Alexandria, District of Columbia

USA – 1879, Alexandria, District of Columbia (or Virginia), 5c Black on Buff, Type II – worth US.$.550,000

Alexandria, District of Columbia (or Virginia), 5c Black on Buff, Type II with 39 Ornaments
Uncancelled (no gum), cut to circular shape as are all recorded examples of the Alexandria provisional stamp, rosette ornaments are complete or mostly complete, signed on back “L. W. Durbin/July 1879” by Leonidas W. Durbin, the Philadelphia stamp dealer who bought this stamp from the discoverer in July 1879, small “W.H.C.” handstamp applied on back by Warren H. Colson, completely sound
Sold on 2012-03-28

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