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Sale 1050 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 16-17 July, 2013

Category — Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
781
c
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 781, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)3c Red on White entire, Die 1 (U1), 3c Red on White entire, Die 1 (U1)3c Red on White entire, Die 1 (U1). Unused, red G.F. Nesbitt N.Y. seal on backflap, large stain but 7mm away at closest point to indicia, allowing a full corner to be cut, Scott Retail as cut square $375.00, as full entire

1,900
0
782
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 782, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)3c Red on Buff, Die 3, Full Corner (U6; UPSS 9), 3c Red on Buff, Die 3, Full Corner (U6; UPSS 9)3c Red on Buff, Die 3, Full Corner (U6; UPSS 9). Unused, 35 x 36.5mm, lightly toned, appears Very Fine, very scarce unused in any format, only one unused entire known (addressed but not cancelled), with 2013 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as cut square

4,750
700
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783
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 783, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)10c Green on Buff, Die 11, Cut Square (U33), 10c Green on Buff, Die 11, Cut Square (U33)10c Green on Buff, Die 11, Cut Square (U33). Unused, 28 x 32mm, fresh and Very Fine

1,800
325
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784
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 784, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)10c Olive Black on White, Die 39, Cut Square (U89), 10c Olive Black on White, Die 39, Cut Square (U89)10c Olive Black on White, Die 39, Cut Square (U89). Unused, 31 x 35mm, Very Fine

900
400
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785
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 785, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)10c Olive Black on Amber, Die 39, Cut Square (U90), 10c Olive Black on Amber, Die 39, Cut Square (U90)10c Olive Black on Amber, Die 39, Cut Square (U90). Unused, 35 x 37mm, Very Fine and choice

900
0
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786
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 786, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)10c Olive Black on Amber, Die 39, Full Corner (U90), 10c Olive Black on Amber, Die 39, Full Corner (U90)10c Olive Black on Amber, Die 39, Full Corner (U90). 36 x 37mm, rich color, lightly cancelled in blue at lower left, Very Fine, ex Curie

900
300
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787
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 787, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)1c Dark Blue on Cream, Die 46, Cut Square (U110), 1c Dark Blue on Cream, Die 46, Cut Square (U110)1c Dark Blue on Cream, Die 46, Cut Square (U110). Unused, 35 x 37mm, rich color, Very Fine and choice

1,250
300
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788
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 788, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c Brown on Cream, Die 48, Cut Square (U124), 2c Brown on Cream, Die 48, Cut Square (U124)2c Brown on Cream, Die 48, Cut Square (U124). Unused, 34 x 36mm, bright shade, small natural inclusion outside of design, Very Fine, no full entires are known

1,250
350
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789
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 789, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c Vermilion on White, Die 55, Full Corner (U156), 2c Vermilion on White, Die 55, Full Corner (U156)2c Vermilion on White, Die 55, Full Corner (U156). Unused, 38 x 35mm, Fine, a scarce full corner

1,900
190
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790
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 790, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)7c Vermilion on White, Die 63, Cut Square (U185), 7c Vermilion on White, Die 63, Cut Square (U185)7c Vermilion on White, Die 63, Cut Square (U185). Unused, 35 x 37mm, bright color, Very Fine, this issue is not known as an entire

1,350
325
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791
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 791, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)90c Carmine on Cream, Die 70, Cut Square (U213), 90c Carmine on Cream, Die 70, Cut Square (U213)90c Carmine on Cream, Die 70, Cut Square (U213). Unused, 33 x 37mm, rich color, Very Fine and choice, ex Lilly and offered for the first time in almost 50 years

1,600
700
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792
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 792, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c Brown on Fawn, Die 77, Cut Square (U272), 2c Brown on Fawn, Die 77, Cut Square (U272)2c Brown on Fawn, Die 77, Cut Square (U272). 34 x 37mm, neat strike of Wis. circular datestamp, tiny thin speck at top is barely noticeable

VERY FINE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE DIE 77 2-CENT BROWN ON FAWN ENTIRE WITH TWO LINKS BELOW RIGHT "2". ONLY FOUR UNUSED ENTIRES AND TWO USED CUT SQUARES ARE KNOWN.

The 2012 UPSS catalogue states that four mint entires are known. Porter Venn notes that two used cut squares are also known.

Offered to the market for the first time in 30 years.

