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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 July, 2019

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Category — Postal Stationery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
771
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 771, Postal Stationery3c Red on Buff, Die 3, Cut Square (U6), 3c Red on Buff, Die 3, Cut Square (U6)3c Red on Buff, Die 3, Cut Square (U6). Unused, 34 x 38mm, certificate notes "a tiny contemporary, but extraneous, ink mark in the "E" of "CENTS", Very Fine example of this rare Nesbitt die, which is nearly unattainable as an entire (only one is recorded), with 2006 P.F. certificate.

3,750
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772
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 772, Postal Stationery10c 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, 33 x 36mm, fresh, Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

650
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773
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 773, Postal Stationery10c 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, 36 x 37mm, bright paper, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

625
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774
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 774, Postal Stationery1c Dark Blue on Cream, Die 46, Full Corner (U110; UPSS 256), 1c Dark Blue on Cream, Die 46, Full Corner (U110; UPSS 256)1c Dark Blue on Cream, Die 46, Full Corner (U110; UPSS 256). Unused, 32 x 37.5mm, rich color, h.r. on flap, Very Fine example of this rare issue, particularly desirable as a full corner since no full entires are known, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,000
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775
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 775, Postal Stationery2c Brown on Fawn, Die 78, Full Corner (U276; UPSS 758), 2c Brown on Fawn, Die 78, Full Corner (U276; UPSS 758)2c Brown on Fawn, Die 78, Full Corner (U276; UPSS 758). Unused, 33 x 33mm, h.r. on flap, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

700
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776
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 776, Postal Stationery2c Green on Amber Manila entire, Die 89 (U323), 2c Green on Amber Manila entire, Die 89 (U323)2c Green on Amber Manila entire, Die 89 (U323). Mint entire, fresh and Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate

700
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777
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 777, Postal Stationery2c Carmine on White entire, Die 1, Double Impression (U429m), 2c Carmine on White entire, Die 1, Double Impression (U429m)2c Carmine on White entire, Die 1, Double Impression (U429m). Size 8, knife 42, watermark 20, the two impressions overlapping but well displaced, also with two different overlapping corner cards, Very Fine, a rare error that is especially desirable in this smaller size, this is the listing copy in the Scott Catalogue, accompanied by a photocopy of a June 29, 1998 Linn's article announcing its discovery

1,500
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778
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 778, Postal Stationery2c 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, 40 x 41mm, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

750
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779
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 779, Postal Stationery6c on 5c Carmine on White entire, Air Post (UC23; unlisted in UPSS), 6c on 5c Carmine on White entire, Air Post (UC23; unlisted in UPSS)6c on 5c Carmine on White entire, Air Post (UC23; unlisted in UPSS). Size 13, knife 78, watermark 41, unused, bright color, Very Fine and choice, scarce, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,500
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780
E
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 780, Postal Stationery1c on Creamy White, 1873 National Bank Note Co. Liberty Head Essay (Undersander E35Dd), 1c on Creamy White, 1873 National Bank Note Co. Liberty Head Essay (Undersander E35Dd)1c on Creamy White, 1873 National Bank Note Co. Liberty Head Essay (Undersander E35Dd). Two examples, Purple in 153 x 89mm size, Brown in 134 x 109mm size, the latter with minor speckled toning, Very Fine, Undersander value

460
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781
E
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 781, Postal Stationery1c 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

2,000
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782
E
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 782, Postal Stationery1c 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

2,000
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783
E
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 783, Postal Stationery1c Pale Gray on White Wove, National Bank Note Co., New York, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Xb), 1c Pale Gray on White Wove, National Bank Note Co., New York, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Xb)1c Pale Gray on White Wove, National Bank Note Co., New York, Forerunner Postal Card Essay (UX1E-Xb). Bright color on fresh paper

VERY FINE AND RARE NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY LIBERTY HEAD POSTAL CARD ESSAY.

This typographed essay contains the same design elements as the 1c UX1E-W essays, but with the Liberty head indicia instead of the 1870 stamp issue Franklin head. This has been attributed to National Bank Note Co. manager James MacDonough.

Ex Toppan and Worthington.

