Sale 1145 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 December, 2016
Category — 1857-60 Issue
5c Brick Red (27). Brilliant color, excellent centering, bold strike of New York Ocean Mail circular datestamp with integral grid
VERY FINE. A STRIKING EXAMPLE OF THE 1858 5-CENT BRICK RED WITH THE NEW YORK OCEAN MAIL DATESTAMP.
This distinctive cancel is normally seen on 10c stamps used to pay the transcontinental rate. Its use on a 5c stamp, especially on the desirable Brick Red shade, is remarkable.
With 2012 P.F. certificate