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Sale 1192 — United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 14-16 November, 2018

Category — Postmasters' Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
42
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 42, Postmasters' ProvisionalsBrattleboro Vt., 5c Black on Buff (5X1), Brattleboro Vt., 5c Black on Buff (5X1)Brattleboro Vt., 5c Black on Buff (5X1). Position 10, clear margins to just in, cancelled by red "Paid" straightline, small surface scrape at bottom right, small thin spot

FINE APPEARANCE. AN ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE BRATTLEBORO POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL CANCELLED BY THE RED "PAID" HANDSTAMP.

A total of 52 Brattleboro provisional stamps have been recorded by Wall (32 off cover and 20 stamps on 19 covers).

Ex Wall. With 1997 P.F. certificate

7,500
4,000
43
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 43, 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). Large margins all around, intense shade, neat blue manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1988 P.F. certificate

475
190
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44
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 44, 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). Large margins to clear, cancelled solely by red 7-bar grid, fresh and Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate

575
225
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45
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 45, 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). Position 6, large to full margins, cancelled solely by red "Paid" in arc handstamp, sharp impression, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

575
375
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46
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 46, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A CM" Initials (9X1a var), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "A CM" Initials (9X1a var)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "A CM" Initials (9X1a var). Horizontal pair, unlisted initials configuration with "A" separated from "CM" (which are attached), margins to in at sides, blue pen cancels, couple small flaws including right stamp vertical crease and small wrinkle, appears Fine, an unusual and no doubt scarce variety, Scott lists "ACM" all letters connected (9X1), "AC M" with the first two letters connected (9X1a) and "A.C.M." with periods (9X1b), this "A CM" variety is unlisted, Scott Retail as the listed 9X1a $1,750.00

E. 750-1,000
950
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47
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 47, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature, Double Transfer (9X1e var), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature, Double Transfer (9X1e var)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature, Double Transfer (9X1e var). Position 31, double frameline at bottom, ample to large margins, faint red cancel at extreme bottom, appears unused at a glance, small surface scrapes in top margin, appears Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,100
500
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48
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 48, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials, Providence R.I., 10c Gray Black (9X1, 10X2), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials, Providence R.I., 10c Gray Black (9X1, 10X2)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials, Providence R.I., 10c Gray Black (9X1, 10X2). 5c New York Position 33, ample to mostly large margins, barely cancelled by a red circular datestamp across bottom left corner, Very Fine and attractive, 10c Providence unused (no gum), margins all around, tiny corner crease top right, otherwise Very Fine, with 1976 P.F. and 1994 P.S.E. certificates not mentioning the trivial crease, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate which does mention it (VG-F 60)

1,725
650
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49
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 49, Postmasters' ProvisionalsProvidence R.I., 5c & 10c Gray Black, Se-Tenant (10X2a), Providence R.I., 5c & 10c Gray Black, Se-Tenant (10X2a)Providence R.I., 5c & 10c Gray Black, Se-Tenant (10X2a). Complete sheet of 12, original gum, h.r., detailed impression, few toned spots at left, minor edge tears, Very Fine appearance, ex Golden

5,500
2,000
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50
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 50, Postmasters' ProvisionalsProvidence R.I., 5c & 10c Gray Black, Se-Tenant (10X2a), Providence R.I., 5c & 10c Gray Black, Se-Tenant (10X2a)Providence R.I., 5c & 10c Gray Black, Se-Tenant (10X2a). Horizontal pair with top right corner sheet margins, other margins large, original gum, h.r., bold impression, Extremely Fine

2,000
1,150
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51
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 51, 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, large margins to full, small nick at top right, manuscript "X" and red circular datestamp cancels, somewhat defective, otherwise Very Fine, a presentable example of this scarce stamp

8,000
1,700
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52
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 52, Postmasters' ProvisionalsSt. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Greenish (11X2), St. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Greenish (11X2)St. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Greenish (11X2). Type III, Position 6, full margins to just in at right center, cancelled solely by red circular datestamp at bottom, faulty

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

The St. Louis Postmaster's Provisionals are scarce cancelled solely by a circular datestamp. Pen cancels are the norm.

8,000
2,000
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