Lot 412 PPostage Dues, 1891, 1¢ to 50¢ complete, imperf proofs on stamp paper, all with large margins, bright and fresh, 3¢ pair has one stamp with small faults, one 10¢ stamp with small natural inclusion, one 30¢ small thin spot, overall a Very Fine set, a rarely seen complete set of horizontal pairs of these elusive imperforates.
Scott No. J22P5-J28P5 $3,125.
Lot 413 EPost Office Dept., 1873, 90¢ Perry essay, in dull blue, complete design, die on proof paper, 4mm margins, rich color, tiny pinhole, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. O56-E1b $1,500.
Lot 414 PState Dept., 1873, $20 scarlet & blue, "Atlanta" trial color plate proof on card, large balanced margins and radiant color, Very Fine.
Scott No. O71TC4b $1,000.
Lot 415 PState Dept., 1873, $20 brown & black, "Atlanta" trial color plate proof on card, large margins, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. O71TC4c $1,000.
Lot 416 PCarrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle, orange, trial color plate proof on wove, dividing line visible on all sides.
Scott No. LO2TC5a $350.
Lot 417 PAmerican Letter Mail Co., 1844, 5¢ black, thin paper (2nd printing), plate proof with die no. 25874, likely that of Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, mounted on brown card from an archive, small stain from mounting, Very Fine. Quite possibly unique.
Scott No. 5L1 var. Estimate $500 - 750.