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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 11-13 March, 2019

Category — Africa

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1395
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1395, Africa12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Horizontal strip of five, used with 5c Red Brown (28), tied by blue "Norfolk Va. Sep. 1858" circular datestamps on cover to Porto Grande, Cape Verde, red "New York Am. Pkt. Sep. 25" circular datestamp on back, magenta manuscript "40" credit changed to "44", some perf toning not mentioned in accompanying certificate

VERY FINE. THE 1857 12-CENT PLATE 1 STRIP OF FIVE IS AN EXTREMELY RARE MULTIPLE FRANKING, AND THE CAPE VERDE DESTINATION IS EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE IN THIS PERIOD.

Ex Seybold, Gibson, Gallagher and "Sevenoaks". With 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 5,000-7,500
9,500
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