Lot# 70 - Sales #3010-11 - NY 2016 Rarities Sales

  • Lot# : 70 Postmasters Provisionals

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    11X5, 1846 10¢ Black on gray lilac St. Louis Mo. Postmaster's Provisional, Type I from position 2 of the first alteration of the plate (Scott Catalogue plate 2), large margins all around, tied by red straightline "PAID" on Jul 31 folded letter addressed to Williams Town Massachusetts, matching town marking at right; Extremely Fine and choice usage; scarce with stamp tied by the PAID cancel only and without a manuscript cancellation; 2006 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $13,500)
    Start Price : 10,000 USD
    Current Opening : 10,000 USD
    Hammer price : 17,000 USD