Lot 2442 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 1¢ Express, part perf, vertical strip of 5, neat 1863 manuscript cancels, strong color and wide margins, Very Fine, an attractive and scarce multiple.
Scott Nos. R1b $575 for pairs and single.
Lot 2443 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 4¢ Proprietary, perf'd, silk paper, horizontal strip of 5, all five stamps with a visible silk thread, the first four on the front, reinforced separation, 4th stamp thinned, about Fine appearance.
Scott Nos. R22d $1,500 as pairs & single.
A rare multiple; not listed in the Curtis Census, but would be the third largest, after a reconstructed block of 18 and a reinforced block of 12; otherwise only pairs are recorded.
Lot 2444 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 10¢ Bill of Lading, imperf, vertical strip of 4, large margins and neat manuscript cancels, horizontal creases and small pinhole; fresh, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott Nos. R32a $600 as pairs.
Lot 2445 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 10¢ Bill of Lading, imperf, block of 10 reconstructed fro two strips of 5, large margins to barely clear at upper right, each stamp meticulously signed "WRA, 3 M/63", F.-V.F.
Scott Nos. R32a $1,380 as pairs & singles.
A rare multiple; only one block larger than 10 (a block of 11) is recorded in the Curtis Census. There are two other blocks of 10; this one is Curtis Census #1061.1.
Lot 2446 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 10¢ Certificate, imperf, vertical pair with large margins, bright fresh color and neat manuscript cancel, faint horizontal document crease bottom stamp, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott Nos. R33a $850.
Lot 2448 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 25¢ Protest, part perf, horizontal pair, imperf horizontally; reasonable imperf margins at top & bottom, neat manuscript "X" cancel, horizontal pre-printing paper wrinkle, F.-V.F.
Scott Nos. R49b $2,000 as two singles.
Lot 2450 oRevenue, 1862, First Issue, 50¢ Passage Ticket, imperf, bright and fresh with large balanced margins, tiny pinhole, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott Nos. R61a $140.