Lot 1948 PPostage Dues, 1879, 1¢-50¢ complete, small die proofs, on white wove, strong colors, a Very Fine set.
Scott No. J1P2-J7P2 $700.
Lot 1949 PPostage Dues, 1891, 1¢-50¢ complete, small die proofs, on white wove on original gray card, rich colors, a Very Fine set.
Scott No. J22P2-J28P2 $875.
Lot 1950Postage Due, 1895, 50¢ pale rose, bottom margin plate no. "74" strip of 3 with imprint, full o.g., deep color, center stamp with short corner perf at top right, otherwise F.-V.F., a very rare high value plate strip; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. J37a $6,500.
Lot 1951 SPostage Dues, 1895-97, 1¢ to 50¢ "Universal Postal Congress Specimens" complete, o.g., couple with paper hinge remnants, nicely centered throughout, strong colors, 10¢ with small perf thin at bottom, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. J38S-J44S $875.
Lot 1952 /Postage Due, 1916, 2¢ rose, o.g., top left stamp lightly hinged, others never hinged, strong bright color, Fine.
Scott No. J60 $2,025 for singles.
Lot 1953Postage Due, 1917, 2¢ deep claret, bottom margin single, o.g., never hinged, perfect centering amid huge margins, bold vibrant color on bright fresh paper, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo gem, a spectacular jumbo margin stamp, one of five examples attaining this grade with none higher; with 2005 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $140).
Scott No. J62b $9.
Lot 1954Postage Due, 1917, 3¢ deep claret, top margin single with plate number, o.g., never hinged, very well centered amid uncommonly large margins, deep bold color, very fresh, an Extremely Fine jumbo, a magnificent plate number single, one of only two examples attaining this grade with none higher for J63 or J63b; with 2005 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF 90J, SMQ $145).
Scott No. J63b $35.