By Matthew Healey, New York Correspondent
Here is one of four recent auctions we are recapping in our latest U.S. Auction Roundup:
Cherrystone Auction Galleries held its summertime sale in New York on Aug. 9-10.
Among the U.S. items, an impressive St. Louis Bears cover with the 10¢ postmaster’s provisional on greenish paper (Scott 11X2) fetched $27,600, including the 15 percent buyer’s premium Cherrystone adds to all items. This clean and attractive cover, with the stamp tied only by a red datestamp, was described as “one of the best.”
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An immaculate unused imperforate 5¢ Jefferson of the 1851 issue (Scott 12), fault-free and with large margins on all sides, went for an impressive $19,550.