Census of 1c Indigo, First Design (Scott 55)
26 Census Records

55-OG-01

55-OG-01
Sound

Notes:
    Provenance:
    • 10/9/2002, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Drucker Family Collection, Part 1: U.S. Stamps, Sale 851, Lot 61, Realized $17,500, Drucker
    • 11/19/1956, H.R. Harmer, Caspary
    • 4/20/1985, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1985 Rarities of the World, Sale 645, Lot 108, Realized $13,500
    • 2/24/1988, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Clifford C. Cole, Jr. Collection - United States Postage Issues, Cole
    • 2/28/2012, Matthew Bennet Auctions, Lot 147
    Certificates:
    • PF 191688 Genuine, previously hinged
    • PF 388298 Genuine, previously hinged
    • PF 502931 Genuine, previously hinged
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    55-UNC-02

    55-UNC-02
    Fault

    Notes:
      Provenance:
      • 10/27/65, Siegel Auction Galleries, with upper right perfs trimmed
      • Ivy 5/6/1986 lot 154 Hewitt Collection
      • 6/27/2017, Siegel Auction Galleries, 2017 Rarities of the World, Sale 1159, Lot 80, Realized $7,500
      Certificates:
      • PF 6000 Genuine #55
      • PF 108414 Genuine with trace of gum
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      55-OG-03

      55-OG-03
      Sound

      Notes:
        Provenance:
        • 2/2/1967, Lilly Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Josiah K. Lilly Collection, Part 1: United States Postmasters Provisionals, 19th Century Postage and Official Issues, Sale 312, Lot 124, Realized $5,500
        • William H. Gross Collection
        • 4/23/1970, Seymour Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The A. T. Seymour Collection of United States, Sale 373, Lot 60
        • 5/30/2003, Chapin Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries
        Certificates:
        • PF 1695 Genuine
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        55-OG-04

        55-OG-04
        Sound

        Notes:
          Provenance:
            Certificates:
            • PF 35820 Genuine
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            5-UNC-05

            5-UNC-05
            Fault

            Notes:
              Provenance:
              • 1/6/1972, Siegel Auction Galleries, United States Stamps, “Serious defects spacefiller”
              Certificates:
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                55-OG-06

                55-OG-06
                Fault

                Notes:
                  Provenance:
                  • 5/26/43, Green Collection, H.R. Harmer
                  • 4/27-28/1966, Ambassador Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Ambassador Collection, Sale 300, Lot 76, Realized $5,250
                  • 4/20/1991, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1991 Rarities of the World, Sale 737, Lot 360, Realized $16,000
                  • 5/30/2003, Chapin Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries
                  Certificates:
                  • PF 1447 Genuine
                  • PF 240992 Genuine, PH, tiny tear at top
                  • PF 399879 Genuine PH, small closed tear at top left above the numeral “1
                  • PF 448909 Genuine, PH, tiny tear at top above the left “1”
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                  55-OG-07

                  55-OG-07
                  Fault

                  Notes:
                    Provenance:
                    • 3/27/1974, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1974 Rarities of the World, as sound
                    • 10/26/1992, Superior, McNall “small sealed tear”
                    Certificates:
                    • PF 9669 Genuine, original gum
                    • PF 259585 Genuine, PH, small closed tear at bottom left
                    • PF 412792 Genuine, PH, small closed tear at bottom left
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                    55-UNC-08

                    55-UNC-08
                    Fault

                    Notes:
                      Provenance:
                      • 8/16/73, Kelleher
                      Certificates:
                      • PF 40284 tiny tear at top and left, no gum
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                      55-OG-09

                      55-OG-09
                      Fault

                      55-OG-09

                      55-OG-09
                      Fault
                      55-OG-99 before reperfing

