Lot 12211857, 1¢ blue, type Ic. "E" relief, position 89R4, deep rich color, tied by light Hartford, Ct. cds on cover to Killingworth, Conn., Fine and attractive, a very rare on cover example of this elusive 1¢ type; with 2011 R. Doporto certificate.
Scott No. 19b $3,000.
Lot 12221857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa, Relief "B" double transfer. Plate 11, rich color, tied by "Boston, Ms., Paid, Apr 13, 1861" cds on folded prices current sheet to Toronto, Canada, matching "1ct" handstamp alongside; stamp with a some toned perfs at top, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 22 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 12231857, 1¢ blue, type IV, triple transfer, one inverted. Position 81L1, left stamp in pair with single at right (others 81 & 82L1) on cover to Albany, N.Y., all tied by two strikes of "Palmyra, N.Y., Dec 9" cds; pair with pre-printing paper fold, right stamp with small sealed tear at lower right, otherwise Very Fine, a rare and attractive usage of the 1¢ Blue, Type IV Triple Transfer Variety on Cover; with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 23; $4,900 as off cover singles Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 12241857, 1¢ blue, type IV. Nicely centered, tied by Syracuse, N.Y. circular postmark on unsealed cover to Skaneateles, N.Y., with original circular enclosure; stamp with couple tiny margin flaws at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, a very scarce on cover usage; with 2003 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 23 $1,150.
Lot 12251857, 1¢ blue, type V, vertical strip of three. Straddle-pane margin at right showing full guideline, tied by three strikes of blue "Petaluma Cal. Dec. 31" cds on yellow cover to Jacksonville Cal. with blue illustrated Four-Horse Stagecoach design and "The Star of the Union - California" imprint; cover with arithmetic notations and minor toning on stamps, otherwise Very Fine, an extremely rare intra-California usage of a stagecoach envelope.
Scott No. 24 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 12261857, 1¢ blue, type V, horizontal pair. A relief, natural s.e. at left, tied by "Charleston, S.C., Jun 30, 1860" cds on printed commercial notice to Palma de Mallorca, Spain, blue "4" reales rate handstamp and partial receiving backstamp; light cover aging, otherwise Very Fine, a very scarce destination.
Scott No. 24 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 12271857, 1¢ blue, type V. In combination with 1857, 3¢ dull red on 1859 folded letter to South Santee, S.C., neatly tied by "Charleston. S.C., Mar 26, 1859" cds, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce 1¢ carrier fee to-the-mails usage from Charleston.
Scott No. 24+26 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 12281857, 1¢ blue, type V, three singles. Tied by two strikes of "Saint Louis, Mo., Nov 10, 1859" cds's on cover to Fayette, Mo., with blue illustrated "St. Louis Iron Railing Manufactory" cameo corner card; right stamp with minor corner bend at top right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 24 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 12291857, 1¢ blue, type V. Light pre-use crease, with 1861, 1¢ blue on fresh 1862 printed circular to Terryville, Conn., tied by grid handstamp and "Plymonth, Ct., Jun 5" cds, Very Fine, a scarce demonetized 1¢ circular rate usage; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 24+63 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 12301857, 1¢ blue, type V, "curl on shoulder" variety. right pair in horizontal strip of three, position. 96-98R7, tied on fresh cover by "Louisville, Ky., Aug 22, 1858" cds's, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 24 Estimate $100 - 150.