Lot 867Providence, R.I., 1846, 5¢ gray black. Left margin single, o.g., never hinged, large even margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, choice, especially in never hinged condition.
Scott No. 10X1 $350 for hinged.
Lot 868Providence, R.I., 1846, 5¢ gray black. Bottom margin single, o.g., very lightly hinged, large margins, strong shade, fresh and Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 10X1 $350.
Lot 869 oSt. Louis, Mo., 1845, 5¢ black on greenish. Position 1, orange red St. Louis town cancel, large to mostly huge margins, deep bold shade enhancing and strikingly detailed early impression on bright paper, pressed out verticial crease ending in a small sealed tear at bottom which is virtually undetectable with the naked eye, Extremely Fine appearance, a gorgeous 5¢ St. Louis Bear; with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11X1 $5,000.
Lot 870 oSt. Louis, Mo., 1846, 10¢ black on gray lilac. Light red St. Louis town cancel mostly in margins and virtually clear of design, large oversized and beautifully balanced margins, bold shade and a remarkably sharp detailed impression, bright and vibrant appearance, small thin spot, Extremely Fine gem appearance, a truly magnificent 10¢ St. Louis Postmaster Provisional; with 1953 Friedl certificate.
Scott No. 11X5 $4,500.
Lot 871 o1847, 5¢ red brown, dot in "S" variety. Red grid cancels, ample to mostly large margins, gorgeous deep rich color, vibrant and fresh, Very Fine and choice, a lovely stamp; with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1 $600.
Lot 872 o1847, 5¢ red brown. Red grid cancels, ample to large margins, bright color and sharp impression, Very Fine; with 1981 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 1 $550.
Lot 8731847, 10¢ black. Large part o.g., full evenly balanced margins all around, strong vivid shade and a sharp detailed impression, bright and quite fresh, light vertical crease which is virtually imperceptible from front, Very Fine appearance, a gorgeous example of this classic mint rarity; with 2000 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 2 $30,000.
Lot 874 o1847, 10¢ black. Blue grid cancel, full to mostly large margins, strong shade and bold impression, Extremely Fine; with 2000 P.S.E. graded certificate (91 XF).
Scott No. 2 $1,400.
Lot 875 o1847, 10¢ black. Red grid cancel, ample to large margins, deep shade, Very Fine.
Scott No. 2 $1,350.
Lot 876 ()1847 (1875 Reproductions), 5¢-10¢ complete. Without gum as issued, ample to large margins, bright colors, fresh, 10¢ with small natural paper inclusion, a Very Fine set.
Scott No. 3-4 $1,625.