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Census of 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Center Inverted (Scott 121b)

121b-UNC-06

121b-UNC-06
Fault

Notes:
  • Unused (no gum)
  • Pulled perf at bottom, faint staining mostly on reverse
Provenance:
  • c. 1920’s Sold to Philip H. Ward Jr.
  • c. 1924-26 Sold to Wharton Sinkler by Ward (first round of collecting)
  • c. 1926 Jan.4 Advertised for sale by Ward as part of Sinkler collection
  • c. 1940’s Sold to Metta Heathcote (d. 1965)
  • c. 1960 Sold to Capt. Barrett G. Hindes (d. 1964)
  • 1968 Jan. 23 Hindes sale, H. R. Harmer, lot 240, $13,500 to Weills
  • c. 1968-73 Sold to Charles A. Schafer (by Weills?)
  • 1974 Feb. 1 Schafer sale, D. F. Kelleher, Sale 518, lot 2233 (with 119b- UNC-02 and 120b-UNC-02), $100,000 for set to “Newport”
  • 1974-2008 With “Newport” collector and his estate heir
  • 2008 Feb. 9 “Newport” sale, Philip Weiss, $220,000 plus 13% to private collector
  • 2015 June 25 Siegel 2015 Rarities of the World, Sale 1106, lot 3116, $260,000 hammer
Certificates:
  • PFC 26534 “Genuine unused with faint staining” (1968)
  • PFC 458210 “Genuine, with a pulled perforation at bottom and staining mostly on reverse” (2007)
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