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Sale 984 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 April, 2010

Category — Postmasters Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew Haven Conn., 5c Vermilion, Peets Reprint (8XU1R), New Haven Conn., 5c Vermilion, Peets Reprint (8XU1R)New Haven Conn., 5c Vermilion, Peets Reprint (8XU1R). 35 x 39mm, dark blue original signature of "E. A. Mitchell", according to Scott Catalogue, 30 reprints were made in 1874 for Cyrus B. Peets, the Chief Clerk for Mitchell, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate

1,200
1,500
2
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 2, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 2 with prominent double transfer at bottom, unused (no gum), large to huge margins, Extremely Fine, a magnificent example of the New York provisional in unused condition, especially desirable from this plate position, with 1973 and 2007 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; 9X1 is unlisted in SMQ)

1,500
1,900
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 3, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 2 with prominent double transfer at bottom, unused (no gum), small margins to slightly cut in, light vertical crease at left, Fine appearance

1,500
160
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 4, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Even margins all around, bright shade, neat strike of red New York square grid cancel, without pen cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.F. certificate

500
375
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 5, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, blue pen cancel and also trace of red cancel at bottom left, faint crease at left, Very Fine appearance

500
170
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 6, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1), Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1)Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Positions 9/12, vertical pair, unused (no gum), large margins all around including huge corner sheet margins, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as two No Gum singles

450
350
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 7, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1), Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1)Providence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Large margins to clear at right and bottom, neat manuscript check-mark cancel as is usually found on used examples of this issue, couple small thin spots and small bit of extraneous blue ink at top, otherwise Fine, very scarce used, with 2009 P.F. certificate

1,750
275
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 8, 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). Type I, Position 2, large margins to just in at top, intense shade, lightened pen cancel, vertical crease and tiny thins

FINE APPEARANCE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ST. LOUIS POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON GREENISH PAPER.

With 2007 P.F. certificate

8,000
0
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