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# : 28
Date: January 17, 2023

Local Stamps

6L1, Baker's City Express Post (Cincinnati, OH), 1849 2c Black on pink,

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)

Scott 6L1
Starting Price: $1,500
Hammer Price: $1,700