Lot 434Airmail, 1918, 16¢ green, center line block, o.g., slightly disturbed, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine and attractive.
Scott No. C2 $240.
Lot 435Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, o.g., extremely light hinging (tiny natural gum skips), fresh, rich color, Very Fine.
Scott No. C14 $375.
Lot 436Airmail Semi-Official, 1877, 5¢ Buffalo Balloon, o.g., lightly hinged (couple minor gum bends), stunningly fresh with full large margins, two small thins (mostly in top margin), otherwise Extremely Fine & a truly scarce stamp, only 300 were printed, of which 23 were used.
Scott No. CL1 $7,500.
AN EXCEPTIONAL APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 5¢ BUFFALO BALLOON SEMI-OFFICIAL AIRMAIL ISSUE.
Lot 437 ()Adams & Co.'s Express, 1854, 25¢ black, block of four, unused with black initials, four margins but close at top and bottom, faint bend upper right single, Very Fine.
Scott No. 1L2 $375.
Lot 438Adams' City Express Post, 1850-51, 2¢ black on gray, o.g., neat hinge remnant, gum reside in left margin (not mentioned on certificate), well margined, Very Fine; with 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2L4 $450.
Lot 439American Letter Mail Co., 1844, 5¢ black, thin paper (2nd printing), four margins, not tied on outer folded letter sheet to New York City by attractive red "Paid" straight-line, manuscript "Paid" and lightly obliterated "117 Fulton" address, Very Fine.
Scott No. 5L1 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 440Blood & Co., 1854 (1¢) bronze on lilac, block of 20, full typical gum with no evidence of hinging, margins all around, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. 15L14 $217.
Lot 441 ()Wells Fargo & Co., 1861, $2 green, no gum, exceptionally fresh and well margined, Very Fine; with 2013 P.F. certificate Graded (80).
Scott No. 143L4 $475.
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Lot 442 ()Wells Fargo & Co., 1861, $4 black, no gum, exceptionally fresh and well margined, Extremely Fine; with 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 143L5 $275.
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