Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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Category — Postmasters' Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2059
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Sale 1227, Lot 2059, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Unused (no gum), large margins to ample at top, detailed impression, tiny thin spots, Very Fine appearance, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,500
400
2060
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Sale 1227, Lot 2060, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Unused (no gum), large margins, natural pre-printing paperfold, few filled-in thin spots, appears Very Fine

1,500
325
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2061
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2061, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 40, huge margins to full at top right, part of red circular datestamp at bottom and blue pen cancels, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott value as pen cancel

475
325
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2062
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2062, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Huge margin at right with large portion of adjoining stamp, full to large other sides, intense shade, cancelled solely by strike of red "Paid" arc handstamp without pen cancel, Extremely Fine, a very choice example, with 2004 P.F. certificate

600
600
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2063
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2063, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials, Sperati Reproduction (Sperati 9X1). Type B, large even margins, blue manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine, Sperati backstamp with manuscript no. 182, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
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2064
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Sale 1227, Lot 2064, Postmasters' ProvisionalsProvidence R.I., 5c & 10c Gray Black, Se-Tenant (10X2a). Large part original gum, few small h.r., large margins, rich color, light corner creases, trivial soiling at right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, scarce sheet, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

5,500
2,500
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2065
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Sale 1227, Lot 2065, Postmasters' ProvisionalsProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Two, large to huge margins, one with top sheet margin, other with bottom sheet margin, unused (no gum), crisp, impressions, latter with small thins, still Extremely Fine, each with 2019 P.F. certificate (first graded XF 90)

450
225
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2066
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Sale 1227, Lot 2066, Postmasters' ProvisionalsProvidence R.I., 10c Gray Black (10X2). Slightly disturbed original gum, large even margins, Very Fine

1,150
800
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2067
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Sale 1227, Lot 2067, Postmasters' ProvisionalsSt. Louis Mo., 5c Black on Greenish (11X1). Types I/II, Positions 1/3, uncancelled vertical pair, large margins all around, bright shade, both stamps thinned, top stamp sealed tear at right, bottom stamp nick at left just into frameline

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE UNCANCELLED PAIR OF THE 5-CENT ST. LOUIS POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ON GREENISH PAPER. ONLY FOUR UNCANCELLED MULTIPLES ARE RECORDED.

Ex Faiman. Scott value $100,000.00 as two unused singles.

E. 7,500-10,000
9,500
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2068
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2068, Postmasters' ProvisionalsSt. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5). Type I, Position 2, large margins to just in at upper right, detailed impression, cancelled solely by red St. Louis circular datestamp, fresh and Fine, ex Faiman

12,500
3,250
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2069
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2069, Postmasters' ProvisionalsSt. Louis Mo., 10c Black on Gray Lilac (11X5). Type III, Position 6, clear margins all around, cancelled solely by light strike of red circular datestamp, two small closed tears at top, Fine appearance, ex Faiman, with 1984 P.F. certificate

12,500
3,000
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