Lot 19851859, 10¢ green, type V, top margin single, o.g., never hinged, beautifully centered amid large oversized margins, intensely rich color on uncommon post office fresh paper, a Very Fine and choice jumbo, a marvelous mint single in remarkable pristine never hinged condition; with 2002 P.S.E. certificate and 2013 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 35 $225 for hinged.
Lot 1986 o1857, 12¢ black, plate I, socked-on-the-nose red numeral "19" cancel, strong color and impression, Very Fine and attractive; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 36 $350.
Lot 19871857, 12¢ black, plate I, horizontal pair, tied on piece by light town and bold red numeral "19" cancels, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 36 $750.
Lot 19881859, 12¢ black, plate III, o.g., lightly hinged, exceptional centering amid wide margins, deep intense color, wonderfully fresh, Extremely Fine, a choice mint stamp; with photocopy of 2004 P.F. certificate for strip.
Scott No. 36B $700.
Lot 1989 o1859, 12¢ black, plate III, complimentary blue town and red corner cancels, near perfect centering amid uncommonly large margins with perfs clear of design all around, gorgeous rich deep color and sharp impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2014 P.F. Graded certificate (XF-S 95, SSV $1,900).
Scott No. 36B $275.
ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLES OF THE 1859 12¢ BLACK PLATE III ISSUE WE HAVE EVER OFFERED.
Lot 19901860, 24¢ gray lilac, o.g., never hinged, remarkable centering amid wide margins with perfs clear of design at top and bottom, uncommonly deep rich color and crisp impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine and choice, in the P.S.E. Population Report, only six never hinged examples have ever been graded, with this being the highest award grade, the next highest being an 85 (two examples).; with 2013 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF 90).
Scott No. 37 $1,400 for hinged.
TRULY OUTSTANDING AND WITHOUT QUESTION THE FINEST KNOWN MINT NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1860 24¢ GRAY LILAC ISSUE IN EXISTENCE.
Lot 19911860, 24¢ gray lilac, part o.g., rich color, reperfed at right and tiny thin, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. 37 $1,400.
Lot 19921860, 24¢ gray lilac, block of 4, full o.g. with fairly light hinging, wide margins, fresh and bright with strong bold color, Very Fine; with 2014 P.S.E. Graded certificate (VF 80).
Scott No. 37 $9,500.
AN ATTRACTIVE ORIGINAL GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1860 24¢ GRAY LILAC.
Lot 1993 o1860, 24¢ gray lilac, neat large Boston "Paid" in grid cancel, choice centering amid wide margins with perfs clear of design, wonderful rich gray lilac color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, choice so nice; with 1983, 1996 and 2010 P.F. certificates, the later Graded (XF 90, SSV $1,100).
Scott No. 37 $375.
Lot 1994 o1860, 24¢ gray lilac, black grids and red town corner cancels, wide margins, rich color and sharp proof-like impression, Very Fine and attractive; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 37 $375.