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Sale 1217 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

Category — Postal Stationery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1312
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1312, Postal StationeryCut Squares Collection, Cut Squares CollectionCut Squares Collection. Scott album pages of unused cut squares with a few full corners, a phenomenal holding which includes Nos. U1-U4, U9-U18, W22 (catalogues $3,000.00), U38-U47, U48 (catalogues $2,250.00), W51, U124, U168, U169, U213, U241, U249, U276, U290, U319-U323, U453B, U455, U464, U465, U466A, U486-U489, U502-U506, later issues to 1972 largely complete, earlier inexpensive issues also largely complete, also with Air Post issues, the collection also includes some varieties such as overinked, misplaced surcharges and other interesting, the condition is far better than normally seen

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO START COLLECTING THESE FASCINATING ISSUES BY ACQUIRING THE CORE OF A COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF POSTAL STATIONERY.

This collection reminds us of the phenomenal collection balance we offered as the first lot in the "Scarsdale" sale. All paper colors are represented, and all are in black mounts on album pages. A collection such as this would take many years to assemble.

E. 10,000-15,000
14,500
1313
ng
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1313, Postal StationeryCut Squares Collection, 1853-1950s, Cut Squares Collection, 1853-1950sCut Squares Collection, 1853-1950s. Outstanding collection mounted in a Scott album, full range of issues from Nesbitt through Back-of-Book, mostly cut squares but a number of entires are present as well as full corners, a great many better items with Scott Retail on some up to $900.00, dozens catalogue in the hundreds of dollars -- too many to list here, Back-of-Book includes a choice collection of War Department which alone catalogues more than $7,500.00, fresh condition throughout

VERY FINE AND CHOICE COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF CUT SQUARES. PERFECT TO START COLLECTING THIS AREA OR TO FILL IN MISSING NUMBERS.

Total Scott Retail in excess of $43,000.00

E. 10,000-15,000
13,500
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1314
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1314, Postal Stationery3c Red on Buff, Die 3, Cut Square (U6; UPSS 9), 3c Red on Buff, Die 3, Cut Square (U6; UPSS 9)3c Red on Buff, Die 3, Cut Square (U6; UPSS 9). Unused, 36 x 40mm, Very Fine example of this rare Nesbitt die, which is nearly unattainable as an entire (only one unused example is recorded)

3,750
1,800
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1315
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1315, Postal Stationery3c Red on Buff, Die 4, Cut Square (U8; UPSS 12), 3c Red on Buff, Die 4, Cut Square (U8; UPSS 12)3c Red on Buff, Die 4, Cut Square (U8; UPSS 12). Unused, 34 x 38mm, faint spot of soiling at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE UNUSED CUT SQUARE OF THE 3-CENT RED ON BUFF DIE 4 NESBITT ISSUE. NO UNUSED ENTIRES ARE KNOWN.

A Power Search review reveals how rare the Die 4 Nesbitt Issue is in unused condition. We have sold only one other example since keeping computerized records, in our 2013 sale of the "Scarsdale" collection. The UPSS Catalogue reports no mint entires. It is believed that only one mint full corner is known.

With clear 2002 P.F. certificate

8,250
2,500
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1316
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1316, Postal Stationery10c Green on White entire, Die 8 (U17; UPSS 27), 10c Green on White entire, Die 8 (U17; UPSS 27)10c Green on White entire, Die 8 (U17; UPSS 27). Size 7, knife 20, watermark 1, unused, deep rich color, Extremely Fine

675
275
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1317
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1317, Postal Stationery1c Blue on Orange Wove Star Die wrapper, Die 9 (W22; UPSS 40a), 1c Blue on Orange Wove Star Die wrapper, Die 9 (W22; UPSS 40a)1c Blue on Orange Wove Star Die wrapper, Die 9 (W22; UPSS 40a). Knife W1A, watermark 0, 151 x 144mm (reduced but with flaps that nearly meet each other on back), unused, deep rich color

FRESH AND VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT BLUE STAR DIE WRAPPER ON ORANGE PAPER.

