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Sale 1011 — United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 21-24 June, 2011

Category — Postal Stationery and Cards

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
925
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 925, Postal Stationery and Cards3c Red on Buff entire, Die 2 (U4, UPSS 6), 3c Red on Buff entire, Die 2 (U4, UPSS 6)3c Red on Buff entire, Die 2 (U4, UPSS 6). Size 7, knife 20, watermark 1, unused, rich color, with red Nesbitt seal on backflap, some wear incl. sealed tears at left and top right and some minor wrinkling, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, ex Saddleback, only three are recorded by Porter Venn (one in bad condition), of these only two are recorded with the Nesbitt seal (the other ex Floyd), UPSS value $2,750.00

2,750
500
926
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 926, Postal Stationery and Cards2c Red on Amber entire, Die 76 (U241; UPSS 743), 2c Red on Amber entire, Die 76 (U241; UPSS 743)2c Red on Amber entire, Die 76 (U241; UPSS 743). Size 10, knife 54, watermark 6, unused, with printed address and Commission Merchant's corner card, trivial trace of toning, Very Fine appearance, extremely rare, ex Saddleback, Porter Venn notes that probably there are less than ten in existence and all have commercial printed addresses, UPSS value $2,750.00

2,750
950
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927
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 927, Postal Stationery and Cards1c Green on Glazed Brown wrapper, Printed on Unglazed Side (W427 var; UPSS 2139a), 1c Green on Glazed Brown wrapper, Printed on Unglazed Side (W427 var; UPSS 2139a)1c Green on Glazed Brown wrapper, Printed on Unglazed Side (W427 var; UPSS 2139a). Knife W9, watermark 0, unfolded, bright color, small natural inclusions in embossed stamp, light bends at top on flap, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, accompanied by note from Porter Venn, ex Saddleback, unlisted in Scott, UPSS value

2,250
475
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928
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 928, Postal Stationery and Cards1c Green on Brown Wrapper, Unglazed on Both Sides (W427 var; UPSS 2141), 1c Green on Brown Wrapper, Unglazed on Both Sides (W427 var; UPSS 2141)1c Green on Brown Wrapper, Unglazed on Both Sides (W427 var; UPSS 2141). New York double oval cancel used to Lemon City Fla., Very Fine and extremely rare, ex Floyd, with 2000 P.F. certificate and two Bill Maisel notes stating that this is the listing copy for the Postal Stationery catalog

E. 200-300
120
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929
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 929, Postal Stationery and Cards2c Carmine on White entire, Die 1, Double Impression (U429m; UPSS 2230 var), 2c Carmine on White entire, Die 1, Double Impression (U429m; UPSS 2230 var)2c Carmine on White entire, Die 1, Double Impression (U429m; UPSS 2230 var). Size 21, knife 100, watermark 22, unused, second impression struck partly over edge with part of design on back, printed address at top left, negligible soiling on backflap only, Very Fine, scarce, ex Saddleback, unlisted in UPSS

1,750
425
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930
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 930, Postal Stationery and Cards2c on 2c Albino on White, Die 1, Surcharge Ty. 4 (U466A var; UPSS 2933 var), 2c on 2c Albino on White, Die 1, Surcharge Ty. 4 (U466A var; UPSS 2933 var)2c on 2c Albino on White, Die 1, Surcharge Ty. 4 (U466A var; UPSS 2933 var). Size 10, knife 59, watermark 23, unused, tiny edge tear at top right, otherwise Very Fine, ex Saddleback, the albino is unlisted in both Scott and UPSS

E. 500-750
375
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931
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 931, Postal Stationery and Cards1-1/2c on 2c Green on White entire of 1887, Surcharge Ty. 8 (U486; UPSS 3078), 1-1/2c on 2c Green on White entire of 1887, Surcharge Ty. 8 (U486; UPSS 3078)1-1/2c on 2c Green on White entire of 1887, Surcharge Ty. 8 (U486; UPSS 3078). Size 7, knife 31, watermark 8, unused, bright color, Very Fine and choice, ex Saddleback, UPSS value $2,750.00 reflects the scarcer watermark on this entire

1,750
550
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931A
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 931A, Postal Stationery and Cards6c on 5c Carmine on White, Air Post entire (UC23; unlisted in UPSS), 6c on 5c Carmine on White, Air Post entire (UC23; unlisted in UPSS)6c on 5c Carmine on White, Air Post entire (UC23; unlisted in UPSS). Size 13, knife 78, watermark 41, unused, bright color, Extremely Fine and scarce, unlisted in UPSS but well-known to collectors of these issues, with 2009 P.F. certificate

2,000
800
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932
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 932, Postal Stationery and Cards1c Brown, Postal Card, 1c Brown on Buff, Postal Card, Inverted and Reversed Wmk. (UX1, UX3 var, UPSS S2e), 1c Brown, Postal Card, 1c Brown on Buff, Postal Card, Inverted and Reversed Wmk. (UX1, UX3 var, UPSS S2e)1c Brown, Postal Card, 1c Brown on Buff, Postal Card, Inverted and Reversed Wmk. (UX1, UX3 var, UPSS S2e). First item unused, unaddressed, Very Fine and choice, second item the variety, unused, prominent watermark, small corner bends at right, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
225
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933
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 933, Postal Stationery and Cards1c Black on Buff, Louis Smith Postal Card Forgery (UX14 var; USPCC S17 var), 1c Black on Buff, Louis Smith Postal Card Forgery (UX14 var; USPCC S17 var)1c Black on Buff, Louis Smith Postal Card Forgery (UX14 var; USPCC S17 var). "Mint" face (without silver coating for address) and clay coated back with new message for the Central School Supply House in Chicago, 1900 printed date, Very Fine and rare, with 1997 U.P.S.S. certificate

E. 400-500
325
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934
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 934, Postal Stationery and CardsPostal Stationery Balance, Postal Stationery BalancePostal Stationery Balance. Choice group of unused entires or letter sheets, incl. Nos. U154 (Wells Fargo Frank), U207, U250-U270 (lacking only No. U269, a few of this group interesting incl. No. U254 with Mexican Wells, Fargo & Co. frank, U263 with three different sizes incl. UPSS No. 697), small specialized group of eleven U293 letter sheets (Series 2-7, top perfs 83, 43, 33, no series number), U300 var with scarce unrecognized surcharge, U318-U319, U468 var, quadruple surcharge, one inverted, U477-U478, U479 double surcharge, U511, U586a, surcharge omitted, a flaw here or there but overall a Very Fine group, acquired by the owner as individual lots or small set lots in sales past, total Scott Retail approx. $4,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,000
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935
c
Postal Cards. Collection of Mint cards in glassines, incl. nearly complete runs of UX1/UX57, UY1/UY16 and UC1/UC8, also UY16b error, paid replys are neatly folded, fresh and Very Fine lot

E. 200-300
275
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