Lot 520 o1859, 5¢ brown, type I, positions 41-61L1, vertical strip of three showing trimmed imprint selvage at left, scissor cut showing adjacent stamps at right and bottom, top perfs trimmed, strong color, light New Orleans town cancels, bottom stamp with small tear at bottom, Fine appearance, scarce multiple showing imprint.
Scott No. 29 $1,100.
Lot 521 o1860, 5¢ brown, type II, fresh and exceptionally well centered, but a bit heavily canceled, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 30A $300.
Lot 522 o1857, 10¢ green, type I, bright, fresh and virtually perfectly centered with extra large top & bottom margins, small laminated thin at upper right edge; choice, Extremely Fine appearance; with 2021 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 31 $1,100.
Lot 523 o1857, 10¢ green, types II & III, Positions 66-68 / 76-78R1, block of 6, top row type III, bottom row type II, well centered throughout, strong color, partial town cds cancels, separations sensibly reinforced, some perf flaws, otherwise Very Fine and rare used block.
Scott No. 32,33 $3,825 as block and pair.
Lot 5241857, 10¢ green, type II, top row strip of five (pos. 6-10L) and pair, tied by "Paid" in Circle cancels on blue piece, partial New York exchange office cds, some small faults, Fine appearance.
Scott No. 32 $1,400.
Lot 525 o1857, 10¢ green, types II & III, positions 41-42, 51-52, 62-62, 71-72, 81-82L1, blocks of 4 and 6 rejoined, manuscript cancels, small flaws and slight overall toning, separation between top pair, Fine appearance, a rare large used type II-III multiple.
Scott No. 32,33 $7,450.
Lot 526 o1857, 10¢ green, type II, block of 4, deep color with a strong impression, neat "Hannibal Mo. Apr 12, 1858" cds cancels, perfs trimmed off at top, otherwise F.-V.F. and rare type II used block.
Scott No. 32 $4,500.
Lot 527 o1857, 10¢ green, types II & III, Positions 1-3/11-13L1, block of six, positions 1 and 2 are misplaced B reliefs (type III), rest are A reliefs (type II), bright color, canceled by strikes of "New Orleans La. Feb 22, 1858" cds and bit of red exchange office cds at bottom, some minor perf separations, Fine and rare larger multiple; signed Ashbrook pencil notes on reverse.
Scott No. 32,33 $3,810 + as block and pair.
Reference: Described in Neinken 10c book on page 37.
Lot 528 o1857, 10¢ green, types II & III, Positions 27-29/37-39L1, block of 6, top stamps type III, rich color, several strikes of Wis. double-circle datestamp and red transit at bottom, few perf separations, top stamps diagonal crease, bottom left stamp small nick at bottom, bottom right stamp small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, a scarce type II-III combination block.
Scott No. 32,33 $3,950+.
Lot 529 o1857, 10¢ green, type III, horizontal strip of 4, bright color, partial town cds cancels, left stamp with light vertical crease and nipped corner perf at bottom right, otherwise Fine and scarce type III strip.
Scott No. 33 $790+.
Blocks of type III can't exist, so a strip is the only way to have a large type III multiple.