The UPSS Catalog reports fewer than ten of this rare Star Die wrapper exist. The "Scarsdale" Collection contained only a full corner and that is the only example in any format we have offered since a full-size example in our 2007 Saddleback Collection.

With 1997 P.F. certificate. UPSS value $8,500.00

5,500
2,300
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1318
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1318, Postal Stationery1c Blue on Amber Star Die entire, Die 13 (U24; UPSS 44), 1c Blue on Amber Star Die entire, Die 13 (U24; UPSS 44)1c Blue on Amber Star Die entire, Die 13 (U24; UPSS 44). Size 7, knife 24, watermark 1, unused, bright color, small ink stain on backflap, Very Fine, UPSS value $750.00

675
325
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1319
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1319, Postal Stationery1c Blue on Manila, Die 13, Cut Square (W25), 1c Blue on Manila, Die 13, Cut Square (W25)1c Blue on Manila, Die 13, Cut Square (W25). 44 x 35mm, rich color, bold strike of quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, very scarce, outside of this sale we have offered only two used wrappers and one other used cut square since keeping computerized records, the UPSS Catalog records only a single mint entire known so used is just about the only way for collectors to acquire this

1,500
500
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1320
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1320, Postal Stationery1c Blue on Manila, Die 13, Cut Square (W25), 1c Blue on Manila, Die 13, Cut Square (W25)1c Blue on Manila, Die 13, Cut Square (W25). 28 x 32mm, rich color, segmented cork cancel, Very Fine and scarce, outside of this sale we have offered only two used wrappers and one other used cut square since keeping computerized records, the UPSS Catalog records only a single mint entire known so used is just about the only way for collectors to acquire this

1,500
850
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1321
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1321, Postal Stationery6c Red on White, Die 10, Full Corner (U30; UPSS 62), 6c Red on White, Die 10, Full Corner (U30; UPSS 62)6c Red on White, Die 10, Full Corner (U30; UPSS 62). Unused, 33 x 36mm, Very Fine and scarce, fewer than five mint entires are recorded (one offered in following lot) and full corners are also very elusive

2,500
800
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1322
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1322, Postal Stationery6c Red on White entire, Die 10 (U30; UPSS 62), 6c Red on White entire, Die 10 (U30; UPSS 62)6c Red on White entire, Die 10 (U30; UPSS 62). Size 21, knife 94, watermark 1, unused, faint bit of toning at bottom right, still fresh and Very Fine, an extremely rare entire, the UPSS Catalog records fewer than five extant, we have offered only two other entires in the last 25 years and one has scotch tape stains, UPSS value $6,250.00

3,250
2,900
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1323
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1323, Postal Stationery6c Red on Buff, Die 10, Cut Square (U31; UPSS 63), 6c Red on Buff, Die 10, Cut Square (U31; UPSS 63)6c Red on Buff, Die 10, Cut Square (U31; UPSS 63). Unused, 28 x 33mm, narrow thin spot at lower right far from indicia, Very Fine appearance and scarce, fewer than five mint entires are recorded, we have offered only two other cut squares outside of this sale in more than 25 years and both measured smaller than this example

3,500
550
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1324
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1324, Postal Stationery6c Red on Buff, Die 10, Cut Square (U31; UPSS 63), 6c Red on Buff, Die 10, Cut Square (U31; UPSS 63)6c Red on Buff, Die 10, Cut Square (U31; UPSS 63). Unused, 23 x 27mm, Very Fine and scarce, fewer than five unused entires exist, we have offered only two other cut squares outside of this sale in more than 25 years

3,500
550
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1325
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1325, Postal Stationery10c Green on White, Die 11, Cut Square (U32; UPSS 64), 10c Green on White, Die 11, Cut Square (U32; UPSS 64)10c Green on White, Die 11, Cut Square (U32; UPSS 64). Unused, 29 x 32mm, rich color, Very Fine and scarce, fewer than ten U32 unused entires exist and several of those have age spots or soiling, this is an attractive sound alternative to a full entire, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,250
350
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1326
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1326, Postal Stationery10c Green on Buff, Die 11, Full Corner (U33; UPSS 65), 10c Green on Buff, Die 11, Full Corner (U33; UPSS 65)10c Green on Buff, Die 11, Full Corner (U33; UPSS 65). Unused, 43 x 42mm, Extremely Fine

