Census of 12c Intense Black, First Design (Scott 59)
16 Census Records

59-UNC-01

59-UNC-01
Fault

Notes:
    Provenance:
    • 4/29/1981, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1981 Rarities of the World, Sale 579, Lot 117, Realized $32,500, “light crease, small perf and margin faults”
    • 9/14/2016, "Alan" Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Alan Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 1134, Lot 63, Realized $24,000
    • 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 105
    Certificates:
    • PF 58413 Genuine with vertical crease
    • PF 488604 (2010) Genuine, unused, without gum, with a vertical crease, a few short perforations and a pulled perforation at top right
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    59-CAN-02

    59-CAN-02
    Fault

    Notes:
      Provenance:
      • 5/8/1939, Hale Collection, Sanabria, Lot 62
      • 11/23/1944, Gerber Auctions, Lot 138
      • 2/23/1978, Wolffer's Auctions, Lot 120
      • 5/14/1979, H.R. Harmer, Lot 322
      • 6/17/1980, H.R. Harmer, Lot 180
      • 9/28/1981, Ivy Auctions, Lot 250
      • 12/7/2004, Lake Shore Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Lake Shore Collection, Sale 888, Lot 70, Realized $25,000
      • 12/12/2018, Richard Drews Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues, Sale 1195, Lot 95, Realized $29,000
      Certificates:
      • PF 82201 Genuine with horizontal crease and pen written ‘New’ marking
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      59-OG-03

      59-OG-03
      Fault

      Notes:
        Provenance:
        • 1/21/1958, Moody Collection, H.R. Harmer
        • 4/27-28/1966, Ambassador Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Ambassador Collection, Sale 300, Lot 81, Realized $14,500, "few perf tips blunted"
        • 3/23/1977, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1977 Rarities of the World, Sale 510, Lot 79, Realized $25,000
        • 4/23/1983, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1983 Rarities of the World, Sale 618, Lot 92, Realized $29,000
        • 10/26/1992, McNall Collection, Superior, Lot 96, "tiny thin"
        Certificates:
        • PF 259588 Genuine, previously hinged, with a tiny thin at top left
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        59-OG-04

        59-OG-04
        Fault

        Notes:
          Provenance:
          • 11/19/1956, Caspary Collection, H.R. Harmer
          • 10/18/2002, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Lot 78
          • 4/28-30/2015, Hall Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps, Sale 1096, Lot 109, Realized $80,000, "faint diagonal crease visible only on the back of the stamp"
          Certificates:
          • PF 192327 Genuine, previously hinged, with faint diagonal crease
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          59-UNC-05

          59-UNC-05
          Fault

          Notes:
            Provenance:
            • 3/23/1954, HR Harmer
            Certificates:
            • PF 31935 Genuine, defective and repaired by closing a tear and adding a piece at bottom
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            59-UNC-06

            59-UNC-06
            Sound

            Notes:
              Provenance:
              • 2/27/2002, “Bayou” Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, Outstanding U.S. Stamps, Sale 843, Lot 840, Realized $60,000
              • 4/29/1981, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1981 Rarities of the World, Sale 579, Lot 117, Realized $32,500, sale
              • 4/11-12/2018, The David Wingate Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 1180, Lot 104, Realized $62,500
              Certificates:
              • PF 378058 (2001) Genuine
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              59-OG-07

              59-OG-07
              Fault

              Notes:
                Provenance:
                • 3/8/1940, E. Klein
                • 5/2/1987, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1987 Rarities of the World, Sale 679, “original gum, crease, short perf”
                Certificates:
                • PF 639 Genuine
                • PF 29677 Genuine with light vertical crease and regummed
                • PF 506159 Genuine, previously hinged, with a short perforation at bottom and a faint vertical crease
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                59-OG-08

                59-OG-08
                Fault

                Notes:
                  Provenance:
                  • 10/6-7/1964, Siegel Auction Galleries, U.S. incl. Postmaster Provisionals, Unused 19th & 20th Century, Envelopes & Revenues
                  • 3/25/1969, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1969 Rarities of the World, Sale 350, “few perfs blunted”
                  • 7/10/2019, New Amsterdam Collection, Cherrystone, Lot 47, Realized $29,000
                  Certificates:
                  • PF 15603 (1962) Genuine with tiny thin spot
                  • PF 558496 (2019) Genuine, large part o.g. and a tiny thin spot at top
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                  59-OG-09

