Lot: #1001

10c Black

On cover with blue HC and CDS "Buffalo N.Y. 10" to Boston, Mass., the stamp has deep dark color, clear to large margins all around, Very Fine and attractive cover
Scott Number: #2
Scott Value: $1,050
Opening Bid: $500.00
Lot: #1002

5c Brown, 10c Yellow Green

Tied on yellow cover to Paris, France with Red CDS, insufficiently paid with blue French entry HC and manuscript "16", some overall slight soiling, stamps are Fine-Very Fine, interesting "short paid" double rated cover
Scott Number: #76,96
Scott Value: $485
Certificates: 2001 PFC
Opening Bid: $210.00
Lot: #1003

15c Black

Tied on small mourning cover to Paris, France with red CDS, blue French transit marking, the stamp has a large CR and has Very Good centering, a scarce cover
Scott Number: #98
Scott Value: $300
Opening Bid: $80.00
Lot: #1004

1c Green

Line Pair tied on cover to Saginaw, Mich. with machine cancel, deep dark color, the pair is Extremely Fine, the catalog value listed is for just a used pair, line pairs used on cover are extremley rare, (ENV 750-1,000)
Scott Number: #392
Scott Value: $500
Certificates: 2006 PFC
Opening Bid: $400.00
Lot: #1005

1877 Philadelphia Bank Note Co. Essay Group

includes 11 different essays, all are P1 Die proofs on pelure paper in various denominations and colors, some with minor faults, the lot includes: 1c, 2c, 3c(three colors), 6c(two colors), 7c(two colors, this essay is unlisted in Scott), 12c and combo pair 30c + 90c, all with large margins, a most unusual group, (ENV 2,500-3,000)
Scott Number: #182-90
Opening Bid: $1600.00
Lot: #1006

$2.60 Blue, Counterfeit Essay, Die Sunk on Bond

Interesting counterfeit done as a proof/essay, there are some slight design variances from the final stamp design, the color is slightly lighter and grayer than the final color, this particular counterfeit was done by "Panelli", Very Fine appearance and certainly a wonderful showpiece item for the specialist in this area, this is the only example of this essay we have ever seen, (ENV 500-750)
Scott Number: #C15E
Certificates: 2020 CROWE
Opening Bid: $160.00
Lot: #1007

5c & 10c India Proofs

Set of Two, Fine centering, the 10c has a major D.T. in "Ten" which is listed but unpriced, interesting variety
Scott Number: #1-2P3
Scott Value: $1,500
Opening Bid: $800.00
Lot: #1010

5c Red Brown

Attractive red grid HC, strong color, four clear margins all around, quite fresh and Very Fine
Scott Number: #1
Scott Value: $350
Certificates: 1981 PFC
Opening Bid: $250.00
Lot: #1011

5c Red Brown

Red HC, good color, four clear margins all around, Very Fine
Scott Number: #1
Scott Value: $350
Opening Bid: $180.00
Lot: #1013

10c Black

Red Grid HC, good color, clear to large margins all around, fresh and Very Fine
Scott Number: #2
Scott Value: $775
Certificates: 1996 PFC
Opening Bid: $500.00
Lot: #1014

10c Black

Red boxed grid HC, deep rich color, vertical CR, Fine centering
Scott Number: #2
Scott Value: $775
Certificates: 1980 PFC
Opening Bid: $200.00
Lot: #1015

1c Blue

OG, HR, strong color and sharp impression, thin, Very Fine+ appearance, nice looking stamp
Scott Number: #7
Scott Value: $1,000
Opening Bid: $200.00
Lot: #1017

1c Blue

R. Margin Single, unused, some light tone specks, deep dark color, nearly Very Fine centering
Scott Number: #8A
Scott Value: $2,250
Opening Bid: $300.00
Lot: #1018

10c Green

Neat HC, very strong color, four full to large margins all around, fresh and Extremely Fine, a really great looking stamp
Scott Number: #13
Scott Value: $800
Opening Bid: $525.00
Lot: #1019

10c Green

Tied on piece with CDS, strong color, four full and very well balanced margins all around, fresh and Extremely Fine, nice stamp
Scott Number: #16
Scott Value: $1,600
Opening Bid: $700.00