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lot # 3 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History Postmasters Provisionals

Thursday Dec 10, 2020 16:00 America/New_York
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5X1, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1846 5c Black on buff, Position 10, on small neat folded letter addressed to Norwich Conn, cancelled by red PAID handstamp with another strong strike applied just to the right of the stamp, accompanying red "Brattleboro Vt Oct 20 "(1846) cds, stamp with fresh color and mostly large margins all around, Very Fine and choice; one of the finest known singles on an attractive letter; signed "W.H.C." Warren Colson); the USPCS census records 20 covers franked with the Brattleboro provisional, this being number 20209 (Scott $25,000)rnProvenance: Alfred H. Caspary (H.R. Harmer Sale 967, 1955)United States Postmasters' Provisionals

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