Lot 2703 oProprietary, 1874, 6¢ green & black, green paper, well centered with strong color, light 1875 manuscript cancel, an Extremely Fine gem; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RB6b $140.
Lot 2704Proprietary, 1873, 50¢ green & black, violet paper, beautifully centered with strong colors, bright and fresh, Very Fine and choice; with 2016 P.F. certificate which mentions "tiny painted over surface flaw", which we see no evidence of under 10x magnification and strongly disagree with this opinion.
Scott No. RB8a $1,000 as used.
AN EXCEPTIONAL SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 50¢ PROPRIETARY ISSUE ON VIOLET PAPER, PARTICULARLY RARE IN UNUSED CONDITION.
Lot 2705 oProprietary, 1874, 50¢ green & black, green paper, nicely centered, strong colors, neat blue Mar. 9, 1882 handstamp cancel; pulled perf at top, couple trivial faint creases, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. RB8b $850.
Lot 2706Proprietary, 1898, 3-3/4¢ olive gray, hyphen-hole perf, block of 4, o.g., never hinged, strong fresh color, Very Fine.
Scott No. RB29p $425 for hinged.