                      Notes:
                        Provenance:
                        • 6/18-19/1964, Siegel Auction Galleries, United States, with straight edge at right
                        • 5/2/1973, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Dr. Drew B. Meilstrup Collection of United States Stamps, reperfed at right
                        • 5/2008, Newport Collection, PRW
                        • 11/9-10/2021, Arthur S. Przybyl Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Arthur S. Przybyl Collection of United States, Confederate States and Hawaii, Sale 1244, Lot 101, Realized $15,000
                        Certificates:
                        • PF 19600 Genuine with O.G.
                        • PF 460719 Genuine, PH, reperfed at right
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                        55-UNC-10

                        55-UNC-10
                        Sound

                        Notes:
                          Provenance:
                          • 2/24/1965, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1965 Rarities of the World, Sale 283, Lot 60, Realized $3,200
                          • 5/2/1973, Mielstrup Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Dr. Drew B. Meilstrup Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 431, Lot 120, Realized $5,250
                          • 12/13/1999, Siegel Auction Galleries, U.S. Stamps incl. The Carmen A. Puliafito Collection, Sale 818, Lot 489, Realized $37,500
                          • 4/11-12/2018, The David Wingate Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 1180, Lot 99, Realized $18,000
                          Certificates:
                          • PF 77000 (1979) Genuine
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                          55-OG-11

                          55-OG-11
                          Sound

                          Notes:
                            Provenance:
                            • 11/14/1973, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Katharine Matthies Collection of U.S. & British Commonwealth, “partly nibbed perf”
                            • 5/31/2002, Lessin Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries
                            Certificates:
                            • PF 43676 Genuine
                            • PF 213811 Genuine, PH
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                            55-UNC-12

                            55-UNC-12
                            Fault

                            Notes:
                              Provenance:
                              • Ferrari (his trefoil on back in purple does not show thru) Collection
                              • 1/9/1974, Siegel Auction Galleries, United States Stamps, Sale 442, Lot 147, "Country Gentleman"
                              • 5/31/2016, Siegel Auction Galleries, 2016 Rarities of the World, Sale 1129, Lot 336, Realized $12,000
                              Certificates:
                              • PF 537426 (2016) Genuine, with a small thin spot at top
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                              55-OG-13

                              55-OG-13
                              Sound

                              Notes:
                                Provenance:
                                • 10/8-10/1998, Zoellner Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Robert Zoellner Collection of United States, Sale 804, Lot 162, Realized $25,000
                                • 1/27-28/2009, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Alan B. Whitman Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps, Sale 968, Lot 64, Realized $65,000, Whitman
                                Certificates:
                                • PF 2501 OK #55
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                                55-OG-14

                                55-OG-14
                                Fault

                                Notes:
                                  Provenance:
                                  • 4/1979, Kelleher
                                  Certificates:
                                  • PF 637 Genuine
                                  • PF 69311 Genuine with a tiny thin spot in top left margin
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                                  55-OG-15

                                  55-OG-15
                                  Sound

                                  Notes:
                                    Provenance:
                                    • 4/29/1981, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1981 Rarities of the World, Sale 579
                                    • 4/5/1986, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1986 Rarities of the World, Sale 660
                                    • 5/19/1994, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1994 Rarities - The Concord Collection, Sale 759, (Concord)
                                    Certificates:
                                    • PF 161484 Genuine, PH
                                    • PF 464166 Genuine, PH
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                                    55-UNC-16

                                    55-UNC-16
                                    Fault

                                    Notes:
                                      Provenance:
                                      • 7/10/2019, New Amsterdam Collection, Cherrystone, Lot 44, Realized $15,000
                                      Certificates:
                                      • PF 3256 OK but defective
                                      • PF 558492 (2019) Genuine, two tiny tears at right
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                                      55-CAN-17

                                      55-CAN-17
                                      Sound

                                      Notes:
                                      • Originally formed a pair with 55-CAN-18
                                      Provenance:
                                      • 10/3/1992, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1992 Rarities of the World, Sale 745, Lot 458
                                      • 12/7/2004, "Lake Shore" Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Lake Shore Collection, Sale 888, Lot 67, Realized $6,250
                                      • 5/21/2014, Spink, Realized $11,000
                                      Certificates:
                                      • APS (1943) Genuine, experimental cancel
                                      • PF 255459 Genuine not an experimental cancellation
                                      • PF 354715 Genuine decline opinion as to what the cancel represents
                                      • PF 520939 Genuine, with part o.g., but decline opinion with respect to the origin and/or purpose of the cancel
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                                      55-CAN-18

