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# : 3
Date: January 17, 2023

New York, NY

9X1, 1845-46 5c Black, Signed "ACM" connected,

position 15, margins large to clear at bottom, portion of adjacent stamp at top, cancelled by red "Paid" in arc and small framed "US" of the US City Despatch, "Paid" repeated at left, red "Washington City D.C. Dec 5" datestamp and "5" rate, on 1845 incoming folded letter to New York City street address (for carrier delivery), repaired spindle hole, very fine, one of three recorded usages of the New York provisional from Washington, illustrated in the Piller book (page 83), USPCS Census #20415, 2022 Philatelic Foundation certificate
Provenance: Alfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer, Sale 967, 1955)
Ambassador J. William Middendorf II (Richard C. Frajola, 1990)

Scott 9X1
Starting Price: $10,000
Hammer Price: $10,000