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Sale 993 — The Wagshal Collection, Part 1: 1845-69 Issues

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 2010

Category — 5c 1857-60 Issue Off Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
315
c
Sale Number 993, Lot Number 315, 5c 1857-60 Issue Off Cover5c Bright Red Brown, Defective Transfer (28b var), 5c Bright Red Brown, Defective Transfer (28b var)5c Bright Red Brown, Defective Transfer (28b var). Positions 13/23R1, bottom stamp with defective transfer at right, warm shade, choice centering, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. 3cts. Nov. 8" integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to Port Dover, Canada West, red "United States Paid 6d" two-line handstamp, 1859 transit and receiving backstamps, some wear, cover opened on three sides and pasted back together, still Very Fine, we do not recall seeing another example of the defective transfer position in the Bright Red Brown shade, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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