Lot 3001Brattleboro, Vt., 1846, 5¢ black on buff, Position 10, large margins except barely touched at top right, bright and fresh, canceled by "Paid" handstamp, additional strike adjacent, matching partial "Brattleboro, Vt. Oct 30" cds on small neat 1846 folded letter to Norwich Conn., Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Caspary, Erivan Haub; signed "W.H.C." (Warren H. Colson), with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 5X1 $17,500.
ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE RARE 5¢ BRATTLEBORO POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL STAMP ON COVER.
The USPCS census records nineteen covers bearing the Brattleboro provisional, this being number 20209.