Lot 2000 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 70¢ Foreign Exchange, imperf, socked-on-the-nose 1864 circular date stamp, clear to ample margins, rich color, Fine.
Scott No. R65a $725.
Lot 2001 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, $1 Conveyance, part perf, manuscript cancel, well centered, strong color, wrinkle with small creases at top left, otherwise Very Fine, a very scarce part-perf issue.
Scott No. R66b $3,000.
Lot 2002 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, $5 Probate of Will, imperf, manuscript cancel, clear to mostly large margins, strong bold color, Very Fine.
Scott No. R92a $800.
Lot 2003 oDocumentary, 1871, Second Issue, $25 blue & black, well centered with beautifully balanced margins, rich color, manuscript cancel, fresh and Very Fine; with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. R130 $1,100.
Lot 2004Documentary, 1871, Third Issue, 2¢ orange & black, center inverted, manuscript "EBM" initials cancel on August 17th 1872 Wells Fargo and Company check signed by Edwin B. Morgan.
Scott No. R135b $400 as used.
Lot 2005 oRevenue Stamped Paper, 1865, 2¢ green, imprint on 1866 gold receipt; some winkling and slight soiling, Fine and scarce.
Scott No. RN-A9 $1,350.
Lot 2006 PCaterson Brotz & Co., 5¢ black, large die proof on India, mounted in full card (151x228mm), with blue "18188" control number on reverse, bright and very fresh, Very Fine and choice, ex-Joyce (accompanied by his original album page).
Scott No. RU1P1 $4,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE LARGE DIE PROOF OF THE UNISSUED 5¢ CATERSON, BROTZ & CO. PRIVATE DIE PLAYING CARD.
This stamp's die was approved in December of 1882 and 25,500 stamps were printed, however the law imposing tax on playing cards was repealed. All the stamps were sent to be destroyed, with three examples known to have escape this fate. Only four die proofs are known to exist. One of which resides in the B.E.P. archives.
Lot 2007 PEagle Card Co., 5¢ black, plate proof on India, mounted on card (80x67mm), corner margin block of 4, Very Fine.
Scott No. RU7P3 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2008 PLawrence & Cohen, 4¢ green, unissued, large die proof on India, mounted on card (36x42mm), bright and fresh, Very Fine, very scarce, ex Joyce.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2009Hunting Permit, 1942, $1 Baldpates, bottom left corner margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (minor gum skips affecting one stamp), fresh with rich color, Very Fine.
Scott No. RW9 $2,750.