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Sale 68: New York 2016

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Postal Stationery

Lots 394-396

Lot 394 /o/   

1882, 5¢ Garfield Stationery Exhibit Collection, collection mounted on exhibit pages including 3 trial color cut squares in purple, red and green, four proofs in issued brown color on white, buff, amber and blue paper, mint U222, U223 and U225 entires, six different "Specimen" entires, 52 used entires and 8 mint entires with Mexican Wells Fargo franks, better includes some illustrated advertising, 1885 Wells Fargo San Francisco use to Hawaii with Hawaiian printed frank, range of destinations include Hawaii, Liberia (only recorded), Newfoundland, 1885 Yokohama "Ship" use to Hiogo, Bechuanaland, South Africa, Jamaica, St. Thomas, China, Russia, Monaco, Baghdad, Arabia (Asiatic Turkey), registered to Spain with #96, 205 franking (PFC), registered to Denmark with #216 strip of three, Cuba steamship line use, Guatemala, Red D Line use to Curacao, etc., F.-V.F.
Scott Nos. U222, U223, U225    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

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Realized: $1,350

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Lot 395 o   

Postal Card, 1875, 1¢ Black on Buff, with an exceptional strike of fancy cancel Negative "North/South" Shaking Hands of Worcester, Mass. entire, Extremely Fine, certainly one of the finest examples known of this popular cancel; with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. UX5    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,000

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Lot 396    

Postal Card, 1920, 1¢ on 2¢ Red on Cream, Die 2, bright color, fresh and immaculate, Extremely Fine; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. UX31    $4,250.

A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE WASHINGTON D.C. ONE-LINE BLACK SURCHARGE.

The Washington D.C. one-line surcharge is one of the rarest non-error United States postal card surcharges. This experimental overprint prepared by the Universal Company and deemed to be unsatisfactory with only 2000-3000 were sold before being withdrawn.

Realized: $3,500

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