Sale 267 — 1964 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 27 February, 1964

Category — Postmasters Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1
c
Sale 267, Lot 1, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore, Md. 5c on Bluish (3x3). Margins all around, showing Frame Line at L. & T., tied by Blue "5" in oval & matching "Paid", another "Paid" and clear "Baltimore, Md." pmk. on neat cover to Capitol Hill, Washington, faint toning from gum, A gorgeous cover, A Very Fine, Ex Caspary

Sale 267, Lot 1, Postmasters Provisionals
Image 2
2,200
1,900
2
 
Sale 267, Lot 2, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore 10c Black on Bluish (3X4). Full margins, with Sheet Margin at L., full frame line at B. & traces on other two sides, tied to small piece by clear Blue "10" in oval, another Blue cancel at L., Expertly Repaired at L.L. ONLY TWO COPIES KNOWN, A Most attractive Example of this Fabulous Rarity

12,500
6,750
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3
c
Sale 267, Lot 3, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore, Md. 5c Blue on Buff Entire (3XU2).Exceptionally clear strike, matching Baltimore pmk, small sealing wax stain, A Rare & Beautiful Cover, Very Fine

1,100
800
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4
c
Sale 267, Lot 4, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore, Md. 5c+5c Red & Blue on Buff Entire (3XU6). Clear Blue Baltimore, Md. pmk., light sealing wax stain at center, Extremely Rare, Fine

1,600
1,000
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5
c
Sale 267, Lot 5, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore, Md. 10c Red on Buf Entire (3XU10). Clear Blue Baltimore pmk., on 1846 cover to Ky., Attractive Example of this great Rarity, Fine with P.F. Certificate. Only one other known

4,000
4,000
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6
 
Sale 267, Lot 6, Postmasters ProvisionalsBrattleboro, Vt. 5c on Buff (5X1). Margins all around, Wonderful Color & Impression, neat Red "Paid" cancel, faint thins, still a Handsome Example of this Rarity, Very Fine Appearance

1,350
1,900
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7
 
Sale 267, Lot 7, Postmasters ProvisionalsMillbury, Mass. 5c Black (7X1). Margins except slightly in at B. & R., Lovely Color & Impression, tied by Red Crayon, clear Red Millbury pmk. on piece, light cover fold thru stamp, still an Unusually Attractive example of this seldom offered Rarity

1,350
6,000
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8
og
Sale 267, Lot 8, Postmasters Provisionals5c New Haven, Ct. Red on White (8XU1). signature in Magenta, The Discovery Copy, cut close, faded, and with faults, but a presentable copy of this great Rarity, with P.F. Certificate catalogues as entire

9,500
1,500
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9
og
Sale 267, Lot 9, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York 5c Black (9X1). Pos. 31, Double Frame Line at B., Margins all around, fresh, Very Fine

500
270
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10
 
Sale 267, Lot 10, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York 5c Black on Blue (9X1a). Large margins all around, light Blue ms cancel, A Magnificent example of this Rare Variety. Extremely Fine

400
450
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11
 
Sale 267, Lot 11, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York 5c Black, Signed "R.H.M." (9X1b). Pos. 11, Margins all around, Red grid cancel, minute thin, V.F. appearance, a Very scarce stamp Ex Moody

450
400
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12
c
Sale 267, Lot 12, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York 5c Black (9X1). Pos. 3, Margins all around, just clear at L.L., Exceptional Color& Impression, tied by Red U.S. Express Mail, N.Y. pmk., matching "Paid", on neat folded Sept. 1, 1845 cover to Boston, A Rare and Wonderful Cover, Very Fine

450
375
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13
c
Sale 267, Lot 13, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York 5c Black (9X1).Clear to Large Margins all around, Magnificent Color & Impression, tied by clear Oswego, N. York pmk., matching "Steam Boat" and "10" on cover to Oswego "Refused", and returned to N. Y., ms "Refused" because Postage not Paid, "Returned 10" in ms. added to Original Charge & "20", A Remarkable Cover, Very Fine

E. 500-750
475
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14
c
Sale 267, Lot 14, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York 5c Black (9X1). Large margins all around, ms. lines &tied by Red Boston 5cts on cover To New York, Red "Paid", stamp barely affected by cover fold, An Extremely Rare & Attractive Usage

E. 500-750
650
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15
c
Sale 267, Lot 15, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York 5c Black (9X1). Horiz. Strip of Three, Pos. 36-38, Large Margins except in at L., Blue ms. Cancels, Red N.Y. pmk., matching "Paid" in Arc, Blue ms "15", on Oct 1845 folded cover to Philadelphia, light natural wrinkle in two stamps, A Very Rare Cover

E. 500-750
450
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16
c
Sale 267, Lot 16, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York 5c Black (9X1). Horiz. Strip of Four, Pos. 31-34, first with Double Frame Line at B., Large Margins except just clear at L., tied by Blue ms cancels matching "20", Red N.Y. pmk., matching "Paid" in Arc on folded Oct. 1845 cover to Ohio, barest trace of cover fold in one stamp, A Pretty & Outstandingly Rare Cover

E. 1,000-2,500
2,100
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17
c
Sale 267, Lot 17, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence, R.I. 5c Black (10X1). Margins all around, barely clear at L., ms "V" and tied by Red "Providence R.I." pmk., matching "Paid" and "5" on neat folded 1847 cover to Boston, Very few examples of this stamp tied by town pmk are known, A Rare & Pretty cover, Very Fine Ex Caspary

1,200
2,300
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18
c
Sale 267, Lot 18, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence, R.I. 5c, 10c Black (10X1, 10X2). Complete Sheet of 12, Incl. one of latter, fresh, o.g., wide pre-printing paper fold in one stamp, Very Fine

900
600
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19
c
Sale 267, Lot 19, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo. 5c on Greenish (11X1). Two Copies, One with Large margins all around, other with Large to Huge margins except frame touched at B., Sheet margin at T., tied by clear Red "St.Louis, Mo" pmk., matching "Paid" on neat folded 1845 letter to Jefferson City, a Beautiful Cover, Very Fine Ex. Caspary

E. 1,000-2,500
3,300
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20
c
Sale 267, Lot 20, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo. 5c on Greenish (11X1). Two Copies, One with Large margins all around, other with Large to Huge margins except frame touched at B., Sheet margin at T., tied by clear Red "St. Louis, Mo" pmk., matching "Paid" on neat folded 1845 letter to Jefferson City, a Beautiful Cover, Very Fine Ex. Caspary

650
1,250
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21
c
Sale 267, Lot 21, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo. 10c on Greenish (11X1). Two Copies, One with Large margins all around, other with Large to Huge margins except frame touched at B., Sheet margin at T., tied by clear Red "St. Louis, Mo" pmk., matching "Paid" on neat folded 1845 letter to Jefferson City, A Beautiful Cover, Very Fine Ex. Caspary

650
800
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22
c
Sale 267, Lot 22, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo. 10c on Greenish (11X2). Ty. III., Huge margins all around, Brilliant Impression, tied by clear Red "St. Louis, Mo." pmk., matching "Paid" on neat folded 1846 cover. A Magnificent Cover, Extremely fine

1,000
3,100
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23
c
Sale 267, Lot 23, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo. 10c, 20c on Gray Lilac (11C5, 11X6). Se - Tenant Pair, Enormous margins except inner frame just touched at left, tied by ms. line and by Red "St Louis, Mo" pmk., matching Paid, ms "30", on neat folded 7 1/2" x 3 1/2" letter Probably Unique, A Lovely Example of one of the Rarest Postmaster Provisional covers

E. 1,000-2,500
7,250
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