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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

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

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
803
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 803, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Two, Positions 68R1L and 20R1L, large margins to in, tied by light strike of "Boston Paid Jul. 7" (1852) circular datestamp on blue folded printed circular for wholesale boots and shoes to Maysville Ky., Very Fine, an extremely rare cover paying the short-lived 2c circular rate in effect from July 1, 1851 to September 30, 1852, for many years this was the earliest documented use of Scott 9 (current EDU is June 5), noted in Ashbrook 1c book (Vol. 1) on p. 127 and illustrated in the second volume on p. 75, signed Ashbrook

E. 400-500
650
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