Lot 2343Postage Due, 1879, 2¢ brown, o.g., never hinged, nicely balanced margins, strong bright color, choice Very Fine to Extremely Fine; with 1992, 1995 & 2009 P.F. certificates, the latter Graded (VF-XF 85 XQ, SSV $1,250 for 85).
Scott No. J2 $1,050.
Lot 2344 oPostage Due, 1891, 1¢ bright claret, neat cork cancel, perfect centering amid even oversized margins all round, rich brilliant color, a Superb jumbo gem, a perfect gem and considered to be the finest used example known; with 2014 P.S.A.G. Graded certificate (100J).
Scott No. J22 $2.
Lot 2345Postage Due, 1891, 5¢ bright claret, o.g., never hinged, choice centering amid well balanced margins, striking radiant rich color, Extremely Fine, stunning and a bit undergraded; with 2015 P.S.E. Graded certificate (VF-XF 85, SMQ $375).
Scott No. J25 $290.
Lot 2346Postage Due, 1891, 30¢ bright claret, o.g., never hinged, rich brilliant color, fresh and pristine, fresh and F.-V.F.
Scott No. J27 $1,700.
Lot 2347Postage Due, 1894, 1¢ vermilion, o.g., bright color, small thins, Fine appearance.
Scott No. J29 $2,250.
Lot 2348Postage Due, 1895, 30¢ deep claret, bottom margin plate no. "73" strip of 3 with imprint, full o.g., attractively centered, strong bold color on bright paper, Very Fine.
Scott No. J36 $2,250.
Lot 2349Postage Due, 1895, 50¢ pale rose, bottom margin plate no. "74" strip of 3 with imprint, full o.g., deep color, fresh and F.-V.F., a very rare high value plate strip.
Scott No. J37a $6,500.
Lot 2350Postage Due, 1895, 1¢ deep claret, bottom margin part imprint single, o.g., never hinged, perfect centering within large evenly balanced margin, rich brilliant color and pristine freshness, a Superb jumbo, the only example to receive this ultimate grade as no other exists in this grade or higher in any condition; with 2013 P.S.E. Graded certificate (Superb 98J, SMQ $725).
Scott No. J38 $40.
CONSIDERED TO BE THE FINEST EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 1¢ POSTAGE DUE IN EXISTENCE.
Lot 2351Postage Due, 1897, 30¢ deep claret, full o.g., fresh with bold color, Very Fine.
Scott No. J43 $600.
Lot 2352Postage Due, 1910, 3¢ deep claret, o.g., never hinged, fresh with deep color, Very Fine.
Scott No. J47 $1,600.