Lot 5401861, 24¢ dark violet, First Design, Trial Color Proofs section as 70TC6, disturbed large part o.g., deep rich color in this distinctive First Color, nicely centered, pulled perf top left, Very Fine appearance; with 1987 and 2008 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 60 $15,000.
Lot 542 o1861, 5¢ brown yellow, nicely centered, beautiful color, neat San Francisco 1861 cds cancel, slightly rounded bottom right corner, otherwise Very Fine; with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 67a $1,100.
Lot 543 S1861, 90¢ blue, overprinted "Specimen", block of four, o.g., hinge remnant on top pair, well centered, strong color, Very Fine and rare block.
Scott No. 72SB Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 544 ()1861, 90¢ blue, a pretty unused single, no gum, remarkable fresh and nicely centered, nearly Very Fine; with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 72 $1,200.
Lot 545 o1863, 24¢ lilac, blue Wells, Fargo & Co., San Francisco oval date stamp cancel, rich color, Fine, a very scarce express marking on this issue; with 2022 Crowe certificate.
Scott No. 78 $400.