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

7X1-COV-17

7X1-COV-17
Sound

Notes:
  • Stamp sound and tied by red “Paid” on folded letter to Miss Sarah D. Sibley, Oxford Mass.
  • “Milbury Ms. Dec. 7” (1846) cds
  • “5” large numeral in circle handstamp
  • Scissors-cut in cover to left of stamp
  • PFC 30782
Provenance:
  • 189? Discovered and sold to C. H. Mekeel
  • 189? To Frederick W. Ayer (sometime between 1892 and 1897)
  • c1897 To William H. Crocker
  • 19?? To Sir Nicholas Waterhouse
  • 1955 Jun. 27 Waterhouse sale, H.R. Harmer London, lot 2, £1,500 (approx. $4,200)
  • 1969 Apr. 29, Siegel Sale 352, lot 1, $2,100 (this sale included Lorenz Moré collection), to John R. Boker Jr.
  • 197? To Rolf-Dieter Jaretzky
Certificates:
  • PFC 30782 "Genuine"
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