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# : 10
Date: January 17, 2023

St. Louis, MO

11X8, St. Louis, MO, 1846 10c Black on bluish pelure,

type II single, margins to just touching, tied by two pen strokes on partial 1847 folded letter to New York City, red "St. Louis Mo. Feb 19" datestamp and matching "Paid", cover with two vertical file folds and stamp minute faults, very fine and scarce example of a 10c Pelure St. Louis Bear on cover from the "J&J Stuart" find, USPCS census #21222, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate (incorrectly identifying stamp as 11X2) (Scott $20,000)
Provenance: Arthur Hind (Charles J. Phillips Sale 1, 1933) 
Alfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer Sale 967, 1955)

Scott 11X8
6
Starting Price: $4,000
Hammer Price: $11,000