Sale 1136 — The Peter Sharrer Collection of United States Postal Markings

Sale Date — Wednesday, 5 October, 2016

Category — Annapolis, Maryland Eagle Handstamp

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1048
c
Sale 1136, Lot 1048, Annapolis, Maryland Eagle HandstampAnnapolis, Maryland, (2c) Red Handstamp (2XU1 var). Perfect bold strike on cover locally addressed to "W. B. Stephenson Esq., A. of D., Present", matching "2" drop rate handstamp at upper right, missing most of backflaps

A SUPERB STRIKE ON A FINE APPEARING COVER. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE ANNAPOLIS POSTMASTER'S SEAL, WHICH WAS USED TO MAKE THE FAMOUS POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL ENVELOPES AND ALSO WAS RARELY APPLIED AS A POSTMARK. IT IS ESPECIALLY SCARCE STRUCK IN RED.

Ex Meroni, Dr. Maffeo and "Golden Oak". With 1956 P.F. certificate. Scott value for red handstamp and "2" rate is $30,000.00 (footnote to No. 2XU1)

E. 15,000-20,000
25,000
1049
c
Sale 1136, Lot 1049, Annapolis, Maryland Eagle HandstampAnnapolis, Maryland, (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Clear strike on lady's small cover with matching "2" drop rate handstamp addressed locally to Miss Rachel Turk, immaculate condition

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

Ex Meroni, Hayes, Haas, Beals, Dr. Maffeo and "Golden Oak". With 1970 P.F. certificate. Scott value for blue handstamp and "2" rate is $20,000.00 (footnote to No. 2XU1)

E. 10,000-15,000
13,500
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1050
c
Sale 1136, Lot 1050, Annapolis, Maryland Eagle HandstampAnnapolis, Maryland, (2c) Blue Handstamp (2XU1 var). Gorgeous strike of Eagle post office handstamp with matching "2" drop-rate handstamp on blue folded cover addressed to "Mrs. Anna R. Redout, Pleasant Plains near Annapolis Md.", trivial edgewear

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

With 1990 P.F. certificate. Scott value for blue handstamp and "2" rate is $20,000.00 (footnote to No. 2XU1)

E. 10,000-15,000
13,000
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