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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
49°
ogbl
Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 49, 1¢-90¢ 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39), A fresh and beautiful original-gum block of nine of the 24¢ 1860 Issue

DESCRIPTION

24¢ Gray Lilac (37), block of nine, original gum, dark shade, small hinge remnants, exceptionally fresh

PROVENANCE

Possibly Henry C. Gibson, Sr.

Alfred H. Caspary, H. R. Harmer sale, 1/16-18/1956, lot 779, to Weill (for Phillips)

Benjamin D. Phillips (Phillips collection sold privately to Weills, 1968)

Order of U.S. Trust Company, H. R. Harmer sale, 1/19-20/1971, lot 100

Louis Grunin, H. R. Harmer sale, 12/14-15/1976, lot 2628

Siegel Auction Galleries, 1979 Rarities of the World, 4/4/1979, Sale 544, lot 61, to Ishikawa

Ryohei Ishikawa, Christie's Robson Lowe sale, 9/28-29/1993, lot 326, to William H. Gross

CERTIFICATION

The Philatelic Foundation (1977)

CONDITION NOTES

Fine-Very Fine; gum is brownish in places, small thin spots in top left pair and minor gum soak between the top right pair, center stamp has natural inclusion

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$17,750.00 as block of four, pairs and single

E. 5,000-7,500
5,000
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