3,000
1,000
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793
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 793, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c Brown on Fawn, Die 78, Cut Square (U276), 2c Brown on Fawn, Die 78, Cut Square (U276)2c Brown on Fawn, Die 78, Cut Square (U276). 46 x 46mm, cancelled by quartered cork and with part of circular datestamp at left, fresh and Very Fine, scarce used

700
800
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794
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 794, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c Brown on Blue, Die 82, Cut Square (U290), 2c Brown on Blue, Die 82, Cut Square (U290)2c Brown on Blue, Die 82, Cut Square (U290). Unused, 30 x 33mm, rich color, fresh and Fine, a scarce issue with less than 15 entires reported

1,750
500
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795
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 795, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c Green on Blue, Die 87, Cut Square (U308), 2c Green on Blue, Die 87, Cut Square (U308)2c Green on Blue, Die 87, Cut Square (U308). 32 x 38mm, rich color on crisp paper, neat cancel, Very Fine and choice, an extremely rare cut square, no unused and only two used entires are known, Porter Venn also records only two unused cut squares (Scott Retail $20,000.00) and two used cut squares, offered to the market for the first time since 1980, this seems very undercatalogued given its rarity (probably because none have been offered in a long time)

1,600
900
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796
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 796, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c Green on Manila, Die 87, Cut Square (U309), 2c Green on Manila, Die 87, Cut Square (U309)2c Green on Manila, Die 87, Cut Square (U309). 36 x 38mm, rich color, neat circle of V's cancel and part of circular datestamp at left, Very Fine and choice, scarce, an excellent alternative to the unused cut square, which catalogues $17,500.00, in our opinion this is undercatalogued

850
950
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797
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 797, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)5c Columbian, Slate Brown Error of Color, Cut Square (U350a), 5c Columbian, Slate Brown Error of Color, Cut Square (U350a)5c Columbian, Slate Brown Error of Color, Cut Square (U350a). Unused, 45 x 45mm, bright shade, Very Fine and choice

850
400
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798
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 798, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)4c Brown on White, Cut Square (U373), 4c Brown on White, Cut Square (U373)4c Brown on White, Cut Square (U373). 36 x 40mm, neat strike of 1899 duplex cancel, faint bend at top, still Very Fine, especially desirable with the year-dated cancel from the year this was issued, the unused cut square catalogues $9,000.00

1,250
600
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799
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 799, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U452), 2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U452)2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U452). Unused, 38 x 39mm, rich color, Very Fine and choice, scarce, small purple backstamp

3,000
475
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800
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 800, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c on 2c Carmine on Blue, Die 120(E), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U453B), 2c on 2c Carmine on Blue, Die 120(E), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U453B)2c on 2c Carmine on Blue, Die 120(E), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U453B). Unused, 40 x 43mm, intense color, Very Fine and choice

2,500
650
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801
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 801, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c on 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff, Die 115A, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U453Cd), 2c on 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff, Die 115A, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U453Cd)2c on 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff, Die 115A, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U453Cd). Unused, 37 x 37mm, bright color, Very Fine

1,750
0
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802
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 802, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c on 2c Carmine on Amber, Die 134A, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U455), 2c on 2c Carmine on Amber, Die 134A, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U455)2c on 2c Carmine on Amber, Die 134A, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U455). Unused, 38 x 38mm, fresh and Very Fine

1,750
500
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803
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 803, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c on 4c Chocolate on Amber, Die 108, Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U463), 2c on 4c Chocolate on Amber, Die 108, Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U463)2c on 4c Chocolate on Amber, Die 108, Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U463). Unused, 41 x 46mm, rich color, Very Fine and choice

1,100
160
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804
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 804, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c on 4c Chocolate on Amber, Die 108, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U463), 2c on 4c Chocolate on Amber, Die 108, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U463)2c on 4c Chocolate on Amber, Die 108, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U463). Unused, 41 x 40mm, rich color, Very Fine

1,100
0
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805
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 805, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c on 2c Blue on White, Die 149, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U464), 2c on 2c Blue on White, Die 149, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U464)2c on 2c Blue on White, Die 149, Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U464). Unused, 47 x 46mm, rich color, tiny thin speck at extreme top right corner (easily trimmed), Very Fine and choice

1,100
0
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806
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 806, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127A, Surcharge Ty. 4, Cut Square (U465), 2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127A, Surcharge Ty. 4, Cut Square (U465)2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127A, Surcharge Ty. 4, Cut Square (U465). Unused, 41 x 41mm, bright color, Very Fine and choice

1,200
800
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807
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 807, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c on 2c Carmine on White, Die 134A, Surcharge Ty. 4, Cut Square (U466A), 2c on 2c Carmine on White, Die 134A, Surcharge Ty. 4, Cut Square (U466A)2c on 2c Carmine on White, Die 134A, Surcharge Ty. 4, Cut Square (U466A). Unused, 40 x 37mm, surcharge shifted noticeably to top, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance

900
250
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808
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 808, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c on 1c on 3c Dark Violet on White, Die 144E, Surcharge Ty. 4, Cut Square (U474a), 2c on 1c on 3c Dark Violet on White, Die 144E, Surcharge Ty. 4, Cut Square (U474a)2c on 1c on 3c Dark Violet on White, Die 144E, Surcharge Ty. 4, Cut Square (U474a). 38 x 37mm, neat strike of 1921 duplex cancel at lower left, fresh and Very Fine, extremely rare, desirable with a contemporary year-dated cancel, with copy of 1980 P.F. certificate, unlisted in Scott as used

