FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWELVE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE ATHENS 5-CENT RED PROVISIONAL.
Our census contains one half-cover and seven genuine covers with the 5c Red. This count accords with the Crown census. All genuine examples are dated in March or April 1862. In addition, we record three used off-cover examples and the original-gum example from the Sharrer collection (Siegel Sale 1035, lot 6).
Ex Ferrary, Felton and from our 1995 Rarities sale. With 1989 C.S.A. certificate