Lot 1887Special Delivery, 1885, 10¢ blue, top right corner margin horizontal pair with plate no. 496, o.g., small hinge remnants, deep bold color, F.-V.F., a scarce plate number pair.
Scott No. E1 $1,100.
Lot 1888Special Delivery, 1888, 10¢ blue, o.g., never hinged (minute gum skip), rich bold color, F.-V.F.
Scott No. E2 $1,150.
Lot 1889Special Delivery, 1893, 10¢ orange, bottom right corner margin plate number "552" strip of 4 with imprint, o.g., never hinged, rich bright color, stamps within oversized margins, natural gum wrinkles, Extremely Fine, an attractive and rare plate strip.
Scott No. E3 $4,250.
Lot 1890 /Special Delivery, 1902, 10¢ ultramarine, block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged at top, bottom stamps never hinged, attractive centering, strong bold color, fresh and nearly Very Fine.
Scott No. E6 $1,510 for singles.
Lot 1891 ESpecial Delivery, 1908, 10¢ woodblock essay, with background printing, woodblock essay of entire design on yellowish wove in dull grey blue with dull grey blue background, Very Fine and scarce.
Scott No. E7-E4a var. $450.
Lot 1892Special Delivery, 1908, 10¢ green, full sheet of 70, o.g., most n.h., however the sheet is hinged on black backing sheet with some perf separations and hinge reinforcements (Cat. $5920 as 58 hinged singles and two hinged Plate Blocks), F.-V.F. and one of the few remaining sheets.
Scott No. E7 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 1893Special Delivery, 1908, 10¢ green, bottom right stamp well centered, left margin block of 4 with imprint, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Scott No. E7 $560 as n.h. singles.
Lot 1894Special Delivery, 1908, 10¢ green, bottom block of 21 with three rows of the pane including plate number "4917" and imprint block and showing initials "J.P.P." of siderographer John P. Prender at left, o.g., never hinged, bottom left and right stamps with minor stain spots, F.-V.F.
Scott No. E7 $3,500.
Lot 1895Special Delivery, 1908, 10¢ green, plate block selection, group of 10 plate blocks with imprint and plate number, 3 top plates, two left plates, two bottom and three right margin plates, o.g., many o.g., n.h. stamps, Fine.
Scott No. E7 $10,750.
Lot 1896 /Special Delivery, 1908, 10¢ green, blocks of 4, group of 13 blocks of four with many o.g., n.h. stamps, F.-V.F.
Scott No. E7 $3,900 as hinged blocks.