1c Red

Block of Four, MC, good color, nice margins, a very good looking multiple
Lot: #1
Scott Value: $700

1c Red

HC, "Hope Ex. Co.", very bold strike, four large and very well balanced margins all around, a great looking cancel, (ENV 100-125)
Lot: #2
Scott Value: $100

1c Red

Block of 16, MC, somewhat reconstructed and perf seps, also a H. CR at B, good color, overall Fine centering, this is the third largest recorded multiple for this issue
Lot: #3
Scott Value: $3,000
Provenance: Halstead

1c Red

Block of Four, light MC, good color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, scarce multiple
Lot: #4
Scott Value: $750

1c Red

Blue HC, "H. Becker & Co.", MC, nice full margins all around, Very Fine+, nice looking stamp, (ENV 100-125)
Lot: #5
Scott Value: $55

1c Red

Blue SON HC, "Cheshire R.R.", strong color, parts of two other stamps are showing at T. & B., fresh and Very Fine+, nice looking stamp and cancel, (ENV 100-125)
Lot: #6
Scott Value: $55

1c Red

Blue HC with a Mar. 1870 year date, dark color, fresh and Fine, a very scarce stamp
Lot: #7
Scott Value: $350

1c Red

PC, "S.H. & Co.", Samuel Hart & Co. provisional playing card cancel, sm. tear at B., deep dark color, fresh and Very Good, only nine printed cancels recorded for this imperf issue
Lot: #8
Scott Value: $4,000
Census Reference: R2a-U-74
Census Quantity: 85
Provenance: Lewis

1c Red, Short Transfer at R.

MC, deep dark color, good to very large margins, slightly clipped at B.L. corner, CR's, Fine appearing example of this rare stamp, unlisted with the short transfer, a most unusual and interesting item, this is the only example recorded with this variety
Lot: #9
Scott Value: $4,000
Census Reference: R2a-U-75
Census Quantity: 85
Provenance: Lewis

1c Red

PC, "L. C. & Co.", Lawrence and Cohen provisional playing card cancel, dark color, choice strike, fresh and Fine example of this very scarce stamp, only four examples recorded with this printed cancel
Lot: #10
Scott Value: $2,250
Census Reference: R2b-U-70
Census Quantity: 89
Provenance: Lewis

Printed Provisional Cancel Collection

of 26 various printed cancels, all are Provisional Playing card cancels, includes six different companies, good variety of dates with 14 different, some of the cancels are in blue, overall mixed condition and faults are expected on most, given the usage of these stamps faults are quite common, a very interesting group of these normally scarce cancels
Lot: #11
Scott Value: $5,460

1c Red

PC, "L. C. & Co.", Lawrence and Cohen provisional playing card cancel, dark color, on piece, fresh and Fine
Lot: #14
Scott Value: $210
Certificates: 2004 PSE

1c Red

PC, "L.C. & Co.", Lawrence & Cohen Co., provisional playing card cancel, some slightly SP's, Fine-Very Fine appearance
Lot: #15
Scott Value: $210

1c Red

Bold HC, "McC. & Co.", dark color, huge margins all around, tiny perf repair at B.L. corner, Extremely Fine appearance and a very attractive cancel
Lot: #16
Scott Value: $210

1c Red

SON HC, "R. & G.A.W.", R. & G.A. Wright provisional perfume cancel, sm. thin, margin just touching at T., Very Good appearing example of this very scarce cancel, there are only 11 example recorded with handstamped cancels and this is the only one for this very rare provisional cancel
Lot: #17
Scott Value: $1,250
Census Reference: R3a-U-82
Census Quantity: 89
Provenance: Lewis

1c Red

Light MC, good to large margins, minor wrinkle, Fine appearance
Lot: #18
Scott Value: $1,250
Census Reference: R3a-U-83
Census Quantity: 89
Provenance: Lewis

1c Red

Block of Four, MC, good color, faults include CR's and some SP's, Very Good-Fine appearance, one of three blocks of four known all of which are faulty to some degree, this is the Largest Multiple Known
Lot: #19
Scott Value: $3,000
Certificates: 2005 PFC

1c Red

H. Strip of Three, HC's, "A.B. & Co.", good color, large margins at T. & B., fresh and Very Fine+, a great looking strip and the second largest multiple known
Lot: #20
Scott Value: $825
Provenance: Joyce, Halstead