Census of 90c Blue, First Design (Scott 62)
22 Census Records

62-UNC-01

62-UNC-01
Sound

Notes:
    Provenance:
    • 2/24/1988, Cole Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Clifford C. Cole, Jr. Collection - United States Postage Issues
    • 10/9/2002, Drucker Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Drucker Family Collection, Part 1: U.S. Stamps, Sale 851, Lot 66, Realized $25,000
    Certificates:
    • PF 9676 Genuine, no gum
    • PF 191701 Genuine
    • PF 388299 Genuine
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    62-OG-02

    62-OG-02
    Unknown

    Notes:
      Provenance:
      • 10/29/1957, Fifield
      Certificates:
      • PF 8256 Genuine
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      62-OG-03

      62-OG-03
      Fault

      Notes:
        Provenance:
        • 2/27/2002, Siegel Auction Galleries, Outstanding U.S. Stamps, Sale 843, Lot 842, Realized $26,000, “Bayou” (tiny thin spot)
        • 4/27-28/1966, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Ambassador Collection, Sale 300, Lot 85, Realized $2,400, Ambassador “slightly rounded corner perf”
        • 4/11-12/2018, The David Wingate Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 1180, Lot 106, Unsold
        • 3/14-15/2019, Siegel Auction Galleries, United States Stamps, Sale 1197, Lot 1645, Realized $10,500
        • 10/19-23/2020, Siegel Auction Galleries, Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins, Sale 1227, Lot 2308, Realized $9,000
        Certificates:
        • PF 5498 (1955) Genuine, original gum
        • PF 378060 (2001) Genuine previously hinged with a tiny thin spot at top center
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        62-UNC-04

        62-UNC-04
        Sound

        Notes:
          Provenance:
          • 05/1986, Isleham Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, RAS 05/1986
          • 10/8-10/1998, Zoellner Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Robert Zoellner Collection of United States, Sale 804, Lot 169, Realized $30,000
          Certificates:
          • PF 163932 Genuine
          • PF 417929 Genuine
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          62-OG-05

          62-OG-05
          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
            • 4/23/1970, Seymour Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The A. T. Seymour Collection of United States
            • 9/12/1984, Isabelle Lessmann Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Isabelle Lessmann Collection of United States Stamps, Lot 90
            • 10/26/1992, McNall Collection, Superior
            Certificates:
            • PF 1693 Genuine
            • PF 38692 Genuine, PH
            • PF 259591 Genuine, PH
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            62-UNC-06

            62-UNC-06
            Fault

            Notes:
              Provenance:
              • 06/30/1964, J. Fox
              • 10/17/2003, Dr. Claiborne Johnson Jr. Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries
              • 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 108, Realized $7,500
              Certificates:
              • PF 6250 Genuine, reperfed at left
              • PF 424470 (2003) Genuine, reperfed at left
              • PF 503598 (2012) Genuine, unused without gum and reperforated at left
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              62-OG-07

              62-OG-07
              Fault

              Notes:
                Provenance:
                • 2/7/1968, Lilly Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Josiah K. Lilly Collection, Part 7: United States 19th and 20th Century, “few perfs bit blunt and negligible tiny corner creases”
                • 5/2/1973, Mielstrup Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Dr. Drew B. Meilstrup Collection of United States Stamps, lot “126 tiny flaws”
                • 05/2008, Newport Collection, PRW
                Certificates:
                • PF 27418 Genuine, soiled, part original gum
                • PF 460724 Genuine, part original gum, small corner crease at bottom left and pulled perf at bottom
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                62-OG-08

                62-OG-08
                Fault

                Notes:
                  Provenance:
                  • 4/4/1979, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1979 Rarities of the World
                  Certificates:
                  • PF 40236 Genuine, original gum, tiny tear at left
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                  62-OG-09

                  62-OG-09
                  Fault

                  62-OG-09

                  62-OG-09
                  Fault
                  Perfs as they appear in Green Coll.

                  Notes:
                    Provenance:
                    • 02/18/1946, Green Collection, Costales, (pulled perf at top)
                    • 02/23/1972, Gleysteen Collection, Mozian, Lot 106, (as sound)
                    • 10/03/1973, H.R. Harmer, (as sound)
                    • 05/31/2001, Lessin Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries
                    Certificates:
                    • PF 36512 Genuine
                    • PF 386542 Genuine
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                    62-UNC-10

                    62-UNC-10
                    Fault

                    Notes:
                      Provenance:
                      • 4/11/1978, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1978 Rarities of the World
                      • 10/18/2002, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, Lot 81, Realized $12,000
                      • 11/7/2013, Curtis Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Issues, Sale 1057, Lot 615, Realized $24,000
                      • 9/14/2016, "Alan" Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Alan Collection of United States Stamps, Sale 1134, Lot 66, Realized $10,500
                      Certificates:
                      • PF 43677 Genuine, no gum, tear, small thin spot at top
                      • PF 392938 Genuine with a tear at top center, and an internal circular tear at bottom right
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                      62-UNC-11