4,000
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784
TC
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 784, Postal Stationery1c on Buff, 1885 Postal Card, Trial Color Proof, Printed on Both Sides (UX8TC var), 1c on Buff, 1885 Postal Card, Trial Color Proof, Printed on Both Sides (UX8TC var)1c on Buff, 1885 Postal Card, Trial Color Proof, Printed on Both Sides (UX8TC var). One side Brown, the other Greenish Blue, Very Fine and scarce, unlisted in UPSS catalog

E. 1,000-1,500
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785
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 785, Postal Stationery1c Black on Buff, Postal Card, Watermarked Small "USPOD" in Monogram (UX4; USPCC S3), 1c Black on Buff, Postal Card, Watermarked Small "USPOD" in Monogram (UX4; USPCC S3)1c Black on Buff, Postal Card, Watermarked Small "USPOD" in Monogram (UX4; USPCC S3). Mint, clean card with sharp corners and edges

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THIS ELUSIVE CARD IN UNUSED CONDITION.

With 2002 P.F. certificate

3,500
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786
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 786, Postal Stationery1c Black on Buff, Full-Face McKinley Postal Card (UX17), 1c Black on Buff, Full-Face McKinley Postal Card (UX17)1c Black on Buff, Full-Face McKinley Postal Card (UX17). With printed Booth Dailey & Ivins address, so-called "garbage card" text on back, unused, minor dents in corners not mentioned on certificate, still Very Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

2,500
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787
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 787, Postal Stationery1c Green, Die I, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27C; USPCC S38), 1c Green, Die I, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27C; USPCC S38)1c Green, Die I, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27C; USPCC S38). Mint card without printed address, absolutely pristine, Extremely Fine example of this scarce card, in 1916 during a war-time paper shortage, this substandard grade of card stock was used temporarily, for a period of about two months, they were not sold singly, but were supplied to printers, which accounts for their great rarity without printed addresses, with 1981 P.F. certificate

3,250
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788
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 788, Postal Stationery1c Green, Die I, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27C; USPCC S38), 1c Green, Die I, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27C; USPCC S38)1c Green, Die I, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27C; USPCC S38). Unused (pre-printed as usual), fresh and crisp, Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

625
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789
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 789, Postal Stationery1c Dark Green, Die II, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27D; USPCC S39), 1c Dark Green, Die II, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27D; USPCC S39)1c Dark Green, Die II, Gray Rough-Surfaced Postal Card (UX27D; USPCC S39). Mint face card, without printed address on front and with Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Co. Railway Co. printed form on back, deep dark color with clearly evident Die II characteristics, uncommonly fresh, Very Fine and choice, a highly collectible example of this rare Die II issue, this substandard grade of card was used temporarily, for a period of about two months, they were not sold singly, but were supplied to printers, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for mint card is $22,500.00 and for preprinted (face) $550.00, USPCC catalogue advises that "clean face" cards are valued somewhere between mint and unused

E. 500-750
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790
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 790, Postal Stationery3c Red on Buff, Postal Card, Double Impression (UX37b; USPCC S53d), 3c Red on Buff, Postal Card, Double Impression (UX37b; USPCC S53d)3c Red on Buff, Postal Card, Double Impression (UX37b; USPCC S53d). Mint card, with second impression shifted horizontally as always, card with some creasing from handling and stain, still a collectable example of this very rare postal card error, only the second we have offered since keeping computerized records (other is ex Falberg, which was pre-printed)

5,000
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791
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 791, Postal Stationery1c + 1c Black on Buff, Paid Reply Postal Card, Reply Side With Double Impression (UY3 var; USPCC MR5f), 1c + 1c Black on Buff, Paid Reply Postal Card, Reply Side With Double Impression (UY3 var; USPCC MR5f)1c + 1c Black on Buff, Paid Reply Postal Card, Reply Side With Double Impression (UY3 var; USPCC MR5f). Unfolded, with clear double horizontal impression of the reply side, message side normal, with pre-printed Cosmopolitan Magazine advertisement message, a couple faint age spots, otherwise Very Fine, a rare and striking error

E. 400-500
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792
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 792, Postal Stationery8c + 8c Orange, Paid Reply Postal Card, Printed on One Side Only, Smooth Paper (UY24b; USPCC MR34aa), 8c + 8c Orange, Paid Reply Postal Card, Printed on One Side Only, Smooth Paper (UY24b; USPCC MR34aa)8c + 8c Orange, Paid Reply Postal Card, Printed on One Side Only, Smooth Paper (UY24b; USPCC MR34aa). Unfolded, with pre-printed address and message (as usual and as catalogued), fresh and Very Fine, a seldom-seen error

