Lot 1631 o1873, 1¢ ultramarine, imperf, vertical pair, each with fancy star cancel, large margins except in at top, horizontal crease bottom stamp, otherwise Fine, a rare Bank Note imperforate multiple, of which less than 5, all with creases have been certified by the Philatelic Foundation; with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 156f $1,500.
Lot 1632 ()1873, 2¢ brown, double paper, without gum, rich bold color, light crease, Fine appearance, a very scarce variety; with 1990 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. 157a $1,500.
Lot 16331873, 90¢ rose carmine, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), nicely centered, brilliant fresh Post Office color, Very Fine and choice; with 1992 & 2005 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 166 $2,100.
Lot 1634 o1873, 90¢ rose carmine, neat registry oval and blue crayon cancels, exceptional centering amid well balanced margins, strong bright color, Extremely Fine and choice; with 2020 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 166 $275.
Lot 16351875, 5¢ blue, o.g., hinge remnant, wide margins, deep rich color, Very Fine.
Scott No. 179 $700.
Lot 1636 S1889, 90¢ carmine, overprinted "Specimen" in red, without gum, rich bright color, perfs trimmed at left and bottom, tiny tear at left, F.-V.F. appearance, very rare, listed but unpriced in Scott; with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 191SDa Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 16371887-88, 1¢-90¢ American Bank Note Co. issue complete, o.g., rich colors, a Fine set.
Scott No. 212-218 $1,620.
Lot 16381887, 3¢ vermilion, top margin plate no. "421" block of 12 and imprint, o.g., never hinged, rich radiant color, Fine.
Scott No. 214 $3,110.
Lot 16391888, 90¢ purple, used with 10¢ brown (209) pair and 30¢ orange brown (217) pair, each cancelled by bold strikes of "New York, Reg" ovals, matching New York 1889 oval postmark on blue piece of large registered envelope from the Gwinner correspondence to Germany, Very Fine and colorful, the 90¢ is very rare on cover (catalogues $10,000.00).
Scott No. 218 Estimate $500 - 750.