Lot 2365Special Delivery, 1885, 10¢ blue, top margin single with part imprint, o.g., very lightly hinged, rich bright color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice; with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. E1 $550.
Lot 2366Special Delivery, 1893, 10¢ orange, o.g., never hinged, strong bright color, well balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine; with 1995 and 2013 P.F. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90, SSV $1,300).
Scott No. E3 $675.
Lot 2367Special Delivery, 1893, 10¢ orange, o.g., lightly hinged, evenly balanced margins and exceptional centering, rich radiant color on bright paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, a lovely mint gem; with 2014 P.S.A.G. Graded certificate (95, SSV $600).
Scott No. E3 $300.
Lot 2368Special Delivery, 1894, 10¢ blue, unwatermarked, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), attractively centered amid large margins, rich color on bright fresh paper, Very Fine and choice; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. E4 $900.
Lot 2369Special Delivery, 1902, 10¢ ultramarine, o.g., never hinged, choice centering amid wide margins, strong vivid color, Extremely Fine; with 2012 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. E6 $525.
Lot 2370Special Delivery, 1908, 10¢ green, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering and margins, rich deep color, fresh and Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2012 P.S.A.G. Graded certificate (95, SSV $500).
Scott No. E7 $140.
Lot 2371Special Delivery, 1911, 10¢ ultramarine, o.g., never hinged, remarkably well centered amid huge evenly balanced margins, strong vibrant color, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, a striking large-margin gem of which only 5 stamps have graded higher; with 1996 & 2002 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $1,400).
Scott No. E8 $240.
Lot 2372Special Delivery, 1914, 10¢ ultramarine, o.g., never hinged, choice centering with large well balanced margins around, rich deep color on bright paper, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. E9 $425.
Lot 2373Special Delivery, 1916, 10¢ pale ultramarine, exceptionally well centered within large margins, used with 2¢ carmine (425), tied by bold strikes of "Rome N.Y. Nov 4, 1916" duplex on small blue piece, Very Fine.
Scott No. E10 Estimate $200 - 300.
This is the earliest known use of E10..
Lot 2374Special Delivery, 1917, 10¢ ultramarine, top left corner margin single, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering amid large evenly balanced margins, bright and fresh with rich deep color, an Extremely Fine gem, a wonderful position single.
Scott No. E11 $45.