Lot 1360 ()Carrier, 1875 (1¢) Franklin, Reprint, bottom marginal pane of 50 with part imprint at upper left, without gum as issued, fresh with rich color, some light creasing affecting thirteen stamps, otherwise Very Fine, an impressive multiple.
Scott No. LO3 $3,500 for blocks and singles.
Lot 1361Charleston, S.C., Steinmeyer's City Post, 1859, 2¢ black on pink, top right corner margin single, o.g., very lightly hinged, wide margins and full margin selvage, exceptional freshness, an Extremely Fine gem; with photocopy of 1992 P.F. certificate for block.
Scott No. 4LB20 $200.
Lot 1362 ()Charleston, S.C., Steinmeyer's City Post, 1859, 2¢ black on yellow, right margin single, without gum, large even margins with full selvage, bright and very fresh, Extremely Fine, choice so nice; with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 4LB21 $200.
Lot 1363 oNew York, N.Y., U.S. City Despatch Post, 1842-45, 3¢ black on light blue, red "U.S." in octagon cancel, large even margins, Extremely Fine, choice example of of the first stamp issued by the United States; with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 6LB3 $750.
Lot 1364City Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish, o.g., lightly hinged, large to huge margins, remarkable freshness, an Extremely Fine gem; with 1984 & 2012 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 40L1 $375.
Lot 1365City Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish, o.g., lightly hinged, large margins, Very Fine and choice; with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 40L1 $375.
Lot 1366Menant & Co.'s Express, 1853, 2¢ dark red, o.g. with some insignificant paper adherences, ample margins, small ink spot in top right margin, the 1990 certificate stating small thin which we believe is only a paper translucent spot, Very Fine; with 1990 A. Rendon and clear 2014 M. Eichele certificates.
Scott No. 104L1 $15,000.
ONE OF THE FINEST OF SEVEN KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE 2¢ MENANT & CO.'S EXPRESS ISSUE - A GREAT LOCAL POST RARITY.
Lot 1367 oWells Fargo & Co., 1861, $2 green, blue Wells, Fargo & co. oval cancel, margins clear to just into frameline, rich color, Fine, a very rare sound example of the $2 Green Pony Express issue, with approximately a dozen used examples in existence; with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 143L4 $4,500.