Sale 1272 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 14-15 December, 2022

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Category — Postmasters' Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3253
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3253, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Two slightly overlapping singles, each with clear to large margins, tied by penstrokes and red "New-York 10cts 26 Jan." (1846) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded letter to Norfolk Va., matching "Paid" in arc handstamp, 5-page letter reads in part "The vessels lately have had long passages, but there is no telling when English vessels will arrive--they sail so slow in comparison to the American ships.", fresh and Very Fine, a scarce over-300 miles usage, Scott value for pair on cover $2,200.00

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
3254
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3254, Postmasters' ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Horizontal pair, large margins except small piece out at bottom left left stamp prior to use, tied by penstrokes and red "New-York 10cts Dec. 1" (1845) integral-rate circular datestamp with matching "Paid" in arc handstamp on folded letter with illustration of Astor House inside, to Urbana Ill., vertical file fold affects right stamp, otherwise Very Fine, Scott value $2,200.00

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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3255
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3255, Postmasters' ProvisionalsProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Black (10X1). Large even margins all around, usual manuscript check cancel, used on blue folded cover to Norwich Conn., red "Providence R.I. Mar. 3" circular datestamp, matching straightline "Paid" and "5" handstamps, stamp with tiny margin flaw, vertical file fold barely affects stamp

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE PROVIDENCE PROVISIONAL USED ON COVER.

No. 36 in Slater census. USPCS census no. 21059. With 1959 P.F. certificate. Scott value $7,000.00.

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
Future Sale
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