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Sale 1075 — 2014 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 26 June, 2014

Category — Postmasters Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1011
c
Sale Number 1075, Lot Number 1011, Postmasters ProvisionalsAnnapolis, Maryland, (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis, Maryland, (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis, Maryland, (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Gorgeous strike of Eagle post office handstamp with matching "2" drop-rate handstamp on blue folded cover addressed to "Mrs. Anna R. Redout, Pleasant Plains near Annapolis Md.", trivial edgewear

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAR STRIKE OF THE ANNAPOLIS POSTMASTER'S SEAL, WHICH WAS USED TO MAKE THE FAMOUS POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL ENVELOPES AND ALSO WAS RARELY APPLIED AS A POSTMARK.

The Scott footnote to 2XU1 values the blue at $7,500.00 with "2" handstamped rate and $10,000.00 with "5" handstamped rate. With 1990 P.F. certificate.

7,500
19,000
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