Lot 1404Charleston, S.C., Steinmeyer's City Post, 1859, 2¢ black on pink. Bottom right corner margin single, o.g., very lightly hinged, full even margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine; with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 4LB20 $200.
Lot 1405 oNew York, N.Y., U.S. City Despatch Post, 1842-45, 3¢ black on light blue. Orange red "U.S". in frame cancel, large to huge margins, tiny corner crease at bottom left well away from design, otherwise Extremely Fine; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 6LB3 $500.
Lot 1406 oAdams' City Express Post, 1850-51, 1¢ black on gray. Uncanceled as ususal, full margins, slight toning and corner crease in bottom right margin, F.-V.F. appearance, very rare, listed but unpriced in Scott catalog; with 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2L3 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1407Adams' City Express Post, 1850-51, 2¢ black on gray. O.g., large margins, bright and fresh, small portion of original gum in left margin, Very Fine and choice, an attractive example of this very elusive local stamp; with 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2L4 $450.
Lot 1408 ()Blood & Co., 1850 (1¢) bronze on black. Full pane of 24, without gum, full bottom sheet margin with large margins all around, rich color and very fresh, couple tiny surface scrapes affecting two stamps and a couple light creases in lower part of bottom margin well away from stamps, Very Fine, one of the finest of only 4 or 5 full panes known, ex Caspary, Lilly and Golden; with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L13 $1,250.
Lot 1409 ()California Penny Post Co., 1855, 10¢ blue. Without gum, ample to large margins, rich color, bright and fresh, Very Fine, a choice example of this rare stamp.
Scott No. 34L3 $750.
Lot 1410Carnes' City Letter Express, 1864 (5¢) rose. Corner margin pair, full o.g., large margins, trivial gum residue spots at right, Very Fine and choice, a scarce multiple; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 35L1 $350 for singles.
Lot 1411 oFloyd's Penny Post, 1860 (1¢) blue. Horizontal pair, central circular company handstamp, ample to large margins, small thin in left stamp, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 68L1 $275.
Lot 1412 ()Gahagan & Howe City Express, 1849-70 (5¢) blue. Without gum, large margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, scarce and under valued in Scott catalog; with 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 70L2 $150.
Lot 1413 oHumboldt Express, 1863, 25¢ brown. Blue oval cancel, ample margins to just touching at bottom, tear at bottom and minute margin tear at right, otherwise F.-V.F.; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 86L1 $1,250.