Sale 3053: The Dr. Larry C. Parks Collection of United States Postal Stationery
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  • Lot# : 2001 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    E26G-w, 1864 "Senate" Nesbitt advertising collar in gray on 3c Pink on buff (U59), cut square affixed to full-sized envelope, Very Fine and attractive, this color was only known as a cut square to Thorp (UPSS $900 for entire)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2002 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    E69A-b, 1874 30c Blue on amber trial color proof, size 8, knife 38, watermark 7, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $200)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2003 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    E69A-c, 1874 30c Gray on white trial color proof, size 8, knife 38, watermark 7, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $200)
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    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2004 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    E69A-d, 1874 30c Gray on amber trial color proof, size 8, knife 38, watermark 7, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $200)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2005 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    E102C-a, 1899 4c Dark brown on white essay, size 8, knife 38, watermark 8, light stains, otherwise Very Fine and scarce (UPSS $150)
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    Lot# : 2006 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    E105C-j, 1899 5c Blue on white essay, watermark 13, Very Fine and fresh, an attractive essay (UPSS $225)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2007 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    3 var, 1853 3c Red on buff, Die 1, Double impression, One albino (UX2 var), two distinct impressions of indicia, "Lockport NY Dec 27" datestamp, addressed to New York City, small piece of backflap out, Very Fine and unusual
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2008 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    6, 1853 3c Red on buff, Die 2 (U4), blue "Petersburg Va. Dec 13 3cts" datestamp, addressed to Lawrenceville, VA, blue "Rowlett, Hardy & Co. Commission Merchants" cameo cornercard and large advert on entire backflap for "plows, harrows, cultivators, wheat-drills, etc...", 1853 docketing, backflap torn and some gum staining, still Fine, attractive and scarce (UPSS $80, Scott $80)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2009 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    10, 1853 3c Red on white, Die 4 (U7), size 2, "Charleston Dec 5 Paid" datestamp, addressed to Georgetown, SC, Very Fine, rare envelope particularly in this size (UPSS $350, Scott $325)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2010 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    10, 1853 3c Red on white, Die 4 (U7), size 2, black grids and matching "Fredericksburg Va Aug 24" datestamp, addressed to Millwood, VA, Fine, rare envelope particularly in this size (UPSS $350, Scott $325)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2011 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    11, 1853 3c Red on white, Die 4 (U7), "New-York Jan 18" datestamp, addressed to Philadelphia, PA, remarkably fresh and Very Fine (UPSS $300, Scott $325)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2012 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    12, 1853 3c Red on buff, Die 4 (U8), "Upperville Va. Jun 25" datestamp, addressed to Buckingham, VA, light edgewear and torn backflap, still Fine and rare (UPSS $300, Scott $325)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2013 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    15, 1853 3c Red on white, Die 5 (U9), blue Baltimore datestamp, printed cornercard for "R. Sinclair Jr. & Co., Agricultural Implement Manufacturers and Seedsmen", 1858 docketing, Very Fine, rare early advertisement on a Nesbitt
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    Lot# : 2014 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    15, 1853 3c Red on white, Die 5 (U9), Pittsburgh datestamp, printed cornercard for Lake Superior Copper Mill & Smelting Works, Very Fine and fresh, attractive early advertisement
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    Lot# : 2015 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    19, 1853 3c Red on buff, Die 5 (U10), mint entire, Very Fine and fresh, rare knife (UPSS $275)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2016 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    21, 1853 6c Green on white, Die 6 (U13), mint entire, unusually fresh and Very Fine (UPSS $650, Scott $575)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2017 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    22, 1853 6c Green on buff, Die 6 (U14), mint entire, exceptionally fresh and Very Fine, a choice envelope (UPSS $500, Scott $450)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2018 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    23, 1853 6c Red on white (U11), mint entire, small piece of adhesive tape shows through, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $400, Scott $350)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2019 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    23, 1853 6c Red on white (U11), mint entire, pale shade, light even toning, Fine (UPSS $400, Scott $350)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2020 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    24, 1853 6c Red on buff (U12), mint entire, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $350, Scott $350)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2021 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    25, 1853 10c Green on white, Die 7 (U15), blue cancellation, addressed to Elyria, OH, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $150, Scott $175)
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    Current Opening : 25.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2022 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    26, 1853 10c Green on buff, Die 7 (U16), "Oroville Cal. Oct 18 1859" datestamp, addressed to Washington, DC, light wear, Very Fine and scarce (UPSS $200, Scott $175)
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    Current Opening : 25.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2023 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    26a, 1853 10c Yellow green on buff, Die 7 (U16a), "Sonora Cal. May 4 1857" datestamp, addressed to Fulton, NY, light edge wear, Fine (UPSS $150, Scott $125)
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    Current Opening : 20.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2024 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    27a, 1853 10c Yellow green on white, Die 8 (U17a), "San Francisco Cal 21 May" datestamp, addressed to Southold, NY, light wear and few tone spots, still Fine and scarce (UPSS $225, Scott $200)
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    Current Opening : 25.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2025 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    28, 1853 10c Green on buff, Die 8 (U18), mint entire, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $400, Scott $625)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2026 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    28a, 1853 10c Yellow green on buff, Die 8 (U18a), black grid cancel and matching "Sonora Cal. Apr 19 1858" datestamp, addressed to Antrim, MI, light edge wear, Fine and scarce (UPSS $180, Scott $190)
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    Current Opening : 25.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2027 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

