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Postal Stationery continued...

1899 FOUR CENT PLIMPTON & MORGAN ISSUE ESSAYS, SPECIMENS & ISSUED ENTIRES continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
501 ogc U372 U372, UPSS 1346, 4 Brown on white, die 102, size 10, knife 54, wmk. 13, mint entire, faint toning band in center, still very fine and extremely rare, as there are only three
recorded examples of this entire ex-Wunsch.#U372, UPSS #1346, 4 Brown on white, die 102, size 10, knife 54, wmk. 13, mint entire, faint toning band in center, still very fine and extremely rare, as there are only three recorded examples of this entire; ex-Wunsch. (Image) UPSS $2,000.00

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
502 ogc U373 U373, UPSS 1353, 4c Brown on white, die 103, size 10, knife 56, wmk. 13, an incredibly rare mint entire, being one of only four examples known to us in this size, very fine an
essential item for a serious collection of mint entires or for#U373, UPSS #1353, 4c Brown on white, die 103, size 10, knife 56, wmk. 13, an incredibly rare mint entire, being one of only four examples known to us in this size, very fine; an essential item for a serious collection of mint entires or for the Lincoln specialist who is seeking a highlight for an exhibit collection; ex-Stevens, Floyd. (Image) $20,000.00

SOLD for $8,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1899 FOUR CENT PLIMPTON & MORGAN ISSUE POSTAL HISTORY
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
503 Oc U374 U374, 4c Brown on white, handsome used registered legal size entire from Chicago to Charlottenburg, Germany, uprated with an 1898 50c Trans-Mississippi (291) and tied by
ChicagoIll. double oval postmarks, violet four-line RegisteredFeb#U374, 4c Brown on white, handsome used registered legal size entire from Chicago to Charlottenburg, Germany, uprated with an 1898 50c Trans-Mississippi (#291) and tied by "Chicago/Ill." double oval postmarks, violet four-line "Registered/Feb 15 1900/Station O,/Chicago, Ill." handstamp at left, New York exchange and transit c.d.s. on reverse along with arrival c.d.s., entire trifle reduced at right, very fine; a scarce and handsome commercial usage of the 50c Trans-Mississippi. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
504 Oc U374 U374, 4c Brown on white, portion of entire cut down and pasted together with 2c Carmine stamped envelope (U362) to overpay by 1c the 5c UPU rate to Hamburg, Germany, a way
usage from Honolulu, Hawaii, as entire was carried privately to Sa#U374, 4c Brown on white, portion of entire cut down and "pasted together" with 2c Carmine stamped envelope (#U362) to overpay by 1c the 5c UPU rate to Hamburg, Germany, a way usage from Honolulu, Hawaii, as entire was carried privately to San Francisco and placed in the mails there, with "WAY" in circle handstamp, both indicias cancelled by "San Francisco, Cal./Nov 29/1900" duplex postmarks, Hamburg bkst., small tear at right, very fine; a rare and most unusual illegal usage. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $230.00
Will close during Public Auction
505 ogc U374 var. U374 var., UPSS 2915, 2c on 4c Brown on white,  type 4 surcharge, die 104, size 21, knife 100, wmk. 13, a mint entire of this revalued surcharge on the Lincoln design, which is
unlisted in Scott, fresh, very fine and quite scarce 2000 PF certi#U374 var., UPSS #2915, 2c on 4c Brown on white, type 4 surcharge, die 104, size 21, knife 100, wmk. 13, a mint entire of this revalued surcharge on the Lincoln design, which is unlisted in Scott, fresh, very fine and quite scarce; 2000 PF certificate; ex-Summers, Floyd (UPSS #2915). (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
506 Oc W376 W376, 4c Brown on manila wrapper, a lovely and colorful registered usage from Chillicothe, Ohio to Edam, Holland, uprated with horizontal pairs of the 4c and 5c 1909
Imperforates (343, 346), along with singles of the 1908-09 1c (331) and 10c (#W376, 4c Brown on manila wrapper, a lovely and colorful registered usage from Chillicothe, Ohio to Edam, Holland, uprated with horizontal pairs of the 4c and 5c 1909 Imperforates (#343, 346), along with singles of the 1908-09 1c (#331) and 10c (#338), all to pay exactly the 7x UPU rate plus the 10c registry fee, all neatly and lightly cancelled by double oval "Chillicothe/Ohio" postmarks, violet "Chillicothe, Ohio/Aug 16, 1910/Registered" double circle handstamp at bottom, New York Exchange Office registry label, New York transit and Edam arrival c.d.s. on reverse, the sender folded the left end of the wrapper as an envelope and closed the right end with two homemade paper "seals", very fine; a marvelous and scarce usage; ex-Wagner. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1873-75 OFFICALS POSTAL STATIONERY
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
507 og UO24 UO24, 6c Dark red War Dept. on cream, mint cut square, measuring 33x33mm, strong detailed embossing on fresh paper, very fine a choice example of this official cut square
rarity only the fourth such example we have offered in over 15 years 19#UO24, 6c Dark red War Dept. on cream, mint cut square, measuring 33x33mm, strong detailed embossing on fresh paper, very fine; a choice example of this official cut square rarity; only the fourth such example we have offered in over 15 years; 1990 PF certificate. (Image) $9,250.00

SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
508 ogc UO24 UO24, UPSS WD15, 6c Dark red War Dept. on cream, die WD4, size 21, knife 98, wmk. 2, an enormously rare mint entire, one of only four recorded mint examples, all of which are
only found in this larger legal size, clean crisp edges, trivial#UO24, UPSS #WD15, 6c Dark red War Dept. on cream, die WD4, size 21, knife 98, wmk. 2, an enormously rare mint entire, one of only four recorded mint examples, all of which are only found in this larger legal size, clean crisp edges, trivial mounting marks on reverse, very fine and choice; one of the most important official postal stationery entires in existence; ex-Barkhausen, Wampler. (Image) $11,000.00

SOLD for $7,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
509 Oc UO24 UO24, UPSS WD15, 6c Dark red War Dept. on cream, die WD4, size 21, knife 98, wmk. 2, used entire, an immensely rare example, whose number known is even more scant than mint
examples, of the seven recorded examples of the Scott UO24 entire, o#UO24, UPSS #WD15, 6c Dark red War Dept. on cream, die WD4, size 21, knife 98, wmk. 2, used entire, an immensely rare example, whose number known is even more scant than mint examples, of the seven recorded examples of the Scott #UO24 entire, only three are used, neatly cancelled with "Washington, D.C./Jul 18" c.d.s. and matching circular grid, addressed to Santa Fe, New Mexico, and docketed as received on July 24, 1873, confirming this as the earliest recorded usage of any War Department Entire, wonderfully fresh and clean, very fine; the disparity in the Scott catalog values for mint entires ($11,000.00) versus used entires ($2,000.00), given that the used examples are even more rare than mint, cannot be explained, therefore with the appearance of this important entire at auction this may well result in a significant revision in the Scott catalog value for used in the next edition. (Image) Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $3,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
510 ogc UO58 UO58, UPSS WD111, 6c Red War Dept. on cream, die WD13, size 7, knife 30, wmk. 2, unusually crisp and attractive mint entire in the more desirable small size, bright color and
detailed embossing, extremely fine only 100 of this size were issued#UO58, UPSS #WD111, 6c Red War Dept. on cream, die WD13, size 7, knife 30, wmk. 2, unusually crisp and attractive mint entire in the more desirable small size, bright color and detailed embossing, extremely fine; only 100 of this size were issued; ex-Barkhausen. (Image) $275.00+

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
511 ogc UO58 UO58, UPSS WD112, 6c Red War Dept. on cream, die WD13, size 10, knife 53, wmk. 2, wonderfully fresh and crisp example of this elusive size and knife, detailed embossing,
extremely fine only 75 of this entire were issued.#UO58, UPSS #WD112, 6c Red War Dept. on cream, die WD13, size 10, knife 53, wmk. 2, wonderfully fresh and crisp example of this elusive size and knife, detailed embossing, extremely fine; only 75 of this entire were issued. (Image) $275.00+

SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
512 S UO37S/UO57S UO37SUO57S, 6c Lincoln, War Dept. stamped envelopes, with SPECIMEN overprints, a very scarce group of fifteen entires all with various forms of SPECIMEN overprints, on a
variety of sizes, knives, papers, etc. for both the 1873 Reay and 18#UO37S/UO57S, 6c Lincoln, War Dept. stamped envelopes, with "SPECIMEN" overprints, a very scarce group of fifteen entires all with various "forms" of "SPECIMEN" overprints, on a variety of sizes, knives, papers, etc. for both the 1873 Reay and 1875 Plimpton issues, most on well annotated exhibition pages, very fine; not an easy group to assemble; many are ex-Barkhausen or White. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
513 ogc UO23/UO58 UO23UO58, 6c Lincoln, War Dept. stamped envelopes, specialized collection of 32 entires, plus five cut squares, all collected by size, knives and watermarks, and in all the
colors of both the indicia and papers for the two 1873 Reay issues, as#UO23/UO58, 6c Lincoln, War Dept. stamped envelopes, specialized collection of 32 entires, plus five cut squares, all collected by size, knives and watermarks, and in all the colors of both the indicia and papers for the two 1873 Reay issues, as well as the 1875 Plimpton issues, all mint (except a small number have printed addresses on them), each well annotated by identifications in the UPSS catalog, we note many better entires cataloging in Scott between $100.00 and $425.00 each, without any premiums added for the scare types as listed in UPSS, with very few exceptions all are very fine; a most worthwhile assemblage for the specialist; a number are ex-Barkhausen or White. (Image) $4,500.00+

