Lot 967 oBlow, W.T., 1¢ green, experimental silk paper, showing four blue silk fibers on reverse, strong color, slight soiling and short perf at top, Fine appearance, a great private die medicine rarity with only 7 examples recorded in the Aldrich census.
Scott No. RS31e $1,900.
Lot 968 oBrandreth, B., 1¢ black, imperf, silk paper, a most attractive, large margined example, small thin spot and small tear at left, Very Fine appearance; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RS34b $300.
Lot 969 oBrown, John I. & Son, 4¢ brown, watermarked USIR, rich color, small thins at top, Fine appearance, very rare with only 16 are recorded in the Aldrich census.
Scott No. RS41d $2,000.
Lot 970 oHelmbold's, 2¢ blue, silk paper, rich color, few small thins and nibbed perf at bottom right, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. RS106b $400.
Lot 971 oSwain, Wm., 8¢ orange, die cut, old paper, rich color, small thin spot at top left and light vertical creases, F.-V.F. appearance, a rare and desirable issue, with only 17 examples recorded in the Aldrich census.
Scott No. RS235a $2,250.
Lot 972Wright, R. & G.A., 3¢ lake, watermarked USIR, o.g., strong bold color, Fine, a scarce perfume issue.
Scott No. RT24d $525.