Sale 489 — 1976 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 31 March, 1976

Category — Postmasters Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8
 
Sale 489, Lot 8, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York, N. Y., 5c Black (9X1). Reconstructed Block, ("Block" of Three & Single), Pos. 11-12, 16-17, Ample to Large Margins except barely touched in two places, each with Neat Blue ms. cancel, Fine-Very Fine, A Stupendous Showpiece

E. 1,000-2,000
1,450
9
og
Sale 489, Lot 9, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence, R. I., 5c, 10c Black (10X1, 10X2). Complete Sheet of Twelve, Fresh, o. g., handstamp guarantee an back in margin only, Very Fine & Handsome

1,500
1,300
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10
c
Sale 489, Lot 10, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo., 5c Black on Greenish Wove, 5c Black on Bluish Pelure (11X1, 11X7). One of former, four singles of latter, an folded cover with P. F. Certificate stating "that the cover is genuine with Scott #11X1 (1) and Scott # 11X7 (4), 3 of which are extensively repaired" A Unique Cover offered on the basis of the stamps

15,600
4,500
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11
 
Sale 489, Lot 11, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo., 10c Black on Greenish (11X2). Ty. II, Huge Margins All Around, Small part of Red "St. Louis, Ma." postmark, Extremely Fine, Unbelievably Beautiful

1,350
3,500
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12
 
Sale 489, Lot 12, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Mo. 5c-20c Black on Gray Lilac (11X4-11X6). Partial Plate Reconstruction, Pos. 1-2, 4-6 (lacks 20c pos. 3), Mostly Clear to Large Margins, frame line halved to tiny bit in at top & bottom on two 10c, ms. & Red St. Louis cancels, 10c Pas. 2 tiny closed tear, 5c Pas. 5 vertical crease, other two 10c (Pos. 4 & 6) Fine, the ex-Caspary 20c Pos. 1 is Very Fine, A Remarkable Showing of these Rare Provisionals, A splendid Showpiece

14,200
15,500
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