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|From City:||St Louis|
|To City:||New York|
|Addressee:||J & J Stuart & Co.|
|No. of Stamps:||1.0|
Lot 92 St. Louis, Mo., 1846, 10¢ black on bluish pelure (11X8), type I, position 2, ample margins to barely touching frame line at top right and bottom left, cancelled by manuscript "10", tied by neatly pressed-out vertical file fold on large portion of folded cover to J. & J. Stuart & Co., New York, red "St. Louis Mo. Mar. 27" c.d.s. and matching "Paid" handstamp; cover still retains left side flap and part of top flap which displays 1847 docketing, Fine and rare, exceptionally fresh appearance. ¨Scott $10,000 ¨¨Expertization: 1988 P.F. Certificate. ¨¨The use of the manuscript rate marking as the sole cancel is very unusual.
Matthew Bennett International sale 267 (Faiman)
Robert A Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. sale 257 lot 7 realized 1500
MS. CANCELLATION, ON FOLDED LETTER FRONT TO NYC. RED ST. LOUIS MARCH 27 PMK. & MATCHING RED ARCED "PAID".
AND WE ARE OF THE OPINION THAT
It Is Genuinely Used On Cover
Number 128 in the Faiman / Bennett census.
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