Sale 1255 — The David W. Gorham Collection of Outstanding Used U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 17-20 May, 2022

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Category — 5c 1847 Issue, Blocks (Scott 1)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
49
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Sale 1255, Lot 49, 5c 1847 Issue, Blocks (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1). Block of four, ample margins to in at left and bottom, bright color and intermediate impression, blue grid cancels, couple light creases not apparent on face and bottom left stamp small paper break

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE AND DESIRABLE USED BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

With 1996 P.F. certificate. Scott value $27,500.00.

E. 4,000-5,000
4,250
50
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Sale 1255, Lot 50, 5c 1847 Issue, Blocks (Scott 1)5c Brown (1). Block of five, deep shade approaching Grayish Brown, sharp intermediate impression (possibly early), ample to large margins all around except in at bottom, red New York square grid cancels, bottom left stamp tear at bottom, few creases and slight soiling do not detract from its appearance

FINE-VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE AND EXHIBITABLE BLOCK OF FIVE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

This is the ninth largest recorded multiple of the 5c 1847.

Ex Stollnitz, Rose, Curtis and Middendorf. Scott value $27,850.00 as a block of four and a single.

E. 4,000-5,000
7,000
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