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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 = 9X1, Symbol IN ("USED")
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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
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
 
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1679, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Complete Plate Reconstruction (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Complete Plate Reconstruction (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Complete Plate Reconstruction (9X1). All 40 positions mounted on an album page with a grid on reverse noting the condition of each, most with four margins and crisp impressions, predominantly blue pen cancels with several red square grids as well, a bit more than half are sound, the remainder with varying degrees of flaws mostly not readily visible from the face

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

E. 4,000-5,000
10,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
 
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1680, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Large margins to clear, cancelled by blue penstrokes and by well-struck red grid cancel, Very Fine

475
425
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
 
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1681, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Positions 16-17, horizontal pair, large margins to just clear at top right, intense shade, unobtrusive blue pen cancel, left stamp with vertical crease ending in small tear, Fine-Very Fine appearance, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,450
350
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2061, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 40, huge margins to full at top right, part of red circular datestamp at bottom and blue pen cancels, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott value as pen cancel

475
325
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2020-05-27
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1075, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Large to full margins, single stroke blue pen cancel, Very Fine and choice

475
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2020-03-03
United States Stamps
 
New York N.Y., 5c Black, Balance of the Jeremiah Farrington Collection (9X1, 9X1a, 9X1b). Exhibit pages containing a total of 48 stamps, the balance of the noteworthy collection formed by the late Jeremiah Farrington and sold through Ivy, Shreve & Mader in 1992 (this lot kept intact), mostly off-cover singles but also two off-cover pairs and three covers (one with a pair), includes several which appear unused (one with P.F. certificate), initials include "ACM", "A CM" and "A.C.M.", the pages are ordered by positions (with blow ups of the details of each) and this balance contains a wonderful range with 34 of the 40 possible positions, most have four margins, cancels include pen and also a number of handstamps, some small flaws to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine, an outstanding group, Scott Retail as all No. 9X1 more than $24,000.00

E. 7,500-10,000
10,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2020-03-03
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 644, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Large margins to full at top left, tied by red "Paid" in arc handstamp without pen cancel on small piece, Very Fine

575
170
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2020-03-03
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 645, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM", "AC M" Initials (9X1, 9X1a), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM", "AC M" Initials (9X1, 9X1a)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM", "AC M" Initials (9X1, 9X1a). Six singles and a pair, all but two with four margins, few different cancels including "PAID", red grid, blue manuscript, black, one appears unused, some small faults, appear Fine-Very Fine, also includes one Providence R.I. No. 10X1 unused

6,250
1,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2020-02-25
The Ambassador J. William Middendorf II Collection
 
Sale Number 1216, Lot Number 21, Postmasters' Provisionals: New York N.Y. thru St. Louis Mo.New York N.Y., 5c Black, “ACM” Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, “ACM” Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, “ACM” Initials (9X1). Positions 17/22, vertical pair, large even margins, cancelled solely by two strikes of New York red square grid without pen cancel, top stamp light horizontal crease, bottom stamp tiny edge tear, still Extremely Fine appearance, vertical pairs are much scarcer than horizontal pairs, ex Frelinghuysen, with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,550
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2020-02-25
The Ambassador J. William Middendorf II Collection
 
Sale Number 1216, Lot Number 22, Postmasters' Provisionals: New York N.Y. thru St. Louis Mo.New York N.Y., 5c Black, “ACM” Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, “ACM” Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, “ACM” Initials (9X1). Positions 11-13, horizontal strip of three, full margins to just in at lower left of left stamp and touching at upper right of right stamp, neat blue pen cancels, small 5.5mm scissors-cut at bottom between middle and right stamps

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

5,000
3,250
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