7c on 2c Blue, Double Surcharge

Red surcharges, deep dark color, tear at R., fresh and nearly Very Fine appearance, there are only eight recorded examples of this rare variety, five of the eight have significant shifts in the surcharge, all but one are faulty to some degree, the stamp being offered here is certainly one of the more attractive available
Lot: #652
Scott Value: $1,250
Census Reference: RF10b-U-8
Census Quantity: 8
Provenance: Lewis

1 Pack Blue

T. Margin Block of Six, fancy red HC, "The Red Rabbit, Division of the Red Lamb", sharp color, fresh and Extremely Fine, this is the most unusual cancel in all the Bureau Playing Cards and the only example we have ever seen, incredible showpiece item, (ENV 200-300)
Lot: #656