Lot 62 ()1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I, without gum, clear to large margins, rich bright color, fresh and Very Fine, a lovely mint stamp.
Scott No. 10 $1,500.
Lot 63 o1851, 3¢ deep orange brown, type I, grid cancels, gorgeous rich color, margins large to just into frameline at left, F.-V.F.; with 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 10 $250.
Lot 64 o1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II, horizontal strip of 3, three bold strikes of the very scarce New York integral 5½mm single bar town cancel, clear to large margins, rich color, faint diagonal pressed out crease affecting left pair, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 10A $1,250.
The use of this "single bar" cancellation is known only in the latter half of August 1851 for a period of sixteen days from the 12th to the 27th. It was one of several different bar style integral cancellers used during this period in New York City.
Lot 65 E1851, 3¢ Washington essay, by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, in black, die on India, mounted on card cut to stamp size, margins full to just shaving frameline at top, tiny scuff at top, otherwise Very Fine, an Extremely Rare 3¢ Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson Essay With Only Two Examples Are Reported To Exist, ex Brazer, Piller. Brazer No. 33E-B.
Scott No. 11-E2a $4,500.
Lot 66 E1851, 3¢ Washington essay, by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, in black, contemporary die proof on proof paper die sunk on large card, Very Fine, #3 of 15 examples produced.
Scott No. 11-E2b var. Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 67 E1851, 3¢ Franklin essay, by Gavit & Co., in black, 3 different; on India in black (28x33mm), on India stamp size in orange and on bond in green (35x38mm); former with a couple small tone spots and minor thins in India issues, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 11-E3b-d $800.
Lot 68 E1851, 3¢ Washington essay, by Gavit & Co., in black, two different; die on India, stamp size in red violet (first state), and die on bond in brown (30x37mm, second state), India essay with a few small thins, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 11-E4b-c $800.
Lot 69 E1851, 3¢ Washington essay, by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., in dusky carmine, on stiff stamp paper, margins clear to shaving outerline, light bend, otherwise Fine. Brazer No. 33E-Ea.
Scott No. 11-E5a $1,250.
Lot 70 E1851, 3¢ Washington essay, by Draper, Welsh & Co., 5 different; 11-E7 die on India in red brown (42x49mm) and on bond in brown and blue (33x38mm), 11-E8 die on India in red brown (30x35mm) and on bond in brown (32x38mm); India issues with small hinge thins, otherwise Very Fine. Brazer No. 33E-Gb.
Scott No. 11-E7b,d, 11-E8a-b $1,700.
Lot 71 E1851, 3¢ Washington essay, by Danforth, Bald & Co., in black, 7 different die essays on India; 11-E10a in brown (40x46mm) and black (to shape on card), 11-E11 in dark blue (22x33mm), 11-E12b in brown (42x42mm), blue and orange stamp size and black cut to shape; some usual flaws, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 11-E10a//11E12b $1,925.