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|From City:||St Louis|
|To City:||New York|
|Addressee:||Grant & Barton|
|No. of Stamps:||1.0|
Lot 53 St. Louis, Mo., 1845, 10¢ black on greenish (11X2), type II, position 4, large margins all around, pale shade, tied by pen stroke on 1846 folded cover to New York, red "St. Louis Mo. May 29" c.d.s. and matching "Paid" with manuscript "10" at upper right, docketing note opposite stamp, which has a light horizontal file crease near top. Very Fine appearance. ¨Scott $7,750 ¨¨In the past, this cover has been sold as an 11X5 (10¢ black on gray lilac), but in our opinion, it is 11X2 (black on greenish).
Matthew Bennett International sale 267 (Faiman)
black on greenish
SINGLE, PEN CANCEL ON 1846 DOCKETED FOLDED ADDRESS SHEET TO NY., RED SAINT LOUIS POSTMARK AND MATCHING "PAID".
AND WE ARE OF THE OPINION THAT
It Is A Genuine Usage, The Stamp With A Horizontal Crease At TopFROM A FILE FOLD.
Number 95 in the Faiman / Bennett census.
Matthew Bennett sale 283 lot 2023 realized 6000
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