Sale 1266 — The Melvin Getlan Collection of U.S. Vending & Affixing Machine Perfs, Part 2
Sale Date — Wednesday, 19 October, 2022
Category — The Farwell Company, Group 5 Perforations
1c Green, Farwell Group 5, 4A5 (408). Guide line strip of four, left and right stamps Mint N.H., center stamps h.r., rich color
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE GUIDE LINE STRIP OF FOUR OF THE FARWELL GROUP 5 PERFORATIONS ON SCOTT 408.
The Belasco book (p. 98) notes these were perforated in error, and no uses are known. The book also notes that a guide line pair is the largest recorded multiple, so he must not have been aware of this strip.
Ex Cline. With 2014 P.F. certificate