1,250
850
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1327
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1327, Postal Stationery3c Pink on Orange, Die 15, Full Corner (U37), 3c Pink on Orange, Die 15, Full Corner (U37)3c Pink on Orange, Die 15, Full Corner (U37). Unused, 41 x 40mm, brilliant color, Extremely Fine and scarce, with 2003 P.F. certificate

2,750
2,100
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1328
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1328, Postal Stationery3c Pink on Orange, Die 15, Cut Square (U37), 3c Pink on Orange, Die 15, Cut Square (U37)3c Pink on Orange, Die 15, Cut Square (U37). Unused, 32 x 36mm, rich color on deep Orange paper, Very Fine and rare, the paper on these sometimes becomes oxidized, this is a very fresh example, with 2003 P.F. certificate

2,750
950
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1329
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1329, Postal Stationery2c Black on Buff, Die 23, Cut Square (U48; UPSS 106), 2c Black on Buff, Die 23, Cut Square (U48; UPSS 106)2c Black on Buff, Die 23, Cut Square (U48; UPSS 106). Unused, 29 x 33mm, small thin spot at top well outside the design, Very Fine and scarce

2,250
475
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1330
og
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1330, Postal Stationery2c Black on Orange, Die 23, Cut Square (U49; UPSS 107), 2c Black on Orange, Die 23, Cut Square (U49; UPSS 107)2c Black on Orange, Die 23, Cut Square (U49; UPSS 107). Unused, 47 x 32mm, fresh and Very Fine, a rare cut square

1,750
450
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1331
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1331, Postal Stationery2c Black on Orange, Die 23, Cut Square (U49; UPSS 107), 2c Black on Orange, Die 23, Cut Square (U49; UPSS 107)2c Black on Orange, Die 23, Cut Square (U49; UPSS 107). Unused, 33 x 33mm, slight soiling, appears Very Fine, the UPSS Catalog reports no more than 15 entires recorded with many showing stains, soiling or other flaws, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate

1,750
275
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1332
og
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1332, Postal Stationery10c Olive Black on Amber, Die 39, Full Corner (U90), 10c Olive Black on Amber, Die 39, Full Corner (U90)10c Olive Black on Amber, Die 39, Full Corner (U90). Unused, 46mm x 43mm, large margins and fresh in every respect, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as cut square

625
275
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1333
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1333, Postal Stationery1c Dark Blue on Cream, Die 46, Cut Square (U110; UPSS 256), 1c Dark Blue on Cream, Die 46, Cut Square (U110; UPSS 256)1c Dark Blue on Cream, Die 46, Cut Square (U110; UPSS 256). Unused, 34 x 35mm, rich color, Very Fine example of this rare issue, no full entires are known, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,000
400
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1334
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1334, Postal Stationery2c Brown on Cream, Die 48, Cut Square (U124; UPSS 298), 2c Brown on Cream, Die 48, Cut Square (U124; UPSS 298)2c Brown on Cream, Die 48, Cut Square (U124; UPSS 298). Unused, 32 x 35mm, bright shade, pencil manuscript on back, Very Fine, no full entires are known

1,000
300
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1335
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1335, Postal Stationery2c Vermilion on Manila wrapper, Die 48, Cut Square (W127; UPSS 302), 2c Vermilion on Manila wrapper, Die 48, Cut Square (W127; UPSS 302)2c Vermilion on Manila wrapper, Die 48, Cut Square (W127; UPSS 302). Unused, 33 x 36mm, bight and fresh, Very Fine, the UPSS catalogue states there may be as many as ten unused examples known (and one used) with "some in poor condition"

