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Sale 1160 — The Grant Inman Collection, Part 5: Match and Other Private Die Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

Category — Canned Fruit

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
889
 
Sale Number 1160, Lot Number 889, Canned FruitT. Kensett & Co., 1c Green, Old Paper (RP1a), T. Kensett & Co., 1c Green, Old Paper (RP1a)T. Kensett & Co., 1c Green, Old Paper (RP1a). Deep rich color, detailed impression, centered to top left but sound

FINE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE T. KENSETT & CO. CANNED FRUIT STAMP. ONLY 27 ARE RECORDED, OF WHICH PERHAPS SEVEN ARE SOUND.

The Aldrich census records 27 examples. Most are faulty and a number profoundly so, including some with rust stains from the fruit cans.

2,500
1,600
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