Sale 3051 - Part IV - The Eli Babcock Collection of US Postal Stationery
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  • Lot# : 3401 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 3, 1853 3c Red on buff (U2), addressed to Martinsburg, Virginia, with "Philadelphia Jan 2" datestamp, Blood's Penny Post adhesive (15L14) acid-tied, matching Blood's circular datestamp at left, Very Fine and fresh
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    Lot# : 3402 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1853 3c Nesbitt Used Group, includes UPSS: 1 (2, one forwarded), 2, 3A (4), 5, and 18, all Very Fine and choice, a nicer selection than usually encountered
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3403 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 29a, 1860 1c Blue on buff (U19), mailed unsealed to "Brockville, C.W.", large Boston "Paid" circular datestamp indicating payment of postage to the border, black "1ct" collect handstamp covering postage within Canada, Brockville receiver on reverse, Very Fine, an attractive early cross-border cover
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3404 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 30, 1860 1c Blue on buff (U19), knife 22, type 6, Very Fine and choice (UPSS $140)
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    Lot# : 3405 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 30a-1, 1860 1c Blue on buff (U19), watermark 1, knife 22u, type 9, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $90)
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    Lot# : 3406 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 34, 1860 1c Blue on buff wrapper (W20), watermark 1, stamp 30-40mm from top, horizontally laid paper, type 3, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $125)
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    Lot# : 3407 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 34, 1860 1c Blue on yellow buff wrapper (W20), watermark 1, stamp 30-40mm from top, horizontally laid paper, type 3, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $125)
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    Lot# : 3408 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 34, 1860 1c Blue on yellow buff wrapper (W20), watermark 1, stamp 30-40mm from top, horizontally laid paper, type 6, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $125)
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    Lot# : 3409 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 34, 1860 1c Blue on buff wrapper (W20), watermark 1, stamp 30-40mm from top, horizontally laid paper, type 8, Very Fine and fresh, ex-Barkhausen (UPSS $125)
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    Lot# : 3410 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 34a-1, 1860 1c Blue on yellow buff wrapper (W20), watermark 1, stamp 30-40mm from top, vertically laid paper, type 4, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $175)
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    Lot# : 3411 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 34a-1, 1860 1c Blue on buff wrapper (W20), watermark 1, stamp 30-40mm from top, vertically laid paper, type 6, Very Fine and fresh, ex-Barkhausen (UPSS $175)
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    Lot# : 3412 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 34a-1, 1860 1c Blue on buff wrapper (W20), watermark 1, stamp 30-40mm from top, vertically laid paper, type 9, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $175)
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    Lot# : 3413 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 35, 1860 1c Blue on yellow buff wrapper (W20), stamp 120mm from top, gum at bottom, type 4, Very Fine and fresh, ex-Barkhausen (UPSS $140)
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    Lot# : 3414 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 36, 1860 1c Blue on buff wrapper (W20), no watermark, stamp 35mm from top, type 3, Very Fine and rare (UPSS $400)
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    Lot# : 3415 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 37A-0, 1861 1c Blue on manila (W21), mint folded entire, no watermark, printed cornercard, light wrinkles and barest trace of toning at top right, still Very Fine and attractive, a very rare watermark variety (UPSS $400)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3416 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 37A-1, 1860 1c Blue on dark manila wrapper (W21), watermark 1, stamp 70mm from top, type 4, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $125)
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    Lot# : 3417 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 37A-1, 1860 1c Blue on dark manila wrapper (W21), watermark 1, stamp 70mm from top, type 6a, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $125)
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    Lot# : 3418 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 37A-1, 1860 1c Blue on dark manila wrapper (W21), watermark 1, stamp 70mm from top, type 7, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $125)
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    Lot# : 3419 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 44S, 1860 1c Blue on amber, "Specimen" overprint (U24), Very Fine and rare entire in any format (UPSS $675 for normal)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3420 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 44, 1860 1c Blue on amber, No period after "Postage" (U24), mint entire, Extremely Fine, remarkably fresh and attractive example of this rare envelope (UPSS $675, Scott $675)
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    Lot# : 3421 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1860 1c Blue on buff star die forgery, mint entire, stars in the indicia with six points instead of the usual five, Very Fine and unusual, owner's note on reverse reads "Have seen a few cut squares but this is the only entire!"
