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Sale 1062 — The Golden Oak Collection of Superb United States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2013

Category — Postmasters Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
15
 
Sale Number 1062, Lot Number 15, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew 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). Crisp impression on deeply blued paper, large margins three sides, just in at bottom, cancelled solely by red New York "Paid" arc cancel

FINE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT NEW YORK POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON BLUE WOVE, CANCELLED BY THE "PAID" HANDSTAMP AND WITHOUT THE USUAL PEN CANCELLATION.

The last printing of the New York provisional was furnished on January 7, 1847, when 100 sheets were delivered. Philip T. Wall believes that most of the stamps on Gray paper (Scott 9X3) and Blue paper (Scott 9X2) come from this last printing.

With 2011 P.F. certificate.

3,600
2,300
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