Lot 456 o1851, 1¢ blue, type Ia, exceptionally fresh with rich color and a partial Mobile, Ala. town cancel; large top & right margins; bottom big enough to clearly show full ornament at lower right, just cut in at left, F.-V.F.; with 1998 P.S.E. certificate noting a tiny scissors cut in top margin, which has subsequently been trimmed out.
Scott No. 6 $9,250.
AN ATTRACTIVE, COMPLETELY SOUND EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE ONE-CENT TYPE IA.
Lot 457 o1851, 1¢ blue, type II, cracked plate, position 12L2 with a prominent crack at upper right, lightly canceled with margins virtually all around, Very Fine.
Scott No. 7 var. $360.
Lot 458 o1851, 1¢ blue, type II, huge margins, detailed impression, grid cancel, an Extremely Fine jumbo; with 2016 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF 90J, SMQ $500).
Scott No. 7 $140.
Lot 459 o1851, 1¢ blue, type IIIa, plate 4, light town cancel, clear to large margins, deep color, Very Fine; with 1982 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 8A $1,250.
Lot 460 o1851, 1¢ blue, type IIIa, double transfer, one inverted, position 81L1E, a most attractive example with bright color, three huge margins (just in at left) and a neat grid cancel, virtually Very Fine.
Scott No. 8A var. $1,100.
Lot 461 o1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, double transfer at bottom, Pos. 26L1L (Recut once at top & twice at bottom), huge margins except just touched at upper right ornament, bright color and paper, New York cds town cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 9 var. $110.
Lot 462 o1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II, position 40R5E, right margin part imprint single, manuscript town postmark, margins large to in at top left, deep color, small diagonal crease at bottom left, F.-V.F. appearance; with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 10A; $70 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 463 o1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II, a gorgeous horizontal strip of 4 - positions 15-19L5E, "as plated by Chase" - canceled with rare Mobile Ala. framed "Due/WAY 1¢ (grid)" cancel struck clearly on the left pair and twice partially on the right; margins large to barely touching, overall Very Fine. A true showpiece.
Scott No. 10A $1,500.
Lot 464 o1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II, an attractive horizontal strip of 4, positions 76-79L1i, neat small Boston "PAID" grid cancels, couple inconspicuous flaws, fresh, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott No. 10A $1,350 strip + single.
Lot 465 o1852, 3¢ dull red, type I, position 47R8, town cancel, large to huge margins showing portions of adjacent stamps on two sides, rich color and crisp impression, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2014 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $250).
Scott No. 11 $18.