Lot 1831Encased Postage, Ayer's Sarsaparilla, 3¢, medium "AYER'S", stamp well centered in frame, mica intact with small cracking at top, reddish hue on reverse, F.-V.F. Hodders & Bowers No. 30.
Scott No. EP15 $400.
Lot 1832Encased Postage, Drake's Plantation Bitters, 5¢, stamp well centered, intact mica with some crazing and crack, reverse with small discoloration spot, F.-V.F. Hodders & Bowers No. 102.
Scott No. EP72 $600.
Lot 1833H. Smith Envelope Manufacturer, 137 William St., N.Y., U.S. Postage Stamps 25(¢), small 63x62mm envelope with blue litho. printing, with flag and shield designs in upper corners, Very Fine, a rare example bearing patriotic allegories, with approximately 50 examples known (Krause-Lemke 128-25).
Estimate $500 - 750.