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Sale 428 — 1973 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 22 March, 1973

Category — Postmasters Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5
 
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 5, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York, N. Y., 5c Black on Blue Paper (9X1a). Horiz, New York, N. Y., 5c Black on Blue Paper (9X1a). HorizNew York, N. Y., 5c Black on Blue Paper (9X1a). Horiz. Pair, Large to Huge Margins incl. R. Sheet margin & bits of two adjoining stamps at bottom, Neat, Light Orange Red Grid cancel. A Gorgeous pair, Extremely Fine and without a doubt one of the most magnificent Postmasters; Provisionals in existence, Ex-Caspary

E. 2,000-5,000
5,000
6
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 6, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York, N.Y. 5c Black (9X1), New York, N.Y. 5c Black (9X1)New York, N.Y. 5c Black (9X1). Large to Huge margins, Tied by Red "New York, 5 Paid" Foreign Mail postmark on Dec. 31, 1845 folded letter to an American Ship Captain at Liverpool, ms. "p Acadia" & British "1/-" fancy due marks, Extremely Fine in Very Scarce usage, from 1971 Rarity Sale

E. 500-750
750
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7
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 7, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence, R. I., 5c, 10c Black (10X1, 10X2), Providence, R. I., 5c, 10c Black (10X1, 10X2)Providence, R. I., 5c, 10c Black (10X1, 10X2). Complete Sheet of Twelve containing one 10c stamp. Fresh, o. g., Very Fine

1,300
1,100
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8
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 8, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence, R. I., 5c Gray Black (10X1), Providence, R. I., 5c Gray Black (10X1)Providence, R. I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Margins all around, Ms. cancel, Red Providence pmk. barely missing stamp, and "Paid" and "5" on neat cover, Very Fine

900
850
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9
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 9, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo., 5c Black on Greenish (11X1), St. Louis, Mo., 5c Black on Greenish (11X1)St. Louis, Mo., 5c Black on Greenish (11X1). Unused Vertical Pair, Ty. I, II, Large margins, fine color & Impression, Very light natural wrinkle & tiny, almost imaginary thin speck, Extremely Fine appearance and believed to be the only unused pair known, Ex-Lilly (Catalog $5000.00 as singles)

E. 2,000-5,000
8,000
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10
 
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 10, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo., 10e Black on Greenish (11X2), St. Louis, Mo., 10e Black on Greenish (11X2)St. Louis, Mo., 10e Black on Greenish (11X2). Ty. II, Huge margins all around, Small part of Red "St. Louis, Mo." postmark, Extremely Fine, Unbelievably Beautiful

1,200
2,900
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11
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 11, 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). Ty. I, Incredibly gins all around, tied by Red "St. Louis, Mo." pmk., matching "10" on small, neat "Charnley & Whelan" cover to Philadelphia; Fine in every respect, an Ideal St. Louis "Bear" cover

1,700
5,500
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12
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 12, 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). Four singles, Three are II, other Ty. I. Each with large margins all around, cancelled with Ty. two neat pen strokes, not tied, Brilliant Red "St. Louis, Mo." pmk, matching "Paid", ms. "40" on fresh "Charnley & Whelan" cover to Philadelphia. A spectacular piece of utmost beauty & rarity, Ex-Caspary

E. 2,000-5,000
9,000
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13
 
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 13, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5), St. Louis, Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5)St. Louis, Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5). Vertical Pair, Ty. 1, 11 Large margins all around, tied on small piece by Red "St. Louis, Mo." pmk.; almost invisible natural pre-printing wrinkle in top stamp, nevertheless Extremely Fine & Handsome, Ex-Caspary

4,000
4,750
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14
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 14, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5), St. Louis, Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5)St. Louis, Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5). Ty. II, Large margins all around, tied by light neat pen stroke & part of Red "St. Louis, Mo." pmk., matching "Paid" ms. "10" on small "Charnley & Whelan" cover to Philadelphia, Extremely Fine

1,800
2,900
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15
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 15, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt Louis, Mo. 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5), St Louis, Mo. 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5)St Louis, Mo. 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5). Margins three sides, in a bit at R., Tied with red "St. Louis, Mo." pmk. also Ms., cancel with Red "Paid" and Ms. "10" on neat cover from Charnley Whelan Find

1,800
850
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