Lot 303 o1851, 1¢ blue, type Ib, position 4R1E, neat blue town cancel, margins large to just clear of scrolls clearly showing showing type 1b characteristics, rich bright plate one early color, small natural internal crease barely visible only on reverse, Very Fine appearance; with 1984 and 2003 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 5A $7,300.
A WONDERFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 1¢ TYPE 1B SHOWING THE COMPLETE DESIGN.
Type Ib was produced only as an imperforate stamp. Only six positions on Plate 1 Early are Type Ib: Positions 3-6R and 8-9R. Type Ib is distinguished by showing complete design at top and nearly complete design at bottom. All Type Ib stamps are very scarce.
Lot 304 o1851, 1¢ blue, type Ia, position 99L4, margins huge to just into scrolls at bottom, rich bold color, tiny pre-printing paper indent anomaly which certificate calls a tiny scuff, otherwise F.-V.F.; with 1977 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. 6 $9,500.
Produced only from 18 of the 20 subjects in the bottom row of both panes of Plate 4, the 1¢ imperforate, type Ia owes it's rarity to the short three month period that the Plate 4 imperforates where produced.
Lot 305 o1857, 1¢ blue, type Ic, "E" relief, position 43R4, 1857 year date town cancel, margins large to just into scroll at bottom right, rich bold color, F.-V.F., a handsome sound example of this scarce type; with 2019 P.S.E. certificate Graded (F 70).
Scott No. 6b $3,000.
Lot 3061851, 1¢ blue, type II, double transfer, position 28R2, showing strong transfer in "O" of "One", full o.g., margins huge to clear of scroll at upper right, strong bold color, pre-printing paper fold, otherwise Extremely Fine, a large mint single; with 2019 P.S.E. certificate Graded (F 70).
Scott No. 7 var. $1,100.
Lot 307 o1851, 1¢ blue, type III, position 53L4, town cancel, margins ample to just clear, deep intense color, diagonal crease and small corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance; with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 8 $1,500.
Lot 308 ()1851, 1¢ blue, type IIIa, position 84R4, no gum, margins huge to in at lower left, rich deep color on bright paper, Fine, ex-Neinken; with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 8A $2,250.
Lot 309 ()1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, no gum, margins huge to clear at upper right, rich bright color on fresh paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine; with 2015 P.S.E. certificate Graded (VF-XF 85, SMQ $325).
Scott No. 9 $240.
Lot 310 o1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, blue town cancel, ample to large margins, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 9 $95.
Lot 311 o1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, vertical strip of 3 (positions 52/62/72L1L), light blue town cancels, top stamp with scarce twice recut top and bottom, bottom stamp with major double transfer, margins huge to a bit in at left and bottom, Fine; with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9 $440 for singles.
Lot 3121852, 3¢ dull red, type I, horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, large margins all around, bright and fresh with vibrant color, Extremely Fine, a wonderfully choice mint pair.
Scott No. 11 $650.