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

5-COV-089

5-COV-089

Notes:
  • The cover has been subjected to extensive cleaning on more than one occasion, which has faded the address.
  • Tied by three strikes of black Boston small “Paid” grid on small cover with red “Boston Mass. Aug. 16” cds (1851) to Georgetown D.C.
Provenance:
  • 2002 PFC “genuine usage on cleaned cover”
  • Submitted to SBA by Kelleher on 11/23/1940 for sale at $380 (no sale).
  • Siegel 1967 Rarities, Sale 313, 2/23/1967, lot 12, realized $4,200 vs. $5,000 Scott value.
  • Ex Louis Grunin, Christie’s sale 10/7/1987, lot 1, realized $17,500 vs. $60,000 Scott value
  • Ex Jerome Hawley, Butterfield sale 4/27/1993, lot 2522, realized $13,000 vs. $25,000+ Scott value.
  • Ex Perry B. Hansen Collection, Siegel Sale 963, 10/28/2008, lot 85, realized $50,000 vs. $220,000 Scott value “cover lightly cleaned”.
Certificates:
  • PFC 185119 (1987) “genuine usage on cleaned cover”.
  • PFC 470954 "it is a genuine usage on a lightly cleaned cover"
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