Lot 1634 PCarrier, 1851 (1¢) Franklin, plate proof on card. Corner margin block of 4 showing vertical guideline at right, large margins, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. LO1P4 $100.
Lot 1635 PCarrier, 1851 (1¢) Franklin, black, "Atlanta" trial color plate proof on card. Complete set of five colors, all with full margins, deep rich colors, a Very Fine and choice set.
Scott No. LO1TC $560.
Lot 1636 PCarrier, 1851 (1¢) Franklin, deep green, trial color plate proof on India. Block of 4, ample to large margins, bold vibrant color, very fresh, Extremely Fine, a scarce multiple.
Scott No. LO1TC3 $1,250.
Lot 1637 oCarrier, 1851 (1¢) Franklin. Blue face-free town cancel at bottom mostly like applied in Philadelphia, ample to large margins, bold color, couple small thin, Extremely Fine appearance, a marvelous example of this rare official carrier issue, ex Caspary.
Scott No. LO1 $5,000.
Lot 1638 ()Carrier, 1875 (1¢) Franklin, Reprint. Bottom margin block of 10, without gum as issued, large margins all around, deep color, faint vertical creases affecting 2nd & 4th rows, Extremely Fine appearance, a lovely and scarce multiple.
Scott No. LO3 $550.
Lot 1639Carrier, 1875 (1¢) Franklin, Reprint. Plate proof on india left margin single with part imprint, 1903 Shernikow essay in ultramarine, a reprint block of 4 (small thin) and first & second reprint singles, a Very Fine group.
Scott No. LO1P3,LO1-E3a,LO3 $475.
Lot 1640 oPhiladelphia, Pa., U.S.P.O. Despatch, 1850-52, 1¢ blue. Central red star cancel, ample to mostly large margins, couple small natural paper thins, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 7LB12 $275.
Lot 1641 oWells Fargo & Co., 1861, $2 red. Blue Running Pony oval with Apr 27 date and partial green St. Joseph, Mo. town cancels, clear to huge margins, small faults, F.-V.F. appearance, an attractive example of the earliest known usage of the $2 red Pony Express stamp.
Scott No. 143L1 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1642 ()Wells Fargo & Co., Newspaper Stamp, 1861-70, black "To be Dropped in the New York Post Office". Without gum, clear margins, central thin, F.-V.F. appearance, very scarce to the Post Office issue.
Scott No. 143LP1 $1,250.
Lot 1643 ()Wells Fargo & Co., Newspaper Stamp, 1861-70, blue. Without gum, clear to large margins, strong color, small thins, Very Fine appearance, an extremely scarce and elusive issue.
Scott No. 143LP2 $1,250.