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lot # 1005 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History Postmasters Provisionals

Price: $ 2,500.00
Tuesday Jun 22, 2021 10:00 America/New_York
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Providence RI, 10X1, 1846 5c Gray black, margins large to very large including portion of adjacent stamp at top, neatly pen-cancelled, red "Providence R.I. Aug 25" cds (contents indicate 1847 sending) with usual matching straightline "Paid" and numeral "5," on cover addressed to New Bedford, Massachusetts, Extremely Fine, a choice example of the 5c Providence provisional on cover in sound condition and with four margins, Slater census number 48, Philatelic Foundation certificate #14821 does not accompany (Scott $7,000)rnProvenance: Alfred Caspary, John R. Hill, Jr.Sale 3045: The Ing. Pietro Provera Collection of United States Stamps and Postal History Part II - Tuesday, June 22 - 10 a.m. Eastern

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