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Sale 1000 — Siegel Sale 1000

Sale Date — Wednesday, 8 December, 2010

Category — The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Imperforate

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1030
ng
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1030, The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Imperforate24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange, 90c Blue, Imperforate (37b, 38a, 39a), 24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange, 90c Blue, Imperforate (37b, 38a, 39a)24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange, 90c Blue, Imperforate (37b, 38a, 39a). Horizontal pairs of each, 24c ample margins to in at top with a faint crease, 30c mostly ample margins, 90c huge margins with tiny thin in right stamp

THE FAMOUS COMPLETE SET OF 1860 IMPERFORATE PAIRS, WHICH IS UNIQUE BY VIRTUE OF THE 90-CENT PAIR.

Apart from singles, there are only two 24c pairs, three 30c pairs, and this one 90c pair. The 90c is ex Ferrary, and it is believed that Arthur Hind assembled this complete set, which was sold in our 1971 Rarities sale ($25,000), 1983 Rarities sale ($68,750), 1989 Rarities sale ($57,750), 1994 Rarities/Concord sale ($55,000) and 2000 Rarities sale ($50,000).

Ex Ferrary, Hind and Concord. Each with 1971 P.F. certificate.

55,250
70,000
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