Census of 5c Brown, First Design (Scott 57)
37 Census Records

57-UNC-01

57-UNC-01
Fault

Notes:
    Provenance:
    • 4/27-28/1966, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Ambassador Collection, Lot 78, Realized $1,700, Ambassador "pinpoint margin thin specks T.R.& B.R."
    • 6/22/1967, Siegel Auction Galleries, An Exceptional Offering of United States and Canal Zone - The Phelps Stokes Fund
    • 11/25/1969, Siegel Auction Galleries, United States Stamps: A Sale of Exceptional Quality, Lot 337, “repaired and other slight defects”
    • 10/26/1992, McNall Collection, Superior, “tiny tear, sm. thins”
    Certificates:
    • PF 638 Genuine but repaired and regummed
    • PF 47668 Genuine with tiny tear and small thin spots
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    57-OG-02

    57-OG-02
    Fault

    Notes:
      Provenance:
      • 2/2/1967, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Josiah K. Lilly Collection, Part 1: United States Postmasters Provisionals, 19th Century Postage and Official Issues, Lot 126, Realized $2,600, Lilly “two blunt perfs”
      • 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 103, Realized $6,500
      Certificates:
      • PF 41465 Genuine
      • PF 460720 Genuine, traces of gum, added perf at left fourth down from the top
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      57-OG-03

      57-OG-03
      Unknown

      Notes:
        Provenance:
        • 3/25/1969, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1969 Rarities of the World
        • 9/12/1984, Isabelle Lessmann Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Isabelle Lessmann Collection of United States Stamps, Lot 87, (insignificant perf crease)
        Certificates:
        • PF 34368 Genuine part original gum
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        57-UNC-04

        57-UNC-04
        Unknown

        Notes:
          Provenance:
          • 5/8/1939, Hale Collection, Sanabria
          Certificates:
          • PF 99736 Genuine, no gum
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          57-OG-05

          57-OG-05
          Unknown

          Notes:
            Provenance:
            • 3/24/1970, Waterhouse Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1970 Rarities of the World, “single nibbed perf” (at lower left)
            Certificates:
            • PF 5906 Genuine
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            57-UNC-06

            57-UNC-06
            Sound

            Notes:
              Provenance:
              • 5/26/1943, Colonel Green Collection, HR Harmer
              • 2/24/1988, Cole Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Clifford C. Cole, Jr. Collection - United States Postage Issues
              • 5/19/1994, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1994 Rarities - The Concord Collection, Lot 80, Realized $17,500, Concord
              Certificates:
              • PF 6317 Genuine
              • PF 190490 Genuine
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              57-OG-07

              57-OG-07
              Fault

              Notes:
                Provenance:
                • 2/27/1964, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1964 Rarities of the World, “short perfs”
                • 5/15/1979, William Fox, “short perf... corner perf crease”
                Certificates:
                • PF 983 Genuine
                • PF 5005 Genuine
                • PF 490924 Genuine, previously hinged, small corner crease at bottom right
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                57-OG-08

                57-OG-08
                Fault

                Notes:
                  Provenance:
                  • 11/20/1970, Neinken Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries
                  • 9/14/2016, "Alan" Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Alan Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 1134, Lot 62, Realized $5,000
                  Certificates:
                  • PF 787 Genuine but repaired
                  • PF 213809 Genuine, part original gum, repaired at bottom
                  • PSE (2000) reperfed, corner repair at bottom right
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                  57-OG-09

                  57-OG-09
                  Fault

                  57-OG-09

                  57-OG-09
                  Fault
                  before reperfing

                  Notes:
                    Provenance:
                    • 6/18-19/1964, Siegel Auction Galleries, United States, with straight edge at right
                    • 2/24/1965, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1965 Rarities of the World, reperfed at right
                    • 5/2/1973, Mielstrup Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Dr. Drew B. Meilstrup Collection of United States Stamps, Lot 122, reperfed at right
                    • 10/18/2002, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Lot 77, Realized $11,500, (not describing reperfing)
                    • 10/17/2003, Dr. Claiborne Johnson Jr. Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Lot 45, Realized $6,000, (described as reperfed)
                    Certificates:
                    • PF 19601 Genuine original gum
                    • PF 214346 Genuine, PH, small creases
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                    57-CAN-10

                    57-CAN-10
                    Fault

                    Notes:
                      Provenance:
                      • 4/28/1978, Wolffers, “faint horizontal crease and trivial thin in upper right perfs”
                      • 9/29/2010, Wagshal Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Wagshal Collection, Part 1: 1845-69 Issues, Sale 993, Lot 383, Realized $45,000
                      • 6/7/2012, Natalee Grace Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Natalee Grace Collection of Used Stamps of the United States, Part One: 1847-1868 Issues, Sale 1024, Lot 89, Realized $50,000
                      Certificates:
                      • PF 3039 (1951) Genuine
                      • PF 488588 (2010) Genuine, faint horizontal crease across Jefferson’s head, and a small margin thin at upper right
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                      57-UNC-11

