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Sale 1025 — 2012 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 26 June, 2012

Category — Postmasters Provisionals: Providence R.I.

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 26, Postmasters Provisionals: Providence R.I.Providence R.I., 5c & 10c Gray Black, Se-Tenant (10X1, 10X2), Providence R.I., 5c & 10c Gray Black, Se-Tenant (10X1, 10X2)Providence R.I., 5c & 10c Gray Black, Se-Tenant (10X1, 10X2). Top right corner margin pair, large margins other sides, unused (no gum), accompanied by printed notice reading "Notice. Post Office Stamps. The Postmaster has issued postage stamps of denominations of five and ten cents, for the payment of postage in advance. They are very convenient and will save the trouble of making change at the Post Office, and will enable people to send prepaid letters at hours when the Office is closed. To cover the expenses of engraving and printing, these stamps are sold at a five per cent advance upon the regular rates of postage. They are for sale at the Post Office. W. B. Sayles, P.M., Providence, R.I. August 24, 1846. H. H. Brown, Printer", also accompanied by unused (no gum) 5c with large margins, Very Fine, a wonderful printed notice and a fantastic collateral item for a Postmasters' Provisionals collection

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