Lot 2397 SExecutive Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 1¢ carmine, overprinted "Specimen", ribbed paper, with small dotted "i", wide margins, bright color, without gum as issued, fresh and Fine.
Scott No. O10SDb $500.
Lot 2398 SExecutive Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 6¢ carmine, overprinted "Specimen", preprint paper fold, strong color, variety clearly shown with large horizontal fold, without gum as issued, single slightly toned perf, Fine and scarce variety.
Scott No. O13SD var. Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2399Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢ vermilion, corner margin single, o.g., never hinged, rich color, F.-V.F.
Scott No. O15 $170.
Lot 2400 oInterior Dept., 1873, 90¢ vermilion, neat cork cancel, precision centering, stunning rich brilliant color and detailed early impression, Extremely Fine and choice, a beautiful gem used high value; with 2014 P.F. Graded certificate (XF 90, SMQ $125).
Scott No. O24 $50.
Lot 2401 SJustice Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 30¢ purple, overprinted "Specimen", without gum as issued, strong color and impression, reperfed at left, Fine appearance, scarce with only 150 issued.
Scott No. O33SD $1,200.
Lot 2402 SState Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 2¢ bluish green, overprinted "Specimen", block of four, well-centered with balanced margins, fresh color and paper, tiny perf tip crease at bottom right, without gum as issued, Very Fine and scarce block, ex-Golden.
Scott No. O58SD $850.
Lot 2403State Dept., 1873, 10¢ dark green, o.g., lightly hinged, rich deep color enhancing a crisp detailed impression, well centered amid uncommonly wide margins, an Extremely Fine jumbo, the only example to receive this grade with only one higher; with 2012 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF 90J, SMQ $675).
Scott No. O62 $230.
Lot 2404 oWar Dept., Fort Cancels on War Department Officials, group of 7 with "Fort" cancel cds strikes on 1¢-3¢, 10¢, 15¢-30¢ War values; small flaws, Fine and scarce group, ex-Lobdell.
Scott No. O83-84, O116, O88, O90-92 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2405War Dept., 1873, 10¢ rose, top margin plate number "79" strip of 5 with imprint, disturbed o.g., rich color, Fine.
Scott No. O88 $700 for singles.
Lot 2406 oWar Dept., 1879, 2¢ rose red, cancelled by blue "Fort Lewis, Colo." duplex, deep rich color on bright paper; trivial thin spot, a Very Fine strike, ex-Lobdell.
Scott No. O115 Estimate $100 - 150.