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Sale 1020 — The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part One

Sale Date — Wednesday, 28 March, 2012

Category — New York, New York - Blue Paper (Scott 9X2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
81
 
Sale Number 1020, Lot Number 81, New York, New York - Blue Paper (Scott 9X2)New York N.Y., 5c Black on Blue, "ACM" Initials (9X2), New York N.Y., 5c Black on Blue, "ACM" Initials (9X2)New York N.Y., 5c Black on Blue, "ACM" Initials (9X2). Position 40, enormous bottom right corner sheet margins, large top margin with portion of Position 35, just clear at left, proof-like impression, neat strike New York red square grid cancel, small thin spot above Washington's tie

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A STRIKING CORNER MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE RARE NEW YORK POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON BLUE WOVE.

The last printing of the New York provisional was furnished on January 7, 1847, when 100 sheets were delivered (see Rawdon, Wright & Hatch record book entry on page 71 of this catalogue). Philip T. Wall believes that most if not all of the stamps on Gray paper (Scott 9X3) and Blue paper (Scott 9X2) come from this last printing, as all of the known covers are postmarked after that date.

Ex Lapham. With 2012 P.F. certificate

3,500
5,000
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