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Sale 1025 — 2012 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 26 June, 2012

Category — Postmasters Provisionals: Annapolis Md.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
c
Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 9, Postmasters Provisionals: Annapolis Md.Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Clear strike on 1849 folded letter with matching "2" handstamp addressed locally to Mrs. C. S. M. Ray, light file folds and minor overall soiling

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAR STRIKE OF THE ANNAPOLIS POSTMASTER'S SEAL, WHICH WAS USED TO MAKE THE FAMOUS POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL ENVELOPES AND ALSO RARELY APPLIED AS A POSTMARK.

The Scott footnote to 2XU1 values the blue circle at $7,500.00 with "2" handstamped rate and at $3,500.00 with "5" handstamped rate.

Ex Austin H. Brown.

7,500
7,500
10
 
Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 10, Postmasters Provisionals: Annapolis Md.Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis Md., (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Clear strike on cover front only with matching "2" handstamp addressed locally to Miss Jessie Steele, light file folds including one barely affecting marking

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAR STRIKE OF THE ANNAPOLIS POSTMASTER'S SEAL, WHICH WAS USED TO MAKE THE FAMOUS POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL ENVELOPES AND ALSO RARELY APPLIED AS A POSTMARK.

The Scott footnote to 2XU1 values the blue circle at $7,500.00 with "2" handstamped rate and at $3,500.00 with "5" handstamped rate (on full covers).

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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11°
c
Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 11, Postmasters Provisionals: Annapolis Md.Annapolis Md., (5c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var), Annapolis Md., (5c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var)Annapolis Md., (5c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Clear strike with matching "5" handstamp on folded letter datelined "Annapolis Feby. 13th 1849" to Thomas Beck in Baltimore Md., light file folds

VERY FINE. A FULL BOLD STRIKE OF THE ANNAPOLIS POSTMASTER'S SEAL, THE SAME MARKING USED TO MAKE THE FAMOUS POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL ENVELOPES AND ALSO RARELY APPLIED AS A POSTMARK.

The Scott footnote to 2XU1 values the blue circle at $7,500.00 with "2" handstamped rate and at $3,500.00 with "5" handstamped rate.

Ex Austin H. Brown.

3,500
12,000
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