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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 3XU2, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 3, Postmasters' Provisionals, One of nine recorded examples of the Baltimore 5¢ postmaster's provisional handstamps in red

Baltimore, Maryland, 5¢ Red on Manila entire (3XU2), typical lightly inked strike of signature handstamp in red, but with bolder-than-usual "PAID" and "5" handstamps along with bold blue "Baltimore Md. May 7" (1846) circular datestamp with matching "PAID" and "5" in oval handstamps on manila envelope addressed to Miss Susan Julia Mayer in Reading, Pennsylvania, tiny sealed tear at top, Very Fine, the unpublished census by Don Shearer (1996) lists nine 5¢ envelopes struck in red ink, dated from March to May 1846, the USPCS census lists only seven 3XU2 entires, ex Worthington (pencil source note on back "11/9/03 Scott S&C Co"), Caspary, Lilly, Weill Brothers sale and Dr. Charles E. Test ("Concord" collection), USPCS census no. 20075, Hayes census no. 15, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
6,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2017-07-25
United States Stamps
c
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 17, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore Md., 5c Red Entire (3XU2), Baltimore Md., 5c Red Entire (3XU2)Baltimore Md., 5c Red Entire (3XU2). Usual lightly struck provisional handstamp, mostly complete and readable, with blue "Baltimore Md. Apr. 27" circular datestamp on brown cover from the Mayer correspondence, lightly cleaned to remove wax seal staining small, almost undetectable cover repair at right edge

VERY FINE. ONLY NINE EXAMPLES OF THE BALTIMORE 5-CENT PROVISIONAL ENVELOPE IN RED RECORDED IN THE SHEARER CENSUS.

The unpublished census by Don Shearer (1996) lists nine 5c envelopes struck in red ink, dated from March to May 1846, plus four 10c red-handstamp envelopes with dates from June to September 1846. The quality of the red strikes is generally weak. The envelope offered here has relatively clear strikes. The USPCS census lists seven 3XU2 entires.

Ex Hill. Signed Colson and with 1999 P.F. certificate

10,000
3,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2017-06-27
2017 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 1159, Lot Number 21, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore, Maryland, 5c Red on Manila entire (3XU2), Baltimore, Maryland, 5c Red on Manila entire (3XU2)Baltimore, Maryland, 5c Red on Manila entire (3XU2). Clear strikes of signature, "Paid" and "5" in oval provisional handstamps, which are usually very faint when struck in red, bold blue "Baltimore Md. May 5" (1846) circular datestamp on cover to Miss Susan Julia Mayer, care of Geo. M. Keim at Reading Pa., small faint stains

VERY FINE. ONE OF NINE EXAMPLES OF THE BALTIMORE 5-CENT PROVISIONAL ENVELOPE IN RED RECORDED IN THE SHEARER CENSUS.

The unpublished census by Don Shearer (1996) lists nine 5c envelopes struck in red ink, dated from March to May 1846, plus four 10c red-handstamp envelopes with dates from June to September 1846. The quality of the red strikes is generally weak. The envelope offered here has relatively clear strikes. The USPCS census lists seven 3XU2 entires.

Hayes Census No. 15 (date misidentified as May 7). USPCS Census No. 20074. With 1980 P.F. certificate

10,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2013-12-17
The Golden Oak Collection of Superb United States
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Sale Number 1062, Lot Number 6, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore, Maryland, 5c Red on Manila entire (3XU2), Baltimore, Maryland, 5c Red on Manila entire (3XU2)Baltimore, Maryland, 5c Red on Manila entire (3XU2). Better than usual strikes of signature, "Paid" and "5" in oval provisional handstamps, which are usually very faint when struck in red, light matching "Baltimore Md. Apr. 29" (1846) circular datestamp on cover to Miss Susan Julia Mayer, care of Mrs. Margaret Wetherall, 461 Arch St., Philadelphia, light wax seal mark at center

VERY FINE. ONE OF NINE EXAMPLES OF THE BALTIMORE 5-CENT PROVISIONAL ENVELOPE IN RED RECORDED IN THE SHEARER CENSUS.

The unpublished census by Don Shearer (1996) lists nine 5c envelopes struck in red ink, dated from March to May 1846, plus four 10c red-handstamp envelopes with dates from June to September 1846. The quality of the red strikes is generally poor. The envelope offered here has relatively clear strikes.

