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Census of Millbury Mass. 5c Black on Bluish Postmaster's Provisional (Scott 7X1)

7X1-COV-13

7X1-COV-13
Sound

Notes:
  • Tied by red “Paid” on folded cover to J.M. Barton, Worcester Mass. (same sender as 7X1-COV-12)
  • “Milbury Ms. Aug. 21” (1846) cds Earliest documented date of use
  • “V” in Circle rate handstamp
  • PFC 216470
Provenance:
  • 19?? To Col. Edward H. R. Green
  • 1944 Nov. 13 Green sale, Harmer Rooke, lot 3, $2,000
  • 1950 Nov. 29 Harris sale, Harmer Rooke
  • 1966 Feb. 24, Siegel 1966 Rarities, Sale 296, lot 9, $11,000
  • 1969 Mar. 25, Siegel 1969 Rarities, Sale 350, lot 5, $17,000
  • 197? To E.G. from Raymond H. Weill Co.
  • 1989 From E.G. to Weill
  • 1989 Oct. 12 Weill sale, Christie’s RL, lot 633, $70,000, to collector M
  • 1991 Sep. 25 Important U.S. Stamps & Covers sale, Christie’s RL, lot 62, $75,000, to John R. Hill Jr.
  • 1998 Dec. 8 Hill sale, Bennett Sale, lot 10, $90,000, to Purser (agent)
Certificates:
  • PFC 216470 "It Is Genuinely Used On Cover"
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