VERY FINE AND DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT BALTIMORE POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON BLUISH PAPER TIED ON COVER.
No. 17 in the Hayes census. With 1970 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE. A RARE SOUND UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE NEW YORK PROVISIONAL WITHOUT SIGNATURE.
With 2016 P.S.E. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEMS. A SUPERB MATCHED PAIR OF CORNER-MARGIN SINGLES OF THE 5-CENT AND 10-CENT PROVIDENCE POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL, GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E.
Both with 2017 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, Gem 100 Jumbo; Postmasters' Provisionals unpriced in SMQ)
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ST. LOUIS POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL FIRST PRINTING ON GREENISH PAPER, CANCELLED EXCLUSIVELY BY THE RED DATESTAMP.
There are approximately a half-dozen pieces known to us with the 5c stamp tied by the red St. Louis datestamp and without any pen cancellation.
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.")
A FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ST. LOUIS "BEARS" PROVISIONAL ON GREENISH PAPER.
Ex. Frelinghuysen. Small "W.H.C." (Warren H. Colson) backstamp
VERY FINE PPEARANCE. AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ST. LOUIS POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON GREENISH PAPER, CANCELLED SOLELY BY THE RED TOWN DATESTAMP.
With 1989 P.F. certificate
FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ST. LOUIS PROVISIONAL ON PELURE PAPER.
A survey of our Levi records and auction catalogues produced a tally of approximately 35 examples of the 5c Pelure off and on cover. The vast majority of these stamps have faults or margins cutting into the design.
Ex T. Cullen Davis ("Texas Collector", Siegel Sale 278). From our 1975 Rarities sale where offered as part of a complete plate reconstruction. Blue backstamp shows thru at bottom. With 2012 P.F. certificate