2,500
1,800
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1336
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1336, Postal Stationery2c Vermilion on White, Die 55, Cut Square (U156; UPSS 356), 2c Vermilion on White, Die 55, Cut Square (U156; UPSS 356)2c Vermilion on White, Die 55, Cut Square (U156; UPSS 356). Unused, 35 x 36mm, bright white paper, small pencil manuscript on back, Very Fine and scarce cut square, UPSS Catalog reports only two mint entires exist

1,250
500
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1337
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1337, Postal Stationery2c Vermilion on Amber, Die 55, Cut Square (U157; UPSS 357), 2c Vermilion on Amber, Die 55, Cut Square (U157; UPSS 357)2c Vermilion on Amber, Die 55, Cut Square (U157; UPSS 357). 32 x 38mm, neat Philadelphia Pa. duplex cancel with "14" in concentric circles, rich color, small corner creases at top right and bottom right are far from design and utterly inconsequential

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS ONE OF ONLY FOUR EXAMPLES OF THE 1881 2-CENT VERMILION ON AMBER IN ANY FORMAT -- AND ONE OF ONLY TWO USED CUT SQUARES. A GREAT POSTAL STATIONERY RARITY.

The 1881 2c Vermilion on Amber (UPSS Die 55) is one of the rarest items of Postal Stationery in any format or condition. There is only one unused entire, ex Barkhausen and "Saddleback" and last offered in our 2013 sale of the "Scarsdale" Collection (Sale 1039, lot 141). There is also one unused cut square (Siegel 1980 Rarities sale) and two used cut squares, including the example offered here.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

27,500
7,500
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1338
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1338, Postal Stationery3c Green on White, Die 58, Cut Square (U168), 3c Green on White, Die 58, Cut Square (U168)3c Green on White, Die 58, Cut Square (U168). Unused, 34 x 38mm, deep rich color on fresh paper, small pencil manuscript on back, Very Fine and scarce, only four mint entires are recorded, with 2009 P.F. certificate

1,000
800
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1339
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1339, Postal Stationery3c Green on Blue, Die 58, Cut Square (U170; UPSS 451), 3c Green on Blue, Die 58, Cut Square (U170; UPSS 451)3c Green on Blue, Die 58, Cut Square (U170; UPSS 451). 38 x 42mm, New York numeral "10" duplex cancel, Very Fine and scarce, only one unused entire is recorded as well as approximately 10-15 used entires, there are likely even fewer used cut squares extant, ex Floyd and "Scarsdale", with 2001 P.F. certificate

2,750
900
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1340
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1340, Postal Stationery7c Vermilion on White, Die 63, Cut Square (U185; UPSS 536), 7c Vermilion on White, Die 63, Cut Square (U185; UPSS 536)7c Vermilion on White, Die 63, Cut Square (U185; UPSS 536). Unused, 33 x 36mm, bright color, Very Fine and scarce, this issue is known only as a cut square, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,200
350
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1341
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1341, Postal Stationery90c Carmine on Cream, Die 70, Centennial Special Printing, Cut Square (U213 var), 90c Carmine on Cream, Die 70, Centennial Special Printing, Cut Square (U213 var)90c Carmine on Cream, Die 70, Centennial Special Printing, Cut Square (U213 var). Unused, 34 x 37mm, rich color, pencil manuscript on back, Very Fine and rare, the 1876 Centennial Special Printing of this issue lacks the colorless dot below the bust present on the regular issue, unlisted in Scott, the UPSS catalog lists the entires of the Special Printing 90c Carmine on Cream (UPSS 635a and 636) at 1.6-times to double the price for the regular printing, with 1991 P.S.E. and 2008 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail as the regular issue

1,000
450
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1342
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1342, Postal Stationery2c Red on White, Die 78, Cut Square (U247; UPSS 752), 2c Red on White, Die 78, Cut Square (U247; UPSS 752)2c Red on White, Die 78, Cut Square (U247; UPSS 752). Unused, 35 x 39mm, bright color, Very Fine, scarce example of 2c Red on White with round "O" in "Two", fewer than ten mint entires are recorded

1,500
1,500
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1343
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1343, Postal Stationery2c Brown on Fawn entire, Die 77 (U272; UPSS 751), 2c Brown on Fawn entire, Die 77 (U272; UPSS 751)2c Brown on Fawn entire, Die 77 (U272; UPSS 751). Size 7, knife 31, watermark 6, unused, intense shade and impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A PRISTINE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT BROWN ON FAWN ENTIRE WITH TWO LINKS BELOW RIGHT "2". FEWER THAN FIVE ARE KNOWN.

