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The Bradley Horton Collection of United States Postal Cards continued...

1891 1¢ Postal Card Issue UX10 - Essays, Production Specimens, Issued Cards continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4201     UX10b image1891, 1¢ Black on Buff, Double Impression. Mint card, impressions with clear registration displacement, trivial bottom left corner wrinkle, Very Fine and rare. USPCC No. S10b $1,300.
Scott No. UX10b; $1,750. (Image1)
Scott $1,750

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
4202     UX10c image1891, 1¢ Black on Buff, Triple Impression, One Inverted. Mint card, fresh and fault-free, Very Fine.
Scott No. UX10c; $7,750.

ONE OF ONLY FOUR RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE 1891 1¢ POSTAL CARD TRIPLE IMPRESSION VARIETY.

The four recorded examples are all mint. USPCC unpriced.
(Image1)
Scott $7,750

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1891 1¢ Postal Card Issue UX11 - Trial Colors, Specimens, Proofs, Issued Cards
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4203 P    S12Pe image1891, 1¢ Blue on Off-White Card, Proof. On 117 x 96mm small mottled off-white cardstock; light corner crease, otherwise Very Fine. Scott No. UX11E.
USPCC No. S12Pe; $200. (Image1)
USPCC $200

SOLD for $90.00
Will close during Public Auction
4204 P    UX11P var. image1891, 1¢ Blue on Grayish White, Printer's Waste, Double Impression in Blue and Black, One Inverted. Vertical unsevered pair of cards, each with normal impression in blue and a second impression inverted at the bottom of the card in black; some wrinkles and a small tear, cut a bit irregularly at left, Fine and scarce printer's waste. USPCC No. S12P var.
Scott No. UX11P var.; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $230.00
Will close during Public Auction
4205 P    UX11P var. image1891, 1¢ Blue on Grayish White, Printer's Waste, Double Impression in Blue and Black, One Inverted. Vertical unsevered pair of cards, each with poor impression in blue and a second impression inverted at the bottom of the card in black; some wrinkling, Fine and scarce printer's waste. USPCC No. S12P var.
Scott No. UX11P var.; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $220.00
Will close during Public Auction
4206 P    S12TC image1891, 1¢ Black on Grayish White, Trial Color Proof. Block of four with printer's pencil highlighting poor stamp impression, Very Fine. Scott No. UX11TC.
USPCC No. S12TC; Estimate $300 - 400.

Parts of sheets reached collectors that had been used by the contractor in first setting the plates in the press and adjusting the makeready. Some of the impressions were in black and some in blue. Many were poor impressions.
(Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $220.00
Will close during Public Auction
4207 P    S12TC image1891, 1¢ Black on Grayish White, Trial Color Proofs. Group including black printed on one side, black on one side and grayish black on reverse, black on thin wove paper (faulty), F.-V.F. Scott No. UX11TC.
USPCC No. S12TC; Estimate $200 - 300.

Parts of sheets reached collectors that had been used by the contractor in first setting the plates in the press and adjusting the makeready. Some of the impressions were in black and some in blue. Many were poor impressions.
(Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
4208 S    S12PSa image1891, 1¢ Blue on Grayish White, Production Specimen. Issued card with violet-black "U.S. Postal Card Agency, Birmingham, Conn. Jun 9, 1891" oval datestamp and red-violet "Third Ass't P. M. Gen'l, P.O. Dept., Received, Jun 10, 1891" cds, Very Fine and unique. Scott No. UX11PS.
USPCC No. S12PSa; $500.

This was the finished card submitted to the Post Office Department about six-months before the cards were finally issued.
(Image1)
USPCC $500

SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction
4209 S    S12PSb image1891, 1¢ Blue on Grayish White, Production Specimen. Issued card with violet "U.S. Postal Card Agency, Birmingham, Conn." oval datestamp; tone spot lower right edge, Fine. Scott No. UX11PS.
USPCC No. S12PSb; $500. (Image1)
USPCC $500

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
4210 S    S12PSd image1891, 1¢ Blue on Grayish White, Production Specimen. Issued card with bluish-black "Specimen" Type E handstamp below stamp, Very Fine, Only 4 Recorded Examples. Scott No. UX11PS.
USPCC No. S12PSd; $250. (Image1)
USPCC $250

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
4211 S    S12PSea image1891, 1¢ Blue on Grayish White, Production Specimen. Issued card with "SAMPLE." printed in blue at lower left, Very Fine. Scott No. UX11PS.
USPCC No. S12PSea; $450. (Image1)
USPCC $450

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
4212     UX11b image1891, 1¢ Blue on Grayish White, Double Impression, One Inverted. Mint card, first impression normal and second intense impression inverted; light top right corner bend, Very Fine.
Scott No. UX11b; $9,000.

ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE 1891 1¢ BLUE POSTAL CARD DOUBLE IMPRESSION ERROR, ALL ARE MINT. (Image1)
Scott $9,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1897 2¢ Postal Card Issue UX13 - Specimens
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4213 S    S16PSa image1897, 2¢ Blue on Cream, "Specimen". Issued card with violet-black "Specimen" Type E handstamp under stamp design, Very Fine and rare, ex-Brazer. Scott No. UX13S.
USPCC No. S16PSa; $250. (Image1)
USPCC $250

SOLD for $230.00
Will close during Public Auction
4214 S    UX13SQ image1897, 2¢ Blue on Cream, Overprinted "Universal Postal Congress". Mint card, Very Fine. USPCC No. S16PSb $500.
Scott No. UX13SQ; $600. (Image1)
Scott $600

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
1897 1¢ Postal Card Issue UX14 - Proofs, Issued Cards
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4215 P    S17Pa image1897, 1¢ Black on Card, Large Die Proof. Large die proof of approved and issued design on thick 150 x 51mm clear white Bristol board; some tone spotting, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Brazer. Scott No. UX14P.
USPCC No. S17Pa; $3,500.

THE ONLY RECORDED DIE PROOF OF THE 1897 1¢ JEFFERSON POSTAL CARD ISSUE. (Image1)
USPCC $3,500

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
4216 P    S17Pc image1897, 1¢ Black on Buff, Plate Proof. Plate proof on smooth wove buff card with pencil notation across top of card "From 3d Asst. P. M. General Merritt, Dec. 9/97", accompanied by letter datelined "Dec 9" 1897" with blue "Post Office Department, Office of the Third Assistant Postmaster General, Washington D.C." imprint reading, "My Dear Mr Hoover, I omitted inadvertently to you before leaving Lockport one of the few Postal Cards per my promise. I therefore herewith hand you proof of same. Of course you understand this must not be sent through the mail via correspondence as the cards are not yet issued, Very Respectfully, John A. Merritt", Very Fine and unique plate proof with letter documentation. Scott No. UX14P.
USPCC No. S17Pc; $1,000. (Image1) (Image2)

image

USPCC $1,000

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
4217     UX14 image1897, 1¢ Black on Buff. Originally cancelled by New York machine cancel, damaged by the post office with blurry strikes of "Accidentally Mutilated" handstamps in black and purple, two Official Seals (OX7) affixed to repair card and cancelled by "New York, Jun 16 '99" duplexes to Springfield Mass., Fine and scarce official seal repaired use.
Scott No. UX14; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
4218     UX14a image1897, 1¢ Black on Buff, Double Impression, One Inverted. Mint card, bold impressions, Very Fine and choice, ex-W.I. Mitchell, G.C. Slawson. USPCC No. S17b $8,500.
Scott No. UX14a; $8,000.

A RARE SOUND MINT DOUBLE IMPRESSION, ONE INVERTED OF THE 1897 1¢ POSTAL CARD.

Only five Mint cards are known and one used.
(Image1)
Scott $8,000

SOLD for $4,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
4219     UX14b image1897, 1¢ Black on Buff, Printed on Both Sides. Cancelled by "San Bernardino, Cal., Nov 14 '99" duplex to Nova Scotia, reverse cancelled by "Halifax, N.S., NO 21 '99" arrival cds, pencil address and message mostly erased, Fine. USPCC No. S17c.
Scott No. UX14b; Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

THE ONLY RECORDED USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1897 1¢ POSTAL CARD PRINTED ON BOTH SIDES.

There are two recorded examples of this printed both sides variety, an unused preprint example and the used example offered here.
(Image1) (Image2)

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Est. $3,000-4,000
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1902 1¢ "Full-Face McKinley" Postal Card UX17 - Essay, Proof, Specimen & Issued
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4220 E    S21E-Aa image1902, 1¢ Black On, "Full-Face McKinley" Die Essay. Partly untrimmed die essay on 175 x 74 mm white semi-glazed cardstock, signed on back in blue-black ink "M. W. Baldwin" and in pencil on lower right of face "18 P Dec. 6, 1901", Very Fine. Scott No. UX17E.
USPCC No. S21E-Aa; $5,000.

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS FULL-FACE MCKINLEY POSTAL CARD DIE ESSAY. (Image1)
USPCC $5,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction

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