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Sale 1080 — The Georgian Collection of United States Postal Cards

Sale Date — Thursday, 18 September, 2014

Category — Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2327
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2327, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Dark Blue on White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var), 1c Dark Blue on White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var)1c Dark Blue on White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var). Large margins all around, rich color, Very Fine, a rare essay on thinner card which is unlisted in the UPSS catalog, ex Toppan and Worthington, UPSS value for standard cards

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2328
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2328, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Brown on White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var), 1c Brown on White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var)1c Brown on White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var). Large margins all around, rich color, faint corner crease, still Very Fine, a rare essay on thinner card which is unlisted in the UPSS catalog, ex Toppan and Worthington, UPSS value for standard cards

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2329
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2329, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Blue Green on Cream White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var), 1c Blue Green on Cream White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var)1c Blue Green on Cream White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var). Large margins all around, bright color, Very Fine, a rare essay on thinner card which is unlisted in the UPSS catalog and is also a different card shade than the other lots, ex Toppan and Worthington, UPSS value for standard cards

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2330
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2330, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Dark Blue Green on Cream White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var), 1c Dark Blue Green on Cream White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var)1c Dark Blue Green on Cream White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var). Large margins all around, deep rich color, Very Fine, a rare essay on thinner card which is unlisted in the UPSS catalog and is also a different card shade than the other lots, ex Toppan and Worthington, UPSS value for standard cards

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2331
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2331, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Brown on Cream White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var), 1c Brown on Cream White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var)1c Brown on Cream White, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-H var). Large margins all around, rich color, slight wrinkling at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, a rare essay on thinner card which is unlisted in the UPSS catalog and is also a different card shade than the other lots, ex Toppan and Worthington, UPSS value for standard cards

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2332
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2332, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Dark Blue on Buff, Watermarked, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha), 1c Dark Blue on Buff, Watermarked, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha)1c Dark Blue on Buff, Watermarked, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha). Margins to clear at top, deep rich color, portion of watermark at bottom edge which some experts have interpreted as National Bank Note Company, Very Fine and rare, the Brazer and the UPSS catalogs describe these essays as "authors unknown" and speculate that they originate from one of the engraving firms, ex Toppan and Worthington

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2333
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2333, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Carmine on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha), 1c Carmine on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha)1c Carmine on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha). Margins to clear at top right, gorgeous color, fresh and Very Fine, ex Toppan and Worthington

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2334
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2334, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Orange Yellow on Buff, Watermarked, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha), 1c Orange Yellow on Buff, Watermarked, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha)1c Orange Yellow on Buff, Watermarked, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha). Margins to clear at top right, vivid color, strong "D" watermark in indicia, fresh and Very Fine, ex Payne and Fricke

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2335
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2335, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Yellow Green on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha), 1c Yellow Green on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha)1c Yellow Green on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha). Margins to clear at top right, pretty color, Very Fine, ex Toppan and Worthington

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2336
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2336, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Green on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha), 1c Green on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha)1c Green on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha). Margins to clear at top right, rich color, Very Fine, ex Payne and Fricke

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2337
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2337, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Red on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha), 1c Red on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha)1c Red on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha). Margins to clear at top right and bottom, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, ex Toppan and Worthington

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2338
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2338, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Red Orange on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha), 1c Red Orange on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha)1c Red Orange on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha). Margins to clear at top right and bottom left, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, ex Toppan and Worthington

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2339
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2339, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Brown on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha), 1c Brown on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha)1c Brown on Buff, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha). Margins to clear at top right, rich color, Very Fine, ex Toppan and Worthington

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2340
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2340, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Orange Brown on Manila, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha), 1c Orange Brown on Manila, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha)1c Orange Brown on Manila, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha). Large margins all around, slight overall toning endemic to this paper, Very Fine and rare, ex Toppan and Worthington

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2341
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Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2341, Forerunner Essays (Unidentified Author)1c Blue Green on Manila, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha), 1c Blue Green on Manila, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha)1c Blue Green on Manila, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Ha). Large margins all around, slight overall toning endemic to this paper, Very Fine and rare, ex Toppan and Worthington

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