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Sale 3022 - Session 1 - United States Stamps and Postal History
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  • Lot# : 1761 Postal Cards

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    Premium Postmarks on Postal Cards Group, 19 cards; cancels include 1881 North Greenfield Wis Postmaster' pmk on UX5; 1886 Royalton NY Postmaster's pmk on UX8; 1893 World's Fair Sta on UX9 and UX11, 1899 Nat'l Export Exposition on UX14; 1918 (?) "Military Post Office Soldiers Mail" machine cancel on censored UX30, 1956 Canton Island/ Phoenix Group duplex on UY11m, etc. plus some fancy cancels, machines, etc., generally F-VF
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1762 Postal Cards

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    Postal Cards with Special Delivery Stamp Frankings, lot of four cards, UX18 with E5 1903 Boston to Cambridge Mass; UX20 with E6 1908 Ponca Nebr to Emerson Nebr; UX30 with E11 1918 with 2-line "SOLDIER"S MAIL..." cancel and message "I have arrived safely in France" (card with creasing and small edge break); UX27 with E15 1938 Grass Valley Cal to San Francisco; usual mixed condition, VG-VF
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 1763 Postal Cards

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    Territorial Postmarks on Postal Cards Selection, 1888 Sheldon Dak duplex on UX9; 1882 Billings Mon 2-line on UX7; 1881 Glendale M.T. cds and star on UX5; 1880 Terminus Montana double circle plus target on UX5; 1883 Virginia City Montana double circle plus circled star on UX7; 1883 Fort McKinney Wyo T duplex on UX7; F-VF
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 1764 Postal Cards

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    Postal Cards to Foreign Destinations Group, 14 incl UX6 1890 to Germany, 1891 to New Zealand, UX7 to Paris with French postage due added; all the others 19th century uprated with destinations incl London (4), New Brunswick, Luxembourg, Sarajevo (Bosnia), Constantinople, Germany, 20th century incl South Australia, Austria (UX27 + 30c Prexy censored and returned), mixed condition with few showing small faults, VG-VF
    Start Price : 70 USD
    Current Opening : 70 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1765 Postal Cards

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    "Star" Fancy Cancels on Postal Cards, 1873/82 cancels of Bangor Me, Canastota NY, Hartford Conn, Worcester Mass and New Castle Ky, all bold crisp strikes on UX3 (2), UX5 (2), UX7, F-VF
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1766 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX1
    UX1, 1873 1c Brown, Very Fine. (Scott $400).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1767 Postal Cards

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    UPSS UX4E-CAb, Morgan Envelope Co 1875 Black on white card essay, unstated value with circle of lines at the upper right stamp area, fresh and Very Fine (UPSS $2,000)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 625 USD

    Lot# : 1768 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX4E-Eg
    UPSS UX4E-Eg, 1875 1c Morgan Envelope Co., Typograph essay fresh and Very Fine; ex-Brazer (UPSS $400)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 1769 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX4
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    UX4, 1875 1c Black on buff, mint card, small mounting remainder on back, fresh and Very Fine, a rare mint card; 1991 PF certificate; ex-Brazer, Joyce (Scott $3,500; UPSS S3, $3,400)
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1770 Postal Cards

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    UPSS UX5TCee, 1877 1c Morgan Envelope Co Double Color Trial Color Proof, 69 o/5 on 27 f/2, back 27 f/2, fresh and Very Fine; ex-Brazer (UPSS $400)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 1771 Postal Cards

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    UPSS UX5TCee, 1877 1c Morgan Envelope Co Double Color Trial Color Proof, 45 l/1 on 27 f/2, back 21 f/2, fresh and Very Fine; ex-Brazer (UPSS $400)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 1772 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX5
    UX5, 1875 1c Black on buff, group of 10 mostly used cards with varieties incl damaged first "S" in "MESSAGE" used (UPSS S4a), recut second "S" in "MESSAGE" used (UPSS S4b), damaged "S" in "SIDE" used (UPSS S4c), mint card with "Stitch" watermark, card stock varieties incl blotter card, uses incl "STEAMBOAT" cancel on card from Baltimore to St Louis, a "Maltese Cross" fancy cancel of Glasco PO Conn., F-VF
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1773 Postal Cards

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    UX6S, 1879 2c Blue on light buff, "Specimen." overprint (Type H-1) in red-violet running diagonally down the middle of the card, Very Fine (UPSS S5 Sp-2, $300)
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : 95 USD

    Lot# : 1774 Postal Cards

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    UPSS S7-Sp-4, 1885 1c Brown on buff, Black "SPECIMEN." overprint applied diagonally across face of card, fresh and Extremely Fine; ex-Brazer (UPSS $350)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 1775 Postal Cards

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    UX7, 1906 1c Black on buff, 24 used cards with assorted varieties including 23 teeth under "ONE CENT" (UPSS S6b), "ONE CENT" re-entry (UPSS S6d), teeth omitted under "ONE CENT" (UPSS S6i), assorted "nail hole" varieties, two gold "coated" cards, cards, smeared or incomplete printing and minor print flaws, paper stock varieties incl glossy, vertically ribbed, blotter paper, F-VF, ideal for the specialist
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1777 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX10P
    UPSS UX10PSb, 1891 1c Black on buff, Production specimen, vertical pair with three diagonal purple lines across the stamp image, some wrinkling as usual plus central vertical fold at a slight diagonal, scarce multiple (UPSS $500)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 55 USD

    Lot# : 1778 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX10
    UX10 with Printed Handgun Ad on back side of 1893 card with all over ad showing knives and fork, Very Fine
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1779 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX11TC
    UX11TC, 1891 1c "Ladies Card" Trial color proof vertical pair in black on grayish white card stock (0.0135" thick), 115x149mm, printer pencil notations, Very Fine (UPSS UX11TC, $400)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 1780 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX11
    UX11 var., 1891 1c Blue on white, "Picture Hanger" variety, mint card, choice Very Fine (UPSS S12e, $400)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1781 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX11
    UX11, 1891 1c "Ladies Card" Collection, specialized collection of 34 mostly used cards neatly arranged and annotated on homemade pages and incl early and late uses, cards with printed advertising incl salesman visit notices, use as a pre-paid reply, etc., generally F-VF, ideal for the specialist
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 230 USD

    Lot# : 1782 Postal Cards

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    UPSS S14-Sp-1, Type T-4, 1894 1c Black on buff, Black "UNIVERSAL POSTAL CONGRESS" overprint across indicia, Very Fine and choice, just 125 cards were overprinted for distribution; ex-Brazer (UPSS $500)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1783 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX12
    UX12, 1894 1c Black, block of four, trivial light paper toning, otherwise Very Fine, scarce. (Scott $180 as singles).
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1784 Postal Cards

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    UPSS S16-Sp-1, Type T-4, 1894 2c Blue on cream, Black "UNIVERSAL POSTAL CONGRESS" overprint across indicia, fresh and Very Fine, only 125 specimen cards were distributed top Congrerss attendees; ex-Brazer (UPSS $500)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1785 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX13
    UX13, 1897 2c Blue on cream, two mint folded cards, one with light paper toning, Very Fine (Scott $500).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1786 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX17P
    UPSS UX17Paa, 1902 1c Black on buff, Unfinished die proof, imprinted "Die Proof of McKinley Postal Card. Issue of 1901" at bottom, Very Fine and scarce (UPSS $3,000)
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : 750 USD

    Lot# : 1787 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX17
    UX17, 2902 1c Black on buff, unused card with printed "Booth Dailey & Ivins" address and printed form for tug boat captain on back, Very Fine; only one box of 500 was inadvertently released from Washington and the entire box was purchased by the firm of Booth, Bailey and Ivins which held a city contract for dumping garbage out at sea. All were preprinted with the company address shortly after receipt, It is generally believed that there are about 150 surviving unused cards (Scott $2,750; UPSS S21, $3,500)
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : 1,000 USD

    Lot# : 1788 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX18
    UX18, 1902 1c Black on buff, Mar 26 1903 machine cancel on card addressed to Matsuyama Japan via Kobe (transit and arrival cancels), various other due auxiliary markings incl 3-line "5 CTMS T" (due) and a scarce red circular "DUE SEN", typical bit of postal wear, a Fine and unusual use
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : 60 USD

    Lot# : 1789 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX22b
    UX22b, 1910 1c Blue on bluish, Triple impression, mint card, some pencil notations lower left, Very Fine (Scott $3,500; UPSS S30Bc, $3,000)
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1790 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX27C
    UX27C, 1917 1c Green on gray, Die I, unused card with printed ad at left edge and unfilled printed form on back, Very Fine and choice (Scott $625; UPSS S39, $450)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1791 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX27D
    UX27D, 1916 1c Dark green on grayish white, Die II, unused card with printed address and unfilled printed form on back, choice Very Fine (Scott $550; UPSS S39, $450)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1792 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX27D
    UX27D, 1916 1c Dark green on grayish white, Die II, unused, unfilled Philadelphia and Reading RR form on back, Very Fine (Scott $550, UPSS S39, $450)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1793 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX27D
    UX27D, 1916 1c Dark green on grayish white, Die II, unused card, unaddressed but with ad for "Nose-Ions" at left and printed ad for same product in black on back side, Very Fine (Scott $550; UPSS S39, $450)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1794 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX31
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    UX31, 1920 1c on 2c Red on cream, Die II, Washington DC Canceling Machine One-Line Surcharge, mint card, Very Fine and choice; fresh as the day it was printed; 1990 PF certificate (Scott $3,500; UPSS S43, $4,250)
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,800 USD
    Hammer price : 1,800 USD

    Lot# : 1795 Postal Cards

    UX32-33, UY9, 1920 1c City Surcharges on 2c Postal Cards, 22 single cards from different cities, all mint except one; also six mint message/reply cards from different citiesgenerally fresh and F-VF, unchecked for better cities, (UPSS S44/45, MR16)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1796 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX33b
    UX33b, 1920 1c on 2c Red, two cards, each with double surcharge, trace of very minor light soiling, Very Fine. (Scott $300).
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 95 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1797 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX33h
    UX33h, 1920 1c on 2c Red, double surcharge, one inverted on back, trivial light soiling, Very Fine. (Scott listed but unpriced).
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 1798 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX37
    UX37, 1926 3c Pale red on buff, Washington DC Feb 1 1926 duplex date of issue cancel, addressed to Nickles, Very Fine, the first official cancel and release of a postal card since issuance of UX1 in 1873 (Scott $200, UPSS S53, $210)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 65 USD

    Lot# : 1799 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX47
    UX47, 1958 "G.E." Card, Type 1 surcharge, unused, ETR-1720-2, "Bob Corley TV & Radio Service", Very Fine (UPSS S64-1, $250)
    Start Price : 70 USD
    Current Opening : 170 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 1800 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX47
    UX47, 1958 "G.E." Card, Type 2 surcharge, unused, ETR-1720-2, "Bob Corley TV & Radio Service", Very Fine (UPSS S64-2, $225)
    Start Price : 70 USD
    Current Opening : 70 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 1801 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX50a
    UX50a, 1964 4c Customs Service, Blue color omitted, mint card, unblemished with sharp corners, Extremely Fine and choice (Scott $550; UPSS S68a, $500)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 230 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 1802 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UX51b
    UX51b, 1964 4c Social Security, Blue color omitted, mint card, Very Fine, an elusive error card (Scott $625, UPSS S69aa, $550)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 1803 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UXC1a
    UXC1a, 1949 4c Deep red on buff, mint card, natural paper discoloration along left edge, still Very Fine (Scott $500; UPSS SA1c, $450)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1804 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UXC1a
    UXC1a, 1949 4c Deep red on buff, U.S. Navy Jan 9 machine cancel (no year date and none in dateline), bit of wear in the bottom corners, Fine and scarce (Scott $450; UPSS Sa1c, $400)
    Start Price : 70 USD
    Current Opening : 70 USD
    Hammer price : 70 USD