                  59-OG-09
                  Sound

                  Notes:
                    Provenance:
                    • 3/23/1972, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1972 Rarities of the World, Sale 409, Lot 65, Realized $23,000
                    • 5/2008, Newport Collection, PRW
                    Certificates:
                    • PF 21696 Genuine
                    • PF 460721 Genuine, slightly disturbed original gum
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                    59-OG-10

                    59-OG-10
                    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 128, Realized $16,000, (Part 1)
                      • 4/23/1970, Seymour Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The A. T. Seymour Collection of United States, Sale 373, Lot 64
                      • 5/31/2016, Siegel Auction Galleries, 2016 Rarities of the World, Sale 1129, Lot 340, Realized $70,000, "Original gum, lightly hinged with slight offset from 10c Green stamp (probably the 10c First Design, distributed along with this stamp)"
                      Certificates:
                      • PF 1696 Genuine
                      • PF 536284 (2016) Genuine, previously hinged
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                      59-OG-11

                      59-OG-11
                      Sound

                      Notes:
                        Provenance:
                        • 3/25/1969, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1969 Rarities of the World, Sale 350, Lot 65, Realized $19,000
                        • 3/23/1971, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1971 Rarities of the World, Sale 391, Lot 55, Realized $20,000
                        • 9/12/1984, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Isabelle Lessmann Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 638, Lot 88, Realized $32,500, Isabelle Lessmann
                        • 5/26/1986, Hewitt Collection, Ivy
                        • 5/19/1994, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1994 Rarities - The Concord Collection, Sale 759, Lot 82, Realized $32,500, Concord "two partly nibbed perfs at bottom"
                        • 1/27-28/2009, Whitman Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Alan B. Whitman Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps, Sale 968, Lot 66, Realized $200,000, "two insignificant partly nibbed perfs at bottom not mentioned on any certificate"
                        Certificates:
                        • PF 135930 Genuine
                        • PF 434442 Genuine, previously hinged
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                        59-OG-12

                        59-OG-12
                        Fault

                        Notes:
                          Provenance:
                          • William H. Gross Collection
                          • 5/26/1943, Green Collection, HR Harmer
                          • 2/23/1972, Gleysteen Collection, Mozian
                          • 4/20/1991, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1991 Rarities of the World, Sale 737, “trivial thin”
                          Certificates:
                          • PF 213829 Tiny tear at right, small thin
                          • PF 270161 Small closed tear top right, two tiny tears at top
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                          59-POG-13

                          59-POG-13
                          Fault

                          Notes:
                            Provenance:
                            • 3/27/1974, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1974 Rarities of the World, Sale 448, Realized $15,500, “Part original gum”
                            • 1/20/1988, Lutwak Collection, Kelleher, Lot 710, (sound)
                            • 5/31/2002, Lessin Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Lot 103, (as sound)
                            • 3/7/2003, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Lot 108, (small surface scrape at bottom)
                            • 11/7/2013, Curtis Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Issues, Sale 1057, Lot 613, Realized $42,500
                            • 6/27/2017, Siegel Auction Galleries, 2017 Rarities of the World, Sale 1159, Lot 82, Realized $29,000
                            Certificates:
                            • PF 11320 Genuine
                            • PF 52316 Genuine
                            • PF 386541 Genuine, small scrape at bottom
                            • PF 516697 Genuine, unused, with part O.G. and a small surface scrape at bottom
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                            59-UNC-14

                            59-UNC-14
                            Fault

                            Notes:
                              Provenance:
                              • 5/25/1986, Isleham Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Isleham Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 662, Lot 1073, Realized $12,000, “some perf faults, tiny tear at top”
                              • 4/29-30/2021, Gary Petersen Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps, Sale 1234, Lot 79, Realized $25,000
                              Certificates:
                              • PSE 1137918 (2007) Genuine, unused, no gum, with several shorter perfs
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                              59-OG-15

                              59-OG-15
                              Sound

                              Notes:
                                Provenance:
                                • 10/8-10/1998, Zoellner Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Robert Zoellner Collection of United States, Sale 804, Lot 166, Realized $65,000
                                • 6/26/2019, Siegel Auction Galleries, 2019 Rarities of the World, Sale 1205, Lot 2032
                                Certificates:
                                • PF 275258 Genuine, previously hinged
                                • PF 333502 Genuine, previously hinged
                                • PF 464168 Genuine, previously hinged
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                                59-OG-16

                                59-OG-16
                                Unknown

                                Notes:
                                  Provenance:
                                  • Miller Collection, New York Public Library
                                  Certificates: