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

7X1-COV-15

7X1-COV-15
Fault

Notes:
  • Stamp cancelled by red “Paid”, second strike on folded letter to Sarah E. Pope, Augusta Me., from Mrs. Waterman, wife of Henry Waterman, the assistant deputy postmaster
  • “Milbury Ms. Oct. 30” (1846) cds
  • “5” large numeral in circle handstamp
Provenance:
  • ? To Y. Souren
  • 1951 Feb. 26 Souren sale, H.R. Harmer, lot 4, $1,400, to N. Klep van Velthoven (Consul Klep)
  • 1956 Mar. 27 Consul Klep sale, W. Balasse, lot 96, sold for appr. $3,500 to John D. Pope III
  • 1984 Dec. 1 Pope sale, John A. Fox, lot 4, $13,500
  • 2001 Jan. 20 Bennett sale, lot 502, $45,000
Certificates:
  • PFC 368600 “small defects in the stamp which has been removed and replaced"
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