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The Saddleback Collection of U.S. Postal Stationery continued...

1883-86 Plimpton Issue continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
642 c image2c Red on Fawn entire, Die 78 (U248, UPSS 753). Size 7, knife 31, watermark 6, with Wells, Fargo & Co. frank, unused, trivial toned spots

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT RED ON FAWN ENTIRE. PERHAPS FOUR ARE KNOWN.

According to Porter Venn, one entire is known in Very Fine condition and another is known in worn condition. One with a Wells Fargo & Co. frank was offered in the Lilly sale. The example offered here becomes the fourth example recorded (and the second with imprint).

UPSS value $8,000.00 (Image)

7,500.00

SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
643 c image2c Red on Fawn entire, Die 78 (U249, UPSS 754). Size 7, knife 31, watermark 6, unused, intense shade, trivial natural inclusions, some slight toning is barely noticeable, trivial splitting along top flap, Very Fine appearance, very scarce, Porter Venn notes that less than ten are known in mint condition, UPSS value $1,800.00 (Image) 2,000.00

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
644 c image2c, 4c 1883-86 entires (U250-U270). Unused, lacking only No. U269 to be complete, few interesting incl. No. U254 with Mexican Wells, Fargo & Co. frank, U263 with three different sizes incl. UPSS No. 697, No. U270 light band of toning at top, otherwise Very Fine (Image) 682.00

SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
645 c image2c Brown on Amber entire, Die 77 (U271, UPSS 750). Size 7, knife 31, watermark 6, unused, radiant color, fresh and Extremely Fine, UPSS value $550.00 (Image) 600.00

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
646 c image2c 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". ONLY A HANDFUL ARE KNOWN.

Porter Venn notes that "probably less than ten exist, four mint entires and two used cut squares are known."

Ex Barkhausen. With 1982 P.F. certificate. UPSS value $12,000.00 (Image)

12,000.00

SOLD for $6,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
647 c image2c Brown on White entire, Die 78 (U273, UPSS 755). Size 7, knife 31, watermark 6, bright color, Very Fine and choice, ex White and with his handstamp under backflap, UPSS value $400.00 (Image) 400.00

SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
648 c image2c Brown on Amber entire, Die 78 (U274, UPSS 756). Size 7, knife 31, watermark 6, unused, deep rich color with some slight overinking, fresh and Very Fine, UPSS value $425.00 (Image) 400.00

SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
649   image2c Brown on Blue, Die 78 (U275, UPSS 757). 27 x 31mm, rich color on crisp paper, light strike of double-circle datestamp, faint diagonal crease

FINE APPEARANCE. THE 2-CENT BROWN ON BLUE WITH ROUND "O" IN "TWO" IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL POSTAL STATIONERY ISSUES. NO UNUSED EXAMPLES ARE REPORTED AND ONLY A HANDFUL ARE KNOWN USED.

Only seven used cut squares and one used entire are recorded.

With 1991 P.F. certificate. Unpriced in UPSS as cut square. (Image)

20,000.00

SOLD for $5,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
650 c image2c Brown on Fawn entire, Die 78 (U276, UPSS 758). Size 7, knife 31, watermark 6, unused, bright color, printed return address, fresh and Extremely Fine, Porter Venn notes that probably less than ten entires exist, UPSS value $1,800.00 (Image) 1,550.00

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
651 c image2c Red on White entire, Die 81 (U285, UPSS 81). Size 8, knife 38, watermark 6, unused, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, UPSS value $1,750.00 (Image) 1,650.00

SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
652 c image2c Red on Blue entire, Die 81 (U286, UPSS 788). Size 6, knife 19, watermark 6, unused, brilliant color on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, signed White under backflap, UPSS value $500.00 (Image) 375.00

SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction

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