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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2013-07-16
United States Stamps
c
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 34, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAnnapolis Md., (5c) Red Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis Md., (5c) Red Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis Md., (5c) Red Handstamp (2XU1 var). Clear strike on flap of folded cover with matching "5" handstamp and "Annapolis Md. Apr. 23" circular datestamp, addressed to Philip Barton Key, U.S. Attorney for Washington D.C., tears including one through the handstamp, old scotch tape stains and piece of back cut out, Fine strike, Philip Barton Key was the great-nephew of Francis Scott Key and also the nephew of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, he was shot and killed in 1859 by then congressman and future Union major general Daniel Sickles for having a public affair with Sickles' wife -- represented by future Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, Sickles successfully adopted a defense of temporary insanity and was acquitted (the first time that defense was successfully used in the United States), Sickles went on to a controversial career as a "political general", was nearly court-martialed after his debacle leading the III Corps at Gettysburg and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1897

E. 500-750
650
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2012-12-10
United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1340, Postmasters` Provisionals - Annapolis Md. thru St. Louis Mo. (Scott 2XU1var-11X2)Annapolis Md., (5c) Red Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis Md., (5c) Red Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis Md., (5c) Red Handstamp (2XU1 var). Clear strike on flap of folded cover with matching "5" handstamp and "Annapolis Md. Apr. 23" circular datestamp, addressed to Philip Barton Key, U.S. Attorney for Washington D.C., tears including one through the handstamp, old scotch tape stains and piece of back cut out, Fine strike, Philip Barton Key was the great-nephew of Francis Scott Key and also the nephew of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, he was shot and killed in 1859 by then congressman and future Union major general Daniel Sickles for having a public affair with Sickles' wife -- represented by future Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, Sickles successfully adopted a defense of temporary insanity and was acquitted (the first time that defense was successfully used in the United States), Sickles went on to a controversial career as a "political general", was nearly court-martialed after his debacle leading the III Corps at Gettysburg and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1897

E. 1,500-2,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2012-06-26
2012 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 9, Postmasters Provisionals: Annapolis Md.Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Clear strike on 1849 folded letter with matching "2" handstamp addressed locally to Mrs. C. S. M. Ray, light file folds and minor overall soiling

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAR STRIKE OF THE ANNAPOLIS POSTMASTER'S SEAL, WHICH WAS USED TO MAKE THE FAMOUS POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL ENVELOPES AND ALSO RARELY APPLIED AS A POSTMARK.

The Scott footnote to 2XU1 values the blue circle at $7,500.00 with "2" handstamped rate and at $3,500.00 with "5" handstamped rate.

Ex Austin H. Brown.

7,500
7,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2012-06-26
2012 Rarities of the World
 
Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 10, Postmasters Provisionals: Annapolis Md.Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Clear strike on cover front only with matching "2" handstamp addressed locally to Miss Jessie Steele, light file folds including one barely affecting marking

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAR STRIKE OF THE ANNAPOLIS POSTMASTER'S SEAL, WHICH WAS USED TO MAKE THE FAMOUS POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL ENVELOPES AND ALSO RARELY APPLIED AS A POSTMARK.

The Scott footnote to 2XU1 values the blue circle at $7,500.00 with "2" handstamped rate and at $3,500.00 with "5" handstamped rate (on full covers).

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2012-06-26
2012 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 11, Postmasters Provisionals: Annapolis Md.Annapolis Md., (5c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis Md., (5c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis Md., (5c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Clear strike with matching "5" handstamp on folded letter datelined "Annapolis Feby. 13th 1849" to Thomas Beck in Baltimore Md., light file folds

VERY FINE. A FULL BOLD STRIKE OF THE ANNAPOLIS POSTMASTER'S SEAL, THE SAME MARKING USED TO MAKE THE FAMOUS POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL ENVELOPES AND ALSO RARELY APPLIED AS A POSTMARK.

The Scott footnote to 2XU1 values the blue circle at $7,500.00 with "2" handstamped rate and at $3,500.00 with "5" handstamped rate.

Ex Austin H. Brown.

3,500
12,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2006-12-20
United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 927, Lot Number 1248, PostmastersAnnapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Clear strike on folded letter with ms. "Drop 2" addressed locally to Alexander Randall, light vertical file folds

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAR STRIKE OF THE ANNAPOLIS POSTMASTER'S SEAL, WHICH WAS USED TO MAKE THE FAMOUS POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL ENVELOPES AND ALSO RARELY APPLIED AS A POSTMARK.

Ex Kapiloff. The Scott footnote to 2XU1 values the blue circle at $3,000.00 with "2" handstamped rate and at $3,000.00 with "5" handstamped rate, but does not list this "Drop 2" manuscript rate.

E. 3,000-4,000
2,900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2006-12-20
United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 927, Lot Number 1249, PostmastersAnnapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Full and mostly readable strike on folded letter datelined "Hilden March 17th" to Alexander Randall in Annapolis, ms. "2" for drop rate, vertical file fold

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USE OF THE ANNAPOLIS POSTMASTER'S SEAL AS A POSTMARK ON A LETTER ORIGINATING OUTSIDE ANNAPOLIS AND POSTED AS A DROP LETTER.

With 1962 P.F. certificate. Scott footnote values the blue circle at $3,000.00 with "2" handstamped rate and at $3,500.00 with "5" handstamped rate, but does not list the manuscript "2" drop rate.

E. 3,000-4,000
2,900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
1989-04-15
1989 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 16, Postmasters ProvisionalsAnnapolis, Md., 2c Black (2XU1 var), Annapolis, Md., 2c Black (2XU1 var)Annapolis, Md., 2c Black (2XU1 var). Postmaster and "2" handstamps on Small Ladies Size Drop Letter Cover, Very Fine, Far More Rare Than The 2c Blue or Red Handstamps, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
1986-05-25
The Isleham Collection of United States Stamps
c
Sale Number 662, Lot Number 1013, Postmasters` ProvisionalsAnnapolis, Md., 2c Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis, Md., 2c Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis, Md., 2c Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Beautiful Bold Annapolis Postmaster Handstamp, Matching "2" Hand- stamp Rate Mark, Used Locally on small Lady's Embossed Envelope Addressed to a Midshipman at the Naval School (Annapolis), Very Fine & Exceptionally Handsome, with P.F. Certificate

1,500
6,500
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