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    Lot# : 3422 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1860 1c Nesbitt Envelope and Wrapper Mint/Unused Selection, includes UPSS: 29 (2, one with preprinted boot ad), 29a (12, two preprinted addresses), 30, 30a (4), 34 (3, one preprinted address), 34a, and 37A, all identified by type and a variety of different paper shades, generally Very Fine and fresh, an attractive selection (UPSS $2,335)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3423 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1860 1c Nesbitt Envelope and Wrapper Used Selection, includes UPSS: 29a (6), 30a (ex-Barkhausen), 34a (small piece out), and 37A (4), all identified by type, few small faults but generally Very Fine and choice, an attractive assortment (UPSS $600)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3424 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 56, 1860 3c Red + 1c Blue on white (U28), addressed to Springfield, Illinois, "New York May 9 186?" duplex, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $500, Scott $400)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3425 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 56, 1860 3c Red + 1c Blue on white (U28), addressed to Phillipston, Massachusetts, indistinct datestamp (most likely New York), Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $500, Scott $400)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3426 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 57, 1860 3c Red + 1c Blue on white (U28), mint entire, Extremely Fine and post office fresh (UPSS $600, Scott $500)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3427 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 59, 1860 3c Red + 1c Blue on buff (U29), addressed to Norwich, Connecticut, "New-York May 18" datestamp with matching killers, light edge wear and barely reduced at left, still Very Fine and attractive (UPSS $500, Scott $450)
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    Lot# : 3428 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 60, 1860 3c Red + 1c Blue on buff (U29), mint entire, Extremely Fine and post office fresh (UPSS $450, Scott $500)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3429 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 82, 1861 3c Blue on pink letter sheet (U36), unfolded mint entire, tiny nick on flap, otherwise Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $300)
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    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3430 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 83, 1861 3c Blue on pink letter sheet (U36), mint unfolded entire, Very Fine and fresh, rare (UPSS $300)
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
    Current Opening : 60.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3431 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 82-83, 1861 3c Pink on blue letter sheet (U36), both sizes, small sheet postmarked Ellicottville, New York December 13, 1862 and addressed to Newburgh, New York; larger sheet postmarked Newport, Rhode Island October 13, 1862 and addressed to Albany, New York; some light postal wear as usual, light filefolds on the larger sheet, still a Very Fine and attractive pair of items (UPSS $500, Scott $500)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3432 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Undersander E27Gi, 1863-65 1c Franklin essay by George F. Nesbitt & Co., black on yellow-buff, laid paper, watermark 1, 151x226mm, gum at bottom, Very Fine and attractive essay (Undersander $300)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3433 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 112aS, 1864 2c Black on dark manila, "Specimen" overprint (W53), unfolded entire, Very Fine, fresh and rare
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3434 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 112a, 1864 2c Black on dark manila (W53), mint unfolded entire (rare thus), fresh and Very Fine (UPSS $300)
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    Lot# : 3435 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 112a, 1864 2c Black on dark manila (W53), eight folded mint entires, all identified by type, Very Fine and fresh group, several ex-Barkhausen (UPSS $1,400; Scott $1,400)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3436 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 112a, 1864 2c Black on dark manila (W53), six used entires, all identified by type, one slightly reduced, otherwise a Very Fine and attractive group (UPSS $900, Scott $840)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3437 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 117a, 1864 2c Black on buff, Vertical laid paper (W55), mint unfolded entire, Very Fine and rare (UPSS $275)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3438 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1864 Nesbitt 2c Black Jack Mint Selection, includes UPSS 108 (7), 108a, 109a, 110 (7), 114 (2), 114A (5), 115Aa (3), and 116a (8), all identified by type, all Very Fine and fresh, an attractive group (UPSS $1,420)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3439 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1864 Nesbitt 2c Black Jack Used Selection, includes UPSS 108 (3), 108a (3), 110 (8), 114 (4), 114A (2 including Albany carrier handstamp), 115Aa, and 116a (11 including artificial teeth ad cover, embossed cornercard, and Sutherland Falls VT with carrier handstamp), all identified by type, F-VF, an attractive group for the specialist
