Lot 1386 oSt. Louis, Mo., 1845, 5¢ black on greenish, type II, position 3, red St. Louis, Mo. town cancel, margins large to clear at upper left, F.-V.F.; with 2021 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 11X1 $8,000 for pen canceled.
A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 5¢ ST. LOUIS POSTMASTERS' PROVISIONAL ON GREENISH PAPER BEARING A TOWN HANDSTAMP CANCELLATION.
Scott catalog value of off cover examples are for pen canceled examples, with examples bearing handstamp cancellation selling for much more.