Lot 1621 o1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II, horizontal pair, complete central strike of blue 1851 Sonora, Cal. two-line town cancel, tear and scuffs, Fine appearance, still a nice strike of this rare early California postmark; with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 10A Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1622 o1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II, block of 6, blue Philadelphia, Pa. town cancels, margins large to in, bright color, couple light corner creases, F.-V.F. appearance, a very rare multiple of the 1851 3¢ orange brown.
Scott No. 10A $2,500 for two strips of three.
Lot 1623 o1851-57, 3¢ Issue, 8 stamps (11 x3, 26 x5); fancy and unusual cancels including fancy grids, towns, foreign accountancy handstamp, light claret shade with plate crack flaw, "Paid", Very Fine.
Scott No. 11//26 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 16241851-52, 3¢ brownish carmine, type I, full o.g., clear to mostly large margins, rich bold color, Very Fine; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11 $300.
Lot 1625 o1852, 3¢ dull red, type I, town cancel, large to mostly huge margins, rich vibrant color, Superb, a wonderful gem; with 2014 P.S.E. Graded certificate (Superb 98, SMQ $475).
Scott No. 11 $15.
Lot 1626 o1852, 3¢ plum, type II, neat blue town cancel, ample to mostly large margins, bold true plum color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a beautiful example of this rare and elusive shade variety, Scott catalog with premium for a blue town cancellation; with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11A $2,000.
Lot 1627 o1856, 5¢ red brown, neat blue town cancel, ample to large margins, strong vivid color, Very Fine and choice, very attractive and scarce with a color cancellation; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 12 $825.
Lot 1628 o1856, 5¢ red brown, neat town cancel, full well balanced margins, strong color, Very Fine; with 2005 P.S.E. Graded certificate (VF 80, SMQ $750).
Scott No. 12 $700.
Lot 1629 o1856, 5¢ red brown, vertical strip of 3, New Orleans, La. town cancels, margins large to close at left and just touching at bottom, rich deep color, corner crease at top left, otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott No. 12 $3,750.
Lot 1630 o1855, 10¢ green, type I, town cancel, clear to large margins, strong bright color, Very Fine; with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 13 $900.