SOLD for $2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
POSTAL CARDS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
514 E UX28E UX28E, 1917 (1c) Lincoln postal card, vignette essay in black, on thick paper measuring 46x83mm, depicting an unfinished vignette in small oval and with unclear surround,
801532 Bureau control number handstamped on reverse and with Dec 20, 19#UX28E, 1917 (1c) Lincoln postal card, vignette essay in black, on thick paper measuring 46x83mm, depicting an unfinished vignette in small oval and with unclear surround, "801532" Bureau control number handstamped on reverse and with "Dec 20, 1916" date handstamp also on reverse, very fine; believed to be unique; ex-Brazer. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
515 ogOc UX23/UX174, UY18 UX23UX174, UY18, 1911-1974 Lincoln design postal cards, small specialized group of over 75 items, mostly more common cards, both mint and used, but we note a few interesting
specialized items as well, such as scarce Colonias specimen overprin#UX23/UX174, UY18, 1911-1974 Lincoln design postal cards, small specialized group of over 75 items, mostly more common cards, both mint and used, but we note a few interesting specialized items as well, such as scarce "Colonias" specimen overprint on 1911 1c card, which was applied in Lisbon to specimen stamps and postal stationery received from the U.P.U. for distribution to the Portuguese colonies, 1952 2c on 1c revalued mint postal card with surcharge on reverse (catalogs $300.00), a wonderful 1962 4c "paste-up" card, with the Lincoln imprint printed directly on the kraft paper paste-up, etc., also includes a mini-study of various "Lincoln" town postmarks from various states (some of these with mild toning bands). overall very fine. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction

Revenues

REVENUE ISSUES ESSAYS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
516 E 15a Turner Essay 15a (Scott 206-E5), Lincoln head vignette, large die essay in Dull rose on white glazed paper, measuring 78x112mm, showing full die sinkage, two small mounting
hinge thins, otherwise very fine and extremely handsome quite rare in tTurner Essay 15a (Scott #206-E5), Lincoln head vignette, large die essay in Dull rose on white glazed paper, measuring 78x112mm, showing full die sinkage, two small mounting hinge thins, otherwise very fine and extremely handsome; quite rare in this full uncut size; ex-Joyce. (Image) $400.00

SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction
517 E 15b Turner Essay 15b (Scott 206-E5), Lincoln head vignette, large die essay in Dull purple on white glazed paper, measuring 54x93mm, unlisted in this color in Turner in this size,
small tear at right, very fine appearance.Turner Essay 15b (Scott #206-E5), Lincoln head vignette, large die essay in Dull purple on white glazed paper, measuring 54x93mm, unlisted in this color in Turner in this size, small tear at right, very fine appearance. (Image) $400.00

SOLD for $140.00
Will close during Public Auction
518 E 15c Turner Essay 15c (Scott 206-E5), Lincoln head vignette, large die essays in Orange, Dark orange and Brown on white glazed paper, three different each being in a bit larger size
than typically encountered, Brown measuring 49x57mm, Dark orange 52xTurner Essay 15c (Scott #206-E5), Lincoln head vignette, large die essays in Orange, Dark orange and Brown on white glazed paper, three different each being in a bit larger size than typically encountered, Brown measuring 49x57mm, Dark orange 52x64mm ad Orange 51x63mm, all with trivial mounting thin spots, overall very fine. (Image) $1,200.00

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
519 E 15d Turner Essay 15d (Scott 206-E5), Lincoln head vignette, large die essays in five different colors on white glazed paper, the complete set of five colors as listed in Turner
(and Scott), these being the ones trimmed down to approximately 27x37mmTurner Essay 15d (Scott #206-E5), Lincoln head vignette, large die essays in five different colors on white glazed paper, the complete set of five colors as listed in Turner (and Scott), these being the ones trimmed down to approximately 27x37mm each (deliberately trimmed in production to eliminate the vertical guide lines above and below the vignettes to see the design without lines), each with typical mounting thins, all of very fine appearance; especially scarce as a complete set. (Image) $2,000.00

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
520 E 16a, 16b Turner Essay 16a, 16b, Lincoln head vignette, die essays with surface printed frame (without inscription) in fugitive ink on white glazed paper, five different, includes three
different colors all cut square (Orange and dark blue, Deep rose and bTurner Essay 16a, 16b, Lincoln head vignette, die essays with surface printed frame (without inscription) in fugitive ink on white glazed paper, five different, includes three different colors all cut square (Orange and dark blue, Deep rose and blue, Rose and gold), a fourth in Rose and orange having been cut in a fancy pattern, and a fifth in Orange and violet cut to shape of the frame (unlisted in Turner in this color), typical mounting thin spots, still very fine; an eye-appealing and scarce group. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction

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