Sale 1032 — The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 23-24 October, 2012

Category — New York Postmasters Provisional (Scott 9X1a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3001
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3001, New York Postmasters Provisional (Scott 9X1a)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Large nicely proportioned margins, deep shade on fresh paper, cancelled solely by neat strike of red "Paid" arc handstamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT NEW YORK POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ISSUE.

This stamp is particularly desirable cancelled solely by the "Paid" arc handstamp. With 2010 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; Postmasters' Provisionals unpriced in SMQ). While P.S.E. does not publish a Population Report for Postmasters' Provisionals, their records show only this single example graded 98 for 9X1 and all its listed sub-types

550
2,500