Lot# 3 - Erivan Sale 6

  • Lot# : 3 Postmasters Provisionals

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    8XU3, New Haven, CT, 5c Dull blue on buff, Blue signature, entire addressed to Hanover, NH, with red "New Haven Ct. Apr 6" datestamp (1846 use), handstamp characteristically faded but signature still bold, cover with overall toning, Fine, an enormous rarity as this is the only 8XU3 entire recorded (a cut square is also known, and one of only six New Haven provisional entires in any combination of inks/papers, just five of which are available to collectors (Scott $75,000)rn not in USPCS censusrnProvenance: Count Philipp von Ferrary (Gilbert Sale 3, 1922)rnArthur Hind (Charles J. Phillips Sale 1, 1933)rnAlfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer Sale 967, 1955)rnBernard D. Peyton (Isleham Collection, R.A. Siegel Sale 662, 1986)
    Start Price : 7,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 7,500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 85,000.00 USD