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Sale 1162 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 25-26 July, 2017

Category — U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
861
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 861, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1916, 2c Carmine & Black, Entire, Head and Overprint Only, with Full Impression (Head and Overprint) on the Inside (U2b var; UPSS2e), 1916, 2c Carmine & Black, Entire, Head and Overprint Only, with Full Impression (Head and Overprint) on the Inside (U2b var; UPSS2e)1916, 2c Carmine & Black, Entire, Head and Overprint Only, with Full Impression (Head and Overprint) on the Inside (U2b var; UPSS2e). Printed in the top left corner on the inside, faint band stain on reverse

VERY FINE. THE UPSS CATALOGUE RECORDS THREE EXAMPLES, ALL OF WHICH ARE UNUSED.

Ex Plass. UPSS value

3,000
750
862
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 862, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1921, 2c Red, Entire, "Canal Zone" Only (U4 var; UPSS 4a), 1921, 2c Red, Entire, "Canal Zone" Only (U4 var; UPSS 4a)1921, 2c Red, Entire, "Canal Zone" Only (U4 var; UPSS 4a). The entire red indicia omitted, few toned spots

VERY FINE. THIS IS BELIEVED BE THE UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF THE 1921 2-CENT ENTIRE WITH "CANAL ZONE" ONLY.

UPSS value

3,000
1,600
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863
c
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 863, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1919, 10c on 5c Black & Red on Cream, Registration Entire (UF1; UPSS RE1), 1919, 10c on 5c Black & Red on Cream, Registration Entire (UF1; UPSS RE1)1919, 10c on 5c Black & Red on Cream, Registration Entire (UF1; UPSS RE1). Type R1, Size 11, used along with 2c Orange & Black to Stuart Fla., cancelled by Cristobal oval circular datestamps and Sep. 8, 1920 registry circular datestamp, light creasing at right affects stamp and design, still Very Fine use, UPSS $2,000.00, Scott Retail as used with no premium for the additional stamp

2,000
1,500
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864
c
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 864, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1907, 1c on 2c Carmine, Postal Card, Double Surcharge (UX1a; UPSS S1a), 1907, 1c on 2c Carmine, Postal Card, Double Surcharge (UX1a; UPSS S1a)1907, 1c on 2c Carmine, Postal Card, Double Surcharge (UX1a; UPSS S1a). Clear second oveprint, cancelled by "Paraiso May 7 12.M" (1913?) duplex datestamp and addressed locally

VERY FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED USED EXAMPLES WITH THE FIRST CANAL ZONE POSTAL CARD WITH DOUBLE SURCHARGE. A GREAT RARITY.

The other is the ex-Drucker example (with small thin) last offered in our Sale 872.

UPSS $2,000.00

1,500
1,600
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865
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 865, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1907, 1c on 2c Carmine, Postal Card, "Canal" 13mm, Double Surcharge (UX1e; UPSS S2a), 1907, 1c on 2c Carmine, Postal Card, "Canal" 13mm, Double Surcharge (UX1e; UPSS S2a)1907, 1c on 2c Carmine, Postal Card, "Canal" 13mm, Double Surcharge (UX1e; UPSS S2a). Both surcharges on the indicia, some light stains and small wrinkle at left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE DOUBLE 13-MILLIMETER SURCHARGE ON THE FIRST CANAL ZONE POSTAL CARD ISSUE.

Ex Plass. UPSS $3,000.00

2,400
1,700
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866
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 866, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 1, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S3a), 1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 1, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S3a)1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 1, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S3a). Unused, pre-printed address of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, small surface thin at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, UPSS $2,000.00

1,750
1,900
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867
c
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 867, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 1, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S3a), 1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 1, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S3a)1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 1, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S3a). Clear second overprint, cancelled by indistinct circular datestamp, sent to Gorgona and with June 19, 1910 receiving backstamp, message mentions "ptomaine poison"

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1908 ONE-CENT GREEN & BLACK POSTAL CARD WITH DOUBLE OVERPRINT READING DOWN, SCOTT NO. UX2a.

Ex Plass. UPSS $3,000.00

2,000
2,500
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868
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 868, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 2, Overprint Omitted (UX2 var; UPSS S4b), 1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 2, Overprint Omitted (UX2 var; UPSS S4b)1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 2, Overprint Omitted (UX2 var; UPSS S4b). Unused, faint offset of the "Canal Zone" overprint on reverse -- this must have been in a stack but this one missed receiving the overprint

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE OVERPRINT OMITTED VARIETY ON THE ONE-CENT GREEN POSTAL CARD, SCOTT UX2. A GREAT RARITY.

