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Sale 946 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 November, 2007

Category — Postal Stationery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1502
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1502, Postal Stationery3c Red on White entire, Die 4 (U7; UPSS 10), 3c Red on White entire, Die 4 (U7; UPSS 10)3c Red on White entire, Die 4 (U7; UPSS 10). Size 2, knife 2, watermark 1, addressed but lacking a clear cancel (addressee's name just touches at bottom), gently cleaned, two small internal tears at top right, otherwise Very Fine, this is not known unused, with 2007 P.F. certificate, unpriced as addressed but uncancelled in Scott, UPSS value

1,500
300
1503
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1503, Postal Stationery10c Green on White entire, Die 8 (U17; UPSS 27), 10c Green on White entire, Die 8 (U17; UPSS 27)10c Green on White entire, Die 8 (U17; UPSS 27). Size 7, knife 20, watermark 1, unused, deep rich color, remarkably fresh, small h.r. on backflap, light diagonal crease at top left, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate, UPSS value $750.00

900
375
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1504
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1504, Postal Stationery3c + 1c Red & Blue on Buff Star Die entire, Die 14 (U29; UPSS 60), 3c + 1c Red & Blue on Buff Star Die entire, Die 14 (U29; UPSS 60)3c + 1c Red & Blue on Buff Star Die entire, Die 14 (U29; UPSS 60). Size 7, knife 20, watermark 1, unused, bright colors, few usual natural inclusions, faint vertical file fold, Very Fine

825
200
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1505
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1505, Postal Stationery6c Red on White (U30), 6c Red on White (U30)6c Red on White (U30). Unused cut square, 30 x 31mm, fresh and Very Fine

3,500
800
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1506
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1506, Postal Stationery6c Red on Buff (U31), 6c Red on Buff (U31)6c Red on Buff (U31). Unused cut square, 22 x 27mm, Fine

4,000
400
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1507
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1507, Postal Stationery10c Green on Buff (U33), 10c Green on Buff (U33)10c Green on Buff (U33). Unused cut square, 27 x 31mm, Very Fine

1,650
375
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1508
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1508, Postal Stationery3c Pink on Orange (U37), 3c Pink on Orange (U37)3c Pink on Orange (U37). Unused full corner, 38 x 41mm, Very Fine and choice, very rare, only about five entires are known

5,500
1,400
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1509
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1509, Postal Stationery2c Black on Buff, Die 2 (U48), 2c Black on Buff, Die 2 (U48)2c Black on Buff, Die 2 (U48). Unused cut square, 30 x 32mm, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance

3,400
375
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1510
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1510, Postal Stationery2c Black on Orange, Die 2 (U49), 2c Black on Orange, Die 2 (U49)2c Black on Orange, Die 2 (U49). Unused entire, exceptionally fresh, small natural paper inclusion

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE UNUSED ENTIRE OF THE 2-CENT BLACK JACK ON ORANGE. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

Porter Venn notes that a maximum of fifteen exist for both UPSS Nos. 106 and 107.

5,750
4,250
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1511
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1511, Postal Stationery3c Brown on White entire, Die 37, Error of Color (U82a; UPSS 171A), 3c Brown on White entire, Die 37, Error of Color (U82a; UPSS 171A)3c Brown on White entire, Die 37, Error of Color (U82a; UPSS 171A). Size 7, knife 25, watermark 2, unused, bright color, truly insignificant soiling around edges is barely noticeable and is mentioned only for complete accuracy (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), top flap with trivial separations at left and right

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 3-CENT BROWN ON WHITE ERROR OF COLOR. ONE OF THE GREAT RARITIES OF POSTAL STATIONERY COLLECTING.

Porter Venn notes that only six are known. With 2007 P.F. certificate. UPSS value $13,000.00

13,000
6,000
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1512
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1512, Postal Stationery3c Green on White entire, Die 57 (U163 var; UPSS 397-5), 3c Green on White entire, Die 57 (U163 var; UPSS 397-5)3c Green on White entire, Die 57 (U163 var; UPSS 397-5). Size 10, knife 54, watermark 5, unused and without Specimen overprint, fresh and Very Fine, the UPSS Catalogue states that this is known as Specimen only (as does accompanying certificate), with 1991 P.F. certificate, Slawson handstamp under backflap

E. 300-400
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1513
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1513, Postal Stationery90c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 70, Horizontally Laid Paper (U214 var; UPSS 637), 90c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 70, Horizontally Laid Paper (U214 var; UPSS 637)90c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 70, Horizontally Laid Paper (U214 var; UPSS 637). Size 13, knife 74, watermark 7, unused, deep rich color, trivial toning and wrinkling on back only, Very Fine and choice example of this paper, UPSS value $300.00

300
350
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1514
S
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1514, Postal Stationery1c Blue on Oriental Buff, Die 83, Specimen Ovpt. (U298 var; UPSS 890 var), 1c Blue on Oriental Buff, Die 83, Specimen Ovpt. (U298 var; UPSS 890 var)1c Blue on Oriental Buff, Die 83, Specimen Ovpt. (U298 var; UPSS 890 var). Unused and with part-printed return address and "sample imprint", bright colors, Very Fine and choice example of this rarity, Porter Venn notes that "Two mint cut squares and one full corner sold at auction since 1988. No. 890 exists as full corner Specimen entire. No. 891a and 892 may not exist as entires". This Specimen should be considered rare.

