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Sale 1166 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 24-26 October, 2017

Category — Postmasters' Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
543
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 543, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Unused (no gum), large to full margins, sharp impression, minor toned spots on reverse, one just barely shows thru at bottom left, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,500
0
544
ng
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 544, Postmasters' ProvisionalsProvidence, Rhode Island, 10c Gray Black (10X2), Providence, Rhode Island, 10c Gray Black (10X2)Providence, Rhode Island, 10c Gray Black (10X2). Unused (no gum), large to ample margins, Very Fine

725
400
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545
ngbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 545, Postmasters' ProvisionalsProvidence, Rhode Island, 5c & 10c Gray Black, Bogert & Durbin Second Reprint Sheet of Twelve (10X1-10X2R), Providence, Rhode Island, 5c & 10c Gray Black, Bogert & Durbin Second Reprint Sheet of Twelve (10X1-10X2R)Providence, Rhode Island, 5c & 10c Gray Black, Bogert & Durbin Second Reprint Sheet of Twelve (10X1-10X2R). Complete sheet with lettering on reverse and printed in 1898, without gum as issued, large margins, Very Fine, only 171 sheets printed

1,000
650
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546
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 546, Postmasters' ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Missouri, 10c Black on Greenish (11X2), St. Louis, Missouri, 10c Black on Greenish (11X2)St. Louis, Missouri, 10c Black on Greenish (11X2). Type II, Position 6, three large to full margins, close but clear at right, manuscript cancel and part of a red circular datestamp, minute surface rub at right and shallow thin spot at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ST. LOUIS POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON GREENISH PAPER.

Scott does not assign a premium for St. Louis provisionals showing the red town datestamp

8,000
2,000
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547
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 547, Postmasters' ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Missouri, 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5), St. Louis, Missouri, 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5)St. Louis, Missouri, 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5). Type II, Position 4, three large margins, close but clear at right, sharp impression, single pen-stroke cancel, tiny internal repair at bottom left

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ST. LOUIS POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON GRAY LILAC PAPER.

An attractive example of the distinctive and rare St. Louis "Bears" provisional

12,500
3,000
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