Unlisted in Scott. UPSS $2,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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869
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 869, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 2, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S4c), 1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 2, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S4c)1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 2, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S4c). Both overprints on the indicia, the card is miscut causing part of printed instructions to appear at bottom, some toning, bend at top right thru the indicia (no faults mentioned on certificate), Very Fine appearance, this is the only known double overprint on a miscut card, with 1979 P.F. certificate as sound, UPSS $2,000.00

1,750
1,600
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870
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 870, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 5, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S7a), 1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 5, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S7a)1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 5, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S7a). Second overprint shifted far down into to the address panel and angled, small thin and toned spot at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, one of the most dramatic of the double overprints, UPSS $2,500.00

1,750
2,300
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871
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 871, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 5, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S7a), 1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 5, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S7a)1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 5, Double Ovpt. (UX2a; UPSS S7a). Second overprint at a distinctly different angle, unused, with printed message from The Tivoli Club on back, very minor toning at left, otherwise Very Fine and attractive example of this double overprint error, ex Plass, UPSS $2,500.00

2,000
2,500
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872
c
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 872, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 6, "Zone Canal" Reading Up (UX2e; UPSS S8a), 1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 6, "Zone Canal" Reading Up (UX2e; UPSS S8a)1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 6, "Zone Canal" Reading Up (UX2e; UPSS S8a). With period after "Zone", cancelled by "Paraiso C.Z. Dec. 17, 1913 17:30PM" duplex datestamp and addressed to Joseph P. Coveleski in Gatun, with a note on back stating he received this card from the postmaster at Culebra, couple trivial soiled spots and small surface scrape, all unimportant to this unique error

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE 1908 ONE-CENT GREEN & BLACK POSTAL CARD WITH "ZONE CANAL" OVERPRINT READING UP. A GREAT RARITY.

Ex Plass. UPSS $4,000.00

3,500
3,500
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873
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 873, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 7, Double Ovpt., One Reading Up (UX2 var; UPSS S9b), 1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 7, Double Ovpt., One Reading Up (UX2 var; UPSS S9b)1908, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 7, Double Ovpt., One Reading Up (UX2 var; UPSS S9b). Second (inverted) overprint at bottom left, card with small thin and trivial corner crease at bottom left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE OF THE 1908 ONE-CENT POSTAL CARD WITH DOUBLE OVERPRINT, ONE INVERTED.

This was recently given its own Scott Catalogue number, maintaining consistency with UX1 which has had this variety listed for some time. UPSS value $3,000.00

3,000
3,250
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874
c
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 874, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1910, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 6, Double Overprint (UX3a; UPSS S6a), 1910, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 6, Double Overprint (UX3a; UPSS S6a)1910, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, Ty. 6, Double Overprint (UX3a; UPSS S6a). Both overprints strong and on indicia, cancelled by "Cristobal C.Z. Jul. 7, 1911 4PM" duplex datestamp, addressed to Coveleski

VERY FINE. THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF 1910 ONE-CENT GREEN & BLACK WITH DOUBLE OVERPRINT, SCOTT NO. UX3a.

Ex Plass. UPSS $4,000.00

3,500
3,500
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875
P
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 875, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1913, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, 2nd Printing, Missing Green Frame and Text (UX4S var; UPSS S11b), 1913, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, 2nd Printing, Missing Green Frame and Text (UX4S var; UPSS S11b)1913, 1c Green & Black, Postal Card, 2nd Printing, Missing Green Frame and Text (UX4S var; UPSS S11b). Only the black vignette is printed

VERY FINE. THE UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF THE 1913 ONE-CENT CANAL ZONE POSTAL CARD MISSING GREEN FRAME AND TEXT. A RARITY WITH GREAT EYE APPEAL.

The UPSS catalogue states this is likely a proof. UPSS value

4,000
4,250
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876
c
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 876, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5; UPSS S12), 1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5; UPSS S12)1925, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX5; UPSS S12). Cancelled by "Fort Sherman C.Z. Apr. 4, 1924 8AM" duplex datestamp, sent to Huntington Beach Cal. a Marine stationed at Ft. Sherman asking for stamps, faint corner bend from mounts, otherwise Very Fine, UPSS $500.00

450
275
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877
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 877, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1925, 1c Green, Postal Card, Shifted Overprint (UX5 var; UPSS S12a), 1925, 1c Green, Postal Card, Shifted Overprint (UX5 var; UPSS S12a)1925, 1c Green, Postal Card, Shifted Overprint (UX5 var; UPSS S12a). Overprint shifted strongly to the right, unused, faint bends, Very Fine, an unusual item, UPSS value

1,500
375
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878
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 878, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1925, 1c Green, Postal Card, Shifted Overprint (UX5 var; UPSS S12a), 1925, 1c Green, Postal Card, Shifted Overprint (UX5 var; UPSS S12a)1925, 1c Green, Postal Card, Shifted Overprint (UX5 var; UPSS S12a). Overprint shifted significantly downwards, unused, tiny red ink mark in middle of card, otherwise Very Fine, UPSS value

1,500
1,000
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879
c
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 879, U.S. Possessions - Canal Zone Postal Cards and Postal Stationery1924, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX6; UPSS S13), 1924, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX6; UPSS S13)1924, 1c Green, Postal Card (UX6; UPSS S13). Cancelled by "Balboa Heights C.Z. Apr. 19, 1924 9AM" duplex datestamp and addressed to Ancon Hospital, back with printed message from Balboa Union Church, Very Fine, this is the earliest documented use of Scott UX6, UPSS $1,250.00

1,100
550
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880
c
Canal Zone Postal Stationery and Postal Cards. Ten items, including Nos. U2b entire with full impression of head and overprint on the inside (typed address), another similar addressed to Newark N.J., No. U2 with smeared head, UX4S with two punch holes, 1919 Christmas card, 1922 Christmas card, 1923 Christmas Card, unused UX5, used UX5 to England with additional 1c stamp, used UX5 used in Canal Zone, few small faults, overall Very Fine and desirable group

E. 3,000-4,000
6,000
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