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Sale 1041 — The William H. Gross Collection: 1847 & 1851-56 Issues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 April, 2013

Category — On-Cover Domestic Uses by State: Alabama thru Delaware

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
106
c
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 106, On-Cover Domestic Uses by State: Alabama thru Delaware5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, full even margins including left sheet margin, crisp color and impression, cancelled by two strikes of magenta grid with matching "Hartford Ct. Jun. 25" circular datestamp, "Paid" Pointing Hand handstamp and large red "10" numeral rate handstamp on buff cover to Avon Springs N.Y.

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB PAIR OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE ON COVER PREPAYING THE OVER-300 MILES RATE AND HANDSTAMPED WITH THE PRE-STAMP ERA MARKINGS OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT.

Ex Boker

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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