Lot 1014 PLettersheet, 1861, 3¢ red brown on blue, proof of lettersheet, on 255x230mm folded sheet, vertically laid paper, watermark 1; minor ting edge flaws at extreme edge, Very Fine. Undersander No. E15B $500.
Scott No. U36TC Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1015Envelope, 1864, 2¢ black on buff, die 4, uprated with 1¢ buff (112) tied by "New-York Jun 26" duplex to Johnsville Ohio; barely reduced at right, Very Fine and scarce franking.
Scott No. U54 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1016Envelope, 1864, 2¢ black on buff, die 4, uprated with 1¢ ultramarine (145), dark shape, tied by cork cancel duplexed with partial "Nashua N.H." cds to Providence R.I., blind embossed "Nashua Acton & Boston Rail Road" illustrated corner card showing Steam Locomotive; barely reduced at left, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. U54 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1017(Ad Collar) The Mutual Life Ins. Company of New York, brown type 2 advertising collar on mint 2¢ red brown (U277) entire, size 8, matching return address printing at left, Very Fine and scarce. Scott No. U277.
Lot 1018(Ad Collar) D. Appleton & Co., Educational Publishers, N.Y., brown advertising collar on 2c red brown (U277) entire cancelled by "New York, A, Dec 1" duplex to Grand Crossing Ill., Very Fine and rare used example. Scott No. U277.