Lot 12341867, 12¢ black, F. grill. Well centered, trivial perfs crease, tied by neat segmented bar cancel on 1868 cover to Ireland with "Newburgh, N.Y." cds alongside, postmarked red "New York Paid All" & red "Liverpool" transit cds's, Very Fine.
Scott No. 97 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 12351867, 15¢ black, F. grill. Large margins and discernible grill, tied by black grid and red "New York, 6, May 27" cds's on fresh 1868 folded letter sheet to Bordeaux, France, manuscript "Steamship Russia" endorsement and blue Calais entry postmark, Extremely Fine, a choice early transatlantic usage of the 15¢ F. grill; with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 98 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 12361867, 15¢ black, F. grill + 30¢ orange, F. grill. Tied by cork cancels on 1868 folded outer sheet to Paris, France with red New York and blue French transit markings, the cover with horizontal file crease, a sealed tear and archival tape stain at top, Fine; with 1987 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 98+100 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 12371867, 15¢ black, F. grill. Perfs clear of design, neatly tied by circle of wedges cancel on cover to Frankfort, Germany, red "New York Paid All, Br. Transit, Jan 16" cds and Coeln transit date stamp, reverse with receiving cds and 1868 corner card (year error); cover opening tear at top, Very Fine.
Scott No. 98 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 12381867, 15¢ black, F. grill. Nicely centered, few perf flaws, used with blue crossroads cancel on a small lady's cover from Savannah, Ga. via New York to France, with numerous transit and backstamps, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 98 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 12391867, 15¢ black, F. grill. Cancelled by segmented cork cancel on lemon cover to Germany with "Greencastle, Pa." cds alongside, postmarked with red New York & German transit cancels, slightly reduced at right, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 98 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 12401867, 30¢ orange, F. grill. Tied by leaf cancel on 1869 folded letter to France, red "New Paid York Jan 7, 12" cds, blue French entry postmark, receiver docketing, Fine.
Scott No. 100 Estimate $300 - 400.