    Lot# : 1807 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UY1E
    UPSS UY1E-Ib, 1878 1c + 1c Brooks Paid Reply Postal Card Essay, style with one printed card enclosed in printed folded white sheath perforated at bottom through all three layers, "TEAR OFF COMMUNICATION, AND WRITE REPLY ON BACK OF ENCLOSED CARD." imprint below perforation, fresh and Very Fine (UPSS $1,500)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 400 USD

    Lot# : 1808 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UY1E
    UPSS UY1E (Type N), 1c Deep red, 1c Chocolate, Paid Postal Reply Essay, intact postal reply card essay with backing paper attached, Very Fine.
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 60 USD

    Lot# : 1809 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UY1E
    UPSS UY1EQ, 1c 1 1c Brooks Second Design Reply Card Essay, style with one printed card enclosed in printed folded white sheath perforated at bottom through all three layers, "TEAR OFF COMMUNICATION AND WRITE REPLY ON BACK OF CARD." imprint below perforation, some erased pencil marks at bottom right, still fresh and Very Fine (UPSS $750)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 1810 Postal Cards

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    UPSS UY1TC, 1892 1c+1c Dull red on greenish, unfolded, fresh and Extremely Fine; ex-Brazer (UPSS $400)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1811 Postal Cards

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    UPSS UY1TC, 1892 1c +1c Dull red on greenish, unfolded, Extremely Fine and choice; ex-Brazer (UPSS $400)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1812 Postal Cards

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    UPSS UY1TC, 1892 1c +1c Dull olive on cream, unfolded, Extremely Fine; ex-Brazer (UPSS $400)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1813 Postal Cards

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    UPSS UY1TC, 1892 1c Orange +1c Dark orange on cream, unfolded, fresh and Extremely Fine; ex-Brazer (UPSS $400)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 1814 Postal Cards

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    UPSS UY1TC, 1892 1c +1c Orange on cream, Cards joined at bottom, unfolded , fresh and Extremely Fine; ex-Brazer (UPSS $400)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1815 Postal Cards

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    UPSS UY1TC, 1892 1c +1c Red violet on cream,Cards joined at bottom, unfolded , fresh and Extremely Fine; ex-Brazer (UPSS $400)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 1816 Postal Cards

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    UPSS MR1-Sp-1, Type T-4, 1892 1c+1c Black on buff, "UNIVERSAL POSTAL CONGRESS." overprint across indicia of message and reply cards, folded, Very Fine and choice, it is doubtful any unfolded cards exist, only 125 cards issued to attendees; ex-Brazer (UPSS $500)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1817 Postal Cards

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    UPSS MR3-Sp-1, Type T-4, 1893 2c+2c Blue on grayish white, Black "UNIVERSAL POSTAL CONGRESS." overprint in black on Message and reply cards, folded, cchoice Very Fine; it is doubtful that any of the 125 cards overprinted are unfolded; ex-Brazer (UPSS $500)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1818 Postal Cards

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    UPSS MR3-Sp-3, Type HB-2, 1893 2c+2c Blue on grayish white, Violet handstamp of 3 20mm bars 2.5mm apart on indicia of each card, folded, light corner crease at lower right of reply card, still Very Fine and rare, ex-Brazer (UPSS $300)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1819 Postal Cards

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    UY10, 1920-21 1c on 1c + 1c on 1c Red on buff, San Francisco press print surcharge, two used cards (reply cards unused), San Francisco Sep 4 1920 (earliest known use) or Oct 8 1920 machine cancels, F-VF (UPSS MR17, $450)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1820 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UY24c
    UY24c, 1973 8c + 8c Orange, Coarse paper, Printed on one side only, unfolded unmailed card, printed address on message card but no indicia, reply card normal, Very Fine, only three examples recorded (Scott $500; UPSS MR34ba, unpriced)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1821 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UZ1
    UZ1, 1913 1c Official Postal Card, unused card with preprinted back, PO fresh and Very Fine (Scott $700; UPSS O1, $650)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 1822 Postal Cards

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    Catalog# : UZ1
    UZ1, 1913 1c Official Postal Card, Sidney Ohio Aug 31 1914 flag cancel, signed by postmaster on back, Very Fine (Scott $500; UPSS O1, $400)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 280 USD
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