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

321-COV-02

321-COV-02

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:
  • 11/30/1971, Siegel Auction Galleries, The Louis Grunin Gold Medal Collection of 20th Century, Lot 81, Grunin - - missing 5c stamps
  • 2/27/2007, Siegel Auction Galleries, United States Stamps, Sale 930, Lot 2368, Realized $22,000, 5c pair -
  • 7/10/2019, Cover without 5c pair - "New Amsterdam" Collection, Cherrystone, Lot 170, Realized $72,500
  • 6/30-7/1/2020, Siegel Auction Galleries, 2020 Rarities of the World, Sale 1224, Lot 190, Realized $110,000, As cover with pair reunited -
Certificates:
  • PF 24830 (1954) “Genuine”, before removal of 5c stamps
  • PF 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