Lot 1371Envelope, 1853, 3¢ red, die 1, with red Nesbitt seal on flap, cancelled by blue circular grid and matching "Wetumpla Ala. Jan 5" cds to New Orleans La.; tiny bit of flap missing at lower left. UPSS No. 2a $250.
Scott No. U1 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1372Envelope, 1860, 10¢ green on buff, star die entire with red Wells Fargo & Co. frank to New York City, carried by Wells, Fargo & Co. to New York where it entered the U.S. mails with "New-York Jul 27" duplex; no flap, minor upper right corner mend, Fine and very scarce red frank usage on a 10¢ Star Die entire.
Scott No. U33 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1373Envelope, 1865, 12¢ brown on buff, mint entire with red "Paid, Pacific Union Express Co." ribbon frank, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. U68 $600.
Lot 1374Envelope, 1880 Patented Return Envelopes, first is 160x90mm envelope with preprinted return address of Wm. L. Wallace & Co. Chicago, second is 238x102mm envelope, Very Fine pair of essay envelopes.
UPSS No. E801a var., E802a $500.
Lot 1375Envelope, 1884, 2¢ brown, die 1, Advertising Collars, group of three different comprising "Bonner Mercantile Company, Butte City. M.T." red brown collar cancelled by barred oval and partial cds; "The Mutual Life Ins. Company of New York" type 2 collar in red brown on cut square cancelled by New York barred "4" ellipse, "The Mutual Life Ins. Company of New York" type 2 collar in yellow on mint entire, some wear and soiling, F.-V.F. and scarce trio. Scott No. U277 var.
UPSS $975 as entires Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1376Envelope, 1893, 1¢-10¢ Columbian, group of 4 with "World's Fair Station" American machine cancels, U348 is unaddressed, U349 to Germany and additional unaddressed example (toned), U350 to Australia and U351 to Milwaukee Wis., F.-V.F. and scarce expo set.
Scott No. U348-U351 $580.
Lot 1377War Dept., 1873, 1¢ dark red, Mint entire, size 6, knife 17, watermark 2a, deep rich color on bright paper, crisp edges, Extremely Fine and choice rare entire.
Scott No. UO18 $1,000.