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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 = 9X1e, 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
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1117, Postmasters’ ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Positions 9-10, horizontal pair, large margins to ample, tied by red "PAID" in arc handstamps, third strike at right, matching "New-York 10 Cts. 15 Jul." (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp on large part of folded cover to Dundee, Scotland, sender's directive instructions Acadia and carried on that Cunarder which departed Boston July 16, 1845 and arrived Liverpool July 29, neat "America Liverpool JY 29, 1845" and July 31 receiving backstamps, "1/-" shilling due marking, right stamp small pre-printing paperfold at right, some expert restoration

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE ONLY RECORDED PAIR USED ON JULY 15, 1845, WHICH IS THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED DATE OF USE. AN IMPORTANT NEW YORK POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL.

The earliest recorded use of the New York provisional is July 15, 1845. The USPCS census lists 14 used on that day, all without signature. Four are known used to England, three each are known to Germany and France and three are domestic uses, all bearing a single stamp. The example here is the only to Scotland and the only with more than one stamp. In Chronicle 115 (p. 163), Philip Wall records only eight pairs on or off cover of the without signature variety.

Ex "Aristocrat" (2007 Bennett sale) where offered at auction for the first time and where acquired by the current owner. With 1999 A.P.S. certificate.

E. 20,000-30,000
27,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2020-02-25
The Ambassador J. William Middendorf II Collection
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Sale Number 1216, Lot Number 16, Postmasters' Provisionals: New York N.Y. thru St. Louis Mo.New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 32, large margins to clear at top right, tied by blue cross-hatch manuscript pen strokes, red “New-York 5 cts. 27 Aug.” (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp and matching “Paid” arc handstamp on folded New York Supreme Court notice to Norwich Conn., notice is for a judgement in the amount of $318.82, stamp slightly toned (not mentioned on certificate), still Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $1,350.00

E. 400-500
600
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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
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Sale Number 1216, Lot Number 17, Postmasters' Provisionals: New York N.Y. thru St. Louis Mo.New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 39, large margins to clear at top, tied by red New York “Paid” arc handstamp without pen cancel, also tied by French transit, second strike of “Paid” at center, on blue folded cover docketed Dec. 14, 1846 to La Chaux-de-Fond, Switzerland, sender’s ship-name directive “Caledonia” and “Via Paris”, carried on that Cunarder from Boston on November 16, arriving Liverpool December 30, red “COLONIES/&c. ART. 13” framed Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, red “T.F.” transit and bold manuscript “46” decimes due rate, British transit (Dec. 31) and Swiss backstamps, addressee’s name has been erased resulting in thinning of the cover and a small hole below the stamp, area backed with additional paper, also some soiling extending to bottom of stamp

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF ONLY FIVE RECORDED COVERS TO SWITZERLAND WITH THE NEW YORK POSTMASTER’S PROVISIONAL STAMP AND THE ONLY COVER BEARING THE DESIRABLE UNSIGNED VARIETY (9X1e). AN EXTRAORDINARY USE.

The USPCS census records only five covers to Switzerland with the New York Postmaster’s Provisional, including two covers bearing 9X1, two bearing 9X1a and this single cover with the unsigned 9X1e. Three of the covers have the addresses obliterated.

USPCS census no. 20691. Ex Lapham and Frelinghuysen. With 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
3,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2205, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 19, large margins, cancelled by neat blue penstrokes on blue folded letter datelined "New York May 25th 1847" to Bridgewater Mass., clear strike of red "Steamer 5" in oval handstamp, light horizontal file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, very desirable and rare Long Island Sound steamboat cover with the New York Provisional, with 2019 P.F. certificate declining opinion as to whether the stamp originates, in our opinion it originates, the off-cover stamp catalogues $900.00, offered on its own merits

E. 300-400
850
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1078, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 22, large margins to clear, intense shade, tied by three thick pen strokes, red "New-York 5cts. 16 Jul." (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp with matching "Paid" in arc handstamp on folded cover to Albany N.Y., docketing confirms 1845 use, one line of address removed with ink eradicator (possibly contemporary), Very Fine, the second earliest known use of the New York Postmaster's Provisional -- the July 15, 1845 EDU is priced in Scott at $27,500.00 -- this is a more affordable substitute and is one of only three recorded in the USPCS census from this second day, ex Weill Brothers and Farrington

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 739, Specialized New York Postmaster's Provisionals: CoversNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Two, large margins, tied by blue penstrokes, red "New-York 10cts. 11 Dec." (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp and matching "Paid" in arc handstamp on folded cover to Fayette Mo., left stamp hinged in place, right stamp natural pre-printing paper crease at top, still Very Fine, scarce use of two examples of the New York Provisional without signatures, with 2014 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for pair on cover $2,900.00

E. 500-750
1,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 740, Specialized New York Postmaster's Provisionals: CoversNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 19, large margins, cancelled by neat blue penstrokes on blue folded letter datelined "New York May 25th 1847" to Bridgewater Mass., clear strike of red "Steamer 5" in oval handstamp, light horizontal file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, very desirable and rare Long Island Sound steamboat cover with the New York Provisional

E. 1,000-1,500
6,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 746, Specialized New York Postmaster's Provisionals: CoversNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Full margins to clear, tied by blue penstrokes and red "New-York 5 Oct. 31" (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded letter to London, England and forwarded to Trieste, Italy, sender's directive "p Hibernia" at lower left, red Boulogne double-circle datestamp, London backstamp, "1/" shilling manuscript due marking crossed out and re-rated in German currency, Very Fine and attractive, a rare use of the New York Postmaster's Provisional on cover to London and forwarded to Trieste, especially desirable with the no signature variety stamp, ex Gibson

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2016-12-15
U.S. and Confederate States Postal History
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Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1329, 1845 New York Postmasters ProvisionalNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Tied by pen cancels, double-struck red "Paid" straightline and "New York 5cts. 17 Jul." (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded letter to Washington D.C., stamp with faults including crease and tears at bottom, Fine appearing and scarce early use, July 17 is two days after the earliest known use

1,400
800
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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 11, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 10, large to full margins all around, cancelled by red "Paid" arc handstamp (not tied), small bit of New York circular datestamp at left with blue manuscript "NY" written on top, matching blue manuscript "Paid" on folded letter to Philadelphia, datelined "New York July 17, 1845", light overall toning and some ink erosion in address, Fine appearing and scarce early use, July 17 is two days after the earliest known use, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,100
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