Postal Cards

Sale 3027 Part I - United States Stamps and Covers
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  • Lot# : 1402 Postal Cards

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    UPSS S1E-E, American Post Card Co, 1871 Postal Card/ Envelope Combination Essay, complete card with the back and side flaps folded (top and right flap a tiny edge break), Very Fine (UPSS $210)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 1403 Postal Cards

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    UX1E, National Banknote Co., 1c Gray on white wove, forerunner postal card essay, typographed 131 x 78mm design with Lady Liberty from a pantograph engraving on 137 x 84mm white wove paper, fresh and Very Fine(USPCC No. S1E-Xb, $3,000)
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1404 Postal Cards

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    UX1,1873 1c Brown on buff, Large watermark, crisp mint card, Very Fine (UPSS S1; Scott $375)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1405 Postal Cards

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    UX1, UX1 var, 1873 1c Brown on buff, Large watermark, SP45, Original State and "Big Hole" Damage, two mint cards with crisp impressions and sharp corners, Very Fine and choice, original state quite rare as the "big hole" occurred after first week of production, (UPSS S1, S1d; Scott $800+)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 375 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 1406 Postal Cards

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    UX1, UX1 var, 1873 1c Brown on buff, Large watermark, group of six cards (five mint, one clean face/printed back), note some slight differences in paper stock and including the SP4 and SP7 "Big Hole" damage varieties, fresh and F-VF (UPSS S1, S1d; Scott $2,070)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1407 Postal Cards

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    UX3 var., 1873 1c Bown on dark buff, Watermark inverted and reversed, mint card, trivial bit of aging, Fine (UPSS S2e, $235)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 1408 Postal Cards

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    UX4, 1875 1c Black on dark buff, PO fresh mint card with clean edges and sharp corners, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $3,500; UPSS S3, $3,400)
    Start Price : 1,250 USD
    Current Opening : 1,250 USD
    Hammer price : 1,250 USD

    Lot# : 1409 Postal Cards

    Catalog# : UX6
    UX6, 1879 2c Blue, group of 135 used + 15 mint cards, ysed mostly to European destinations (majority Germany), some interesting towns or machine cancels, expect some condition issues but vast majority F-VF. (Scott $3,875).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 1410 Postal Cards

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    UX8c, 1885 1c Dark chocolate brown on buff, mint card, rich distinctive color, Very Fine and choice (Scott $450; UPSS S7a, $300)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 1411 Postal Cards

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    UX9d, 1886 1c Black on salmon pink, mint card, slight tone spot, Very Fine, rare and attractive variety, the USPCC does not recognize these as error cards even though the printing of the design is genuine; it seems the salmon pink stock was used as a counting marker for counting finished piles of 500 printed sheets (Scott $1,500; footnoted in 2010 USPCC on page 9)rn
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 1412 Postal Cards

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    UPSS S10PSb, 1891 1c Grant Production Specimen, vertical pair with indicia "cancelled" by strike of three parallel violet lines, card with bends and creases, scarce multiple (UPSS $600 as singles)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1413 Postal Cards

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    UX12S-Q, 1897 1c Black on buff, "Universal Postal Congress" overprint, Very Fine and choice, just 125 cards were overprinted for distribution (Scott $600; UPSS S14-Sp-1, Type T-4, $500)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 270 USD

    Lot# : 1414 Postal Cards

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    UX12, 1894 1c Black on buff, cancelled by "Boston, Mass. Sta. H, Feb 8 '96" duplex to Yokohama, Japan, Boston F.D. (February 8) and San Francisco F.D. (February 13) transits, "5, Ctms, T" due handstamp, Yokohama (March 6) arrival backstamp and "Due 2" circular handstamp with pencil, Japan 2s postage due cancelled by handstamp, faulty from edge placement, Very Fine and attractive
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1415 Postal Cards

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    UX13S-Q, 1897 2c Blue on cream, "Universal Postal Congress" overprint, fresh card, choice Very Fine; 125 examples were distributed to delegates to the Congress held in Washington DC (Scott $600; UPSS S16-Sp-1, Ty. T-4, $500)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 290 USD

    Lot# : 1416 Postal Cards

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    UX17, 1902 1c Black on buff, the "Full-Face McKinley," mint card without printed address, exceptionally clear impression, strong corners, light crease at left but otherwise Extremely Fine, only 18 known mint examples without preprinted address, one of the most popular and desirable items in US postal stationery and a "must have" for any serious collector (Scott $14,000)
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000 USD
    Hammer price : 3,500 USD

