Lot 2413War Savings, 1919, $5 carmine, o.g., very lightly hinged, choice centering amid large margins, strong bright color, Extremely Fine, a lovely mint stamp.
Scott No. WS5 $800.
Lot 2414War Savings, 1920, $5 orange on green, o.g., lightly hinged, minor natural gum bend, intense shade and impression, Fine, a rare key War Savings issue.
Scott No. WS6 $4,500.
Lot 24151907 Christmas Seal, type I, neatly tied by "Marietta, Pa., Dec 23" flag machine postmark on 1904, 2¢ carmine entire to Genoa, Minn., reverse with "Harrisburg, Pa. Dec 24" transit and "Geneva, Minn., Dec 26, 1907" receiving postmark, Very Fine, an extremely rare tied on cover usage of this first Christmas seal, virtually all known usages are on post cards and this is the only cover usage we know of.
Scott No. WX1 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2416Encased Postage, Take Ayer's Pills, 3¢, stamp with strong bright color and well positioned in case, reverse showing large portion of silvering, couple tiny mica crazing nicks at bottom edge, Extremely Fine, an truly exceptional encased postage issue, ex-Litle. Hodders & Bowers No. 18.
Scott No. EP9 $400.
Lot 2417Encased Postage, Ayer's Sarsaparilla, 10¢, medium "AYER'S", stamp well centered in case with intensely rich color, intact mica, Extremely Fine and choice, a gem encased postage issue, ex-Litle. Hodders & Bowers No. 36.
Scott No. EP17 $850.