Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Postage Currency Used as Postage

    Fr. 1230 Used As Postage. A 5ยข Fr. 1230 has been mounted to the upper left of an envelope and used as a stamp. It was postmarked "New York September 20 9 P.M. 1901". The identical postmark appears a second time at the upper right of the envelope. This is one of the very few known indisputably genuine examples of Postage Currency used as postage. We have sold this twice before, first as lot 96 of our January 1997 sale of the Milt Friedberg collection where it realized $770 and again as lot 15693 of our May 2005 O'Mara sale where it realized $2,300 on an estimate of $1,500.
    From The Peter Gamble Collection.


    View all of [The Peter Gamble Collection ]

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2008
    10th-12th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 613

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 12 days left to consign to the 2019 April 24 - 30 Central States World Currency Signature Auction - Chicago!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thank you for your quick response. I am a member of Heritage Auctions and I am happy to say that it is truly a great platform.
    Mohammed J.,
    Durban, KZ
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 January 10 - 14 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
    2019 January 10 - 14 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
    REALIZED $2,437,251