    Nesbitt First Issue Collection, binder with couple hundred envelopes, very nearly all identified by UPSS number, note UPSS used: 2A (uprated with 3c adhesive), 5, 6, 6A, 9, 16, 18 with advertising cornercard, and 24; mint: 14, 15, 17, 18, and 20; additionally several express franks, die studies, and much more, an ideal assortment for the specialist in these popular envelopes as there is surely a lot more research to be done, viewing necessary as condition varies (as usual) among these early envelopes
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2028 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    34, 1860 1c Blue on buff wrapper (W20), mint folded entire, Very Fine and choice (UPSS $125, Scott $120)
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    Lot# : 2029 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    37A, 1860 1c Blue on dark manila wrapper (W21), watermark 1, folded mint entire, light gum staining, still Fine and scarce (UPSS $125, Scott $125)
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    Lot# : 2030 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    57, 1860 3c Red + 1c Blue on white (U28), mint entire, Very Fine and choice (UPSS $600, Scott $500)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2031 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    57, 1860 3c Red + 1c Blue on white (U28), indistinct New York City 1862 cancel, addressed to Albany, NY, professionally cleaned and repaired, Very Fine appearance (UPSS $500, Scott $400)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2032 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    60, 1860 3c Red + 1c Blue on buff (U29), mint entire, few incidental specks, Very Fine and choice (UPSS $450, Scott $500)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2033 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    60, 1860 3c Red + 1c Blue on buff (U29), two strikes of May 5, 1863 New York City cancel, addressed to Hartford, CT, torn backflap, wrinkles and minor stains, Fine and scarce (UPSS $500, Scott $450)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2034 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    78, 1861 3c Pink on buff (U35), watermark 1, mint entire, minor surface abrasion beneath indicia, Very Fine appearance (UPSS $200)
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    Lot# : 2035 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    U40-45, 1861 10c-40c Nesbitt Third Issue, mint cut squares including both paper types of the 10c, 10c on white Fine, others F-VF or better, an attractive set of the high values (Scott $1,060)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 170.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2036 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    U68-73, 1865 12c-40c Nesbitt Fourth Issue, mint cut squares including both shades of the 12c, all F-VF and fresh, an attractive set of high values (Scott $705)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2037 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    138-41, 1865 18c-40c Nesbitt Fourth Issue (U70-73), mint entires of the four high values of this attractive set, all with light wrinkles or creases, 24c and 30c backflaps stuck down, F-VF, a scarce group (UPSS $950, Scott $920)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2038 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    241, 1870 24c Purple on amber (U100), mint entire, mounting residue on reverse, Very Fine appearance (UPSS $375, Scott $375)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 55.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2039 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    U105, 1870 90c Carmine on white, full corner, bit of writing above indicia, Very Fine (Scott $125)
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    Lot# : 2040 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    253, 1870 90c Carmine on cream (U107), mint entire, Very Fine and choice in every respect (UPSS $500, Scott $600)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 110.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2041 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    U154, 1876 2c Vermilion on amber, Die 54, hinge remnant on reverse, Very Fine (Scott $300)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2042 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    538a, 1874 7c Vermilion on amber (U186), mint entire, owner's handstamp shows through, Very Fine (UPSS $200, Scott $225)
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    Current Opening : 15.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2043 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    U197, 1874 12c Plum on cream, full corner, hinge remnants on reverse, Very Fine (Scott $200)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2044 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    U202, 1874 24c Purple on amber, full corner, Very Fine and choice (Scott $180)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2045 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    U204-10, 1874/86 30c Plimpton Issue, seven mint cut squares demonstrating all of the different papers this envelope was produced in, all F-VF except cream cut somewhat close, a fresh and attractive set (Scott $875)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2046 Postal Cards

