FINE-VERY FINE APPEARING AND RARE COMPLETE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE PLATE OF 40 OF THE NEW YORK POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL.
All the issued New York stamps come from the single engraved plate of 40, made up of eight horizontal rows of five. Over the two-year period that the stamps were valid, 142,240 were printed, including the rare Blue and Gray papers from the last printing in 1847.
Four P.F. certificates accompany. Scott value with no premium for the blue or grid cancels or double transfers $19,000.00
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE STRIP OF THREE OF THE 5-CENT NEW YORK POSTMASTER’S PROVISIONAL.
While pairs of the New York Postmaster’s Provisional were commonly used to pay the double or over-300 miles rate, any multiple of three or larger is extremely rare.
Ex Earl of Crawford, Waterhouse and Frelinghuysen. With 2012 P.F. certificate