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Sale 1223 — U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 4-5 June, 2020

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Category — N.Y. Postmaster's Provisional

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8120
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8120, N.Y. Postmaster's ProvisionalNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A C M." Initials (9X1b var), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "A C M." Initials (9X1b var)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "A C M." Initials (9X1b var). Position 3, letters not connected and with period after "M" only, huge margins to clear including wide top sheet margin, tied by blue manuscript "X" and red "New-York 5cts. 29 Aug." (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded cover to Philadelphia, red "PAID" arc handstamp at left, sheet margin a bit uneven, small wrinkle at top right, Very Fine and unusual initials variety, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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8121
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8121, N.Y. Postmaster's ProvisionalNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b). Large even margins, cancelled by three blue penstrokes on 1845 printed questionnaire (probably from insurance company) asking about health-related issues, to Suckasunny Plains N.J., red "New-York 5cts. 25 Aug." integral-rate circular datestamp, matching "PAID" arc handstamp, light file folds, none of which affect stamp, Extremely Fine use of the scarce A.C.M. initials with periods, Scott value $825.00

E. 500-750
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8122
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8122, N.Y. Postmaster's ProvisionalNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b). Positions 33-34, horizontal pair, ample margins to full, cancelled by blue penstrokes, red "New-York 10cts. 11 Sep." (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded letter to Ann Arbor Mich., red "PAID" arc handstamp, fresh and Very Fine, ex Farrington, with 1992 P.F. certificate, Scott value $3,250.00

E. 750-1,000
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8123
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8123, N.Y. Postmaster's ProvisionalNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b), New York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b)New York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b). Full margins to clear, tied by light strike of red "New-York 5 Paid Sep. 30" (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp, second clear strike at left, on folded letter to Marseille, France, sender's ship-name directive "Str. Britannia", red "COLONIES/&c. ART. 12" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, appropriate transit and due markings, part of address crossed out in non-contemporary ink, still Fine and scarce use of this A.C.M. with Periods initials variety on a transatlantic cover, Scott value $2,750.00

E. 500-750
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