Lot 1711Horse Head of Knoxville, Tenn. Nice strike on 3¢ pink entire, to Union Springs, Alabama, with partial contents, Very Fine and attractive. Skinner-Eno No. PA-H 4.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1712Negative "8" in Circle of New York. Tying 1873, 6¢ dull pink on cover to New Haven, Ct., New York cds alongside, Very Fine.
Scott No. 159 Estimate $50 - 75.
Lot 1713Negative Postmaster's Initials. Neat Durham, Me., cds, with outstanding socked-on-the-nose "J.H.E." killer on #210 (perf faults), Extremely Fine appearing.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1714Negative Star of New Haven, Ct. Full strike with matching cds tying 1861, 3¢ rose on cover to Cincinnati, O.; minor cover edge wrinkles, Very Fine, a choice strike.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 1715Skull & Crossbones of Fruitland, Md. Fancy handstamp centrally struck on 2¢ red brown with 1883 town postmark tying alongside on cover, second town strike at left; stamp with trivial perf toning, Very Fine.
Scott No. 210 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1716Skull & Crossbones of Logan, Iowa. Skull & Crossbones of Logan, Iowa, fancy handstamp and 1883 town duplex postmark tying 1879, 1¢ gray blue on cover (opened circular rate), Very Fine and scarce, the earliest known use of this fancy postmark. Cole No. SK-33.
Scott No. 182 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1717Skull & Crossbones of Sioux Falls, Dak. Full negative fancy cancel with matching town postmark cancelling on 1874, 3¢ green corner card entire; small sealed cover tear at top, Very Fine, a choice strike.
Scott No. U165 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1718Three Leaf Clover in Circle of New York. NYFM cancel (Weiss RE-S6) used domestically tying 1¢ ultramarine (small faults) on unsealed circular rate cover to Fort Wayne, Ind., with Bates Spring Bust Corset handstamp advertising corner card, F.-V.F., a rare postmark, only 3 strikes recorded by Weiss including two used domestically, ex Vlissingen-Waud, Boker, Weiss; with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 156 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 17191852-57 Fancy Cancels on Cover. Three covers, each franked with #11, two Chicopee, Mass. Star of David covers (one spelled Chickopee), and one Norwich, Ct. sunburst cancel, exceptional strikes, Very Fine.
Scott No. 11 Estimate $150 - 200.