Lot 13151867, 3¢ rose, D. grill. Nibbed perf at lower right, tied by "Worcester, Mass., Mar 13" cds and grid handstamp on cover to Salem, Mass., with original 1868 enclosure, Very Fine.
Scott No. 85 $1,250.
Lot 13161868, 2¢//12¢ grill issues. 34 covers from correspondence to the Cuthbert, Ga. agent of Refugees, Freemen and Abandoned Lands, various 2¢, 3¢ & 12¢ grill frankings tied by Albany, Ga. town and 6 or 8 point radial killers, mostly large to legal size covers; condition varies, generally F.-V.F.
Scott No. 87//97 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 13171867, 2¢ black, E. grill. Tied by light geometric on "Wholesale Druggists", Ziegler & Smith (Philadelphia, Pa.), large printed advertising corner card on cover, overall "billboard" advertising on reverse, Very Fine.
Scott No. 87 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 13181867, 2¢ black, E. grill. With cork cancel highlighting the grill on cover with "Olympia, W. Ty." Washington Territory cds, to Cowlitz Landing, slightly reduced at left, F.-V.F., a scarce Black Jack territorial solo use, ex-Fosdyke Ray; with 1996 P.F. Certificate.
Scott No. 87 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 13191867, 15¢ black, E. grill. Tied by fancy leaf handstamp and red "New York Am. Pkt., Sep. 3" cds on 1868 folded letter sheet to Madrid, Spain, red London datestamp obliterated by barred oval grid, Spanish red "4R" due handstamp, light horizontal file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, carried on the North German Lloyd Deutschland and dropped at Southampton on its way to Bremen, sent to London and onward to Spain.
Scott No. 91 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 13201867, 12¢ black, F. grill. In combination with 1867, 3¢ rose, F. grill on 1868 folded letter sheet to Amsterdam, Holland, tied by grid cancel with red "New York, Paid All, Br. Transit, Aug 12" exchange cds alongside, receiving backstamp; 3¢ slight fade, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 97+94 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 13211867, 15¢ black, F. grill, horizontal strip of 4. In combination with 1869, 2¢ brown + 3¢ ultramarine, horizontal pair paying the double 34¢ rate on cover to Lima, Peru, all tied by "Portchester N.Y. Sep. 10" cds and cork duplexes, Panama transit cds and red "48" credit handstamp, receiving backstamp; right stamp in strip slightly affected from placement at edge of cover, Very Fine, an Attractive and Rare Mixed-Issue Franking to Pay Double 34¢ Rate to Peru by American Packet to Panama and then by British Packet to Peru; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 98+113+114 Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Lot 13221867, 15¢ black, F. grill. Tied by quartered cork cancel, "Phil'a Pa. Jun. 22" cds on 1869 cover to Rome, Italy, red "New York Paid All Direct Jun. 24" and receiving backstamps, red boxed "Aachen Franco" and "4" credit handstamps, purple "PD" handstamp applied by Italian postal authorities, stamp also tied by manuscript, Very Fine, an attractive use of 15¢ F. Grill overpaying the 14¢ rate to Rome by North German Union Direct Mail.
Scott No. 98 Estimate $300 - 400.