5c - Black
Signed ACM, connected (shown on right)
Bluish wove paper - Scott #9X1 - 1845
Example shows double transfer at bottom
Prices are for four margin copies

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  NY Auction Houses
  Used MH Graded Used Graded
Spring 2003 - - - - -
Fall 2003 - - - - -
Spring 2004 - - - - -
Fall 2004 - $2,700 - $750 -
Spring 2005 - - - $800 -
Fall 2005 - - - $650 -
Spring 2006 $390-$485 - - $325-$475 -
Fall 2006 - - - - -
Spring 2007 - - - $1,500 -
Fall 2007 - - - - -
Spring 2008 $215 - - $600 -
Fall 2008 - - - - -
Spring 2009 - - - $250-$750 -
Fall 2009 - - - $450-$475 -
Spring 2010 - - - $200-$290 -
Fall 2010 - - - $275 -
Spring 2011 $300 - - $225 -
Fall 2011 $200-$325 $1,350-$5,250 - - -
2012 $200-$500 - - $150-$200 -
2013 - - - $450 75
2014 - - - - -
2015 - - - - -


5c - Black
Signed ACM with AC connected
Bluish wove paper - Scott #9X1a - 1845

  NY Auction Houses
  Used MH Used
Spring 2003 - - -
Fall 2003 - - $950
Spring 2004 - - -
Fall 2004 - - $425-$1,250
Spring 2005 - - $1,200
Fall 2005 - - -
Spring 2006 - - -
Fall 2006 - - -
Spring 2007 - - -
Fall 2007 - - -
Spring 2008 - - -
Fall 2008 - - -
Spring 2009 - - -
Fall 2009 $340 - -
Spring 2010 - $4,000 -
Fall 2010 - - $300-$400
Spring 2011 - - $700
Fall 2011 - $3,250-$4,000 -
2012 - $225 (ng) $190-$1,050
2013 - - -
2014 - - -
2015 - - -


5c - Black
Signed ACM unconnected
Bluish wove paper - Scott #9X1b - 1845
A variety exists without periods (2003 value $1,500)

  NY Auction Houses
  MH Used
Spring 2003 - -
Fall 2003 - $475-$700
Spring 2004 - -
Fall 2004 - $400
Spring 2005 - $400
Fall 2005 - -
Spring 2006 - -
Fall 2006 - -
Spring 2007 - -
Fall 2007 - -
Spring 2008 $2,000 -
Fall 2008 - -
Spring 2009 - $600
Fall 2009 - -
Spring 2010 - -
Fall 2010 - -
Spring 2011 - -
Fall 2011 - -
2012 - $225
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -


5c - Black
Signed MMJr
Bluish wove paper - Scott #9X1c - 1845
Courtesy of Mark Scheuer

5c - Black
Signed RHM
Bluish wove paper - Scott #9X1d - 1845
2012 Auction: $475 (Small repair)

5c - Black
Without signature
Pelure paper - Scott #9X1e - 1845

  NY Auction Houses
  MNH MH Used MNH MH Used Graded
Spring 2004 - - - - - - -
Fall 2004 - - - - - $3,250 -
Spring 2005 - - - - - - -
Fall 2005 - - - - - - -
Spring 2006 - $900 - - - - -
Fall 2006 - - - - - - -
Spring 2007 - - - - - - -
Fall 2007 - - - - - - -
Spring 2008 - - - - - - -
Fall 2008 - - - - - - -
Spring 2009 - - - - - - -
Fall 2009 - - - - - - -
2010 - - - - - $475 75
2011 - - - - - - -
2012 - - - - $425 - -
2013 - - - - - - -
2014 - - - - - - -
2015 - - - - - - -


5c - Black
Signed ACM, unconnected
Blue wove paper - Scott #9X2 - 1845
Fall 2003 Auction: $1,800

5c - Black
Signed ACM, connected
Blue wove paper - Scott #9X2b - 1845
Note: This item above is the discovered stamp, there is
only one in existance. Newly listed in Scotts specialized.
Photo courtesy of Stan Piller

5c - Black
Without signature
Blue wove paper - Scott #9X2d - 1845

5c - Black
Signed ACM, connected
Gray wove paper - Scott #9X3 - 1845

5c - Black
Unsigned
Gray wove paper - Scott #9X3b - 1845
Only one example recorded
Spring 2005 Auction - Used $11,000
Fall 2001 Auction -Used $5,500


Sperati Forgery Proof

Sperati reproduction, die proof on cream paper, signed by Sperati


Sperati Forgery
Retail value $250

9x1-E1 Die essay
Black on india, card mounted