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Sale 869 — Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities: United States, Confederate States, Historic Flights and Hawaii

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 November, 2003

Category — Carriers and Locals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3324°
 
Sale Number 869, Lot Number 3324, Carriers and LocalsThird Avenue Post Office, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (139L1), Third Avenue Post Office, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (139L1)Third Avenue Post Office, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (139L1). Cut to oval shape as always, excellent bold impression, margins mostly clear of frameline, used on piece with 3c Dull Red (11), two full margins, other sides slightly in, both stamps tied by "New-York Apr. 15" circular datestamp, piece harshly described by the P.F. as slightly soiled

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE RARE EXAMPLES OF A THIRD AVENUE POST STAMP CANCELLED BY THE NEW YORK DATESTAMP.

These stamps were normally left uncancelled. It is only when the New York datestamp coincidentally struck the local stamp that a tying cancel occurred, as in this case.

Ex Caspary and Hall. With 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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