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Sale 1156 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday, 11 May, 2017

Category — Postmasters Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3301
 
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3301, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Huge margins to clear at top right, cancelled solely by red "Paid" in arc handstamp without pen cancel, detailed impression, Very Fine, signed Sorani and with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75)

1,050
325
3302
 
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3302, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials, Sperati Reproduction (9X1 var), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials, Sperati Reproduction (9X1 var)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials, Sperati Reproduction (9X1 var). Ample even margins, manuscript "X", Very Fine

E. 300-400
250
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3303
og
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3303, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence, Rhode Island, 5c Gray Black (10X1), Providence, Rhode Island, 5c Gray Black (10X1)Providence, Rhode Island, 5c Gray Black (10X1). Original gum, lightly hinged, large to huge margins including right sheet margin, intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; Postmasters' Provisionals are unpriced in SMQ)

350
375
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3304
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3304, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence, Rhode Island, 5c Gray Black (10X1), Providence, Rhode Island, 5c Gray Black (10X1)Providence, Rhode Island, 5c Gray Black (10X1). Position 12, Mint N.H. with huge bottom right corner sheet margins, hinged only in selvage far from the design, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.F. certificate (XF 90 XQ), the "XQ" denotes extraordinary quality, Scott Retail as hinged

350
650
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3305
og
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3305, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence, Rhode Island, 5c Gray Black (10X1), Providence, Rhode Island, 5c Gray Black (10X1)Providence, Rhode Island, 5c Gray Black (10X1). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 B.P.A. certificate

350
150
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3306
 
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3306, Postmasters ProvisionalsSt. Louis, Missouri, 5c Black on Greenish (11X1), St. Louis, Missouri, 5c Black on Greenish (11X1)St. Louis, Missouri, 5c Black on Greenish (11X1). Type III, Position 5, mostly large margins to clear at bottom left, without pen cancellation, unobtrusive red cancel at bottom

FRESH AND VERY FINE. A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ST. LOUIS POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL FIRST PRINTING ON GREENISH PAPER. VERY RARE AS SOUND WITH FOUR MARGINS AND CANCELLED EXCLUSIVELY BY THE RED DATESTAMP.

With 1964 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail for normally pen-cancelled stamp off cover (footnote states: "Values for used off-cover stamps are for pen-cancelled copies. Handstamp cancelled copies sell for much more.")

8,000
4,250
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