                                      55-CAN-18
                                      Fault

                                      Notes:
                                      • Originally formed a pair with 55-CAN-17
                                      Provenance:
                                      • 5/19/1994, "Concord" Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1994 Rarities - The Concord Collection, Sale 759, Lot 86, Realized $2,700
                                      • 12/12/2018, Richard Drews Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues, Sale 1195, Lot 99, Realized $8,000
                                      Certificates:
                                      • PF 15600 (1962) Genuine with a slight thin spot
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                                      55-UNC-19

                                      55-UNC-19
                                      Fault

                                      Notes:
                                        Provenance:
                                        • 5/2/1987, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1987 Rarities of the World, Sale 679, Lot 165, Realized $9,500
                                        • 2/27/2002, "Bayou" Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, Outstanding U.S. Stamps, Sale 843, Lot 830, Realized $18,000
                                        • 11/15/2003, Siegel Auction Galleries, Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities: United States, Confederate States, Historic Flights and Hawaii, Sale 869, Lot 3044, Realized $14,000
                                        • 5/8-9/2008, Jay Hoffman Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Jay Hoffman Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 956, Lot 58, Realized $25,000
                                        • 9/14/2016, The "Alan" Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Alan Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 1134, Lot 59, Realized $11,500
                                        Certificates:
                                        • PF 29674 Genuine, no gum
                                        • PF 378056 Genuine, pulled perf at top left
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                                        55-OG-20

                                        55-OG-20
                                        Sound

                                        Notes:
                                          Provenance:
                                          • 3/23/1971, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1971 Rarities of the World
                                          • 4/29-30/2021, Gary Petersen Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps, Sale 1234, Lot 76, Realized $25,000
                                          Certificates:
                                          • PF 111390 (1982) Genuine
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                                          55-OG-21

                                          55-OG-21
                                          Fault

                                          Notes:
                                            Provenance:
                                            • 10/17/2003, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Dr. Claiborne Johnson Jr.
                                            Certificates:
                                            • PF 115476 Genuine with tiny thin spot
                                            • PF 257251 Genuine with tiny thin at top
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                                            55-OG-22

                                            55-OG-22
                                            Sound

                                            Notes:
                                              Provenance:
                                              • 5/1986, Siegel Auction Galleries, RAS 5/1986 Isleham
                                              • 5/8/1998, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Weissman
                                              • 10/23/2001, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Floyd
                                              Certificates:
                                              • PF 256556 Genuine, PH
                                              • PF 380409 Genuine, PH
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                                              55-UNC-23

                                              55-UNC-23
                                              Fault

                                              Notes:
                                                Provenance:
                                                • 12/12/2018, Richard Drews Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues, Sale 1195, Lot 93, Realized $13,500
                                                Certificates:
                                                • PF 275254 (1993) Genuine with small thin at center, no gum
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                                                55-OG-24

                                                55-OG-24
                                                Unknown

                                                Notes:
                                                  Provenance:
                                                  • Miller Collection, New York Public Library
                                                  Certificates:
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                                                    55-UNC-25

                                                    55-UNC-25
                                                    Fault

                                                    Notes:
                                                      Provenance:
                                                      • 3/29/2012, Frelinghuysen Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two, Sale 1021, Lot 205, Realized $20,000, “partly nibbed perf bottom right”
                                                      Certificates:
                                                      • PF 503913 Genuine, unused, with a short perforation at bottom right
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                                                      55-CAN-26

                                                      55-CAN-26
                                                      Fault

                                                      Notes:
                                                        Provenance:
                                                        • 11/12/2015, Regency-Superior Auctions, Realized $15,000
                                                        Certificates:
                                                        • PF 517717 Genuine Scott 55, with a faint horizontal crease at top, but decline opinion with respect to the origin and/or purpose of the cancel