Lot Details

LOT# : 1
Date: June 24, 2022

Baltimore, MD

3X1, Baltimore, MD, 1845 5c Black on white,

single, full left and partial top framelines, pen squiggle and tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Jun 7" datestamp, matching "Paid" and "5" in oval, on 1847 folded letter to Annapolis, Maryland, very fine and choice, particularly scarce with a sound stamp tied by a Baltimore datestamp, illustrated in Muriel Hayes's "The 1845 Provisional Postage Stamps of James H. Buchanan" (Collectors Club Philatelist Vol. 49, No. 1), Hayes census #30, USPCS census #20127, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $12,500, stamps tied by a handstamp command a premium)

Starting Price: $5,000
Hammer Price: $8,500