Sale 1063 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 19-20 December, 2013

Category — Carrier Departments: Baltimore thru New York

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1681
c
Sale 1063, Lot 1681, Carrier Departments: Baltimore thru New YorkU.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Rose (6LB9). Large to huge margins including sheet margin at bottom, tied by red "New-York 5 cts 6 Feb." integral-rate circular datestamp on bronze and blue Valentine cover, red "Paid" arc, pencil "5" rate, address partly erased, stamp with few slight creases

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL AND VERY RARE USE OF THE NEW YORK CITY CARRIER DEPARTMENT STAMP ON A PRINTED VALENTINE COVER, WHICH IS EVEN MORE DESIRABLE WITH THE TYING HANDSTAMPED MARKING.

Ex Worthington (pencil "12/21/04 New Eng CNI" source code on back). With 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250