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

5-CAN-009

5-CAN-009

Notes:
  • Vertical crease breaks paper. Crease pressed. Originally on cover as part of 6-7-8R1E strip.
  • Two strikes of black Boston large “Paid” grid and part of red Boston cds
Provenance:
  • Harmer Rooke sale 4/28/1965, sold on cover as part of a horizontal strip of three, Pos. 6-7-8R1E. Subsequently removed from cover and cut apart.
  • Ex Dr. Drew B. Meilstrup, Siegel?#431 5/2/1973, lot 29, realized $2,200 vs. $6,000 Scott value.
  • Siegel #636 8/8/1984, lot 20, realized $7,500 vs. $20,000 Scott value. Coincidentally, in this sale lot 22 was the 6R1E from the original strip.
Certificates:
  • PFC 41810 (1973) “genuine with vertical crease”.
  • PFC 501309 "it is genuine, with a vertical crease at left ending in small paper break at top"
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