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3440 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1864 Nesbitt 2c Black Jack Mint Unfolded Wrappers, includes UPSS 119a, 121 (8), and 121a, all fresh and Very Fine, an attractive group (UPSS $550)
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
    Current Opening : 60.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3441 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1864 Nesbitt 2c Black Jack Wrappers Selection, includes (UPSS numbers) mint: 119a (6), 121 (5), and 121a; used: 117a, 121 (4), and 121a, all identified by type, some postal wear on the used wrappers but generally F-VF and fresh, several ex-Barkhausen (UPSS $840)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3442 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 136, 1864 9c Orange yellow on buff (U67), unused entie, Wells Fargo type G1 frank, cornercard at left, Very Fine and attractive (UPSS $200)
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    Lot# : 3443 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 138, 1865 18c Red on buff (U70), unused entire, Wells Fargo type G frank, printed cornercard at left, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $200)
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    Lot# : 3444 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 159, 1870 2c Brown on amber (U79), ornate overall advertising for "Littlefield Webb & Co., General Commission Merchants", addressed to Kingston, California, with original printed "prices current" enclosure, Very Fine and attractive
    Start Price : 80.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3445 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    N.F. Seebeck Type 1 Collar on UPSS 161 (U80), dark blue collar, 3 Vessey Street address, Extremely Fine and fresh (UPSS $325)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3446 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 164, 1870 2c Brown on manila wrapper (W81), mint unfolded entire, Very Fine and scarce (UPSS $135)
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    Lot# : 3447 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 172, 1870 2c Brown on manila (W81), attractive "asterisk" fancy cancel, addressed to Munich, Bavaria, light postal wear as would be expected, Very Fine, rare and remarkably attractive foreign use
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3448 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 185, 1870 3c Green on amber (U84), uprated with 1870 2c Red brown "H" grill and 1861 10c Green (135, 68), on 1871 cover addressed to Geneva, Switzerland and forwarded to London, England, blue circle of wedges and matching "New Haven NY May 22" datestamp, stamps also tied by red "New York Paid All May 29" and black "More to Pay", Geneva backstamp, original contents enclosed, Very Fine, a striking mixed-use cover paying the defunct 15c rate, 3p charged to the recipeint for forwarding, ex-Andromeda
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3449 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 204, 1870 6c Red on white (U85), all-over advertisement for "Littlefield, Webb & Co. General Commission Merchants", used as a paste-up from San Francisco to San Diego, blue "Due" in circle handstamp and manuscript "Due 6c", Very Fine and rare, a wonderful use
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3450 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 204, 1870 6c Red on white (U85), addressed to Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, with "Tunkhannock Pa. 2 Sep" datestamp (1874 use) and "B" fancy cancel, backstamped Ingersoll, Very Fine and fresh
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3451 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 204, 1870 6c Red on white (U85), addressed to Rock Falls, Illinois, blue "Chicago Ill. Sep 11 6PM" datestamp with matching Maltese cross fancy cancel, Very Fine and attractive
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3452 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 204, 1870 6c Red on white (U85), addressed to Hamburg, Germany, blue "J.H. Bahnsen Y. Ca. Matamoros. Jul 30 1872" company handstamp, endorsed "via New York" and with red "New York Paid All Direct Aug 10" datestamp, backstamped Hamburg, Very Fine and attractive use
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3453 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 204, 1870 6c Red on white (U85), addressed to Toronto, Canada, with "Boston Mass. Aug 30" datestamp and circle of wedges killer, Very Fine international use
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    Lot# : 3454 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 204, 1870 6c Red on white (U85), February 19, 1876 cover from New Braunfels, Texas to Meinen, Prussia, additional "New York P.O. Feb 26" datestamp, arrival backstamp, some light overall wear but still an attractive and Fine use