The UPSS Catalog notes only four mint entires extant (two used cut squares are also known).

Ex Barkhausen, "Saddleback" and "Laila". With 1982 and 2007 P.F. certificates. UPSS value $12,000.00

8,500
2,600
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1344
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1344, Postal Stationery2c Brown on Fawn entire, Die 78 (U276; UPSS 758), 2c Brown on Fawn entire, Die 78 (U276; UPSS 758)2c Brown on Fawn entire, Die 78 (U276; UPSS 758). Size 7, knife 31, watermark 6, unused, bright color, printed return address, faint band of toning at right which extends over embossed design but this is very subtle, Very Fine appearance, UPSS catalog notes that probably less than ten entires exist, ex White, with 2005 P.F. certificate, UPSS value $1,800.00

1,200
325
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1345
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1345, Postal Stationery2c Brown on Blue, Die 82, Full Corner (U290; UPSS 857), 2c Brown on Blue, Die 82, Full Corner (U290; UPSS 857)2c Brown on Blue, Die 82, Full Corner (U290; UPSS 857). Unused, 36 x 38mm, vivid color on deep blue paper, Very Fine, a scarce issue with less than 15 entires reported

850
225
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1346
og
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1346, Postal Stationery2c Green on Blue, Die 87, Cut Square (U308; UPSS 920), 2c Green on Blue, Die 87, Cut Square (U308; UPSS 920)2c Green on Blue, Die 87, Cut Square (U308; UPSS 920). Unused, 32 x 38mm, rich color, two light creases

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS ONE OF ONLY TWO UNUSED EXAMPLES OF THE DIE 87 2-CENT GREEN ON BLUE ISSUE -- BOTH CUT SQUARES. NO UNUSED ENTIRES ARE KNOWN. A GREAT RARITY OF POSTAL STATIONERY COLLECTING.

The 2012 UPSS catalogue reports no unused entires and two used entires. Porter Venn records two unused cut squares -- the example offered here and the example that is ex Floyd and "Saddleback" and was last offered in our 2013 sale of the "Scarsdale" Collection. There are also two used cut squares recorded.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

12,500
3,750
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1347
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1347, Postal Stationery5c Blue on Blue, Die 126(B), Error of Paper, Cut Square (U418c; UPSS 2004), 5c Blue on Blue, Die 126(B), Error of Paper, Cut Square (U418c; UPSS 2004)5c Blue on Blue, Die 126(B), Error of Paper, Cut Square (U418c; UPSS 2004). Unused, 41 x 42mm, rich colors, Very Fine and very rare, this is only known as a cut square or full corner, we have offered only one other example since keeping computerized records, in our 2007 "Saddleback" sale, with 2001 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,100
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1348
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1348, Postal Stationery2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U452; UPSS 2817), 2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U452; UPSS 2817)2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U452; UPSS 2817). Unused, 40 x 40mm, fresh and Very Fine, scarce, ex "Scarsdale", with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,750
325
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1349
og
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1349, Postal Stationery2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U452; UPSS 2817), 2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U452; UPSS 2817)2c on 1c Green on White, Die 127(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U452; UPSS 2817). Unused, 46 x 47mm, rich color, Extremely Fine and quite scarce, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,750
600
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1350
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1350, Postal Stationery2c on 2c Carmine on White, Die 115(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U453a; UPSS 2811), 2c on 2c Carmine on White, Die 115(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U453a; UPSS 2811)2c on 2c Carmine on White, Die 115(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Cut Square (U453a; UPSS 2811). Unused, 40 x 42mm with backflap (missing side flap for a full corner), fresh and Very Fine, rare with few known either as cut squares or entires, with 2000 P.F. certificate