E. 300-400
325
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809
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 809, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)30c Vermilion on White, Official, Full Corner (UO43), 30c Vermilion on White, Official, Full Corner (UO43)30c Vermilion on White, Official, Full Corner (UO43). Unused, 41 x 46mm, Extremely Fine, ex White

425
225
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810
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 810, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)1c Red on Amber, Official, Die WD10, Cut Square (UO45), 1c Red on Amber, Official, Die WD10, Cut Square (UO45)1c Red on Amber, Official, Die WD10, Cut Square (UO45). Unused, 30 x 37mm, bright color, Very Fine, scarce

1,000
450
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811
og
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 811, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)30c Red on Amber, Official, Die WD17, Cut Square (UO68), 30c Red on Amber, Official, Die WD17, Cut Square (UO68)30c Red on Amber, Official, Die WD17, Cut Square (UO68). Unused, 39 x 40mm, bright color, Very Fine and choice

900
225
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812
og
Postal Stationery, Cut Squares Collection. Scott album of mostly unused cut squares, mostly complete less the great rarities, better incl. unused Nos. U1, U2, U12-U17, U24, U28-U29, U38-U47, U50-W57, U58-U65, U69-U73, U74-U88, U91-U107, U122, W126, U133, U135, U154, U172-U184, U186-U212, U214-U217, U222-U241, U243-U246, U270-U271, U273-U274, U276, U286-U288, U319, U324-U347, U437g, U437h, U457, U462, U467, U474-U475, U477-U479, U486, U488-U494, U505, U506, U520, used incl. Nos. U23 and U68, also incl. Air Post cut squares incl. Nos. UC27-UC29, some full corners, some faults to be expected

FINE-VERY FINE. A WONDERFUL COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF CUT SQUARES. THIS IS AN OUTSTANDING COLLECTION FOR SOMEONE LOOKING TO ACQUIRE THE FOUNDATION OF A NEW COLLECTING AREA.

Scott Retail approximately

38,750
7,500
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813
 
Cut Squares Collection. Scott album pages of unused and used cut squares, some very nice used incl. Nos. U1-U18 (two with strong offsets), U23, U28-U29, U32-U33, U42-U43, U67-U68, W127, U241, U247-U248, U290, U462, unused incl. Nos. U44-U45, U66, U91-U107, U245, U287, U344-U347, U476, some faults to be expected, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine, difficult to find so many scarce issues in used condition, Scott Retail approximately

24,500
3,500
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814
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 814, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)Better Mint Postal Stationery Cut Squares, Better Mint Postal Stationery Cut SquaresBetter Mint Postal Stationery Cut Squares. Eleven different, all large full corners, incl. Nos. U107, U204-U205, U208-U210, U246, U476 and UO70-UO72, fresh and Extremely Fine, exceptional offering

1,914
425
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815
 
Cut Square Collection, 1853-1950. Approximately 200 on pages, mostly used with the better ones unused and incl. Nos. U28, U38, U44, U66, U69-U73, U99 and U211, few better Officials with unused No. UO20 and used UO61, there are unmentioned better items as well, a nice old time collection that is nearly all Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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816
c
Entires Balance. 21 mostly unused entires, incl. Nos. U71, W137, U337, W427, U433, W434 and W435, used incl. U463 (two file folds away from design), overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
225
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817
og
Cut Squares, Officials. Scott album pages of unused cut squares, incl. Nos. UO6, UO9, UO14-UO18, UO22-UO23, UO26-UO32, UO34-UO44, UO46-UO59, UO61-UO64, UO66-UO67, UO69-UO72, a few are full corners, also entire of UO65 (vertical file folds at left), few small faults, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine, an impressive group, Scott Retail approximately

12,850
1,600
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818
 
Cut Squares, Officials. Scott album pages of unused and used, incl. used Nos. UO8, UO18, UO22-UO23, unused Nos. UO33 and UO43some small faults to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately

3,740
550
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819
c
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 819, Postal Stationery (Scott U, UO, UX)2c + 1c Carmine Rose on Buff, Postal Card, Ty. 1 and Ty. II Surcharges (UX47; USPCC S64-1, S64-2), 2c + 1c Carmine Rose on Buff, Postal Card, Ty. 1 and Ty. II Surcharges (UX47; USPCC S64-1, S64-2)2c + 1c Carmine Rose on Buff, Postal Card, Ty. 1 and Ty. II Surcharges (UX47; USPCC S64-1, S64-2). Two mint cards, one of each type, Ty. I with ETR-1064-2 design on back, Ty. II with ETR-1053-2 design on back, Very Fine examples of the so-called "GE" card, the second design is among the more elusive of those listed in USPCC catalogue, USPCC value

465
225
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