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

5-CAN-015

5-CAN-015

Notes:
  • Pale Blue.
  • Black grid.
Provenance:
  • Ex Ferrary, Gilbert sale 6/13/1923 in Paris, lot 233 (grouped with two other unidentified “types”), realized approx. $178.
  • Ex Stephen D. Brown, Harmer Rooke & Co. London sale 10/30-11/4/1939, realized $750 vs. $750 Scott value. Although the catalogue was liberally illustrated, this stamp was not pictured.
  • Ex Samuel Kharasch, Sotheby Parke Bernet 11/20/1978, lot 2110, realized $23,000 vs. $10,000 Scott value.
  • Currently in John C. Chapin collection.
Certificates:
  • PFC 36798 (1971) “Genuine”.
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