Sale 1267 — The Porter W. Venn II Collection of U.S. Postal Stationery, Part 1

Sale Date — Thursday, 20 October, 2022

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Category — 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2573
c
Sale 1267, Lot 2573, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)1c Dark Blue on White entire, Die 46, Centennial Special Printing (U108 var; UPSS 254a). Size 6, knife 18, watermark 2, unused, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, UPSS value

Bid on this lot

500
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2574
c
Sale 1267, Lot 2574, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)1c Dark Blue on Amber entire, Die 46, Centennial Special Printing (U109 var; UPSS 255a). Size 6, knife 18, watermark 2, unused, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, ex Barkhausen with his backstamp, UPSS value

Bid on this lot

500
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2575
og
Sale 1267, Lot 2575, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)1c Dark Blue on Cream, Die 46, Cut Square (U110; UPSS 256). Unused, 31 x 33mm, Very Fine and scarce, no full entires are known

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1,000
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2576
c
Sale 1267, Lot 2576, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)1c Dark Blue on Orange entire, Die 46, Centennial Special Printing (U111 var; UPSS 260-0). Size 6, knife 30u, watermark 0, unused, bright color, small light internal wrinkle, Very Fine and extremely rare unwatermarked example of this Centennial Special Printing, the UPSS Catalog states only one reported, despite this the UPSS value is the same as the two watermarked Centennial Special Printings under the umbrella of U111, small "WHM" backstamps

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500
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2577
c
Sale 1267, Lot 2577, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)1c Light Blue on Manilla wrapper, Die 46 (W112 var; UPSS 261b). Knife W2, watermark 2, 163 x 242mm, unused, bright color, couple small splits at edges of folds and extra horizontal fold, Very Fine and extremely rare, the UPSS Catalog states only two mint examples are reported of No. 261b, UPSS value

Bid on this lot

675
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2578
c
Sale 1267, Lot 2578, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)1c Light Blue on White entire, Die 47 (U113 var; UPSS 262). Size 6, knife 18, watermark 3, cancelled by clear strike of "Norwich Ct. May 4" circular datestamp and target duplex, addressed to Hanover Pa., minor small staining spot, still Very Fine, the UPSS Catalog records no unused U113 entires with this watermark, Porter Venn believed this to be the unique used example, UPSS value

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1,000
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2579
c
Sale 1267, Lot 2579, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)1c Light Blue on White entire, Die 47, Centennial Special Printing (U113 var; UPSS 262c). Size 6, knife 18, watermark 2, unused, bright color, Extremely Fine, ex White, UPSS value

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500
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2580
c
Sale 1267, Lot 2580, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)1c Light Blue on Amber entire, Die 47 (U114; UPSS 268). Size 3, knife 8, watermark 5, unused, two small staple holes, still Very Fine and extremely rare, the UPSS Catalog states only two mint examples are reported of this small size 3 regular issue entire, ex White, UPSS value

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725
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2581
c
Sale 1267, Lot 2581, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)1c Light Blue on Amber entire, Die 47, Centennial Special Printing (U114 var; UPSS 269b). Size 6, knife 18, watermark 2, unused, return request printed at left, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, UPSS value

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500
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2582
c
Sale 1267, Lot 2582, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)1c Light Blue on Orange entire, Die 47, Centennial Special Printing (U116 var; UPSS 278a). Size 7, knife 30u, watermark 2, unused, small natural inclusion specks, Very Fine, UPSS value

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500
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2583
c
Sale 1267, Lot 2583, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)2c Brown on White entire, Die 48, Centennial Special Printing (U122 var; UPSS 295a). Size 6, knife 18, watermark 2, unused, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, UPSS value

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500
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2584
c
Sale 1267, Lot 2584, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)2c Brown on Amber entire, Die 48, Centennial Special Printing (U123 var; UPSS 296a). Size 6, knife 18, watermark 2, unused, deep rich color, Very Fine, UPSS value

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500
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2585
og
Sale 1267, Lot 2585, 1874-1886 Plimpton and 1876 Centennial Special Printings (Scott U108-U124)2c Brown on Cream, Die 48, Cut Square (U124; UPSS 298). Unused, 32 x 37mm, bright color, Very Fine and scarce, no full entires are known

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1,000
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