Lot 2393Envelope, 1864, 2¢ black on orange, die 3, entire with illustrated "Crosby Opera House Art Associated corner card, cancelled by "Chicago Ill." duplex to Adrian Mich. at the 2¢ unsealed circular rate; light soiling at left, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. U52 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2394Envelope, 1864, 2¢ black on buff, die 4, used with 1869, 1¢ buff, tied by circle of wedges duplexed with "New York Dec 17" cds on cover to Providence R.I., printed Walter Brown & Co. corner card at left, Very Fine and scarce franking.
Scott No. U54 + 112 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2395Envelope, 1864, 2¢ black on buff, die 4, size 7 entire with blue "Overland" straight line handstamp and matching "Wells Fargo & Co., N.Y., Oct 17" cds, entered mails with "San Francisco, Cal., Oct 18" used locally as a parcel notice with pre-printed instructions "Package to your Address can be found in our Office., Present this Envelope at the New York Department, Between the hours of 8A.M. and 4P.M., Wells, Fargo & Co.", Very Fine.
Scott No. U54 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2396Wrapper, 1864, 2¢ black on buff, die 4, two unused wrappers with Mercantile Library preprinted address and blank book order form on inside, one with Mercantile Library Association, 1870-75, 5¢ black on yellow (105L2) affixed on inside in placeholder, other with unused single paper hinged to face for display, Fine and rare pair.
Scott No. W55 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2397Envelope, 1865, 9¢ lemon on buff, cut square (full corner), strong distinctive color, wide corner, Extremely Fine; with 1995 P.S.E. certificate for entire.
Scott No. U66 $425.
Lot 2398Envelope, 1870, 24¢ purple on cream, cut square, wide margins, Extremely Fine; with 1994 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. U101 $325.
Lot 2399Envelope, 1870, 90¢ carmine on amber, cut square, bold color, Very Fine; with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. U106 $375.
Lot 2400Envelope, 1870, 90¢ carmine on amber, mint entire, size 21, knife 98, watermark 2, front clean and crisp, minor tone spots on reverse only, otherwise Very Fine and scarce. UPSS $1,100.
Scott No. U106 $800.
Lot 2401Envelope, 1874, 15¢ orange on cream, cut square, bold color, nicely balanced margins, Very Fine; with 1991 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. U200 $550.
Lot 2402Envelope, 1875, 30¢ black on cream, cut square (full corner), bold color, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine; with 1994 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. U206 $350.