3,250
600
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1351
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1351, Postal Stationery2c on 2c Carmine on Blue, Die 120(E), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U453B; UPSS 2815), 2c on 2c Carmine on Blue, Die 120(E), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U453B; UPSS 2815)2c on 2c Carmine on Blue, Die 120(E), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U453B; UPSS 2815). Unused, 44 x 45mm, intense color, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,250
650
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1352
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1352, Postal Stationery2c on 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff, Die 120(E), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U453C; UPSS 2814), 2c on 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff, Die 120(E), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U453C; UPSS 2814)2c on 2c Carmine on Oriental Buff, Die 120(E), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U453C; UPSS 2814). Unused, 63 x 62mm, huge margins all around, diagonal crease at bottom left far from the design and not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, with 1996 P.S.E. certificate

1,400
800
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1353
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1353, Postal Stationery2c on 2c Carmine on Amber, Die 134(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U455; UPSS 2831), 2c on 2c Carmine on Amber, Die 134(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U455; UPSS 2831)2c on 2c Carmine on Amber, Die 134(A), Surcharge Ty. 3, Full Corner (U455; UPSS 2831). Unused, 50 x 50mm, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

1,250
600
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1354
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1354, Postal Stationery2c on 2c Carmine on White entire, Die 140(H), Surcharge Ty. 4 (U466Ae; UPSS 2940), 2c on 2c Carmine on White entire, Die 140(H), Surcharge Ty. 4 (U466Ae; UPSS 2940)2c on 2c Carmine on White entire, Die 140(H), Surcharge Ty. 4 (U466Ae; UPSS 2940). Size 10, knife 57, watermark 22, unused, Very Fine and scarce, ex Wunsch, UPSS value $1,800.00

1,200
425
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1355
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1355, Postal Stationery2c on 3c Dark Violet, Die 146(H), Violet Surcharge Ty. 7, Cut Square (U480; UPSS 3038), 2c on 3c Dark Violet, Die 146(H), Violet Surcharge Ty. 7, Cut Square (U480; UPSS 3038)2c on 3c Dark Violet, Die 146(H), Violet Surcharge Ty. 7, Cut Square (U480; UPSS 3038). Unused, 37 x 36mm, rich colors, Very Fine and very scarce, only 29 are believed to have been surcharged, at Daytona Florida, with 1998 P.F. certificate

4,500
2,800
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1356
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1356, Postal Stationery2c on 3c Dark Violet, Die 146(H), Violet Surcharge Ty. 7, Cut Square (U480; UPSS 3038), 2c on 3c Dark Violet, Die 146(H), Violet Surcharge Ty. 7, Cut Square (U480; UPSS 3038)2c on 3c Dark Violet, Die 146(H), Violet Surcharge Ty. 7, Cut Square (U480; UPSS 3038). Unused, 39 x 39mm, rich colors, Very Fine and very scarce, only 29 are believed to have been surcharged, at Daytona Florida, with 1987 and 2011 P.F. certificates

4,500
2,200
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1357
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1357, Postal Stationery1-1/2c on 2c Green on Amber, Die 88(B), Surcharge Ty. 8, Full Corner (U487; UPSS 3079), 1-1/2c on 2c Green on Amber, Die 88(B), Surcharge Ty. 8, Full Corner (U487; UPSS 3079)1-1/2c on 2c Green on Amber, Die 88(B), Surcharge Ty. 8, Full Corner (U487; UPSS 3079). Unused, 40 x 43mm, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.F. certificate

