Sale 1180 — The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 11-12 April, 2018
Category — 1845 Postmasters' Provisionals (Scott 5X1-11X8)
New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Unused (no gum), huge margins to clear including left sheet margin, crisp impression
VERY FINE. A DESIRABLE SOUND UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE NEW YORK POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL WITHOUT SIGNATURE.
We have offered only one with original gum since keeping computerized records (realized $22,000 hammer in our 2012 Frelinghuysen sale). The example offered here, with four margins and in sound condition, is a great rarity.
With 1991 P.F. certificate