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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — Postmasters` Provisionals - Annapolis Md. thru St. Louis Mo. (Scott 2XU1var-11X2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1341
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1341, Postmasters` Provisionals - Annapolis Md. thru St. Louis Mo. (Scott 2XU1var-11X2)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 16-17, horizontal pair, part original gum, large margins all around, deeply etched impression on fresh paper, pinhole in margin between stamps at bottom

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE 5-CENT NEW YORK POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL.

Examples of the New York Postmaster's Provisional with any part original gum are scarce, and pairs are exceedingly rare. This is one of the finest we have encountered.

Ex Caspary and Lilly. Scott Retail as unused pair without gum. 1998 P.F. certificate (329413) describing the pair as "previously hinged, part original gum" with pinhole no longer accompanies

5,750
3,000
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