E. 100-150
325
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1515
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1515, Postal Stationery2c Green on Manila entire, Die 88 (U315 var; UPSS 1004), 2c Green on Manila entire, Die 88 (U315 var; UPSS 1004)2c Green on Manila entire, Die 88 (U315 var; UPSS 1004). Size 13, knife 74, watermark 7, laid lines, unused, without Specimen overprint, Very Fine and choice example of this variety, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 100-150
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1516
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1516, Postal Stationery2c on 2c Carmine on Blue entire, Die 6, Surcharge Ty. 3 (U453B; UPSS 2815), 2c on 2c Carmine on Blue entire, Die 6, Surcharge Ty. 3 (U453B; UPSS 2815)2c on 2c Carmine on Blue entire, Die 6, Surcharge Ty. 3 (U453B; UPSS 2815). Size 10, knife 58, watermark 19, unused, deep rich color

A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT ON 2-CENT CARMINE ON BLUE ENTIRE, SCOTT U453B. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

UPSS value $4,500.00

3,750
2,500
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1517
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1517, Postal Stationery2c on 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 6, Surcharge Ty. 3 (U453C; UPSS 2814), 2c on 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 6, Surcharge Ty. 3 (U453C; UPSS 2814)2c on 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff entire, Die 6, Surcharge Ty. 3 (U453C; UPSS 2814). Size 10, knife 58, watermark 17, unused

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT ON 2-CENT CARMINE ON ORIENTAL BUFF ENTIRE, SCOTT U453C. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

UPSS value $3,750.00

3,250
2,300
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1518
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1518, Postal Stationery2c on 1c Green on White, Die 1, Surcharge Ty. 4 (U465), 2c on 1c Green on White, Die 1, Surcharge Ty. 4 (U465)2c on 1c Green on White, Die 1, Surcharge Ty. 4 (U465). Unused entire, minute edge nick and tear at extreme left, really trivial, otherwise Very Fine, Scott retail for unused full corner is $1,750.00

2,900
1,500
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1519
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1519, Postal Stationery1-1/2c on 1c Blue on White (U507), 1-1/2c on 1c Blue on White (U507)1-1/2c on 1c Blue on White (U507). Unused entire, bright paper

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE ENTIRE.

Signed George B. Sloane with note "only 26 known". It is believed that only 26 were surcharged.

4,000
0
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1520
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1520, Postal Stationery1-1/2c on 1c Green on White (U508A), 1-1/2c on 1c Green on White (U508A)1-1/2c on 1c Green on White (U508A). Unused entire, bright color

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1-1/2-CENT ON ONE-CENT ENTIRE, SCOTT U508A. ONLY EIGHTEEN ARE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN SURCHARGED.

We have only offered one other since keeping computerized records, in our recent auction of the Saddleback Collection.

6,750
3,250
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1521
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1521, Postal Stationery2c War, Dark Red on White (UO19), 2c War, Dark Red on White (UO19)2c War, Dark Red on White (UO19). Unused cut square, 31x34mm, wonderfully fresh with proof like impression, tiny black ink speck on back, Fine and attractive

2,250
550
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1522
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1522, Postal Stationery6c Dark Red on Cream (UO24), 6c Dark Red on Cream (UO24)6c Dark Red on Cream (UO24). Unused cut square, 36 x 40mm, radiant color, clear embossing

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE CUT SQUARE OF THE 6-CENT WAR DEPARTMENT ON CREAM PAPER.

Very few are known.

8,250
8,000
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1523
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1523, Postal Stationery1c Vermilion on White (UO30), 1c Vermilion on White (UO30)1c Vermilion on White (UO30). Unused cut square, Very Fine

200
70
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1524
c
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 1524, Postal Stationery1c Blue on Bluish, Postal Card, White Background, Triple Impression (UX22b), 1c Blue on Bluish, Postal Card, White Background, Triple Impression (UX22b)1c Blue on Bluish, Postal Card, White Background, Triple Impression (UX22b). Unused, two impressions almost coincidental, other widely displaced

VERY FINE. RARE AND SELDOM-OFFERED POSTAL CARD PRINTING ERROR.

This striking variety will be a welcome addition to a specialized Postal Card collection

3,250
2,100
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1525
 
Cut Squares. Several dozen mostly better items, nearly all unused, incl. Nos. U2, U4 (two), U13, U30R, U32 (small faults), U32R, U66 (used, thin spot), U97, U98, U105, U156 (slight soiling), U215, U345, U346, UO20, UO37, UO40, UO41, and UO49-UO50, few duplicates, Fine-Very Fine or Fine-Very Fine appearance, five with 2004-2005 P.F. certificates

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
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1526
c
Entires, Unused and "Specimen" Ovpts. Well over 50 items, mostly better, incl. Nos. U11, U15, U16, U19, U105, U107, U201, UC27 without border, UO49, U102 "Hub" Proof, couple dozen late 19th and early 20th Century "Specimen" ovpts., several better Postal Cards with Nos. UX1 unused, two 1c McKinley "Proofs" UX18P and a UX27D unused (preprinted), overall Very Fine lot, five with 2006 P.F. certificates

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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1527
c
Postal Stationery Errors. 21 unused items, incl. one each Nos. U586a and U595c, fifteen U597a and nine U599a, Very Fine and choice

3,450
1,100
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1528
 
Postal Stationery Collection. Scott National album of mostly unused cut squares and full corners, incl. Nos. U11, U13, U29, U39, U40-U45, U66-U67, U69-U73, U92-U95, U99-U101, U104-U107, U197-U198, U204-U212, U215-U217, U222-U226, U342-U347, some other better, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine, a great collection for someone looking to get into Postal Stationery or who is looking to fill in a lot of numbers at once, Scott Retail in excess of

15,000
4,750
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