                      57-UNC-11
                      Fault

                      Notes:
                        Provenance:
                        • 3/28/1977, Siegel Auction Galleries, (no faults)
                        Certificates:
                        • PF 257252 tiny closed tear at bottom left
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                        57-UNC-12

                        57-UNC-12
                        Fault

                        Notes:
                          Provenance:
                          • 10/30/1944, H.R. Harmer, “thin at top and clipped at bottom”
                          Certificates:
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                            57-OG-13

                            57-OG-13
                            Unknown

                            Notes:
                              Provenance:
                              • Carey and Chanin Collection
                              • 5/5/1971, H.R. Harmer, “part original gum” (short perfs at top)
                              • 12/11/1985, Sheriff Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, Ex-Sheriff - Part I
                              • 5/8/1998, Weisman Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Lot 1038
                              • 5/30/2003, Chapin Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Lot 120
                              Certificates:
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                                57-OG-14

                                57-OG-14
                                Sound

                                Notes:
                                  Provenance:
                                  • 2/23/1972, Gleysteen Collection, Mozian
                                  • 5/26/1986, Hewitt Collection, Ivy, Lot 157
                                  • 10/23/2001, Floyd Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Lot 121
                                  Certificates:
                                  • PF 36508 Genuine, part original gum
                                  • PF 278606 Genuine, PH, part original gum
                                  • PF 378610 Genuine, PH, part original gum
                                  • PF 507655 Genuine, unused, with part O.G.
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                                  57-UNC-15

                                  57-UNC-15
                                  Unknown

                                  Notes:
                                    Provenance:
                                    • 3/27/1974, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1974 Rarities of the World
                                    • 2/28/2012, Matthew Bennet Auctions, Lot 148
                                    Certificates:
                                    • PF 10972 Genuine
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                                    57-UNC-16

                                    57-UNC-16
                                    Fault

                                    Notes:
                                      Provenance:
                                      • 3/23/1972, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1972 Rarities of the World, Sale 409, Lot 63, Realized $3,600, sale “small thin at top and a few short perfs”
                                      • 5/31/2016, Siegel Auction Galleries, 2016 Rarities of the World, Sale 1129, Lot 336, Realized $12,000
                                      Certificates:
                                      • PF 36250 Genuine, slightly defective at top
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                                      57-UNC-17

                                      57-UNC-17
                                      Fault

                                      Notes:
                                        Provenance:
                                        • 4/11/1978, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1978 Rarities of the World, “two very lightly toned perfs at left”
                                        • 6/27/2017, Siegel Auction Galleries, 2017 Rarities of the World, Sale 1159, Lot 81, Realized $8,500
                                        Certificates:
                                        • PF 40445 Genuine traces of stain at left and no gum
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                                        57-UNC-18

                                        57-UNC-18
                                        Fault

                                        Notes:
                                          Provenance:
                                          • 10/27/1965, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Max Simon Collection Part I of U.S. 19th and 20th Century Stamps & Plate Number Blocks
                                          Certificates:
                                          • PF 2221 privately perf proof
                                          • PF 13351 Genuine, no gum, nibbed perfs at bottom
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                                          57-UNC-19

                                          57-UNC-19
                                          Sound

                                          Notes:
                                            Provenance:
                                            • 5/1986, Isleham Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, Siegel 5/1986
                                            Certificates:
                                            • PF 163931 Genuine
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                                            57-UNC-20

                                            57-UNC-20
                                            Fault

                                            Notes:
                                              Provenance:
                                              • 2/27/2002, Siegel Auction Galleries, Outstanding U.S. Stamps, Sale 843, “Bayou”
                                              • 11/15/2003, Siegel Auction Galleries, Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities: United States, Confederate States, Historic Flights and Hawaii, Sale 869, Lot 3045, Realized $11,000
                                              • 5/8-9/2008, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Jay Hoffman Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 956, Hoffman
                                              Certificates:
                                              • PF 1114 Genuine
                                              • PF 29675 Genuine
                                              • PF 378057 small closed tear at top right center
                                              • PF 465323 Genuine, PH, diagonal sealed tear at top extending into the “ST” of “POSTAGE”
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                                              57-OG-21

                                              57-OG-21
                                              Sound

                                              Notes:
                                                Provenance:
                                                • 5/6/1997, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1997 Rarities of the World, Sale 788, Lot 97
                                                • 1/21/2000, Lyons Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Lot 55
                                                • 12/7/2004, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Lake Shore Collection, Sale 888, Lake Shore
                                                Certificates:
                                                • PF 1554 Genuine
                                                • PF 200858 Genuine, part original gum
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                                                57-UNC-22

                                                57-UNC-22
                                                Fault

                                                Notes:
                                                  Provenance:
                                                  • 4/11-12/2018, The David Wingate Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 1180, Lot 102, Realized $7,500
                                                  Certificates:
                                                  • PF 9671 (1958) Genuine, no gum
                                                  • PF 11011 Genuine, no gum, tiny tear at top right
                                                  • PF 316824 (1997) Genuine with a small closed tear at top right
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                                                  57-UNC-23

