USA, #UO43 unused 30c vermillion/white War Dept (AW859)

USA, #UO43 unused 30c "Alexander Hamilton" vermillion on white paper War Department cut square issue of 1873 (AW859)

A listing by Discount Stamp & Coin Co.

USA Scott #UO43 Thirty cent dark red on white paper "Alexander Hamilton" War Department official cut square issue of 1873 Scott Type UO16 (Back of bust very narrow, chin almost straight, the labels containing the letters "U.S." are exactly parallel) Printed by George H. Reay Size of the cut square is approximately 33 mm x 35 mm Unused Fine-very fine Light pencil notations on the reverse are usually not removed by us, as they may provide information to the buyer, however those with heavy pencil or inked notations will be noted in the description A customer has inquired why we do not indicate if these cut squares are never hinged. This collection was in a Scott album and 100% were hinged. If there are hinge remnants, we carefully soak them off of the cut square and dry them. If there is only a hinge mark, we do not wash it off. Full corners are an exception, we do not normally wash them even if they have hinge remnants as we do not want to lose the gum on the flap. Check the scan for more detail on the centering and the margins Retail value in the 2005 Scott Specialized catalog is $500.00 Retail value in the 2011 Brookman catalog is $550.00 This lot is from an

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