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Lot 28

margins large to just grazing, uncancelled on ca. 1850 folded cover to Piqua, Ohio, red "Cincinnati O. 5cts Jan 6" datestamp, the corner with the stamp has been cut out and put back, stamp small scratch at bottom, very fine appearance, only four covers are known with the rare Baker's adhesive depicting Cupid on horseback, a great local post rarity, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $12,500)
Provenance: Count Philipp von Ferrary (Gilbert Sale, 1922)
John R. Boker, Jr. (Private transaction)