Lot 1980 o1859, 5¢ brown, type I, very light town cancel, well centered, deep color, Very Fine.
Scott No. 29 $400.
Lot 19811861, 5¢ orange brown, type II, o.g., never hinged, stunning deep rich color on bright fresh paper, choice centering amid wide margins, Extremely Fine, an exceedingly rare stamp in never hinged condition, with only a very few known as such; with 2014 P.S.A.G. Graded certificate (90).
Scott No. 30 $1,250 for hinged.
WITHOUT QUESTION - THE FINEST NEVER HINGED 1861 5¢ ORANGE BROWN IN EXISTENCE.
Lot 19821860, 5¢ brown, type II, full o.g., hinge remnant, intensely rich color with a sharp proof-like impression, Very Fine; with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 30A $2,200.
AN ATTRACTIVE MINT 1860 5¢ BROWN TYPE II IN RARE ORIGINAL GUM CONDITION.
The 1860 5¢ brown type II issue was never in the post offices when the 1861 demonetization order was placed into effect, making original gum examples of these issues far scarcer than it's orange brown counterpart.
Lot 1983 o1860, 5¢ brown, type II, grid cancel, balanced margins with wide right margin showing captured part imprint, deep intense color, Extremely Fine, a beautiful and scarce captured imprint variety; with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 30A Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1984 o1860, 5¢ brown, type II, neat face-free grid cancel, nicely centered, rich color, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 30A $300.