700
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793
S
Postal Stationery, Specimen Entires. 43, Reay or Plimpton issues, plus twelve UO7, mostly higher 15c-90c denominations, though there are a few 2c Plimpton, some duplication of Scott numbers, but these are usually different USPSS numbers, Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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794
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Postal Stationery Entires Mint Collection. In two binders, to about 1960, early issues a little spotty, but does contain some better entires, much of the value in the surcharges of the 1920s, including Nos. U476, U479b, U488 and U489, all four of these with P.F. certificates, also Air Post issues, some varieties, a few trivial imperfections (the P.F. noted tiny flaws on three of the four above mentioned), overall Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail should be well in excess of $4,000.00, probably approaching $5,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
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795
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Postal Stationery Entires Mint Collection. To 2002 in five Scott albums, a few 19th Century which are mostly cut squares, entires start in 1915 and from 1932 thru 2002 appear complete, also Air Post (where a fair amount of the value lies) and Officials, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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796
 
Postal Stationery, Interesting Group of Better Items. Over 30, most postal card errors and varieties, several Scott listed including UX41c, UX62c, UX120b (two), UX120c, UY3b, and UY16a, others not listed, including printing varieties, paste-ups, a couple essays, also a used No. UX4 with A.P.S. certificate, a few entire varieties, including No. UC16e, a few small faults, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
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797
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Postal Stationery Entires Errors. Nine items, Nos. U311b, U379 with double impression of indicia (unlisted, not counted), U561a, U586d, U587a, U611a, U611c (plus additional cut square not counted), and U621a, the U379 variety has a file crease, otherwise Very Fine, six with P.F. certificates, Scott Retail for the seven counted items

1,220
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798
 
Postal Stationery Accumulation. A few hundred entires or postal cards, mint and used, some better items mixed in with the more mundane, includes uses to overseas destinations, some varieties, a few Possession including Hawaii No. U7, majority Fine-Very Fine, careful viewing is recommended

E. 500-750
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799
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Postal Stationery Cut Squares and Full Corners Extensive Collection. In a Scott album, strong representation from all issues, including Air Post and Officials, while lacking the greatest rarities it does contain numerous items cataloguing hundreds of dollars each, most with full margins, a few cut small but most would quality as Very Fine and many full corners noted, Scott Retail well in excess of $30,000.00, would make an excellent start to a cut square collection, five P.F. certificates accompany

E. 5,000-7,500
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800
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Cut Squares Collection. Mostly unused in two Scott albums, useful array of medium-priced items, includes Air Post and Officials, a few entires, slightly mixed quality, many Very Fine

E. 500-750
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801
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Postal Stationery Specialized Cut Squares Collection of Die Types. A few hundred, mostly focusing on the 1907-21 Mercantile issues, collected by all the different dies on each value, also separated by wove and laid papers, includes the surcharged stamps, a few errors (albino or double surcharge), generally lacks the higher cataloguing items (though we did note a few cataloguing over $100.00), Very Fine, would make a good start to collecting cut squares by die type

E. 400-500
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802
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Cut Squares, Small Balance. Nos. W20, U72a, U95, U129, W137, U208, and UO36, Very Fine

622
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803
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Cut Squares and Postal Cards Balance. Scott album pages of unused cut squares and Postal Cards, strength in the latter with Nos. UX1, UX3, UX5-UX8, UX11, UX13, UX19-UX24, UX27D (preprinted), UX32-UX35, UX47, also with pair reply cards such as UY1-UY3, UY5-UY6, UY15, cut squares start with U379, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
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804
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Postal Cards Mint Collection, 1873-2002. In five Scott albums, value in the early period, including UX1-UX2, UX5-UX16, then lacking only the scarce surcharges for completion of the regular issues, also Air Post, Reply Cards and Officials, fresh and Very Fine collection

E. 500-750
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805
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Postal Cards Collection. To 1995 in a Scott album, lacking only the scarcest for completion, includes some errors and varieties, such as 1920 surcharge errors, 1956 Fipex Rose Pink & Dark Violet Blue, and No. UX47 with "D" under "N" variety, also Reply Cards on album pages, Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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