||Scott No. 3X1
Baltimore, Md., 1845, 5¢ black on white (3X1), position 4, full dividing line on two sides with partial
line at top, tied by file fold that breaks paper on cover front to Warrenton Va. bearing blue "Baltimore Md. Jan 15" c.d.s. and matching "Paid" handstamp, additional manuscript "Paid 5" at upper right; stamp with
lightened pen cancels, lifted and hinged in place; Fine.
Scott $13,500 for full cover
THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE OF THE FIVE-CENT BALTIMORE PROVISIONAL ON WHITE PAPER.
Expertization: 1976 PF Certificate.
Cover number one in the Hayes census. (Image)
|Scott $13,500 for full cover|