Lot 934New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish. double transfer at the bottom, full to large margins, small hidden faults, tied by indistinct "New York" red cds with red square grid cancel on 1848 folded cover to Vermont with matching "Paid" red arc handstamp, some splitting at the folds, short tear into the address panel with stamp hinge mend, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 9X1 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 9351847, 5¢ red brown. Left margin single, ample to large margins, tied by neat red square grid cancel on 1850 folded letter to Philadelphia, Pa., matching "New - York, Mar 5" cds, Extremely Fine, a lovely stamp and on cover usage; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1; $625 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 9361847, 5¢ red brown. Clear to mostly large margins, small scissor cut at bottom just in to frameline, canceled by red grid cancel on cover to Richmond, Ma., matching "Boston & Albany R.R., Apr 26" cds, 1850 docketing; cover with small internal tear and faint tape stain affecting postmark, F.-V.F.; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 9371851, 1¢ blue, type II. Position 55R3, margins large to shaving scroll at upper left, neatly tied by "Boston, Paid, Jan 8" cds on prices current circular to Rochester, N.H., Very Fine, an attractive usage of the 1¢ blue, type II from the scarce Plate 3; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 7; $600 off cover Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 9381851, 3¢ orange brown, type II. Ample to large margins, bright color, canceled by light blue cork cancel on 1852 folded letter to New York City, with full red "Ogdensburgh N.Y., Paid 3cts, Jan 30" integral rate cds at left, Extremely Fine; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 10A Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 9391851, 3¢ orange brown, type II. Position 46L1E, large margins to just into frameline at bottom, tied by grid cancel on cover to New Orleans, La., red "New Orleans, La., Aug 7" cds and matching "Way 6" handstamp, manuscript "Pawnee" steamboat endorsement; stamp with unnoticeable tear at bottom, otherwise Very Fine; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 10A Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 9401851, 3¢ orange brown, type II. Ample to large margins, neatly tied on fresh cover to Pottsville, Pa. by blue "Utica, N.Y., Dec 9" oval date stamp, Extremely Fine; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 10A Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 9411852, 3¢ dull red, type II. Clear to large margins, tied by grid cancel on druggist corner card cover to Montgomery, Texas, red "New Orleans, La., Jan 21" cds and second larger New Orleans townmark dated June 28, clear "Too Late" boxed handstamp at top center, Very Fine and choice, a very rare domestic usage of the "Too Late" handstamp from New Orleans; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11A Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Notations made by Carrol Chase on reverse of cover reads…"N.O. evidently has a weekly (?) mail to Texas, this letter missed it. Note two different postmarks a week (?) apart." and "The only town in the U.S. to use this postmark on domestic mail as far as I know.".
Lot 9421851, 3¢ experimental orange brown, type II, 5 Lines Recut in Top Left Triangle. Position 95L1L, bottom margin single with clear to mostly large margins, tied by "Shelburne, Vt., Jan 27" cds on ladies cover to Boston, Mass.; stamp with tiny margin scuff at upper left, still Very Fine and choice, a rare usage of this recut triangle position in the experimental orange brown shade; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11A Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 9431852-57, 3¢ claret, type II, Major Plate Crack. Position 84L5L, showing full vertical crack through rosettes at right, ample margins all around, tied by "Stamford, Ct., Apr 25" cds on small ladies cover to Worcester, Mass.; cover with couple tiny tears at top and missing most of backflap, Very Fine, a choice four margin single on cover; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11A Estimate $300 - 400.