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Sale 1200 — The William H. Gross Collection: U.S. Stamp Multiples

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 May, 2019

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Category — 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 3-4)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 7, 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 3-4), The 1875 Reproductions of the First Federal Issue in matching vertical pairs

DESCRIPTION

5¢ Red Brown, 10¢ Black Reproductions (3, 4), vertical pairs, the 10¢ Positions 40/50 from bottom right corner of sheet of 50 with enormous corner sheet margins, both pairs with full to large margins, rich colors and impressions, bright and fresh

PROVENANCE

10¢ pair: ex Norcross collection

Both pairs: John C. Chapin (collection sold privately to Shreves and then to William H. Gross, 2002)

CERTIFICATION

The Philatelic Foundation (1960) for each pair

CONDITION NOTES

Extremely Fine

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$4,450.00

E. 3,000-4,000
Future Sale
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 8, 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 3-4), A spectacular set of blocks of six of the 1875 Reproductions of the First Federal Issue

DESCRIPTION

5¢ Red Brown, 10¢ Black Reproductions (3, 4), vertical blocks of six from same Positions 23-24/33-34/43-44, each with large even margins, rich colors, sharp impressions

PROVENANCE

Siegel Auction Galleries, 1978 Rarities of the World, 4/11/1978, Sale 528, lot 34, to Chapin

John C. Chapin (collection sold privately to Shreves and then to William H. Gross, 2002)

CONDITION NOTES

Extremely Fine; 5¢ middle pair with horizontal crease

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$22,450.00 as blocks of four and pairs

E. 10,000-15,000
Future Sale
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