Sale 1021 — The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two

Sale Date — Thursday, 29 March, 2012

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 73-78)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
228
 
Sale 1021, Lot 228, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 73-78)3c Scarlet (74). Small part original gum, h.r., vibrant color, four neat penstrokes, light horizontal crease at bottom, short perf at bottom right, otherwise Fine, as has been documented by Jerome S. Wagshal in a series of Chronicle articles (Nos. 56, 60, 61 and 62), Carl F. Rothfuchs, a Washington D.C. stamp dealer, obtained a supply of the 3c Scarlet in 1893 -- probably from the Post Office Department in exchange for his assistance with the Columbian Exposition -- and sold them with pen marks and original gum

5,500
1,500