Lot 1528 oBrandreth, B., 1¢ black, perf'd, silk paper, strong color and impression, corner crease and thin, Fine appearance, rare with only 17 examples recorded in the Aldrich census (10 of which are reported faulty).
Scott No. RS32b $775.
Lot 1529 EBrandreth, B., 1¢ black, "Guaranteed Genuine" essay, on India mounted on card, stamp size with wide margins, deep color, nick and a few tears slightly detracting, otherwise Very Fine, a very scarce rejected essay which prompted the revision of Brandreth's "United States Certificate of Genuiness" small stamp.
Scott No. RS34E Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1530 PBrandreth, B., 1¢ black, large die proof, on India, stamp size with ample balanced margins, fresh with deep color, Very Fine.
Scott No. RS34P1 $225.
Lot 1531 oBrandreth, B., 1¢ black, imperf, silk paper, margins ample to in at bottom left, deep color, small tear at upper right, F.-V.F. appearance, scarce and undercataloged, with 31 examples reported.
Scott No. RS34b $275.