Lot 15011847, 10¢ black. Ample to large margins all around, bright, fresh color, part o.g., light vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, a lovely example of a great classic rarity; with 2007 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 2 $35,000.
Lot 2407 o1911, 3¢ deep violet, the "Orangeburg" coil. Light machine cancel, deep rich color, nicely centered, light internal creases in the head, otherwise F.-V.F., a great coil rarity; signed Bartels, with 2006 P.F. certificate and clear 1942 American Board of Experts, 1985 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 389 $11,000.
Lot 9771847, 5¢ red brown. Large margins to clear at lower left, tied by New York square grid cancels on 1850 folded letter to Paris, France, red "Colonies, de Art 13" accountancy box handstamp and Calais entry postmark, endorsed "via Liverpool, pr Boston Steamer" at upper left, Very Fine, an attractive and rare transatlantic usage; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 2370 o1909, 10¢ yellow, bluish paper. Oval cancels, well centered, small corner crease at top left, F.-V.F. appearance, extremely scarce, especially in used condition; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 364 $6,250.
Lot 3269 oRevenue, 1862-71 First Issue, $3.50 Inland Exchange, imperf. Light virtually face free manuscript cancel, full to mostly large margins, beautiful rich color, faint crease in top margin & small tear at upper left (well away from design and not mentioned in certificate), otherwise Extremely Fine, a gorgeous example of this scarce key first issue revenue; with 2007 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. R87a $7,000.
Lot 844J. Stevens Arms & Tool Co. Multicolor illustrated design on 1899 cover showing Woman Hunter with Game Bird, franked with "1¢ Paid Chicopee Falls, Mass." permit handstamp in bluish green, reverse with text advertising in black & red, also included are original advertising circular along with four different illustrated advertising cards for various Stevens Guns, Extremely Fine and choice, a beautiful and unique item.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 2898Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin. Top margin block of 4 with plate number, o.g., never hinged, hinged in ungummed selvage only, rich color, choice centering, some tiny gum skips, fresh and Extremely Fine.
Scott No. C15 $4,800.
Lot 3137Newspaper, 1875, $48 red brown. Full o.g., lovely rich color, quite fresh, F.-V.F., an attractive example of this rare 1875 Newspaper issue; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. PR31 $6,250.
Lot 2256 o1898, $2 Trans-Miss. Block of 4, registry oval cancels, centered to top and clear of perfs, rich bright color, Fine, a handsome and very rare sound used block; with 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 293 $6,250.
Lot 379Waterbury, Ct. Double circle postmark on 1867 cover franked with 1861 3¢ rose tied by fancy Barrel cancellation (Rohloff O-1, RRR), Very Fine, a rare Waterbury Fancy Cancel.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.