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

5-CAN-054

5-CAN-054

Notes:
  • Small cut at bottom right. Crease and thin. Auction descriptions and PFC refer to unspecified defects. Described by Siegel as “dark shade”.
  • Black cds (“Nov”?5?)
Provenance:
  • Lambert W. Gerber sale 1/23/1968, lot 7.
  • Ex Dr. Drew B. Meilstrup, Siegel sale 5/2/1973, lot 30, realized $2,100 vs. $6,000 Scott value.
  • Simmy sale 6/15/1976, lot 245.
  • Wolffers sale 12/10/1976, lot 760, realized $2,900 vs. $8,250 Scott value.
  • John W. Kaufmann 1978 Gems of Philately sale, lot 43, realized $4,500 (probably not sold).
  • John W. Kaufmann sale 12/14/1979, lot 54, unsold.
  • Siegel 1980 Rarities #560 4/5/1980, lot 51, realized $6,500 vs. $13,000 Scott value.
  • Ex James M. Welch, Siegel #683 9/11/1987, lot 20, realized $7,500 vs. $22,500 Scott value.
Certificates:
  • PFC 27252 (1968) states “defective”.
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