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    1883 Rogers Patent "Postal Note", forerunner to the Grant letter card, franked with 3c Green tied by "Aldenn Ioa. Mar 2?" datestamp, addressed to Ames, IA, patent information inside and folding information on back flap, Very Fine, extremely scarce to find used, an exceptional postal stationery forerunner
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 525.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2047 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    873, 1886 2c Grant letter card (U293), uprated with 1893 10c Orange special delivery (E3), two strikes of "Denver, Colo Jun 5 93" duplex, addressed to Denver, side flaps intact (apparently used as an envelope), Very Fine and rare special delivery use of a Grant letter card
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 70.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2048 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

    1886 Grant Letter Card Specialized Collection, approximately 85 total (about evenly split between mint and used), mostly organized by series/gum/perforations, note 1898 special delivery use, 1904 uprated to Germany, and 1912 to England, generally F-VF, a wonderful assortment for the collector of this issue, view to appreciate
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 130.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2049 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1127, 1887 90c Purple on Oriental buff (U344), mint entire, Very Fine (UPSS $145, Scott $140)
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    Current Opening : 20.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2050 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    1131, 1887 90c Purple on amber-manila (U347), mint entire, trivial internal wrinkle, Very Fine and choice (UPSS $150, Scott $150)
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    Current Opening : 20.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2051 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

    1886/1899 Plimpton and Morgan Envelope Collection, bulging binder containing several hundred covers from U294/378 (no Columbians), mix of mint and used, note better including 1105 mint, 1308 to Singapore, etc, generally F-VF, a wonderful selection ideal for continuation or resale, very difficult to replicate
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2052 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    2529, 1917 3c Carmine on amber error (U437g), "Citizens National Bank, Crawfordsville, Ind." cornercard, Wilmette, IL April 2, 1923 flag cancel, small nick at lower left, Very Fine and rare (UPSS $750, Scott $750)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2053 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    2555, 1917 3c Carmine on blue error (U439g), Blue Ribbon Garage cornercard as always, tiny nick at bottom, faint toning, Very Fine and rare, 2008 APEX certificate (UPSS $425, Scott $400)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2054 Postal Cards

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    3018, 1920 2c on 3c Dark violet on amber, Die 143(A) (U476), watermark 19, Duncan, OK Type 5 surcharge, unused entire with "Duncan National Bank" cornercard as always, tiny natural paper specks, Very Fine (UPSS $500, Scott $475)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2055 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    3022, 1920 2c on 3c Dark violet, Type 6 Surcharge (U477), mint entire, E.O. Billingslea Grain Co., Frederick, Okla. cornercard, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $185, Scott $175)
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    Lot# : 2056 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    3022, 1920 2c on 3c Dark violet, Type 6 Surcharge (U477), mint entire, E.O. Billingslea Grain Co., Frederick, Okla. cornercard, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $185, Scott $175)
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    Lot# : 2057 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    3077, 1920 2c on 1c on 3c Dark violet on amber, Die 143(A) (U475), San Antonio type 4 surcharge over type 7A surcharge (intended for postal cards), "Citizens State Bank, Bastrop, Texas" printed cornercard as usual, Very Fine in every respect (UPSS $250, Scott $350)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 60.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2058 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    3118, 1925 1½c on 1c Green on manila, Die 113(C) (U494a), Philadelphia type 8 surcharge, mint entire, Very Fine and rare (UPSS $1,275; Scott $950)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2059 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