                                                  57-UNC-23
                                                  Fault

                                                  Notes:
                                                    Provenance:
                                                      Certificates:
                                                      • PF 115477 Genuine tiny thin
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                                                      57-OG-24

                                                      57-OG-24
                                                      Unknown

                                                      Notes:
                                                        Provenance:
                                                          Certificates:
                                                          • PF 35171 Genuine, part original gum
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                                                          57-OG-25

                                                          57-OG-25
                                                          Fault

                                                          Notes:
                                                            Provenance:
                                                              Certificates:
                                                              • PF 177415 Genuine, PH, small corner crease at top left
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                                                              57-UNC-26

                                                              57-UNC-26
                                                              Fault

                                                              Notes:
                                                                Provenance:
                                                                • 4/29-30/2021, Gary Petersen Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps, Sale 1234, Lot 78, Realized $4,750
                                                                Certificates:
                                                                • PF 228333 (1990) Genuine, small repair at right, slightly toned at top
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                                                                57-OG-27

                                                                57-OG-27
                                                                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 94, Realized $8,000
                                                                  Certificates:
                                                                  • PF 275256 (1993) Genuine, previously hinged, with a small closed tear at top right
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                                                                  57-OG-28

                                                                  57-OG-28
                                                                  Fault

                                                                  Notes:
                                                                    Provenance:
                                                                      Certificates:
                                                                      • PF 289315 Genuine with two small repairs and minor surface scrapes
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                                                                      57-UNC-29

                                                                      57-UNC-29
                                                                      Sound

                                                                      Notes:
                                                                        Provenance:
                                                                        • 2/23/1967, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1967 Rarities of the World, Sale 313, Lot 30, Realized $3,400
                                                                        • 4/23/1970, Siegel Auction Galleries, The A. T. Seymour Collection of United States, Seymour
                                                                        • 10/8-10/1998, Zoellner Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Robert Zoellner Collection of United States, Sale 804
                                                                        Certificates:
                                                                        • PF 53913 Genuine
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                                                                        57-CAN-30

                                                                        57-CAN-30
                                                                        Fault

                                                                        Notes:
                                                                          Provenance:
                                                                          • 5/19/1994, "Concord" Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1994 Rarities - The Concord Collection, Sale 759, Lot 87, Realized $3,250
                                                                          • 12/12/2018, Richard Drews Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues, Sale 1195, Lot 100, Realized $7,500
                                                                          Certificates:
                                                                          • PF 15601 (1962) Genuine with a slight thin spot
                                                                          • PF 557498 (2019) Genuine with a slight thin spot
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                                                                          57-UNC-31

                                                                          57-UNC-31
                                                                          Fault

                                                                          Notes:
                                                                            Provenance:
                                                                            • 3/8/1940, E. Klein, “no gum”
                                                                            Certificates:
                                                                            • PF 3466 Genuine but torn
                                                                            • PF 524675 Genuine, with a sealed tear at bottom left and small thins at top
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                                                                            57-UNC-32

                                                                            57-UNC-32
                                                                            Fault

                                                                            Notes:
                                                                              Provenance:
                                                                                Certificates:
                                                                                • PF 272517 Genuine with a small toned spot at top left
                                                                                • PF 464167 Genuine, with a small toned spot at upper left
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                                                                                57-OG-33

                                                                                57-OG-33
                                                                                Unknown

                                                                                Notes:
                                                                                  Provenance:
                                                                                  • Miller Collection, New York Public Library
                                                                                  Certificates:
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                                                                                    57-OG-34

                                                                                    57-OG-34
                                                                                    Fault

                                                                                    Notes:
                                                                                      Provenance:
                                                                                      • 11/19/1956, Caspary Collection, H.R. Harmer, Lot 8, “tiny faults”
                                                                                      • 7/10/2019, New Amsterdam Collection, Cherrystone, Lot 46, Realized $8,000
                                                                                      Certificates:
                                                                                      • PF 558494 (2019) Genuine, previously hinged, with a small corner crease at top left
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                                                                                      57-OG-35

                                                                                      57-OG-35
                                                                                      Fault

                                                                                      Notes:
                                                                                        Provenance:
                                                                                        • 5/31/2002, Lessin Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Lot 100, Realized $9,500
                                                                                        Certificates:
                                                                                        • PF 325082 Genuine previously hinged with redistributed original gum, a perf tip added at top left and small stains removed
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                                                                                        57-UNC-36

                                                                                        57-UNC-36
                                                                                        Fault

                                                                                        Notes:
                                                                                          Provenance:
                                                                                          • 3/29/2012, Frelinghuysen Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two, “toned spots”
                                                                                          Certificates:
                                                                                          • PF 503914 Genuine, unused, with some toned perforations
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                                                                                          57-UNC-37

                                                                                          57-UNC-37
                                                                                          Fault

                                                                                          Notes:
                                                                                            Provenance:
                                                                                            • 7/25/2018, Arnold “Jake” Johnson Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, United States Stamps, Sale 1187, Lot 117, Realized $4,250
                                                                                            Certificates:
                                                                                            • PF 530111 It is genuine, reperforated at right