900
750
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1358
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1358, Postal Stationery1-1/2c on 1c Blue on White, Die 83, Surcharge Ty. 9, Cut Square (U507; UPSS 3182), 1-1/2c on 1c Blue on White, Die 83, Surcharge Ty. 9, Cut Square (U507; UPSS 3182)1-1/2c on 1c Blue on White, Die 83, Surcharge Ty. 9, Cut Square (U507; UPSS 3182). Unused, 39 x 47mm, Very Fine and scarce, it is reported that only 26 were surcharged, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,750
1,000
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1359
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1359, Postal Stationery1-1/2c on 1c Blue on White entire, Die 83, Surcharge Ty. 9 (U507; UPSS 3182), 1-1/2c on 1c Blue on White entire, Die 83, Surcharge Ty. 9 (U507; UPSS 3182)1-1/2c on 1c Blue on White entire, Die 83, Surcharge Ty. 9 (U507; UPSS 3182). Size 7, knife 31, watermark 8, unused, small toned spot at lower right is of little consequence, still Very Fine and quite scarce, it is reported that only 26 were surcharged, we have not offered another entire of this issue since 2007, with 2011 P.F. certificate, UPSS value $4,250.00

2,400
1,100
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1360
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1360, Postal Stationery1-1/2c on 1c Green on White, Die 106, Surcharge Ty. 9, Cut Square (U508A), 1-1/2c on 1c Green on White, Die 106, Surcharge Ty. 9, Cut Square (U508A)1-1/2c on 1c Green on White, Die 106, Surcharge Ty. 9, Cut Square (U508A). Unused, 39 x 39mm, rich color and clear surcharge, Very Fine, a rare issue with only 18 believed to have been surcharged, with 1998 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,400
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1361
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1361, Postal Stationery1-1/2c on 1c Green on White, Die 106, Surcharge Ty. 9, Cut Square (U508A), 1-1/2c on 1c Green on White, Die 106, Surcharge Ty. 9, Cut Square (U508A)1-1/2c on 1c Green on White, Die 106, Surcharge Ty. 9, Cut Square (U508A). Unused, 37 x 38mm, rich color and clear surcharge, Very Fine, a rare issue with only 18 believed to have been surcharged

2,750
900
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1362, Postal Stationery3c Black on White, Post Office Official, Die PD5, Cut Square (UO8; UPSS PD42), 3c Black on White, Post Office Official, Die PD5, Cut Square (UO8; UPSS PD42)3c Black on White, Post Office Official, Die PD5, Cut Square (UO8; UPSS PD42). Unused, 32 x 36mm, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

1,750
350
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1363
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1363, Postal Stationery6c Black on White, Post Office Official, Die PD6, Cut Square (UO13; UPSS PD60), 6c Black on White, Post Office Official, Die PD6, Cut Square (UO13; UPSS PD60)6c Black on White, Post Office Official, Die PD6, Cut Square (UO13; UPSS PD60). Unused, 36 x 41mm, bright color, Very Fine and scarce, the UPSS Catalog estimates that no more than five entires exist, it appears to be equally rare as a cut square, with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,250
500
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1364, Postal Stationery6c Dark Red on Cream, Official, Die WD4, Cut Square (UO24; UPSS WD15), 6c Dark Red on Cream, Official, Die WD4, Cut Square (UO24; UPSS WD15)6c Dark Red on Cream, Official, Die WD4, Cut Square (UO24; UPSS WD15). Unused, 37 x 40mm, radiant color, toned speck at top left not mentioned (or apparent) on accompanying certificate, still Very Fine, rare with only six mint entires recorded and few cut squares, with clear 1998 P.F. certificate

4,000
3,000
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Official Cut Squares. Scott album pages of unused cut squares in black mounts, including Nos. UO9, UO19, UO22, UO23, UO26-UO29, UO30-UO43, UO45, UO47-UO69, UO70-UO72, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine, five with certificates (UO19, UO22, UO60, UO62 and UO65)

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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1366
 
Postal Stationery Used Collection. Scott album pages containing used cut squares and a few full corners, each in black mount on an album page, including Nos. U5, U12-U18, U23, U32, U33, W51, U66, U68, U97, U101, U212, U215, U217, U247, U309, range of cancels, few with faults, virtually all are Very Fine, a scarce and desirable collection of used cut squares

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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Postal Stationery Group. Over a dozen mostly better items, two No. U2 entires, cut squares include Nos. U3, U30, U41, U488, and more, Nos. U3 and U30 cut a little small, others full size, also No. UY1S-Q unsevered (but folded) pair, a few minor imperfections, most Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail in excess of $8,000.00

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