Lot 5521857, 10¢ green, type II, trivial short perf, tied by "Philadelphia Pa., Oct 3" octagon datestamp on blue La Pierre House shield cameo-style corner card cover to San Francisco Cal., F.-V.F. and attractive.
Scott No. 32 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 5531857, 10¢ green, type III, strip of three, tied by two bold strikes of vivid magenta "Pendleton Ind. Jun 21" cds on orange buff cover to Switzerland, red "New York 'Paid 7' Jun" exchange credit cds, red Aachen France" framed transit and matching "Franco Preuss: resp.Vereinsl:Ausg:Gr." framed handstamp, red crayon rating, reverse with transits and Laufenburg arrival cds, Very Fine.
Scott No. 33 Estimate $500 - 750.
Cover was prepaid 30¢ by Prussian Closed Mail to Germany only. The "Franco Preuss: resp.Vereinsl:Ausg:Gr." handstamp signifies paid to the German border only. Laufenburg is a municipality in the Swiss canton of Aargau, lying on the German border.
Lot 5541857, 10¢ green, type III, strip of three, scissor trimmed, used with 3¢ dull red (26), tied by circular grid cancel and "Amherst Ms., Sep 13, 1857" cds on 1857 Blodgett correspondence cover to Shanghai, China, red "New York, Am. Pkt., Sep 19" exchange cds and magenta "12" cent (American Packet) credit rate to G.B., carried by Harve Line Arago from New York Sep. 19th to Southampton arriving Oct. 2nd, red London "Paid" (10.3) transit cds, Hong Kong (11.24) double-arc arrival backstamp, Fine use at the 33¢ British Mail rate via Southampton by American Packet.
Scott No. 33 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 5551857, 10¢ green, types IV-IV-I, vertical strip of three, positions 76/86/96L, top stamp recut at bottom, center stamp recut at top, used with two singles of 1¢ blue (24) and 3¢ dull red (26), each tied by open circular grid cancel, matching "Iowa City Iowa Apr. 25, 1859" cds on orange cover to Denmark, red "New-York Am. Pkt., Apr 30" exchange backstamp and matching "12" cent credit handstamp, red Aachen Franco (12.15) framed transit and magenta "f2" credit rating, Copenhagen-Hamburg (5.15) transit backstamp; one 1¢ stamp affixed over top edge of cover (cover opened on three-sides and refolded to show full stamp), top 10¢ stamp slightly rounded corner, Very Fine, ex-Grunin, Sevenoaks.
Scott No. 34-34-31 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
AN EXTRAORDINARY COVER BEARING AN 1857 10¢ STRIP CONTAINING TWO TYPE IV RECUT POSITIONS AND TYPE I FROM THE BOTTOM ROW.
There is only one sequence of positions that can produce a Type IV/I combination, positions 86/96L. This strip with the additional Type IV from position 76L is extraordinary, and Scott does not list this combination strip.
Lot 5561859, 10¢ green, type V, strip of three with captured imprint at left, used with 3¢ dull red (26), each stamp cancelled by red fancy grids and strip tied by matching "Paid" in circle on cover to Calcutta, India, matching red "Deep River Ct. Apr 29" cds, New York magenta ms. "28" credit rating to G.B., light London Paid (5.13) cds and matching red "1d" credit handstamp also ties strip; slightly reduced at left, left 10¢ two pulled perfs, Very Fine, ex-Piller; with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 35 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A PRETTY 1857 ISSUE COVER AT THE 33¢ BRITISH MAIL RATE VIA SOUTHAMPTON TO INDIA.
Lot 5571859, 10¢ green, type V, block of four, tied by "New Orleans, May 15, 1859" cds's on cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, blue "M.A. de Lazardi & Co, New Orleans" double-oval backstamp, black "7" reales due rating handstamp for inland postage; cover reinforced, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. 35 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A RARE USE OF 10¢ GREEN TYPE V 1857 ISSUE BLOCK OF FOUR FOR QUADRUPLE THE 10¢ RATE TO MEXICO.
Lot 5581859, 10¢ green, type V, used with 1¢ blue (24), corner crease, tied by red square grid cancels and "New York, Aug 11" ocean mail grid cds on cover to Ship Enterpe at San Francisco Cal., Very Fine.
Scott No. 35 Estimate $500 - 750.
A RARE 10¢ TRANSCONTINENTAL NEW YORK OCEAN MAIL USE WITH 1¢ CARRIER FEE PREPAID.
Lot 5591859, 10¢ green, type V, faulty, tied by "Paid" in frame on light buff 1862 cover to Canada East, red "Boston, Mass, Oct 27" cds, manuscript "Old stamp" and frame around stamp, black "10" cents due handstamp, small "United States" exchange oval, reverse with Montreal (10.28.62), Chambly-Canton (10.28) and Chambly Basin (10.28) arrival cds, Fine and unusual demonetized use, Illustrated in Simpson on page 313.
Scott No. 35 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 5601859, 10¢ green, type V, Position 24R2. tied by "Philadelphia Pa., Jan 18, 1858" octagon datestamp on cover to Panama addressed to Lieut. Thos. Y. Field, U.S. Marine Corps on U.S.S "Saranac" care of the U.S. Consul, Very Fine, ex-Gibson, Ward, Kapiloff.
Scott No. 35 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 5611859, 10¢ green, type V, horizontal pair, in combination with 1857, 1¢ blue, type V, horizontal strip of three and two singles, left stamp in strip with captured imprint, on cover to Groslay, France, all tied with "San Francisco, Cal., Jun 1, 1861" cds's, red "New York, Paid 12, Jun" exchange and Calais entry cds; left 10¢ stamp with corner nick and cover reinforced internally, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. 35+24 Estimate $300 - 400.