Auction Closing: July 24, 2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Lot Number: 194
Estimate Range: $1,800 - $3,200
Unique Orange Paper “U.S. POSTAGE STAMPS. 25 Cts. Sonneborn Stationer and Printer, 130 Nassau-st.” the Plate Illustration Postage Stamp Envelope Displayed in Friedberg

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“U.S. / POSTAGE STAMPS. / 25 Cts. / Sonneborn, Stationer and Printer, 130 Nassau-st.” U.S. Postage Stamp Envelope. PE723. Milton Friedberg #158A. #KL-131-25. Full and Complete just Lacking Top Flap. “UNIQUE” per this “Orange” paper Variety. Crisp About New.

Rarity-10. Unique for type, being Listed by Fred Reed who states: “UNIQUE” per this “Orange” paper Variety. A major Civil War U.S. Postage Stamp Envelope Rarity. A lovely example that is crisp and has very nice eye appeal for display. Milton Friedberg #158A. This exact Postage Stamp Envelope the Plate Illustration in his reference work), #KL-131-25. PE723. Black printed text on an Orange Envelope, Overall, Reed considers this merchant to be an Rarity-8 (5 or 6 known) for all known paper and colors printed with “U.S. / POSTAGE STAMPS. / 25 Cts. / Sonneborn, Stationer and Printer, 130 Nassau-st.” An important opportunity to acquire this UNIQUE “Orange” paper variety and the Friedberg Plate Envelope.