Census of 1c Blue, Type I (Scott 5)
- This is the only recorded off-cover vertical pair containing 7R1E. Examined and observed a small tear in upper right margin extending into curved ornament opposite E of POSTAGE. Additional defect in the form of an interior tear or thin not visible on the face. PFC notes “repairs and defects”.
- Dark blue “Columbia S.C. (Month?) 23” cds
- Ex Caspary, H. R. Harmer sale 1/16/1956, lot 183, realized $660 vs. $1,060+ Scott value
- Kelleher sale 10/4/1977, lot 363, realized $7,000 vs. $12,500 estimate for pair.
- 3/1979 private treaty purchase by Roland Cipolla for $11,000.
- Ex Cipolla, Barry Reiger sale 4/5/1983, lot 20, realized $7,250 vs. $19,025 Scott value.
- PFC 119422 (1983) stating “repairs and defects”.