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Census of Alexandria Va., 5c Black on Buff, Postmaster's Provisional (Scott 1X1-1X2)

1X1-CAN-03

1X1-CAN-03

Notes:
  • The “Lambert” Copy (Bartels #3)
  • Stamp cancelled by ms. “No. 45” and rim of red cds
  • “Minor natural paper fold at left” (RAS)
Provenance:
  • 1894 Discovered by W. F. Lambert, a partner of J. M. Bartels
  • 1894 To Thomas J. Shryock from Lambert/Bartels for $800
  • 1908 To George H. Worthington from Shryock thru Percival Parrish for approx. $2,200
  • 1915 To Alfred H. Caspary from Worthington, private sale thru Warren H. Colson
  • 1955 Nov. 15 Caspary sale, H. R. Harmer sale, lot 1, $3,900, to R. H. Weill for B. D. Phillips
  • 1961 (Jan. 17) to Josiah K. Lilly Jr. from B. D. Phillips, private sale thru Weill for $6,000
  • 1967 Feb. 2 Lilly sale, Siegel Sale 312, lot 1, $6,000, to Weill for B. D. Phillips (repurchased)
  • 1968 To Weill from Phillips
  • 1971 Mar. 23, Siegel 1971 Rarities, lot 7, $10,000 to Irwin R. Weinberg
  • 197(?) To anonymous collector from Weinberg
  • 2012 June 26, Siegel 2012 Rarities sale, lot 8
Certificates:
  • Never certified
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