                      62-UNC-11
                      Fault

                      Notes:
                        Provenance:
                        • 3/23/1972, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1972 Rarities of the World, Sale 409, Lot 68, Realized $7,000, Sale “microscopic split in one perf”
                        • 5/31/2016, Siegel Auction Galleries, 2016 Rarities of the World, Sale 1129, Lot 344, Realized $12,500, "tiny split in one perf at top left, small thin spot at top left"
                        Certificates:
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                          62-UNC-12

                          62-UNC-12
                          Sound

                          Notes:
                            Provenance:
                            • 4/29/1981, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1981 Rarities of the World, Sale 579, Lot 120, Realized $14,500
                            • 05/8/1998, Weissman Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries
                            Certificates:
                            • PF 257255 (1992) Genuine, no gum
                            • PF 464170 (2008) Genuine
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                            62-CAN-13

                            62-CAN-13
                            Fault

                            Notes:
                              Provenance:
                                Certificates:
                                • PF 2040 Genuine, trial cancel, defects
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                                62-UNC-14

                                62-UNC-14
                                Fault

                                Notes:
                                  Provenance:
                                  • 7/10/2019, New Amsterdam Collection, Cherrystone, Lot 49, Realized $10,000
                                  Certificates:
                                  • PF 2105 (1950) Genuine, cleaned
                                  • PF 558499 (2019) Genuine, no gum, with a purple mink spot at bottom left
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                                  62-OG-15

                                  62-OG-15
                                  Fault

                                  62-OG-15

                                  62-OG-15
                                  Fault
                                  Photo as it appears in Caspary

                                  Notes:
                                    Provenance:
                                    • 11/19/1956, Caspary Collection, H.R. Harmer
                                    • 4/29-30/2021, Gary Petersen Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps, Sale 1234, Lot 82, Realized $11,000
                                    Certificates:
                                    • PF 37165 (1971) Genuine, small tear and corner margin crease
                                    • PF 459359 (2007) Genuine, PH, tiny tear at bottom, in the sixth perf hole from the left
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                                    62-UNC-16

                                    62-UNC-16
                                    Sound

                                    Notes:
                                      Provenance:
                                      • William H. Gross Collection
                                      • 11/19/1956, Caspary Collection, HRH
                                      • 5/19/1994, Concord Collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1994 Rarities - The Concord Collection
                                      • 10/23/2001, Floyd Collection, Shreves Philatelic Galleries
                                      Certificates:
                                      • PF 116325 Genuine
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                                      62-UNC-17

                                      62-UNC-17
                                      Fault

                                      62-UNC-17

                                      62-UNC-17
                                      Fault
                                      Photo prior to repair

                                      Notes:
                                        Provenance:
                                          Certificates:
                                          • PF 201643 Genuine, defective
                                          • PF 223969 Genuine, extensively repaired with portions of design added, including identifying characteristics
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                                          62-OG-18

                                          62-OG-18
                                          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 98, Realized $13,500
                                            Certificates:
                                            • (5261) Genuine, previously hinged with light diagonal creases at top left and a small hole in top right “90
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                                            62-OG-19

                                            62-OG-19
                                            Unknown

                                            Notes:
                                            • Short perf
                                            Provenance:
                                            • Miller Collection, New York Public Library
                                            Certificates:
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                                              62-UNC-20

                                              62-UNC-20
                                              Fault

                                              Notes:
                                              • set signed Luff
                                              Provenance:
                                              • 05/26/1943, Green Collection, H.R. Harmer
                                              Certificates:
                                              • PF 15606 “Not 62, but 62a privately perforated”, this is likely incorrect
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                                              62-UNC-21

                                              62-UNC-21
                                              Fault

                                              Notes:
                                                Provenance:
                                                • 04/17/1945, Green Collection, Barr, “straight edge at right, slight closed tear at bottom”
                                                • 6/27/2017, Siegel Auction Galleries, 2017 Rarities of the World, Sale 1159, Lot 84, Realized $8,000
                                                Certificates:
                                                • PF 517718 Genuine, with a thin spot at top and a sealed tear at bottom
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                                                62-UNC-22

                                                62-UNC-22
                                                Fault

                                                Notes:
                                                  Provenance:
                                                  • 08/05/2005, Regency/Superior auction, Lot 1115, Realized $13,500
                                                  Certificates:
                                                  • PF 429342 Genuine, small thin spots, two tiny tears, and reperforated at right
                                                  • APS 113383 Genuine, creased, thinned, sealed tears, nibbed corner perf