Lot 1815 oHunt, L.G., 1¢ black, experimental silk paper, showing various long and short blue silk fibers on reverse, wide margins and well centered for this difficult issue, deep bold color and fresh, small thin, Very Fine appearance, one of the finest examples of the very rare 1¢ Hunt issue on experimental silk paper, considerably undercataloged in Scott.
Scott No. RO113e $750.
Lot 1816 oAyer & Co., 1¢ black, silk paper, type 1, ample to large margins, bold color, small thin at bottom, Very Fine appearance; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RS4b $250.
Lot 1817 oBlow, W.T., 1¢ green, pink paper, choice centering, strong bold color, small creases, Extremely Fine appearance, with only 43 recorded in the Aldrich census; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RS31c $450.
Lot 1818 oCurtis & Son, 1¢ black, die I, old paper, choice centering, strong color, faint crease, Extremely Fine appearance, a difficult stamp to obtain this nice.
Scott No. RS66a $140.
Lot 1819 oDalley's Galvanic Horse Salve, 2¢ green, silk paper, rich intense color, faint vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, a handsome example of this popular design.
Scott No. RS73b $275.
Lot 1820 oHelmbold's, 4¢ black, old paper, double transfer, side labels showing strong double transfer and inner lettering clearly showing triple transfer, choice centering amid well balanced margins, corner perf crease and a few short perfs, Extremely Fine appearance, an extremely rare transfer variety, grossly undercataloged in Scott; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RS108a $175.
CERTAINLY ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 4¢ HELMBOLD'S DOUBLE TRANSFER VARIETY - ONLY A FEW EXAMPLES KNOWN.
Lot 1821 oHenry, John F., 2¢ blue, pink paper, precision centering amid large evenly balanced margins, rich vibrant color on bright pink paper, thins, Superb appearance, a truly exceptional appearing stamp.
Scott No. RS115c $160.
Lot 1822 oHowe, S.D., 4¢ black, silk paper, rich deep color, attractively centered, tiny unnoticeable scuff, otherwise Very Fine; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RS134b $500.
Lot 1823 oJackson & Co., 4¢ green, old paper, choice centering, deep rich color, thins and small repair, Extremely Fine appearance, a rare and elusive stamp, only 20 examples are recorded in the Aldrich census; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RS143a $2,250.
Lot 1824 oLittlefield, Alvah, 4¢ green, old paper, intensely rich color, choice centering for this notoriously off centered issue, couple thins and reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance, rare with 21 examples recorded in the Aldrich census, most examples with perfs into design; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. RS165a $2,000.