Lot 18351861, 1¢ blue, type I, o.g., very lightly hinged, attractively centered, strong bright color, Very Fine, a scarce mint stamp; with 2015 P.S.E. Graded certificate (VF 80).
Scott No. 18 $2,100.
Lot 1836 o1861, 1¢ blue, type I, New York town cancel, exceptional centering especially for this tight margin issue, rich color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine to Superb, a wonderful superbly centered gem.
Scott No. 18 $550.
Lot 1837 o1857, 1¢ blue, type Ia, position 98R4, dry print, town cds cancel, Fine.
Scott No. 19 $9,000.
Lot 1838 o1857, 1¢ blue, type II, Major Plate Crack, position 23L2L, deep rich color and strong impression clearly showing large crack, neat town cds cancel; light crease and some clipped perfs, fresh and F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott No. 20 var. $1,400.
Lot 1839 o1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa, town cancel, rich dark blue color and detailed impression, choice centering clearly showing break at top and full scrolls at bottom, Extremely Fine; with 2011 P.F. Graded certificate (XF 90, SSV $1,600).
Scott No. 22 $500.
Lot 1840 o1857, 1¢ blue, type IV, Triple Transfer, One Inverted, position 81L1L, strong color and impression, "Chicago, Sep 21, 1857" cds cancel, Fine and scarce variety.
Scott No. 23 var. $2,500.
Lot 18411857, 1¢ blue, type V, horizontal strip of 3, full o.g., hinge remnants, rich color and crisp impression, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. 24 $475.
Lot 18421857, 1¢ blue, type V, block of 4, full o.g., strong bright color on fresh paper, small thin in top right stamp, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 24 $800.
Lot 18431861, 5¢ orange brown, type II, full o.g., well centered, bright and fresh with deep rich color and sharp impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a handsome mint stamp; with 2016 P.F. Graded certificate (VF-XF 85, SSV $1,850).
Scott No. 30 $1,250.
Lot 1844 o1860, 5¢ brown, type II, red grid cancel, rich color, balanced margins, Very Fine.
Scott No. 30A $300.