Lot 79New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish, o.g., ample to large margins, strong detailed impression, Very Fine; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9X1 $1,500 as no gum.
A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5¢ NEW YORK POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL.
Lot 80 oNew York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish, red arced "Paid" cancel, large to mostly huge margins, deep color and sharp early impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, a wonderful used gem; with 2000 P.F. and 2002 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95).
Scott No. 9X1 $500.
Lot 81Providence, R.I., 1846, 5¢ gray black and 10¢ gray black, se-tenant, o.g., lightly hinged (handstamp on gum), full even margins and wide sheet margin, very fresh, Extremely Fine, a choice se-tenant pair; with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 10X2a $2,000.