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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=20th Century Issues, Issue/Country=Pan-American Issue, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 294a, Symbol IN ("H, BL")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Pan-American Issue
2021-04-29
The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 283, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a), 1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Block of four, each stamp beautifully centered, rich color, original gum, lightly hinged

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB AND RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT, WITH WONDERFUL CENTERING AND FRESHNESS.

The Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first invert postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869 Pictorial Issue. The 1c Pan American Inverts were found in several post offices around the country. Thirteen blocks of four, a block of six and a block of 20 are recorded in our Levi records -- the large block offered in our 2018 sale of the William H. Gross United States Stamp Treasures. Some of the blocks may have been broken into singles.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate.

75,000
160,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Pan-American Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1220, 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a), 1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Block of four, h.r., deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, bottom left stamp light natural gum bend, tiny hinge thins affect three stamps, top left is sound

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT.

The Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first invert postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869s. The 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in several post offices around the country. Thirteen blocks of four, a block of six and a block of 20 are recorded in our Levi records -- the large block offered in our 2018 sale of the William H. Gross United States Stamp Treasures. Some of the blocks may have been broken into singles.

75,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Pan-American Issue
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1219, 1901 Pan-American Issue including Inverts (Scott 294-299)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a), 1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Block of four, rich colors, small hinge-reinforced perf separations, insignificant toned perf tips not mentioned on accompanying certificate

FINE AND RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT.

The Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first invert postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869 Issue. The 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in several post offices around the country. Thirteen blocks of four, a block of six and the block of 20 offered in our 2018 sale of the William H. Gross collection are recorded in our Levi records. Some of the multiples may have been broken into singles by now.

Ex Whitman. With 2001 P.F. certificate. For a history of the 1c Pan-American inverts see https://siegelauctions.com/2018/1188/101.pdf

75,000
19,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Pan-American Issue
2018-10-03
United States Stamp Treasures: The William H. Gross Collection
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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 101, Pan-American Issue Invert Multiples, This block of twenty of the 1¢ Pan-American Invert is unique--it is by far the largest known multiple of any Inverted Center postage stamp error, and ranks as one of the most outstanding items in United States philately

DESCRIPTION

1¢ Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a), block of 20 (five by four), eleven stamps are Mint N.H. (the entire second and third rows plus top center stamp), the other nine are lightly hinged, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, the centering of six stamps in the lower two rows at left is superb, and overall the block is beautifully centered and as fresh as the day it left the post office

PROVENANCE

* Warren H. Colson (exhibited by him in 1926)

* Owned by an anonymous collector and kept in a bank vault in Boston after the collector’s death in 1951; bought privately from the heirs by the Weills in 1975

* Sold to Alex Acevedo, Alexander Gallery (private transaction)

* Christie’s Robson Lowe sale, 2/2/1994, lot 28, to William H. Gross

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* New York International Philatelic Exhibition 1926 (Colson)

* INTERPHIL 1976 “Aristocrats of Philately” (Weill)

* ANPHILEX 1996 Invited Exhibits (Gross)

* Collectors Club of New York “Aristocrats of United States Philately” exhibit, December 2000 (Gross)

* World Stamp Show 2016 Court of Honor (Gross)

CONDITION NOTES

* Very Fine-Extremely Fine and flawless

VIEW PDF OF HISTORY AND COMMENTARY at https://siegelauctions.com/2018/1188/101.pdf

E. 300,000-400,000
400,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Pan-American Issue
2016-03-15
The Don David Price Iconic Collection of U.S. Bicolored Issues
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Sale Number 1118, Lot Number 206, 1901 Pan-American Issue Inverts1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a), 1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Block of four, slightly disturbed original gum, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, all four stamps have extraordinarily choice centering, small thin spot in bottom right stamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT. THIS MAGNIFICENT BLOCK WAS SOLD IN THE SIEGEL 500TH AND 1000TH SALES. IT IS ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PRICE COLLECTION.

The Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first invert postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869's. The 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in several post offices around the country. Thirteen blocks of four, a block of six and a block of 20 are recorded in our Levi records, some of which may have been broken into singles.

75,000
28,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Pan-American Issue
2015-06-25
2015 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1106, Lot Number 3145, 1894-98 Issue thru Pan-American Issue1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a), 1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Block of four, lightly hinged, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, choice centering, bottom right stamp trivial crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT, WITH EXTRAORDINARY CENTERING. RARE WITH SUCH CHOICE CENTERING

The Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first invert postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869's. The 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in several post offices around the country. Thirteen blocks of four, a block of six and a block of 20 are recorded in our Levi records, some of which may have been broken into singles.

Ex Crocker. With 1989 P.F. certificate as sound.

75,000
75,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Pan-American Issue
2015-06-25
2015 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1106, Lot Number 3146, 1894-98 Issue thru Pan-American Issue1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a), 1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Block of four, h.r., deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, bottom left stamp light natural gum bend, tiny hinge thins affect three stamps, top left is sound

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT.

The Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first invert postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869's. The 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in several post offices around the country. Thirteen blocks of four, a block of six and a block of 20 are recorded in our Levi records, some of which may have been broken into singles.

75,000
30,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Pan-American Issue
2013-06-25
2013 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1048, Lot Number 338, 1901 Pan-American Issue1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a), 1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, bottom left stamp single slightly toned perf tip of little consequence

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE FAMOUS ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT, CONTAINING TWO MINT NEVER-HINGED STAMPS.

The Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first invert postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869's. The 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in several post offices around the country. Thirteen blocks of four, a block of six and a block of 20 are recorded in our Levi records, some of which may have been broken into singles.

From our 1967 and 1976 Rarities of the World sales. With 1967 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as a block of four with no premium for the two Mint N.H. stamps.

75,000
42,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Pan-American Issue
2010-12-08
Siegel Sale 1000
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Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1166, 1901 Pan-American Issue1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a), 1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Block of four, slightly disturbed original gum, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, all four stamps have extraordinarily choice centering, small thin spot in bottom right stamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT. THIS MAGNIFICENT BLOCK WAS ACQUIRED BY THE OWNER IN THE SIEGEL 500TH SALE -- IT IS FITTING THAT IT IS BEING OFFERED IN SALE 1000.

The Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first invert postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869's. The 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in several post offices around the country. Thirteen blocks of four, a block of six and a block of 20 are recorded in our Levi records, some of which may have been broken into singles.

75,000
45,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Pan-American Issue
2009-04-14
The Alan B. Whitman Collection, Part Two: 1870-1901 Issues
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Sale Number 968A, Lot Number 367, 1901 Pan-American Issue Invert Blocks (Scott 294a, 295a, 296)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a), 1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a)1c Pan-American, Center Inverted (294a). Block of four, rich colors, small hinge-reinforced perf separations, insignificant toned perf tips not mentioned on accompanying certificate

FINE AND RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT.

The Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first invert postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869's. The 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in several post offices around the country. Thirteen blocks of four, a block of six and a block of 20 are recorded in our Levi records, some of which may have been broken into singles.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

75,000
21,000
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