Sale 1146 — U.S. and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 15 December, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 1845 New York Postmasters Provisional

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1327
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1327, 1845 New York Postmasters ProvisionalNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Positions 4-5, horizontal pair, left stamp double transfer, full margins to slightly in, tied by two strikes of red "Paid" in arc, third strike at right, matching "New-York 10 cts. 20 Nov." integral-rate circular datestamp on small blue 1846 folded letter to Detroit Mich., Fine pair on an attractive cover and a scarce use, ex Hessel, Martin, Georgian collection and Fekete

2,000
0
1328
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1328, 1845 New York Postmasters ProvisionalNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in at bottom, tied by blue pen cancel, red "New-York 10cts. 29 Mar." (1846) integral-rate circular datestamp with matching "Paid" arc handstamp on folded produce prices current to Palmyra N.Y., some minor cover wear, Fine use, Palmyra is just over 300 miles from New York, necessitating the double rate

2,000
500
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1329
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1329, 1845 New York Postmasters ProvisionalNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Tied by pen cancels, double-struck red "Paid" straightline and "New York 5cts. 17 Jul." (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded letter to Washington D.C., stamp with faults including crease and tears at bottom, Fine appearing and scarce early use, July 17 is two days after the earliest known use

1,400
800
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