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Lot 6

position 18, single with full margins, tied by blue pen strokes to 1847 folded letter to Whitestown, New York, red "New York 5cts 24 Mar" datestamp and matching "Paid" in arc, very fine, the USPCS census only records 14 covers with the New York provisional on gray paper, a wonderful cover, gray paper stamps were produced as part of the last shipment of stamps that arrived in New York in early 1847, USPCS Census #20780, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $5,250)
Provenance: Jeremiah Farrington (Ivy Shreve & Mader, 1992)