Sale 468 — 1975 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 March, 1975

Category — Postmasters Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4
og
Sale 468, Lot 4, Postmasters ProvisionalsBaltimore, Md., 5c Black on Bluish (3X3). Nice Margins showing all or parts of Frame Lines, Extra Wide at Left, Fresh, Part o. g., Very Fine, Tremendously Rare Unused

14,000
10,500
5
 
Sale 468, Lot 5, Postmasters ProvisionalsBrattleboro, Vt., 5c Rack on Buff (5X1). Two Margins showing full dividing lines, large margins to trifle cut in upper right, Wonderfully Fresh, small part of Red "Paid" cancel, Fine & Very Rare, particularly in sound condition

4,000
2,200
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6
 
Sale 468, Lot 6, Postmasters ProvisionalsBrattleboro, Vt., 5c Black on Buff (5X1). Pos. 2, Margins Virtually All Around, Nearly Complete Frame at Right, Neat Red "Paid" cancel., thins, as often, Very Fine Appearing Example of this Rarity

4,000
1,600
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7
 
Sale 468, Lot 7, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York, N. Y., 5c Black (9X1). Horiz. Strip of Three, Pos. 36-38, Ample to Large Margins except tip of T. R. corner of right stamp barely touched, light Neat Blue ms. cancel., insignificant tiny scissor cut between stamps well clear of design, Very Fine, Beautiful Strip

1,200
1,200
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8
P
Sale 468, Lot 8, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence, R. I., 5c, 10c Brown Carmine, Trial Color Plate Proof on Card (10X1, 10X2). Complete Sheet of Twelve, Very Fine, Very Rare

1,250
850
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9
c
Sale 468, Lot 9, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo., 5c Black on Greenish (11X1). Margins to just touched two points. Tied by Red "St. Louis" pmk., matching "Paid" & "Paid 5" on fresh folded letter to Gallatin, Mo. Fine, especially as it is without the usual ms. cancel., with P. F. Certificate

2,300
1,450
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10
c
Sale 468, Lot 10, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5). Ty. II, Pos. 4, Four Huge Margins, tied on Fresh 1846 Folded Cover by bold ms. cancel, Red "St. Louis, Mo." pmk., matching "Paid", heavy filing crease through stamp, still a Very Handsome "Bear" Cover, with APS Certificate

200
600
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11
 
Sale 468, Lot 11, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo., 5c, 10c Black on Bluish, Pelure Paper (11X7, 11X8). The Complete Plate Reconstruction, Three Singles of each type, Margins Virtually All Around, five with the usual ms. cancels., other Red "Paid", one on piece, few small faults, really inconsequential when considering the Extremely Rarity of this lot, A Spectacular Showpiece of Handsome Appearance

2,100
14,000
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