VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A CHOICE TIED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT BUCHANAN PROVISIONAL ON BLUISH PAPER -- ONLY THREE RECORDED WITH RED BALTIMORE DATESTAMP.
The Baltimore provisionals were printed first on bluish and then on white paper (the Scott catalogue reverses the chronological order). Most examples are known used with the blue Baltimore datestamp; three are known struck in red.
No. 24 in the Hayes census. With 1993 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 5-CENT FIRST PRINTING ON GREENISH PAPER IS EXTREMELY RARE IN THIS CHOICE USED CONDITION. ONLY 20-25 OFF-COVER EXAMPLES ARE KNOWN CANCELLED EXCLUSIVELY BY THE RED DATESTAMP.
Illustrated in Luff book as Position 1 of the plate reconstruction. Lightly backstamped "SS&CCO" (Scott Stamp & Coin Co.). With 1999 P.F. certificate