    United States Stamped Envelope Collection 1903/1958, large carton with four binders, comprised approximately of Scott U379/536, including the Hartford Issue, Circle Dies, 1920/25 surcharges, etc, mix of mint and used with plenty of EFOs (albinos, misfolded, etc), paper and watermark varieties mostly identified, some better including several 3c Carmine errors (such as 2498 mint from Prince Anne, MD and Seattle, WA), mostly F-VF or better, a wonderful selection for the specialist in the first half of the 20th Century
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2060 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    3601a, 1977 13c Golf, Black omitted (U583a), mint entire, Very Fine and fresh, a rare error (UPSS $650, Scott $500)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2061 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    3601b, 1977 13c Golf, Black & blue omitted (U583b), mint entire, light toning, still Very Fine and rare (UPSS $650, Scott $500)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2062 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    3619a, 1978 (15c) on 16c Blue, Surcharge omitted (U586a), watermark 48A, used entire with March 12, 1979 Oxnard, CA machine cancel, Very Fine and rare, this watermark is not recorded used in the UPSS catalogue, 2017 PSE certificate (UPSS $750 for watermark 47, Scott $1,000)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2063 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    3721a-50A, 1988 25c Circle of stars, Dark red and tagging omitted (U611), mint window entire, no cornercard, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $200)

    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2064 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    3740a, 1991 29c Star, Red and tagging omitted (U619c), mint entire, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $275, Scott $275)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2065 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    3786a, 1995 32c Liberty Bell, Blue omitted (U632b), legal-sized mint entire, printed Chicago cornercard, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $150, Scott $200)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2066 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

    United States Modern Envelope Collection 1958/2017, large carton comprised of very nearly envelope issue for the years listed, including mint, FDCs, and postally used, variety of sizes/watermarks, note better modern scarce items including 3471, 3519-47, 3557-48A, 3652a, 3717a, and 3822, generally Very Fine, ideal for the specialist
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2067 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

    United States Mint and Used Wrappers Collection, approximately 48 wrappers, the majority used with better advertising including W.H. Flatt Carriage Company on W81 (unused), M.M. Secor Trunk Co. on W316 and W366, E.P. Roe's Small Fruit Farms on W120, various Cook's Tours, and more, generally F-VF or better, a scarce and attractive selection worth a close look
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2068 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

    United States Stamped Envelopes EFOs Collection, approximately 70 mostly mint (also note a few wrappers) pre-1940s entires with range of varieties including partial impressions, over- and under- inked including albino (some on surcharged envelopes) impressions, offsets, miscuts with indicia appearing on back, inside, etc., double envelope, double surcharges, U544c mint entire, etc., Fine and unusual
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2069 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

