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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2019

Category — Postmasters' Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2212
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2212, Postmasters' ProvisionalsSt. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Greenish (11X2), St. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Greenish (11X2)St. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Greenish (11X2). Type II, Position 4, large margins to clear, light manuscript cancel at right, red "St. Louis Mo. Dec. 1" (1845) circular datestamp with two strikes of matching "PAID" handstamp on folded letter to New Orleans, blue manuscript "Paid", stamp with faint horizontal crease and small corner crease at bottom right, cover with some soiling including waterstain at lower left

FINE APPEARANCE. THE ONLY RECORDED USE OF THE ST. LOUIS POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON A COVER TO NEW ORLEANS. A GREAT RARITY.

Ex Faiman.

14,000
3,625
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