Lot Details

January 2023

January 17-18, 2023 in New York City

Our January 2023 sales include the "Erivan" Collection of United and Confederate States Postal History Part VIII, as well as a general sale of United States and worldwide stamps, covers, and collections.

LOT# : 9
Date: 01/17/2023 - 21:00

St. Louis, MO

vertical pair, types II and III, margins ample to huge, tied by single pen stroke to 1845 folded letter to Philadelphia (Charnley & Whelen correspondence), red "St. Louis Mo. Dec 4" datestamp with matching "Paid", manuscript "20" rate, extremely fine, a wonderfully attractive cover with a sound pair of stamps with full margins, USPCS census #21105, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $22,500)
Provenance: Charnley & Whelen Find (H.R. Harmer Sale 503, 1948)

Scott 11X2
Starting Price: $5,000
Hammer Price: $13,000