Lot 1735Executive Dept., 1873, 3¢ carmine, attractively centered, tied on Executive Mansion corner card cover to York, Pa. by "Washington, D.C., Sep 20" cds and quartered cork duplex, Very Fine; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. O12 $1,200.
Lot 1736Official Seal - Typeset, black, rouletted 12½, corner nick, affixed over edge on registered 2¢ green (U311) legal-size entire bearing 1¢ blue (264), 2¢ carmine (267) and 5¢ brown (270) for 8¢ registry fee, cancelled or tied by matching quartered cork cancels, duplexed with "Monett, Mo., Jan 14, 1896" cds to Philadelphia Pa., purple "Registered No." straightline, violet Jan. 17th arrival backstamp, F.-V.F.
Scott No. LOX11 $750.
Lot 1737Parcel Post, 1913, 5¢ carmine rose, in combination with Parcel Post, 1913, 2¢ carmine rose on 4th class parcel post cover to Utica, N.Y., initially franked with 1912, 2¢ carmine, coil, four singles (413), with "Held For Postage, Use Parcel Post Stamps" directive label, with Parcel Post stamps applied over regular issues and canceled by New York oval handstamps; 2¢ Parcel Post with small repair scrape, otherwise Very Fine, a very rare and wonderful Parcel Post and coil usage.
Scott No. Q5+Q2 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Between January 1 and July 1, 1913 the parcel post fee had to be paid by special parcel post stamps and not by regular postage.
Lot 1738Baltimore, Md., 1856, 1¢ blue, four large margins, used with 3¢ dull red, type I (25), short perf, both tied by blue "Baltimore Md." cds on cover to Philadelphia Pa., Very Fine.
Scott No. 1LB6 $1,350.
A CHOICE AND RARE COMBINATION OF THE BALTIMORE 1¢ BLUE CARRIER STAMP AND THE 1857 3¢ TYPE I ISSUE.
Lot 1739 ()Charleston, S.C., Honour's City Express, 1851-58, 2¢ black on bluish, clear to large margins, manuscript canceled on cover front to Philadelphia, Pa., tied by red "Charleston, S.C., 10, Jan 14" integral rate cds and matching straight line "Paid" handstamp; some front folds, Very Fine and attractive, ex-Caspary, Chapman.
Scott No. 4LB8 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1740Hussey's Post, 1879, blue, tied by violet target cancel on Home Benefit Association corner card cover to local New York City street address; corner crease, Very Fine.
Scott No. 87L67 $300.
Lot 1741Hussey's Post, 1880, red, tied by purple four-ring cancel on yellow John M. Conway & Co. corner card cover to local New York street address, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 87L75 $175.
Lot 1742Wells Fargo & Co., Newspaper Stamp, 1883-88, blue, tied by blue "Wells, Fargo & Co. Express, Ogden, Utah, Feb. 22, 1895" oval datestamp on faulty newspaper wrapper with corner card and part-printed address to Ogden agent of Wells, Fargo & Co. for delivery by regular mail to Chicago Ill., sender's instructions to "Please drop in mail," entered mails with 1¢ Blue (246) cancelled by cork for third-class rate to Chicago, Fine and exceptionally rare use.
Scott No. 143LP9 $2,400+.
ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED WELLS, FARGO & COMPANY NEWSPAPER STAMPS USED WITH REGULAR UNITED STATES POSTAGE.
A similar wrapper front use from the same sender was in the Warm-Griffiths collection and realized $2,185 in 2006.