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: January 17, 2023

St. Louis, MO

11X2, St. Louis, MO, 1845 10c Black on greenish,

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