Lot 53342 – United States » 1913-17 Washington Franklin Issue

POST-CLASSIC PERIOD MAJOR USA RARITY1914 COMPOUND PERFORATION

POST-CLASSIC PERIOD MAJOR USA RARITY

1914 COMPOUND PERFORATION 5c Blue, perf. 12X10, fresh deep shade and lightly cancelled, natural straight edge at top (top of the sheet), fine with just vertical crease and two small tone spots mentioned for accuracy, of little significance for this great US rarity of which only 25 used examples are recorded, all used. cert. PSE and PF (Scott $20’000)

An extremely rare stamp, missing in most of the even very advanced collections.

423C

1857 5c Blue, Thin White Wove (8). Full to large margins including right sheet margin, clear at top, tied

by “Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Sep. 8” (1857) circular datestamp, used with United States 1851

12c Black (17), large margins including left interpane margin with centerline, both stamps tied by “San

Francisco Cal. Oct. 5, 1857” circular datestamp on buff cover to J. T. McMurran at Natchez Miss., docketing

indicates sender was Thomas M. Jordan, slight edgewear, Extremely Fine, carried on British bark

Sebastopol (depart Sep. 8, arrive Sep. 29), PMSC Golden Gate left on Oct. 5 but returned with broken shaft,

Golden Age took the Panama mail (depart Oct. 11, arrive Oct. 24), carried to New York on USMSC Star of

the West (depart Oct. 24, arrive Nov 4), signed Ashbrook, ex Krug and Haas…

Estimate 3’000 EUR
Auction date Fri 7 Dec 2018 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 3800

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