Hayes Census No. 13. Ex Ferrary (with his purple trefoil handstamp at lower right). Small "W.H.C." (Warren H. Colson) handstamp at lower right and illustrated in his Colson of Boston promotional booklet (page 22). Ex Frelinghuysen (probably acquired from the Lapham collection)

10,000
5,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2012-03-28
The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part One
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Sale Number 1020, Lot Number 11, Baltimore, Maryland (Scott 3X2, 3X1, 3XU1-3XU2)Baltimore, Maryland, 5c Red on Manila entire (3XU2), Baltimore, Maryland, 5c Red on Manila entire (3XU2)Baltimore, Maryland, 5c Red on Manila entire (3XU2). Better than usual strikes of signature, "Paid" and "5" in oval provisional handstamps, which are usually very faint when struck in red, light matching "Baltimore Md. Apr. 29" (1846) circular datestamp on cover to Miss Susan Julia Mayer, care of Mrs. Margaret Wetherall, 461 Arch St., Philadelphia, light wax seal mark at center

VERY FINE. ONE OF NINE EXAMPLES OF THE BALTIMORE 5-CENT PROVISIONAL ENVELOPE IN RED RECORDED IN THE SHEARER CENSUS.

The unpublished census by Don Shearer (1996) lists nine 5c envelopes struck in red ink, dated from March to May 1846, plus four 10c red-handstamp envelopes with dates from June to September 1846. The quality of the red strikes is generally poor. The envelope offered here has relatively clear strikes.

Hayes Census No. 13. Ex Ferrary (with his purple trefoil handstamp at lower right). Small "W.H.C." (Warren H. Colson) handstamp at lower right and illustrated in his Colson of Boston promotional booklet (page 22). Probably ex Lapham.

E. 3,000-4,000
4,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2004-06-12
2004 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 878, Lot Number 225, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2), Baltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2)Baltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2). Lightly inked strikes as is usual for the scarcer Red provisional, sharp blue "Baltimore Md. May 17" (1846) circular datestamp on entire addressed to Miss Susan Julia Mayer in Reading Pa., small stain spot at right, missing small part of backflap from opening

VERY FINE. ONLY SIX EXAMPLES OF THE 5-CENT RED ON MANILA ENVELOPE ARE RECORDED IN THE HAYES CENSUS.

From our Concord (1994) and 2000 Rarities sales.

9,000
1,900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2002-05-18
2002 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 846, Lot Number 2012, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2), Baltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2)Baltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2). Lightly inked strikes as is usual for the scarcer Red provisional, sharp blue "Baltimore Md. May 17" (1846) circular datestamp on entire addressed to Miss Susan Julia Mayer in Reading Pa., small stain spot at right, missing small part of backflap from opening

VERY FINE. ONLY SIX EXAMPLES OF THE 5-CENT RED ON MANILA ENVELOPE ARE RECORDED IN THE HAYES CENSUS.

From our Concord sale (1994) and 2000 Rarities sale.

10,000
2,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2000-05-13
2000 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 9, Postmasters Provisionals (Baltimore Md.)Baltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2), Baltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2)Baltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2). Lightly inked strikes as is usual for the scarcer Red provisional, sharp blue "Baltimore Md. May 17" (1846) circular datestamp on entire addressed to Miss Susan Julia Mayer in Reading Pa., small stain spot at right, missing small part of backflap from opening

VERY FINE. ONLY SIX EXAMPLES OF THE 5-CENT RED ON MANILA ENVELOPE ARE RECORDED IN THE HAYES CENSUS.

From our Concord sale (1994 Rarities).

10,000
4,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
1995-06-05
1995 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 767, Lot Number 5, Free Franks, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2), Baltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2)Baltimore Md., 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2). Lightly inked but virtually complete strikes of provisional markings in Red, clear blue "Baltimore Md. May 15" (1846) circular datestamp, matching "5" in oval on entire addressed to Miss Susan Julia Mayer, Reading Pa., fresh and Very Fine, number 16 in the Hayes census where six 5c Red entires recorded, ex Ferrary, Caspary, Texas Collection, Isleham Collection, Weill Stock and Concord Collection, signed Costales

10,000
5,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
1994-05-19
1994 Rarities - The Concord Collection
c
Sale Number 759, Lot Number 4, Postmasters Provisionals5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2), 5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2)5c Red on Manila Entire (3XU2). As usual for the scarcer Red provisional, the markings are lightly inked but mostly clear, sharp blue "Baltimore Md. May 17" (1846) circular datestamp on entire addressed to Miss Susan Julia Mayer, Reading Pa., small stain spot at right, still Very Fine, number 17 in the Hayes census, only six examples of the 5c Red on Manila recorded in Hayes, possibly ten known in total, from the Weill sale

10,000
7,000
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18 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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