    United States Stamped Envelope Reference Binder, includes a variety of paper/color guides as well as examples of envelopes by paper color and size, printouts and clippings provide additional information, an interesting and useful reference
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    Current Opening : 45.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2070 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    "Bates & Coates", Advertising collar on 1874 2c Red on cream (U144), in carmine, mint entire, few toned spots, backflap with small piece out, Very Fine appearance (UPSS $325)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2071 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    "Bates & Coates", Advertising collar on 1874 2c Red on cream (U144), in carmine, mint entire, "Co" of "Coates" punched-out by embossing, small adhesion on reverse, otherwise Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $325)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2072 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    "Wm. Demouth & Co.", Advertising collar on 1883 2c Brown on amber (U278), in green, unused entire (written address), light toning, still Very Fine and scarce, ex-Barkhausen (UPSS $275)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2073 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    "Mutual Life Ins. Company", Type 2 Advertising collar on 1883 2c Brown on white (U277), in green, printed cornercard in same color, small tear at top and piece out at bottom right, still Fine and scarce (UPSS $275)
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    Lot# : 2074 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    "George F. Nesbitt & Co.", Type 1 Advertising collar on 1864 3c Pink on white (U58), blue band, black "Specimen." beneath, fresh white paper, Extremely Fine and choice in every respect (UPSS $800)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2075 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    "Straw & Ellsworth Mfg. Co.", Advertising collar on 1883 2c Brown on white (U277), in brown, mint entire, few trivial stains confined to reverse, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $350)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2076 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    "H.&F. Blandy, Zanesville, Ohio", illustrated saw mill advertisement on 1870 1c Blue wrapper (W77), brush stroke cancel, sent to Harrington, NC, Very Fine, an unusually early illustrated wrapper
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2077 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    "1882 Annual Circular and Price List of Sunny Side Apiary, Baltimore, Md.", illustrated bee advertisement on 1874 1c Blue wrapper (W120), addressed to Meyersville, MD with cork cancel, wrapper advises: "If Uncalled for, will Postmaster please Give to Some Friend Interested in Bee Culture", Very Fine and whimsical, ex-Gundel
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2078 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    "Spirit of '86", red advertisement with soldier, horse, and lion's head on 1874 1c Blue wrapper (W120), cancelled by cork and addressed to Baton Rouge, LA, Very Fine, a rare and attractive illustrated wrapper
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2079 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    "John A. Salzer's Plans and Seed Catalogue", illustrated design from La Crosse, WI on 1883 2c Red on manila wrapper (W235), addressed to Berea, OH, Very Fine and rare advertising wrapper
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2080 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    "The Best Shoe Dressing In The World", illustrated advertisement for Black Diamond Dressing from Boston, BA, on 1887 1c Blue on manila wrapper (W301), addressed to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Very Fine and rare
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
    Current Opening : 60.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2081 Postal Cards

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    "I'm From the Anidrosis Sanitarium", illustration of a "compound vapor bath" on 1887 1c Blue wrapper (W301), addressed to Montreal, Quebec, Very Fine
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2082 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    AM4, 1937 5c Blue on white, Die AM1, Border 2, Watermark 36 (UC1 var), entire uprated with 5c Prexie and 10c Airmail, two strikes of "San Juan P.R. Puerta de Tierra Sta Jun 5 1939" duplex and sent to New York City, Very Fine and rare, this envelope was issued only for Puerto Rico, St. Thomas & Virgin Islands (UPSS $1,000)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2083 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    AM20, 1942 6c Orange on white, Die AM4, Type 2 (UC4 var), uprated with 2c Defense, San Francisco, CA April 26, 1944 wavy line cancel, addressed to Riverside, CA, Very Fine and scarce watermark variety (UPSS $250)
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2084 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    AM25a, 1942 6c Orange on white, Die AM5, Re-entry die (UC6 var), mint entire, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $175)
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    Lot# : 2085 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    AM79, 1958 6c+1c Orange, Type 1 (UC27), mint entire, Very Fine and scarce (UPSS $350, Scott $350)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2086 Postal Cards

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    AM80, 1958 6c+1c Orange, Type 2 (UC28), mint entire, Very Fine and fresh (UPSS $100, Scott $100)
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    Lot# : 2087 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

    United States Airmail Stamped Envelope Collection, carton filled with hundreds of airmail envelopes, mixture of mint, FDC, and postally used, note plenty of better including mint AM6-23, AM9-18, AM18-39, AM80, and AM81; used AM24a and AM25a-39, mostly F-VF condition, an ideal lot for the specialist in these issues as there is a wealth of further research to be done
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2088 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

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    OM2, 1912 1 Green on white (UO70), uprated with 1c Dark violet (O124), Washington, DC June 9, 1914 machine cancel, Postal Savings System cornercard, addressed to Tacoma, WA, vertical crease, Very Fine and choice (UPSS $400)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2089 Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers

    United States Official Envelopes Collection, two volumes, the first spanning the 19th Century issues through the 1912 Postal Savings issue, second binder from 1983 onward, mix of mint and used throughout with some FDCs, note better including WD103-5 mint, generally Fine to Very Fine, an attractive collection
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2090 Postal Cards

