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

5-CAN-049

5-CAN-049

Notes:
  • Horizontal crease at bottom and vertical crease
  • Blue cds (possibly Charleston SC)
Provenance:
  • Ex Saul Newbury, Siegel #244 10/17/1961 (Newbury Part II), lot 93, realized $875 vs. $1,350 Scott value.
  • H. R. Harmer sale 3/15/1966, lot 23, realized $3,200 vs. $2,250 Scott value.
  • Siegel 1987 Rarities #679 5/2/1987, lot 78, realized $11,000 vs. $23,000 Scott value, sold to Jack E. Molesworth (see PFC 178334 above).
  • John W. Kaufmann Gems of Philately sale 12/9/1987, realized $10,500 vs. $23,000 Scott value.
  • Siegel 1989 Rarities #708 4/15/1989, lot 62, unsold at $12,500 vs. $23,000 Scott value.
  • Siegel 1991 Rarities #737 4/20/1991, lot 244, realized?$8,500 (possibly not sold) vs. $18,000 Scott value.
  • William R. Weiss Jr. sale 9/21/1991, lot 795 claiming “only about 40 are known, according to Brookman”, $11,000 minimum starting bid vs. $18,000 Scott value.
  • William A. Fox sale 12/4/1991, lot 1031, realized $11,000 vs. $18,000 Scott value.
  • Kukstis sale 7/23/1994, lot 905, realized $_____ vs. $18,000 Scott value.
Certificates:
  • PFC 178334 (1987) states “horizontal crease at bottom right, vertical crease and margins as shown in photo”, issued to Jack E. Molesworth Inc.
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