Lot 753 USA #63/117 Group of Early Used Issues, with #s 63 (exceptional centering, with part c.d.s. cancels), 70a, 72 (with attractive red cancel), 73, 113 (three copies, one has a c.d.s. cancel in bright red ink) and 117. A nice, sound group, fine to very fine or better. Scott CV U$1,370, sold for C$950.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1068 U.S.A. #4 1875 10c black Washington Imperforate “Reproduction”, unused (no gum, as issued) with intense shade and a crisp impression. Large margins all around, with trivial paper thinning at top (mostly in margin), else a very fine and attractive stamp. Scott CV U$1,050, sold for $625 plus buyer’s premium.
We were right to feature this item as Stamp Of The Day on Stamp Auction Network. It brought the most bids of any item in the auction.
Lot 914 O USA #2 1847 10c black Washington, lovely four margin example with nice colour and sharp impression, used with red grid cancellation, very fine. Accompanied by 2002 Philatelic Foundation certificate. Scott CV $1000, sold for $675 plus buyer’s premium.