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Census of 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Vertical Coil (Scott 321)

321-COV-02

321-COV-02
Fault

Notes:
  • 5c pair removed from cover as shown in Armstrong book. The pair offered in Siegel sale 930, 2/27/2007, lot 2368, realized $22,000 hammer.
  • Cover with 321 offered in Cherrystone "New Amsterdam" Sale, 7/10/2019, lot 170, where purchased by owner of the 5c pair.
  • The pair was reunited with the cover shortly after the Cherrystone sale.
Provenance:
  • Grunin - Siegel 11/30/1971, Lot 81 - missing 5c stamps
  • 5c pair - Siegel Sale 930, 2/27/2007, lot 2368 - $22,000 hammer
  • Cover without 5c pair - "New Amsterdam" Collection, Cherrystone 7/10/2019, lot 170 - $72,500 hammer
  • As cover with pair reunited - Siegel 2020 Rarities of the World, Sale 1224, 6/30/2020, lot 190- $110,000 hammer
Certificates:
  • PFC 24830 (1954) “Genuine” (before removal of 5c stamps)
  • PFC 558656 (2019) "It is a genuine Scott 321, with a tear at top right and a light horizontal crease and genuinely used on this cover from which a vertical pair of Scott No. 315 was removed after the issuance of the original certificate in 1954"
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