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    Lot# : 3455 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 210, 1870 6c Red on amber (U86), addressed to London, England, with "Port Angelos, Wash T., Feb 26" datestamp and matching target, London receiver at bottom left, Very Fine, a remarkable territorial overseas usage
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3456 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 212, 1870 6c Red on amber (U86), addressed to Wittenberg, Germany, with red "New York P.O. Jun 3" datestamp and NYFM cancel, endorsed "by Thuringia", arrival backstamp, Very Fine and attractive
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3457 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 213, 1870 6c Red on amber (U86), uprated with strip of five 1873 3c Green and two 1875 2c Vermilion (158, 178), all tied by killers with matching "Wilmington N.C. Sep 7" (1876) cds, addressed to London, England, red "New York Registered Sep 12" datestamp and British crown registry marking, wax seals on reverse, small backflap faults, Very Fine and attractive in every regard
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3458 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 214, 1870 6c Red on amber (U86), legal-sized entire addressed to Etna, New York, "Union Springs N.Y. Sep 27" datestamp with matching shield fancy cancel, Very Fine, a choice example of this scarce entire
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3459 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 229, 1870 12c Plum on white (U93), unused entire, Wells Fargo type E frank and printed San Francisco address, Los Angeles cornercard at lower left, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $250)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3460 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1870 Reay Issue Wrappers Used Selection, includes UPSS 153 (5, one uprated) and UPSS 164 (2), one 1c wrapper with "Cook's Tours to Palestine, the Nile, &c." cornercard, one of the 2c wrappers with Union City PA shield fancy cancel, the other with embossed stamp dealer cornercard, usual postal wear but generally F-VF, attractive and scarce selection (UPSS $495)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3461 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 264, 1874 1c Blue on white (U113), uprated with 1881 1c Gray blue (206) horizontal pair plus two singles, tied by "Lowell Mass. Sep. 22 7AM 1884" duplexes, addressed to "Miss Julia E. Ward, Honololu, Sandwich Islands", docketing at left, San Francisco backstamp, light edgewear but stil a Very Fine cover paying the 5c rate in an interesting manner
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3462 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 358, 1881 2c Red on manila (W158), mint folded entire, Extremely Fine and fresh (UPSS $200, Scott $200)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3463 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Bates & Coates Collar on UPSS 394 (U163), collar in green, postmarked "Trenton N.J. Sep 5" and addressed to Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania, docketing at left, a Very Fine and attractive postally-used example of this collar (UPSS $375)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3464 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    N.F. Seebeck Type 1 Collar on UPSS 411 (U164), collar in red, 3 Vessey Street address, postmarked "New York Apr 3 80 5PM" and addressed to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Very Fine and extremely attractive (UPSS $350)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3465 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 449, 1881 3c Green on white, "Egg head" die (U168), uprated with 1879 6c Pink and 1881 1c Gray blue (186, 206), all tied by grids with "Buffalo N.Y. Feb 2 1PM" datestamp alongside, addressed to Berlin, Germany, endorsed "Via Liverpool", German arrival backstamp, a Very Fine and attractive double-rate cover, ex-White
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3466 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 463, 1874 5c Blue on cream (U174), mint entire, printed cornercard, Very Fine and choice (UPSS $190)
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    Lot# : 3467 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 463, 1874 5c Blue on cream (U174), mint entire, J.W. Scott Nassau St. cornercard, small natural inclusion, Very Fine and fresh, ex-Barkhausen (UPSS $190)
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    Lot# : 3468 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 464S, 1874 5c Blue on cream, "Specimen" overprint (U174), Very Fine and fresh entire, scarce (UPSS $200 for regular)
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    Lot# : 3469 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 464, 1874 5c Blue on cream (U174), mint entire, printed cornercard, Very Fine and scarce (UPSS $200)
