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Sale 904 — Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Saturday, 10 December, 2005

Category — St. Louis Postmasters Provisional

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Sale Number 904, Lot Number 1, St. Louis Postmasters ProvisionalSt. Louis Mo., 5c Black on Greenish (11X1), St. Louis Mo., 5c Black on Greenish (11X1)St. Louis Mo., 5c Black on Greenish (11X1). Type III, Position 5, unused (no gum), large margins to full all around, bright shade, tiny thin spot

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE FOUR-MARGIN UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ST. LOUIS "BEARS" PROVISIONAL ISSUE ON GREENISH PAPER.

The St. Louis "Bears" provisionals are rare in unused (or uncancelled) condition, and only a few of the 5c value are known unused, all on Greenish paper.

With 1975 and 2005 P.F. certificates, the former not mentioning the thin spot, which is very faint and small.

10,000
6,750
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