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value guidance for a double 1896 Collection and distribution wagon # 1 NY cancel on card  
 

 
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Posted 02/13/2018   09:08 am  Show Profile Check Dutch US Stamp Collector's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Dutch US Stamp Collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
found this in a lot I bought, not my interest so will let go, but even e bay cant seem to guide to a realistic value, hoping you all are willing to help out


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Posted 02/13/2018   1:26 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jarnick to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
There are a couple of Collection & Distribution Wagon covers from Washington, D.C. listed on the internet ranging from $75 to $100. The $75 cover on eBay is offered by a very knowledgeable cover dealer. The New York Wagon is a much scarcer marking than are those from DC. I'd also think that the postal card is a slight minus, while the German destination a big plus.
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Posted 02/13/2018   3:31 pm  Show Profile Check Dutch US Stamp Collector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Dutch US Stamp Collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
thank you Jarnick, so you encountered the same, finding the DC ones but not the NY ones. for now I am leaning to the 100$ mark, but would like to know a bit more how scarce they are.
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My father collected RFD's for years and I know for a fact he never found this one. He had multiple Carroll County Md postal wagons as well as Wash., DC. examples. I would think $ 100.00 is about right value wise but you never know what will happen in an auction. Are there any markings on the reverse.

Nice find !
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Posted 02/14/2018   04:09 am  Show Profile Check Dutch US Stamp Collector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Dutch US Stamp Collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Rich60, thank you for this info, it helps.
no markings on the back, just a date (19-10-1896) and a written note in German

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