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

5-COV-088

5-COV-088

Notes:
  • Typical light Blue Plate 1E color. File fold below strip.
  • Strip tied by three strikes of black “Saint Louis Mo. Nov. 6” cds on folded cover to New York City with 1851 year date inside.
Provenance:
  • Siegel Sale 637, 9/6/1984, lot 499, realized $9,000 vs. $55,000 Scott value.
  • Siegel 2005 Rarities, Sale 895, 6/3/2005, lot 66, realized $55,000 hammer versus $80,000 Scott value.
Certificates:
  • PFC 433134 "it is a genuine usage"
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