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Sale 1192 — United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 14-16 November, 2018

Category — Postal Stationery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
774
og
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 774, Postal Stationery6c Dark Red on Cream, Official, Die WD4, entire (UO24; UPSS WD15), 6c Dark Red on Cream, Official, Die WD4, entire (UO24; UPSS WD15)6c Dark Red on Cream, Official, Die WD4, entire (UO24; UPSS WD15). Size 21, knife 98, watermark 2a, unused, radiant color, strong embossing

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE AND EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 6-CENT DARK RED ON CREAM WAR DEPARTMENT REAY ENTIRE. ONLY SIX MINT EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED.

The UPSS catalogue records only six mint entires, plus four used. Full corners are also very rare. This is the first entire we have offered since our 1991 Rarities sale. The "Scarsdale" collection contained only a cut square.

UPSS value $15,500.00. Scott Retail

7,000
0
775
E
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 775, Postal Stationery1c Black on Off-White, Profile McKinley, Bureau of Engraving & Printing, 1902 Postal Card Essay (UX18E-A), 1c Black on Off-White, Profile McKinley, Bureau of Engraving & Printing, 1902 Postal Card Essay (UX18E-A)1c Black on Off-White, Profile McKinley, Bureau of Engraving & Printing, 1902 Postal Card Essay (UX18E-A). Design elements including uncleared surrounds in "Postal Card" trimmed to shape and pasted on thick off-white card with raised cross-hatching, manuscript at bottom "First & only sample from condemned die proof", blue Bureau control No. 43822 on back with pencil "Last", Very Fine and extremely rare, the UPSS catalog lists only two similar examples, we are aware of one other plus this example which comes from the estate of Stamp Division Superintendent Major James H. Reeve and was previously unrecorded

3,500
2,000
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776
S
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 776, Postal Stationery1c +1c Black on Buff, 1904 Paid Reply Postal Card, Production Specimen (UY4PSa var), 1c +1c Black on Buff, 1904 Paid Reply Postal Card, Production Specimen (UY4PSa var)1c +1c Black on Buff, 1904 Paid Reply Postal Card, Production Specimen (UY4PSa var). Purple "Stamp Division, P.O. Dept. Jan. 9, 1904" double-circle datestamp, manuscript "Proof approved. Jany. 9, 1904", Very Fine, this predates the UPSS listed Specimens (which are Mar. 16), lot also includes a counterfeit of UX14, purple Stamp Division Jun. 27, 1902 circular datestamp and manuscript "Counterfeit", Very Fine, both from the estate of Stamp Division Superintendent Major James H. Reeve and previously unrecorded

E. 400-500
400
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777
 
Cut Squares and Postal Card Collection. In two albums, cut squares a mix of used and mostly unused, lots in the $50+ catalog value range including U18, U28, U36, U42, U44-U45, U66-U67, U69, U72, U93, U105, U226, U307, U344 and a great many others, back-of-book with particularly good range of Officials, a number with Scott Retail to over $200.00, Postal Cards include a range of early issues through Paid Reply cards, Very Fine collection worth review as there are many useful items, also includes an album of 1920s-40s First Day Covers

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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