Lot 1844 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 1¢ Playing Cards, imperf, neat manuscript cancel, ample to mostly large margins, bright vibrant color, light pressed horizontal crease not detracting, Very Fine and choice appearance, a handsome example of this very scarce revenue issue.
Scott No. R2a $4,000.
Lot 1845 ()Revenue, 1862, First Issue, 1¢ Playing Cards, part perf, without gum, choice centering, bright and fresh with strong vivid color, Very Fine and choice, one of the very few unused examples extant, with Scott catalog value for used, ex-Joyce.
Scott No. R2b $2,250.
A RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1¢ PLAYING CARDS PART PERF ISSUE.
Lot 1846 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 1¢ Proprietary, imperf, light unobtrusive manuscript cancel, full well proportioned margins, rich bright color, small fill thin at upper right, Extremely Fine appearance, a lovely example of this scarce issue.
Scott No. R3a $1,250.
Lot 1847 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 1¢ Telegraph, imperf, manuscript cancel, large to huge margins, strong bright color, Extremely Fine, rarely encountered so large.
Scott No. R4a $800.
Lot 1848 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 2¢ Playing Cards, blue, part perf, neat manuscript cancel, rich color and wide margins, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. R11b $325.
Lot 1849 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 3¢ Foreign Exchange, part perf, light face free circular date stamp cancel, rich color, Very Fine, an attractive example.
Scott No. R16b $1,100.
Lot 1850 ()Revenue, 1862, First Issue, 3¢ Proprietary, part perf, without gum, beautifully centered amid well balanced margins, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine, one of only a few unused examples known, Scott catalog value for used.
Scott No. R18b $1,250.
A CHOICE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 3¢ PROPRIETARY PART PERF ISSUE.
Lot 1851 oRevenue, 1863, First Issue, 4¢ Inland Exchange, perf'd, silk paper, showing numerous blue silk fibers on front and reverse, light 1871 circular date stamp cancel, choice centering amid wide margins, rich bold color, an Extremely Fine gem, a stunning example of this elusive paper variety; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. R20d $190.
Lot 1852 oRevenue, 1871, First Issue, 6¢ Proprietary, perf'd, light blue handstamp cancel, choice centering for this notoriously off centered issue, rich radiant color and crisp proof-like impression, Very Fine and choice, an exceptional example of this difficult issue, Scott catalog value for fine centering with minor non-detracting flaws.
Scott No. R31c $1,500.
A STUNNING SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 6¢ PROPRIETARY ISSUE.
Lot 1853 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 10¢ Certificate, imperf, neat 1863 manuscript cancel, large beautifully balanced margins all around, rich color on bright fresh paper, an Extremely Fine gem, a stunning large margin stamp.
Scott No. R33a $400.