Lot 1817 o1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill, strongly impressed grill, nicely centered with detailed impression, partial strike of face-free red New York City star cancel, reperfed at top, light corner crease, fresh and F.-V.F. appearance, an attractive example of the 2¢ Z. grill; with 1958 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 85B $1,600.
Lot 1818 o1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill, strong grill impression, wide margins, cork cancel; minor nibbed perf at bottom, fresh and F.-V.F.; with 2004 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 85B $1,300.
Lot 18191867, 2¢ black, Z. grill, clear grill impression, tied by red circular of wedges duplexed with "New-York City Jan 25" cds on part-printed 1868 folded circular locally addressed, F.-V.F. and attractive.
Scott No. 85B $1,500.
Lot 18201867, 2¢ black, Z. grill, two singles centered to top left, tied by circle of wedges duplexed with "New-York Aug 31" cds on yellow cover to Gold Hill Nev.; small stamp flaws, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 85B $2,600 as two used singles.
Lot 18211867, 2¢ black, E. grill, used with 1¢ blue, F. grill (86), each tied by matching circle of carets duplexed with "New-York May 29" cds to Wells Vt., F.-V.F., a scarce E. grill franking.
Scott No. 87 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 18221867, 2¢ black, E. grill, used with 1¢ blue (24), each cancelled by matching circular grid cancel on cover to Wachusettville Mass., matching "Harvard Ms Jun 7" cds; 2¢ faulty, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 87 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1823 P1875 Re-issue of 1861-67 issue, 2¢ black, "Atlanta" Trial Color Plate Proof on Card, complete set of 5 colors, all with four margins, mostly extra large, rich vibrant color; green tiny stain at top, still a Very Fine set.
Scott No. 103TC $875.