Sale 1107 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 July, 2015

Category — Civil War Encased Postage

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
137
 
Sale 1107, Lot 137, Civil War Encased PostageAyer's Sarsaparilla, 1c Blue, Medium "Ayer's" (EP13). Showing part of silvering on reverse, stamp color quite fresh, Very Fine

500
300
138
 
Sale 1107, Lot 138, Civil War Encased PostageAyer's Sarsaparilla, 1c Blue, Medium "Ayer's" (EP13). Showing nearly full silvering on reverse, stamp with rich color, slight lamination visible in cross-light, Very Fine

500
500
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139
 
Sale 1107, Lot 139, Civil War Encased PostageJ. Gault, 10c Green (EP97). Mica intact with just a couple minor scratches, stamps with minor flaws, Very Fine appearance

800
400
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140
 
Sale 1107, Lot 140, Civil War Encased PostageJ. Gault, 24c Violet (EP99). Mica intact, a couple spots of very minor crazing, some lamination, overall a Very Fine example of this scarce Encase Postage

2,250
0
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141
 
Sale 1107, Lot 141, Civil War Encased PostageMendum's Family Wine Emporium, New York, 5c Red Brown (EP131). Case with usual wear, mica intact, with slight crazing and some lamination, Very Fine and scarce

1,500
1,100
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142
 
Sale 1107, Lot 142, Civil War Encased PostageJohn Shillito & Co., Cincinnati, 3c Rose (EP161). Case is fresh, mica with tiny scratch and trivial lamination, otherwise Very Fine

900
550
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143
 
Encased Postage Balance. Nos. EP3, EP15, EP97, EP108 and EP140a, mica is largely intact, but some scratched, crazing or lamination present, some stamp or minor case faults, in addition to these five, there is an example of No. EP98 with mica missing (not counted in catalogue value), Fine-Very Fine appearance

3,050
1,000
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