Sale 973 — 2009 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 June, 2009

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
85°
c
Sale 973, Lot 85, 1861-66 Issue2c Black (73). Intense shade, tied by clear strike of Running Man fancy cancel (S-E PH-F49) struck upside down and "New-York City Aug. 1" circular datestamp on unsealed locally addressed cover

VERY FINE STRIKE. THE RUNNING MAN FANCY CANCEL OF NEW YORK CITY IS ONE OF THE MOST ELABORATE AND RAREST OF ALL FANCY CANCELLATIONS. A PHENOMENAL RARITY OF THE HIGHEST ORDER.

Another cover is known with a vertical pair of the Black Jack used with two strikes of this cancel (ex Sheriff).

With 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 15,000-20,000
10,000