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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)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
7
 
Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 7, 1845 Postmasters' Provisionals (Scott 5X1-11X8)New 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). Position 37, large margins all around, neat red "PAID" in arc handstamp, wonderful impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF THE NEW YORK POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON BLUE WOVE PAPER. EXCEEDINGLY RARE IN SOUND CONDITION AND WITHOUT A 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 1961 and 1998 P.F. certificates, the former as 9X1a variety

3,600
5,625
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