Lot 1857 o1879, 1¢ dark ultramarine, neat almost full strike of Worcester, Mass. Stars & Stripes in Large Shield fancy cancel, large margins, rich color, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 182 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 1858 P1879, 5¢ blue, plate proof on India, three used singles, each canceled by "New York G" station oval registry handstamps, vibrant colors, some typical flaws, Very Fine and rare, There are two known pieces with 183P3 and 185P3 canceled by the same New York Station G ovals. These must have originated from the same correspondence.
Scott No. 185P3 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 18591879, 10¢ brown, without secret mark, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh with strong bright color, choice centering amid oversized margins, a Very Fine to Extremely Fine jumbo, the design clearly shows the absence of the secret mark; with 2008 P.S.E. Graded certificate for a Scott 188 (VF-XF 85J, SMQ $4,250 for a Scott 187).
Scott No. 187 $3,250.
Lot 18601879, 15¢ red orange, o.g., never hinged, well balanced margins, strong bright color, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful never hinged example of the 15¢ American Banknote issue; with 2013 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF 90, SMQ $2,650).
Scott No. 189 $675.
Lot 18611879, 15¢ red orange, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid well balanced margins, fresh with strong bright color, Extremely Fine, an exceptional stamp in never hinged condition; with 1987 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 189 $675 for o.g.
Lot 1862 o1879, 90¢ carmine, 1882 oval cancels, attractive centering and margins, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine; with 2013 P.F. Graded certificate (XF 90, SSV $825).
Scott No. 191 $375.
Lot 18631882, 6¢ deep brown red, re-engraved, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears n.h.), choice centering, rich deep color, Extremely Fine; with 1991 and 2003 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 208a $525.
Lot 1864 o1882, 10¢ black brown, re-engraved, neat bar duplex cancel, intensely rich color, choice centering amid nicely balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a choice used example of this scarce shade; with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott No. 209b $350.
Lot 1865 o1882, 10¢ black brown, re-engraved, duplex cancel, wide margins, rich deep color, Very Fine and choice; with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott No. 209b $350.
Lot 18661883, 2¢ red brown, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid evenly balanced margins, strong bold color, Extremely Fine to Superb, a never hinged gem.
Scott No. 210 $130.