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

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

Category — 1¢-90¢ 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
39°
ogbl
Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 39, 1¢-90¢ 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39), One of two recorded 3¢ 1857 Type IV plate blocks and the only one from Plate 11

DESCRIPTION

3¢ Brownish Carmine, Type IV (26A), Positions 41-42/51-52/61-62/71-72L11i, block of eight from left pane of Plate 11 Intermediate with "Toppan, Carpenter & Co. BANK NOTE ENGRAVERS. Phila. New York, Boston & Cincinnati" imprint and "No. 11." plate number, original gum, three stamps Mint N.H., rich color, well-centered

PROVENANCE

Siegel Auction Galleries, 4/28/1965, Sale 286, lot 33

Rudolph G. Wunderlich, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1/29/1976, Sale 484, lot 287

Walter C. Klein, Christie's Robson Lowe sale, 9/27/1988, lot 120, to Piller

Stanley M. Piller, Siegel Auction Galleries, 3/25/1993, Sale 748, lot 108, to Zoellner

Robert Zoellner, Siegel Auction Galleries, 10/8-10/1998, Sale 804, lot 117, to Chapin

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

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 156

CERTIFICATION

The Philatelic Foundation (2000)

CONDITION NOTES

Very Fine appearance; top pair crease ending in small tear, bottom left stamp small thin

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$12,500.00

E. 7,500-10,000
14,000
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