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

5-CAN-011

5-CAN-011

Notes:
  • Two part strikes of black grid (appears to be Boston large “Paid” grid)
Provenance:
  • Ex Samuel W. Richey, sold to R. J. Wagner in April 1940. Wagner died in September 1940. Stamp was auctioned in Cleveland in February (1941?) by High Hat Auction Service
  • Siegel #338 8/13/1968, lot 224, realized $1,200 vs. $3,850 Scott value, described with small corner repair and filled thin.
  • John W. Kaufmann sale 3/21/1984, lot 9, realized $6,000 vs. $20,000?Scott value.
  • Offered in 1985 net price sale by William R. Weiss Jr. for $11,000.
Certificates:
  • PFC states “with defects and repairs”. Described by Siegel as small repair in corner and filled thin.
  • PFC 29169 (1968) “genuine, defective and repaired”.
  • PFC 132271 (1984) “Pos. 7R1E with defects and repairs”.
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