Lot# 6 - Erivan Sale 5

  • Lot# : 6 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    2, 1847 10c Black, single with margins large (portion of adjacent stamp at top) to just clear, tied by red grid with matching "Cincinnati O. 10 Sep 21" credit datestamp, additionally a bold strike in red of "Atlantic Lake & Mississippi Telegraph Cincinnati Sept. 20" handstamp, on two-page printed circular about the construction of the telegraph, additionally a handwritten letter enclosed datelined September 19, 1847 from Henry O'Rielly (proprietor of this telegraph), Very Fine and exceedingly rare, the Alexander census does not record another example of this handstamp on an 1847 issue cover
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 4,500.00 USD