    Lot# : 1417 Postal Cards

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    UX17, 1902 1c Black on buff, printed Booth Dailey & Ivins address and instructions to tug boat captain on back, unused, clear impression, Very Fine and choice "Full Face McKinley" card (Scott $2,500; UPSS S21, $3,500)
    Start Price : 1,250 USD
    Current Opening : 1,250 USD
    Hammer price : 1,450 USD

    Lot# : 1418 Postal Cards

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    UX17, 1902 1c Black on buff, the "Full-Face McKinley," used cancelled by "Brooklyn, N.Y. Oct 1, 1902" machine cancel, preprinted Messrs. Booth, Dailey & Ivins address and instructions to tug boat captain on back, the so-called "garbage card", reverse filled out in pencil dated "1 October" 1902, otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 900 USD
    Current Opening : 1,350 USD
    Hammer price : 1,600 USD

    Lot# : 1419 Postal Cards

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    UX18P, 1902 1c Black on buff Proof, typograph of the complete design, printed at the bottom is "Proof McKinley Postal Card"; slight inclusion, mount marks on reverse, otherwise crisp and Very Fine (USPCC No. S22Pa, $500)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1420 Postal Cards

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    UX27, 1914 1c Green, "Allentown" Ad, 2 unused cards; multicolor "Blue Label Ketchup" or "Blue Label Chili Sauce" ads on address side and multiple ads on backs (same for each card), fresh and Very Fine
    Start Price : Bid
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : 60 USD

    Lot# : 1421 Postal Cards

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    UX27C, 1916 1c Dark green on grayish white, mint card without printed address or printed message on back side, fresh as the day it was printed, choice Very Fine example of this scarce card which came about due to a war-time paper shortage, this inferior card stock was used for about two months the cards were not sold individually but supplied to printers in sheets, accounting for their rarity without printed addresses (Scott $3,250: UPSS S38, $3,750)
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : 1,200 USD

    Lot# : 1422 Postal Cards

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    UX27D, 1916 1c Dark green on grayish white, Die II, unused card with printed Great Northern Railway Co. form on back, couple trivial light aging spots on back side, still fresh and Very Fine (Scott $550; UPSS S39, $450)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 260 USD
    Hammer price : 270 USD

    Lot# : 1423 Postal Cards

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    UX31, 1920 "1 CENT" on 1c Carmine on cream, Die II, the Washington DC 1-line surcharge, mint card, choice Very Fine, one of the rarest regulrly issued postal cards (Scott $3,000; UPSS S43, $4,250)
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : 1,600 USD

    Lot# : 1424 Postal Cards

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    UX34, 1920 1c on 1c Carmine on cream, Die I, San Francisco press printed surcharge, mint card, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $700; UPSS S46-2, $450)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 1425 Postal Cards

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    UX47, 1c on 1c Carmine on buff, Die I, unused card, Abbey TV, ETR-1053-2, Very Fine and choice "GE card" (Scott $225; UPSS S64-1, $250)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1426 Postal Cards

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    UX47, 1c on 1c Carmine on buff, Die II, unused card, Bob Corley TV & Radio Service, ETR-1720-2, choice Very Fine (Scott $225; UPSS S64-2, $225)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 1427 Postal Cards

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    UY2S-Q, 1897 2c+2c Blue on grayish white, "Universal Postal Congress" overprint, overprint in black on message and reply cards, folded, choice Very Fine; it is doubtful that any of the 125 cards overprinted are unfolded (Scott $600, UPSS MR3-Sp-1, Type T-4, $500)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 1428 Postal Cards

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    UY2m, 1893 2c Blue on grayish white, message card only, with printed red German "For the German Red Cross" advertising on front and illustrated design with 1915 message surrounding on reverse, cancelled by "New York Tremont Apr 8" duplex, addressed to Hessen, Germany, Very Fine and unusual with printed advertising on face, printing on the front of postal cards was against postal regulations
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1429 Postal Cards

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    UY3b, 1898 1c+1c Black on buff, Message card printed on both sides, Reply card blank, mint unsevered (folded), 9.5 Rule, Very Fine and rare, ex-Floyd ($450; USPCC No. MR5g)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 290 USD

    Lot# : 1430 Postal Cards

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    UZ1, 1913 1c Black, unused card, PO fresh with sharp corners, choice Very Fine (Scott $700; UPSS O1, $650)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 1431 Postal Cards

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    UZ1, 1913 1c Black, cancelled by "International Falls Minn. Dec 2 1913" duplex with printed address to Washington, DC and form on message side for reporting postal savings transactions, Very Fine (Scott $500)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 190 USD
    Hammer price : 190 USD
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