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U.S. Stamps
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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 5, Postmasters' Provisionals, One of two recorded uses of the New York provisional from Albany available to collectors

New York, N.Y., 5¢ Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), Positions 4-5, horizontal pair, left stamp double transfer, large and even margins, tied by blue penstroke cancels (applied at New York City), red "Albany N.Y. Nov. 11" (1845) circular datestamp with matching "10" handstamp on folded letter to New York City, treated as unpaid by the postmaster in Albany (who never received a supply of stamps), the red "PAID" arc handstamp was applied by the postmaster in New York indicating acceptance of the stamps as prepayment, Very Fine, covers with the New York postmaster's provisional originating at other post offices are rare--only three are recorded from Albany, including one in the Peltz collection at the Albany Institute of History and Art--ex Emerson, Klep, Krug, Grunin and Weill Brothers sale, USPCS census no. 20387, illustrated in the 1936 American Philatelist Macguffin article, signed by Ashbrook, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
9,000
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 9, Postmasters' Provisionals, A spectacular cover to France with the 5¢ New York postmaster's provisional

New York, N.Y., 5¢ Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), Position 19, large margins including part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by large "New-York 5 Paid Jun. 15" (1846) integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Lyon, France, duplicate of June 8 letter with second June 15 dateline, sender's ship-name directive "p Str. Hibernia"--carried on that Cunarder, departing from Boston on June 16, 1846, and arriving at Liverpool June 28--red "COLONIES/&c ART. 13" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, red London (June 29) backstamp, Boulogne (July 1), Paris (July 1) and Lyon (July 2) circular datestamps on front and back, manuscript "25" decimes due marking (10 decimes for Great Britain, 15 decimes French internal postage), Extremely Fine and attractive foreign-mail use of the New York provisional, ex Caspary and Grunin, USPCS census no. 20577, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
6,750
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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 11, Postmasters' ProvisionalsRare use of the "COLONIES &c ART, Rare use of the "COLONIES &c ARTRare use of the "COLONIES &c ART. 12" handstamp with the 5¢ New York postmaster's provisional

New York, N.Y., 5¢ Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), full margins to clear, tied by blue penstroke cancels, red "New-York 5 Paid Sep. 15" (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded letter to Lyon, France, sender's ship-name directive "Str. Caledonia"--carried on that Cunarder, departing Boston on September 16, 1845, and arriving at Liverpool on September 28--bold strike of red "COLONIES/&c ART. 12" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, red London (Sep. 29) backstamp, red Boulogne (Oct. 1) arrival datestamp, Lyon receiving backstamp, manuscript "25" decimes due marking (10 decimes for Great Britain, 15 decimes French internal postage), small cover tear at top center away from stamp, Very Fine and rare use of the New York postmaster's provisional on a cover to France--the Anglo-French Article 12 accountancy marking on this cover was only in use for six months while the New York provisional was current--ex Gallagher, USPCS census no. 20353

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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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 1073, 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 12, unused (no gum), margins all around, intense color on crisp white paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,500
700
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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 1074, 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 all around, tied by red square grid cancel and "New-York 5cts. 17 Feb." (1847) integral-rate circular datestamp with matching "Paid" in arc handstamp on blue folded cover to Philadelphia, Extremely Fine Gem stamp on an attractive cover, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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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 700, Specialized New York Postmaster's Provisionals: Off-CoverNew 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 30, part original gum, large to full margins, crisp impression, Very Fine

1,500
750
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2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 703, Specialized New York Postmaster's Provisionals: Off-CoverNew 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 7 with major double transfer at top, unused (no gum), large to full margins, crisp impression, faint horizontal crease, tiny nick in the right margin, Very Fine appearance

1,700
500
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19th Century Issues
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2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 704, Specialized New York Postmaster's Provisionals: Off-CoverNew 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 35, unused (no gum), full even margins, small rubbed spot at top, otherwise Very Fine

1,500
600
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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 705, Specialized New York Postmaster's Provisionals: Off-CoverNew 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 18-19, horizontal pair, disturbed original gum, full margins to just in at top right, fine impression, minute corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, a rare original-gum pair of the New York Postmaster's Provisional

5,750
800
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
U.S. Postmasters' Provisionals
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
 
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 706, Specialized New York Postmaster's Provisionals: Off-CoverNew 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 all around, detailed impression, neat blue pen strokes cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1991 and 2000 P.F. certificates

475
850
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