Lot 20411866, 15¢ black, two singles tied by quartered corks and a partial "New Orleans La. Nov. 30" c.d.s., affixed over the indicia on a 3¢ pink entire (U58) with manuscript "Per first steamer" to Paris France and redirected within Paris; blue French transit (1869) also ties stamps; red "New Paid York/12/ Dec. 4" exchange office c.d.s. and faint Paris backstamp, F.-V.F., unusual usage, carried aboard the Inman Line's City of Brussels.
Scott No. 77 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 20421867, 2¢ black, Z. grill, easily discernible grill, cancelled by cork on orange cover to Watkins N.Y., sent at the 2¢ circular rate with notation at lower left, Very Fine, ex-Wagshal; with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 85B; $1,400 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 20431867, 1¢ blue, F. grill, in combination with 1867, 2¢ black, F. grill (93) on cover to Elmira, N.Y. (with Mendota Weslevan's Seminary corner card under stamps), tied by target handstamps with matching "Princeton, Ill., Nov 7" cds, straight line "Advertised" and "Unclaimed" with "Elmira, N.Y., Dec 28" backstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. 92 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 20441881, 3¢ blue green, tied by perfectly struck Ornate 6-Point Star of Kendall Sta., Chemung Co., N.Y., with a bold strike of that town's double circle datestamp, Feb 19, 1881; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine.
Scott No. 207 Estimate $200 - 300.
A stunning example of this rare fancy cancel - unlisted by Cole.