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

5-CAN-016

5-CAN-016

5-CAN-016

5-CAN-016

Notes:
  • Siegel description: “tiny natural ‘dry print’ spot.” Not noted on PFC or by subsequent sellers.
  • Black grid.
Provenance:
  • Ex John Rust, Harmer Rooke sale 2/24/1942, lot 180, realized $100 vs. $750 Scott value. Tied by black grid on 12/26/1851 drop-rate folded letter used in New York City (possibly also a circular).
  • Gerber sale 8/21/1942, lot 72, realized $____ vs. $750 Scott value as a single on cover.
  • Siegel #87 1/22/1943, lot 11, as off-cover stamp, realized $335 vs. $1,000 Scott value.
  • Siegel 1981 Rarities #579 4/29/1981, lot 49, realized $5,250 vs. $16,000 Scott value.
  • Offered in September 1982 net price sale by William R. Weiss Jr. for $10,500 vs. $18,500 Scott value.
  • Steve Ivy sale 3/17/1989 (Interpex), lot 390, realized $9,000 vs. $22,500 Scott value.
Certificates:
  • PFC 10792 (1959) “Genuine” as off-cover stamp.
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