Lot 1390 ()Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $1 Foreign Exchange, perf'd, unused block of 25, bright color; some soiling, without gum, Fine, Unlisted in the Curtis Census. This is the largest known block of R68c.
Scott No. R68c Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1391 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, $15 Mortgage, blue, perf'd, manuscript cancel, precision centering with large beautifully balanced margins all around, gorgeous rich deep color, an Extremely Fine gem, ex-Floyd; with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. R97c $300.
CERTAINLY ONE, IF NOT THE FINEST KNOWN EXAMPLE OF THE 1862 $15 MORTGAGE PERFORATED REVENUE ISSUE.
Lot 1392Revenue, 1862, First Issue, $20 Probate of Will, perf'd, disturbed o.g., strong bright color, couple short perfs and reperfed at top, Very Fine appearance, the only known mint example of the 1862 $20 Probate of Will perforated revenue issue, ex-Curtis; with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. R99c $3,000.
Lot 1393 oRevenue, 1863, First Issue, $50 U.S. Internal Revenue, perf'd, two singles, used with two 20¢ conveyance (R98c) singles on outer page, inner page with 50¢ conveyance (R54c) and three $1 foreign exchange (R68c) singles, each cancelled with manuscript "G.E.B., July 1, 1869" on Indenture of Lease document; file folds affect stamps, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. R101c Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1394 ()Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, 1¢ blue & black, center inverted, without gum, bright and fresh with rich color, F.-V.F., an extremely rare unused example with only four examples known; with 2008 P.S.E. & 2014 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. R103a $1,600 for used.
THE FINEST MINT EXAMPLE OF THE 1871 SECOND ISSUE REVENUE 1¢ WITH CENTER INVERTED.
Lot 1395 ()Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, 10¢ blue & black, center inverted, without gum, rich color, tiny perf thin at bottom, otherwise Fine, an extremely rare unused example of this second issue revenue invert with only a few known; with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. R109a $2,000 for used & grade of fine.
Lot 1396Documentary, 1871, Second Issue, 50¢ blue & black, center inverted, full o.g., wide margins, bright and fresh with rich colors, Very Fine, a handsome and very scarce original gum example of the Second Issue 50¢ Revenue with Center Inverted; with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. R115b $1,150 for used.
Lot 1397 oDocumentary, 1871, Second Issue, $25 blue & black, violet 1872 manuscript cancel, well centered, bright color, Very Fine; with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. R130 $1,100.
Lot 1398 oDocumentary, 1871, Second Issue, $50 blue & black, 1871 manuscript cancel, rich colors and attractively centered, Very Fine; with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. R131 $1,400.
Lot 1399 oDocumentary, 1872, Third Issue, 30¢ orange & black, center inverted, faint blue and herringbone cut cancels, attractively centered, rich colors, Very Fine and choice, one of the only examples not obscured any type of cancellation; with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. R140a $1,750.