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    Lot# : 3470 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 472, 1874 5c Blue on fawn (U176), mint entire, Very Fine and fresh, a rare envelope (UPSS $320)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3471 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 477, 1874 5c Blue on white (U177), "Baltimore Md. Aug 28" datestamp on cover addressed to Messina, Sicily, blue sender's handstamp at top left, fumigated (25mm slit), bit ragged at top, still Very Fine and rare use
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3472 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 480a, 1875 5c Blue on amber (U178), uprated with 1873 10c Brown, "New York Registered Dec 6" datestamp (ca. 1877) on cover addressed to "Galata, Constantinople, Turkey", red German railway registered label at lower left, backstamped "Kaiserlich Deutsches Postamt 24/12 No. 1", Very Fine and attractive
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3473 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 481, 1875 5c Blue on amber (U178), January 22, 1889 Baltimore, Maryland duplex on cover to "Terciera, Angra do Heroismo, Azores Islands", endorsed "via Bremen", New York backstamp, Very Fine, a wonderful destination
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3474 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 488, 1874 5c Blue on fawn (U180), mint entire, Very Fine and fresh, scarce (UPSS $250)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3475 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 488, 1875 5c Blue, die 2, on fawn (U180), legal-sized entire uprated with 1879 5c Blue (185), addressed to Bremen, Germany, with June 16, 1881 Richmond, Virginia duplex, backstamped Bremen, reverse with tear to side and bottom flaps, light postal wear, still Very Fine and rare use of this envelope
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3476 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 488, 1875 5c Blue, die 2, on fawn (U180), legal-sized entire uprated with 1882 5c Yellow brown (205), addressed to Bremen, Germany, with May 3, 1884 Richmond, Virginia duplex, backstamped Bremen, light edge wear, still Very Fine and rare use of this envelope and a nice compliment to the previous lot
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3477 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 489, 1882 5c Brown on white (U222), uprated with 1894 5c Chocolate (255), June 20, 1895 "?? & El Paso R.P.O." datestamp alongside, addressed to "Bulawayo, Matabeleland, South Africa", backstamped New York and Bulawayo, piece out at lower left, still Very Fine, a rare destination
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3478 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 490, 1882 5c Brown on white (U222), uprated with horizontal pair of 1882 10c Brown (209), tied by New York registry ovals, addressed to "Samarang, Java (Asia)", October 3, 1885 New York registry datestamp and New York registry label, red London transit marking and Samarang receiver on reverse, endorsed "per Servia", right stamp rounded corner at bottom right and light overall wear, still Very Fine, paying the 10c rate to Java plus 15c registry, a rare cover to a superb destination
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3479 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 490, 1882 5c Brown on white (U222), large violet handstamp reading "Red D Line of S.S. New York Rec'd April 21 1886" on cover addressed to Curacao, blue manuscript "15" and "Curacao 28/4 1886" datestamp, sender's handstamp on reverse, posted on-board and carried outside the U.S. mail system, entered the mail stream when it reached Curacao, Very Fine, according to the owner's notes one of only two such covers
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3480 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 507, 1874 6c Red on white (U181), uprated with 2c, 3c block of four, 5c, and 10c (178, 205, 207, 209), registered cover to Berlin, Germany, October 9, 1882 Jersey City, New Jersey datestamp, German registry label, reverse with several handstamps including purple "Registered/Oct 10 1882/New York P.O." some light natural postal wear, Very Fine and rare use, paying 10c registry plus five times the 5c UPU rate for a total of 35c postage
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3481 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 516b, 1874 6c Red on amber (U182), uprated with two 1879 2c Vermillion (183), black geometrics cancels with San Francisco datestamp, on cornercard cover addressed to Berlin, Germany, arrival backstamp, Very Fine and attractive use paying two times the 5c rate
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3482 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 613, 1874 30c Black on white (U204), unused entire, watermark 6 (the scarcer of the two varieties for this envelope), Wells Fargo type J frank, Very Fine and choice (UPSS $120)
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    Lot# : 3483 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1874 Plimpton Issue 5c Specimen/Mint Envelope Collection, includes UPSS (mint unless otherwise noted): 453, 453a (3), 454 (2), 455 specimen, 456 specimen and mint, 457, 458 specimen and mint, 458a mint and Wells Fargo type M16 frank, 460 specimen, 461 specimen, 462 (2), 466 specimen (2), 466a (2), 467, 468a, 470 specimen (faults), 474, 475a, 477, 479, 480A, 481, 484, 486 specimen, and 487 mint and Wells Fargo type E frank; a wonderful and comprehensive selection, all F-VF and fresh
