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Sale 1211 — The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 October, 2019

Category — Postmasters' Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 2, Postmasters' Provisionals, An outstanding 5¢ Baltimore postmaster's provisional entire with boldly struck markings

Baltimore, Maryland, 5¢ Blue on Manila entire (3XU1), superb bold strikes of provisional markings, clear "Baltimore Md. Jul. 28" (1846) circular datestamp on manila envelope addressed to Miss Susan Julia Mayer in Reading, Pennsylvania, faint wax seal mark at center, Extremely Fine example of the 5¢ Baltimore entire, ex Weill Brothers sale and Dr. Charles E. Test ("Concord" collection), USPCS census no. 20054, unlisted in Hayes census, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,300
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