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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — Classic Precancellations (Cumberland Maine)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
924
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 924, Classic Precancellations (Cumberland Maine)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Perfectly centered, tied by printed "CUMBERLAND, ME. OCTOBER 15" precancel on yellow part-printed address cover for Superintending School Committee in Penn., ms. "Paradise, Monroe" address, trivial toned specks around perfs from gum

EXTREMELY FINE. THE FINER OF THE TWO RECORDED COVERS WITH THE CUMBERLAND, MAINE PRECANCELLATION. ONE OF THE GREATEST RARITIES OF PRECANCEL COLLECTING AND OF CLASSIC UNITED STATES PHILATELY.

Ex Hollowbush, Grunin and Boker. Illustrated on p. 94 of Volume 2 of Ashbrook's The United States One-Cent Stamp of 1851-57. Signed by Sloane.

E. 20,000-30,000
23,000
925
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 925, Classic Precancellations (Cumberland Maine)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Rich color, wide margins, tied by printed "CUMBERLAND, ME. OCTOBER 22" precancel on yellow part-printed address cover for Superintending School Committee in Mich., ms. "Batavia, Branch" address, with original enclosure notifying school districts of publication of new English grammar book

VERY FINE. ONE OF TWO RECORDED COVERS WITH THE CUMBERLAND, MAINE PRECANCELLATION AND THE ONLY ONE WITH THE ORIGINAL ENCLOSURE. AN IMPORTANT RARITY OF CLASSIC UNITED STATES PHILATELY.

Ex Allen A. Brown and Boker. Illustrated on p. 95 of Volume 2 of Ashbrook's The United States One-Cent Stamp of 1851-57

E. 20,000-30,000
26,000
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