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3484 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1874 Plimpton Issue 5c Specimen/Mint Envelope Collection, includes UPSS: 489 mint, 490 mint (2) and unused with Hawaii and Mexico (type M20) Wells Fargo franks, 492 mint, 493 specimen and mint/unused (type M19 Wells Fargo frank), 494 mint and type M20 Wells Fargo frank, 495 specimen, 497 mint, and 498 specimen, all fresh and Very Fine, a choice group
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3485 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Undersander E71J-a, 1876 3c Centennial envelope, Die 71 proof, Vermilion on white, few trivial tone spots, Very Fine and rare (Undersander $450)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3486 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Undersander E71J-b, 1876 3c Centennial envelope, Die 71 proof, Carmine on white, wonderfully fresh and Very Fine, rare (Undersander $450)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3487 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Undersander E71J-e, 1876 3c Centennial envelope, Die 71 proof, Purple on white, Very Fine and fresh, rare (Undersander $450)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3488 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Undersander E71J-f, 1876 3c Centennial envelope, Die 71 proof, Green on white, light toning band on reverse only, Very Fine and rare, ex-White (Undersander $450)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3489 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 643S, 1876 3c Red on white, Die 71, "Specimen" overprint (U218), watermark 3, type 5, Very Fine and rare, ex-White
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3490 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 643, 1876 3c Red on white, Die 71 (U218), uprated with 1873 3c Green (158) on brewery cornercard cover to Hamburg, Germany, "Milwaukee Wis. Nov 15" datestamp, endorsed "via England", couple Hamburg backstamps, Very Fine and fresh, a remarkably attractive use
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3491 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 644, 1876 3c Green on white, Die 71 (U219), "Philadelphia PA Oct 20 8PM" datestamp, typewritten addressed to Oswego City, New York, purple sender's backstamp "Type Writer J.W. Bain Agt 532 Walnut Street Philadelphia", Very Fine, the typewriter was introduced at the Centennial Exposition
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3492 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Undersander E72A-c, 1876 3c Centennial envelope, Die 72 proof, Rose pink on white, barest traces of toning, still Very Fine and rare (Undersander $450)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3493 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Undersander E72A-e, 1876 3c Centennial envelope, Die 72 proof, Light blue on white, Very Fine and choice, rare (Undersander $450)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3494 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Undersander E72A-f, 1876 3c Centennial envelope, Die 72 proof, Gray blue on white, Very Fine and rare, ex-White (Undersander $450)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3495 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Undersander E72A-h, 1876 3c Centennial envelope, Die 72 proof, Light green on white, insignificant trace of toning band, still Very Fine and rare (Undersander $450)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3496 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Undersander E72A-j, 1876 3c Centennial envelope, Die 72 proof, Lilac on white, Very Fine and rare (Undersander $450)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3497 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1876 Centennial Envelopes Selection, small balance including UPSS: 643 mint (2, both watermarks) and used (3), 644 mint and used (2 including uprated registered use), and 646 mint (3, both watermarks) and used (stamp dealer label return address used to Canada), all Very Fine and fresh, an attractive group (UPSS $780)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3498 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 789, 1883 2c Red on manila wrapper (W287), unfolded mint entire, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $435)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3499 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    UPSS 789, 1883 2c Red on manila (W287), mint folded entire, Extremely Fine and choice (UPSS $195, Scott $190)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3500 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    Mutual Life Ins. Company Type 2 Collar on UPSS 794 (U277), size 8, knife 38, collar in brown, mint entire, fresh and Very Fine (UPSS $275)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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