Lot 1931 ()St. Louis, Mo., U.S. Penny Post, 1849, 2¢ black. Type I, without gum, large margins all around with outer framelines complete on all four sides, intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine, the Finest of the Fourteen Recorded Examples of the St. Louis 2¢ Black Carrier Stamp, only two of the five recorded type I varieties are in sound condition, ex Caspary, Boker, Golden; with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 8LB1 $7,000.