Sale 1159 — 2017 Rarities of the World
Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2017
Category — Sanitary Fairs, Postal Stationery
Soldier's Fair, Stamford Conn., 15c Pale Brown (WV15). Original gum, bright color, ample even margins
VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE STAMFORD SOLDIERS' FAIR STAMP.
There is a total of twelve recorded Stamford Soldiers' Fair stamps, issued during the fair on July 27-29, 1864. This stamp comes from the famous Ackerman-Perry-Kantor block purchased at the Stamford Fair by Alvee Augustus Adee.
10c Dark Red on White, War Department Official, Die WD5, Cut Square (UO25; UPSS WD16). Unused, 35 x 35mm, deep rich color
VERY FINE. A RARE CUT SQUARE OF THE 10-CENT DARK RED ON WHITE WAR DEPARTMENT REAY ISSUE.
The 2012 UPSS catalogue records just one mint entire of the 10c Dark Red on White, though experts we have consulted question the existence of a full entire. We have offered only two others (full corners) since keeping computerized records.
With 1999 P.F. certificate
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