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Sale 1080 — The Georgian Collection of United States Postal Cards

Sale Date — Thursday, 18 September, 2014

Category — UX1 Master Die Proofs, Watermark Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2360
P
Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2360, UX1 Master Die Proofs, Watermark Essays1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Unwatermarked, Master Die Proof (UX1Pa), 1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Unwatermarked, Master Die Proof (UX1Pa)1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Unwatermarked, Master Die Proof (UX1Pa). Showing the secret mark -- a small dash of color inside the right angle of the inside frame above the indicia -- fresh and Very Fine, this secret mark is not found on the issued cards (which are watermarked)

1,500
500
2361
P
Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2361, UX1 Master Die Proofs, Watermark Essays1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Unwatermarked, Master Die Proof (UX1Pa), 1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Unwatermarked, Master Die Proof (UX1Pa)1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Unwatermarked, Master Die Proof (UX1Pa). Showing the secret mark -- a small dash of color inside the right angle of the inside frame above the indicia -- fresh and Very Fine, this secret mark is not found on the issued cards (which are watermarked)

1,500
450
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2362
P
Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2362, UX1 Master Die Proofs, Watermark Essays1c Brown on Dark Brownish Buff, 1873 Unwatermarked, Master Die Proof (UX1Pa var), 1c Brown on Dark Brownish Buff, 1873 Unwatermarked, Master Die Proof (UX1Pa var)1c Brown on Dark Brownish Buff, 1873 Unwatermarked, Master Die Proof (UX1Pa var). Much darker shade of Buff than the previous two examples, showing the secret mark -- a small dash of color inside the right angle of the inside frame above the indicia -- fresh and Very Fine, this secret mark is not found on the issued cards (which are watermarked), this Dark Brownish Buff card is very scarce

1,500
450
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2363
P
Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2363, UX1 Master Die Proofs, Watermark Essays1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Master Die Proof with "POD" Essay Watermark (UX1Pd var), 1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Master Die Proof with "POD" Essay Watermark (UX1Pd var)1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Master Die Proof with "POD" Essay Watermark (UX1Pd var). Clear "PO" portion of double-line essay watermark at top left, horizontal orientation, showing the secret mark -- a small dash of color inside the right angle of the inside frame above the indicia -- Very Fine and rare, listed as "Velvet Brown" in UPSS catalog with four examples known

1,000
350
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2364
P
Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2364, UX1 Master Die Proofs, Watermark Essays1c Red Brown on Buff, 1873 Master Die Proof with "POD" Essay Watermark (UX1Pd var), 1c Red Brown on Buff, 1873 Master Die Proof with "POD" Essay Watermark (UX1Pd var)1c Red Brown on Buff, 1873 Master Die Proof with "POD" Essay Watermark (UX1Pd var). Clear "D" portion of double-line essay watermark at top right, horizontal orientation, showing the secret mark -- a small dash of color inside the right angle of the inside frame above the indicia -- Very Fine and rare, listed as "Velvet Brown" in UPSS catalog with four examples known

1,000
350
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2365
P
Sale Number 1080, Lot Number 2365, UX1 Master Die Proofs, Watermark Essays1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Postal Card, 90 x 65mm Large "USPOD" Essay Watermark (UX1P var), 1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Postal Card, 90 x 65mm Large "USPOD" Essay Watermark (UX1P var)1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Postal Card, 90 x 65mm Large "USPOD" Essay Watermark (UX1P var). Vertical strip of three, clear bold 90 x 65mm large "USPOD" watermark, 5mm taller than the watermark on the issued UX1 card, Very Fine and rare, unlisted in either the UPSS or USPCS catalogs, accompanied by exhibit pages detailing the subject plates (9/41/8) and the plate flaws

E. 1,000-1,500
2,200
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