Lot 1960 o1861, 1¢ blue, type I, single with plate guideline,at right, neat face-free town cancel, exceptional centering amid wide margins, rich radiant color, an Extremely Fine gem, a stunning plate position single.
Scott No. 18 $550.
Lot 1961 o1861, 1¢ blue, type I, light face-free town cancel, rich color, F.-V.F. and attractive; with 1988 and 2011 P.F. certificates, latter Graded (F-VF 75).
Scott No. 18 $550.
Lot 1962 o1857, 1¢ blue, type II, plate 2, two strikes of red carrier cancel, attractively centered, detailed impression enhanced by deep rich color, F.-V.F., a striking used stamp; with 2009 and 2011 P.F. certificates, the latter Graded (65).
Scott No. 20 $310.
Lot 1963 ()1857, 1¢ blue, type III, showing an wide 6½mm break in top outerline, without gum, radiantly rich color and a beautiful proof-like impression, attractively centered, exceptionally fresh, Very Fine, a stunning mint stamp; with photocopies of 1977 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates for pair.
Scott No. 21 $7,000.
Lot 1964 o1857, 1¢ blue, type III, position 32L4, neat town cancel, well centered, strong color and impression, faint pressed crease, Very Fine appearance; with 1990 P.F. and 1993 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. 21 $1,800.
Lot 1965 o1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa, full strike of red carrier cancel, rich color, F.-V.F.; with 1993 and 2011 P.F. certificates, latter Graded (F-VF 75).
Scott No. 22 $550.
Lot 1966 o1857, 1¢ blue, type IV, faint town cancel, attractively centered (despite cert. grade) clearly showing recut at bottom, strong bright color, F.-V.F.; with 2011 P.F. Graded certificate (Fine 70).
Scott No. 23 $900.
Lot 19671857, 1¢ blue, type V, o.g., hinge remnant, choice centering amid wide margins, bold color, Extremely Fine; with 2003 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF 90, SMQ $550).
Scott No. 24 $140.
Lot 1968 o1857, 1¢ blue, type Va, position 16R5, neat town cancel, precision centering amid wide margin, bright color and sharp detailed impression, Extremely Fine to Superb, a very difficult stamp to obtain in exceptional condition; with 2005 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates, the later Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ only lists type Va to a grade of 90 at $800).
Scott No. 24 $300.
Lot 19691857, 3¢ rose, type I, part o.g., nicely centered for this most difficult issue, rich brilliant color, very fresh, Very Fine.
Scott No. 25 $2,750.