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Census of 1c Blue, Type I (Scott 5)

5-CAN-006

5-CAN-006

5-CAN-006

5-CAN-006

Notes:
  • This 7R1E was cut from a strip of three, Pos. 5-7R1E, at a point after issuance of the 1989.
Provenance:
  • Perry B. Hansen Collection, Siegel Sale 963, 10/28/2008, lot 84 - realized $28,000 hammer versus $85,000 Scott value
Certificates:
  • PFC and before the Siegel?4/20/1991 sale. The absence of top and bottom margins brings this 7R1E single within the SBA definition of “A Type I before the type characteristics were destroyed by separation”.
  • PFC 389 (1946) for strip of three, stating “cleaned”.
  • PFC 51826 (1975) for the strip of three, no reference to cleaning.
  • PFC 215275 (1989) issued to David Zlowe for strip of three, no reference to cleaning.
  • The strip of three plated and signed by SBA on 4/26/1946 for Paul Bluss of NYC.
  • Siegel 1991 Rarities #737 4/20/1991, the 5R and 6R sold as single stamps, lots 247 (realized $3,250) and 248 (realized $2,600), each with a PFC.
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