Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — Postmasters' Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1
c
Sale 1187, Lot 1, Postmasters' ProvisionalsBaltimore, Maryland, 5c Black on Bluish (3X3). Margins to in, cancelled by pen on gray folded cover to North Bay N.Y., blue "Baltimore Md. Jun. 26" circular datestamp with matching "5" in circle and "PAID" handstamps, manuscript "Due 5" for distance over 300 miles, some cleaned toning on stamp and cover, stamp with small indentations

FINE APPEARANCE. A DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT BALTIMORE POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON BLUISH PAPER.

USPCS Census No. 20165 (No. 25 in the Hayes census). "W.H.C." handstamps at lower left (Warren H. Colson).

13,500
3,250
2
ng
Sale 1187, Lot 2, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Unused (no gum), large and even margins, natural pre-printing paperfold, few filled-in thin spots, appears Very Fine

1,500
325
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3
 
Sale 1187, Lot 3, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Ample to huge margins including frameline of adjoining stamp at top, neat red "PAID" cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

575
900
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4
 
Sale 1187, Lot 4, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Full to large margins, neat red square grid cancel, Very Fine

575
325
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5
 
Sale 1187, Lot 5, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature, Double Transfer (9X1e var). Position 7, huge margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at left, showing clear double transfer at top, neat red grid and "Paid" cancels, small corner stain at top right, light vertical creases at right, otherwise Very Fine, accompanied by horizontal strip of three of 1c Blue, Ty. II (7), faults, 9X1e with 2011 P.F. certificate

1,425
450
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6
ng
Sale 1187, Lot 6, Postmasters' ProvisionalsProvidence, Rhode Island, 5c, 10c Gray Black (10X1, 10X2). Unused (no gum), large margins, 5c with sheet margin at left (vertical crease in margin only), Very Fine appearance

950
0
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