Lot 1700 o1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design, neat manuscript cancel, exceptional centering, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine and choice, rarely encountered with such choice centering; with 1994 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 62B $1,600.
Lot 17011861, 1¢ blue, horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, strong bright color, Fine.
Scott No. 63 $650 for hinged.
Lot 1702 o1861, 1¢ blue, horizontal strip of 3, neat San Francisco cog-wheel cancels, exceptional centering, especially for this typically tight margin issue, rich dark color, right stamp of light crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, still a very choice and attractive multiple; with 2013 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 63 $155 for pair and single.
Lot 17031861, 1¢ ultramarine, o.g., very lightly hinged, centered with design clear of perfs, rich bright ultramarine color, very fresh, F.-V.F., a lovely mint example of this rare shade; with 2011 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 63a $2,500.
Lot 1704 o1861, 1¢ ultramarine, light cog-wheel cancel, bold yet bright color, attractively centered, Very Fine, a handsome example of this elusive shade; with 2013 P.F. certificate for pair.
Scott No. 63a $800.
Lot 1705 o1861, 3¢ pink, segmented cork cancel, stunning bright true pink color, precision centering, Extremely Fine, seldom encountered so choice; with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 64 $850.
Lot 1706 o1861, 3¢ pigeon blood pink, complimentary blue 1861 year date town cancel, large margins, rich bright pigeon blood pink color, Fine and attractive, a lovely example of this rare shade, especially so with a color cancellation; with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott No. 64a $5,000.
Lot 17071861, 3¢ rose, o.g., barest trace of hinge, choice centering amid wide margins, rich bright color, Extremely Fine, choice so nice; with 2013 P.S.A.G. Graded certificate (90, SSV $290).
Scott No. 65 $125.
Lot 1708 o1861, 3¢ rose, with full upright strike of fancy Devil & Pitchfork cancel of West Meriden, Ct. stamp with wide margins and bright color, Very Fine and choice, a very attractive strike of this popular pictorial cancel, ex Takahashi; with 2011 P.F. certificate. Skinner-Eno No. PH-F40.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1709 o1861, 3¢ rose, complete strike of large "W" fancy letter cancel of Waterbury, Ct. stamp with strong color, an Extremely Fine and choice strike, a RRR rarity rating, cancel used between March 6th and May 12th of 1866; with 2013 P.F. certificate. Rohloff No. K14.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $150 - 200.