Sale 1107 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 July, 2015

Category — Postmasters Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1
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Sale 1107, Lot 1, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew Haven Conn., 5c Dull Blue, Reprint (8XU1R). Signed in Lilac Rose and also matching "Copy" at center, otherwise appears as the other 1871 Reprints, central thin spot, Very Fine appearance, it is not known exactly when the reprints with "Copy" were made but they are extremely rare, ex Deats and Hulme, Scott Retail as 1871 Reprint

1,750
1,300
2
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Sale 1107, Lot 2, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew Haven Conn., 5c Carmine, Reprint (8XU1R). 62 x 96mm, signature in Black, rich color, Very Fine, rare with the signature in black, ex Hulme, the Scott Catalogue lists the signatures for the 1874 Peets Reprints as being known in "Dark Blue, Red and Black (rare)," with 2000 P.F. certificate as 1874 Peets reprint in Carmine with Black signature, Scott Retail as the most common signature color $1,200.00

E. 750-1,000
850
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Sale 1107, Lot 3, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Full to large margins, cancelled solely by red "Paid" arc, sharp impression, Very Fine

600
0
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Sale 1107, Lot 4, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Positions 26-27, horizontal pair, unused (no gum), margins full to clear, left stamp partly broken heavy vertical crease, right stamp light corner crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate, as a single the right stamp is a lovely Very Fine appearing unused stamp, with 1982 P.F. certificate

5,750
500
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Sale 1107, Lot 5, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Unused (no gum), full margins to just in at bottom right, strong impression, Fine

1,750
225
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Sale 1107, Lot 6, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Unused (no gum), full margins to just touching the frame line, crisp impression, Fine, a rare unused example of No. 9X1e, with 2014 P.F. certificate (Fine 70)

3,750
750
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Sale 1107, Lot 7, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Three large to huge margins, ample bottom, intense shade on bright paper, couple faint trivial thin spots, Very Fine appearance

950
190
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Sale 1107, Lot 8, Postmasters ProvisionalsPostmasters' Provisionals. Three items, incl. New Haven No. 8XU1R Second Reprint, unsigned, Very Fine and choice, New York 9X1 with red circular datestamp, minor flaws, Fine appearance and Providence 10X1, unused (no gum), light creases, otherwise Very Fine

1,125
250
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