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The William H. Gross Collection: United States 1847 First Issue continued...

Balance of Off-Cover Stamps and Forgeries
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
205°   Image5¢ 1847 Issue, Off-Cover Balance (1), eight stamps mounted on pages from the Wade E. Saadi exhibit, nice range of shades and impressions including from the worn plate, all but one with a red or blue handstamp cancel, several with four margins, a couple touched on one side, one with pre-printing paper fold, Fine to mostly Very Fine, six P.F. certificates accompany Photo Ex (Image)

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E. $ 1,000-1,500


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206°   ImageThe famous "Knapp Shift" forgery

10¢ Black (2), Position 23L, striking and enigmatic doubling of design at top and in parts of bottom, accomplished by expertly painting in the double transfer, red grid cancel, small thin spot, the famous (or infamous) "Knapp Shift", which roiled experts for decades before being definitively determined a fake, numerous Chronicle articles have been written on this over the years and we will not attempt to recreate all the arguments here, the most recent and best are Wade E. Saadi's and Philip Wall's articles in Chronicle No. 176, ex Saadi, 1996 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies (Image)

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207°   Image10¢ Black, Sperati Reproductions (Sperati 2P1, 2), Three items, first two are 50 x 64mm die proofs on white and gray papers, first with Sperati's yellow "sol" seal and blue straightline "REPRODUCTION INTERDITE" (not to be reproduced), second with backstamp and pen no. 240, both signed by Sperati, also a "stamp" with red circular grid cancel, backstamped and pen no. 251, signed Sperati, Very Fine and fascinating group, the die proofs are particularly scarce (Image)

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208°   Image10¢ Black, Sperati Reproductions (Sperati 2), Three, one uncancelled and the other two "cancelled" with blue grid and red circular datestamp, the second with Sperati's pencil signature but none with the backstamps, Very Fine and collectible group, ex Saadi, unused and blue cancelled examples with 1990 P.F. certificates Photo Ex (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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