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    S1E-Ba, Lipman Essay in Deep red, lithographed on .095" thick white wove card, plain back. Very Fine and rare (USPCC $2,500)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2091 Postal Cards

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    S1E-Ba, Lipman Essay in Deep green, lithographed on .095" thick white wove card, printed advertisement on reverse for "Charlton's Linen Copying Books", Very Fine and most likely unique with this advertisement for John P. Charlton, ex-Nelson (USPCC $2,500)
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2092 Postal Cards

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    S1E-Ba, Lipman Essay in Blue, color appears distinctly more grayish than the other Lipman essays we have handled, printed advertisement on reverse for "Printers' and Photographers' Card Warehouse" in Philadelphia, dated August 1872 (the full text of which is below), Very Fine and almost certainly unique with this advertisement (USPCC $2,500 for plain back)rnThe text on the reverse of this card reads:rnAs the Post Office Department will be unable to furnish Postal Cards for several months, and as the enclosed are by law allowed to pass through the mails, when printed on the back, as a circular or business card, on the pre-payment of postage by a one cent stamp, your attention is invited to them as a novel, cheap and convenient method of advertising.rnThe Lines upon the face for the address, being covered by copy-right, all other Cards possessing this feature are an infringement. Price, $4.25 per 1000.rnRespectfully yours,rnA.M. Collins, Son & Co.
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2093 Postal Cards

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    S1E-Ba, Lipman Essay in Blue, franked with 1870 1c Ultramarine (145) tied by cork cancel, addressed to Oquawka, IL, advertisement on reverse for Paton & Co. department store in New York, Very Fine and exceedingly rare used Lipman essay (USPCC $2,500 for unused, a similar used example sold for $6,250 in 2014)
    Start Price : 1,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2094 Postal Cards

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    S1E-C, Lipman Essay in Deep green, third type with 1c indicia and black "Submitted as Specimen Postal Card" overprint, lithographed on .094" thick white wove card, blue ruled lines on reverse in both directions, Very Fine and rare (USPCC $2,000)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2095 Postal Cards

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    S1E-D, Morris G. Condon Essay in Black, typographed on wove card, minor corner flaws, printed advertisement on reverse for "Morris G. Condon's System of Post and Mail Card Correspondence" (as illustrated in USPCC catalogue), a Very Fine and rare essay (USPCC $2,700)
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2096 Postal Cards

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    S1E-Ea, American Post Card Co, 1871 Postal Card/Envelope Combination essay, three examples of this essay, two showing a distinctive break in frame at lower left, one with address scratched out, few backflaps stuck down and mounting residue on reverse, Very Fine group (USPCC $630)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2097 Postal Cards

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    S1E-Ea, American Post Card Co, 1871 Postal Card/Envelope Combination essay, franked with 3c Green just tied by quartered cork, "Washington D.C. May 13" datestamp (1874 use based on dateline), addressed to Andover, NH, message on internal card as intended, backflaps torn/missing from opening, Very Fine, a rare used example of this unusual essay which sought to combine the best features of a postal card and an envelope
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2098 Postal Cards

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    S1e-Ga, Lees & Skeen Essay in Dark orange-yellow & Dark green, lithographed essay from the July 6, 1872 group, on thicker .018" card, Very Fine, each color combination of this card is unique, ex-Horton (USPCC $550, last realized $850 in 2018)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2099 Postal Cards

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    S1E-Gb, Lees & Skeen Essay in Dark green & Dark orange-yellow, lithographed essay from the July 15, 1872 group, on thinner .009" card, Very Fine, each color combination of this card is unique, ex-Horton (USPCC $550, last realized $850 in 2018)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2100 Postal Cards

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    S1E-Hb, 1872 ABNCo.(?) Essay in Red orange on manila, typographed essay on 130x77mm card, rectangular indicia of Ben Franklin with lathe border, bright and fresh, Very Fine, variously attributed to the American Bank Note Co. and National Bank Note Co. (USPCC $800)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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