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Sale 1200 — The William H. Gross Collection: U.S. Stamp Multiples

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 May, 2019

Category — 1¢-90¢ 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
33°
ogbl
Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 33, 1¢-90¢ 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39), A pristine 1¢ Type V plate number block of sixteen

DESCRIPTION

1¢ Blue, Type V (24), Positions 31-34/41-44/51-54/ 61-64L10, block of 16 from the left pane of Plate 10 with "Toppan, Carpenter & Co. BANK NOTE ENGRAVERS. Phila. New York, Boston & Cincinnati" imprint and "No. 10.P." plate number, original gum, Mint N.H. except three stamps within plate block of eight, rich color and excellent impression, strong bluish plate wash

PROVENANCE

Siegel Auction Galleries, 1983 Rarities of the World, 4/23/1983, Sale 618, lot 62

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 65A

CONDITION NOTES

Extremely Fine plate block of eight at left; Fine-Very block at right

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$5,600.00 for plate block and blocks

E. 3,000-4,000
5,250
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