1851 1c Blue Diagonal Bisect (9b)
 1851 1c Blue Diagonal Bisect (9b)
 1851 1c Blue Diagonal Bisect (9b)
 1851 1c Blue Diagonal Bisect (9b)
 1851 1c Blue Diagonal Bisect (9b)
 1851 1c Blue Diagonal Bisect (9b)
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1851 1c Blue Diagonal Bisect (9b)

Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 USD

1851 1c Blue Diagonal Bisect (9b)

Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 USD

Lot Sold:32,500USD

Lot Details

Description

1851 1c Blue Diagonal Bisect (9b)


The Unique Goff Cover

Upper right diagonal half used as ½ c on 1853 printed “General Land and Pension Agency” printed sheet to Hartford tied by July 29 (1853) New Haven, Conn. postmark,with Philatelic Foundation certificate (2012). Scott retail price of $60,000 represents the 2013 selling price of this cover.

One of two unique bisects in United States philately, the other being the 1869 6c cover, also part of the Bakwin collection and offered as a separate lot in this auction.

Stamps Online: The Michael Bakwin Collection
Online bidding closed11 Apr 2019 | 06:37 PM GMT