. Postage Stamp Envelope, 50, T. R. DAWLEY, Face Panel, Choice Near New
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Postage Stamp Envelopes
Rare "T. R. DAWLEY, Printer" New York 50 Face Panel
T. R. DAWLEY, Printer. 50 Cents. U.S. Postage Stamp Envelope. Face Panel Only. Choice Crisp Near Uncirculated.
Fr. PE-215. (Friedberg listed value of $1,750 in VF-EF for a complete envelope.) Black print upon Orange Paper. An exceedingly rare merchant type is printed on wove period paper, reading: "T. R. DAWLEY, Printer, - 50 cts. - Cor.(ner) Reade and Centre Streets, N.Y." This envelope is very clean and pleasing in appearance, being well printed at an angle. This example being the only one we have ever offered of its variety and may only be known in this Face panel format.