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

5-CAN-008

5-CAN-008

Notes:
  • Two strikes of black Boston small “Paid” grid.
Provenance:
  • Ex T. Charlton Henry, Harmer Rooke sale 12/14/1960, lot 36, realized $2,900 vs. $1,250 Scott value.
  • John A. Fox sale 3/11/1964, realized $4,300 vs. $1,400 Scott value.
  • Siegel Sale 550 9/12/1979, lot 41, realized $29,000 vs. $12,000 Scott value (description claims “less than fifty known examples”).
  • Kelleher sale 5/2/1995, lot 384, realized $32,000 vs. $15,000 Scott value (owner reported to have paid Irwin Weinberg $27,500 for the stamp five years earlier).
  • Ex Larry Lyons, Shreve sale 1/21/2000, lot 7, realized $70,000 vs. $35,000 Scott value.
  • "Golden Oak" Collection, Siegel Sale 1062, 12/17/2013, lot 58 - $47,500 hammer vs. $75,000 Scott value
Certificates:
  • PFC states “light vertical crease at left and at right.” Creases mostly in side margins. Shreve 1/21/2000 description states this stamp is Dark Blue.
  • PFC 342629 (1999) issued to Larry Lyons, states “light vertical crease at left and at right”.
  • PFC 518185 "It is genuine, with light vertical creases at left and right"
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