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Sale 80: The Bradley Horton Collection of United States Postal Cards

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The Bradley Horton Collection of United States Postal Cards

Lots 4001-4010 Lots 4011-4017

Lot 4001 E   

Hyman L. Lipman, Philadelphia (Unstated Value) Black on Yellow Orange Card, Forerunner Postal Card Essay, typographed on 131 x 77mm yellow orange card with white paper backing ruled vertically with light blue lines 7mm apart and printed Lipman advertisement, rubber band adherence abrasion, F.-V.F. Scott No. UX1E.
USPCC No. S1E-Ab var.    $1,500.

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS LIPMAN FORERUNNER CARD WITH PRINTED ADVERTISEMENT ON REVERSE.

John P. Charleton of Philadelphia copyrighted the first post card design that required an adhesive stamp in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on December 17th 1861. H.L. Lipman, another stationer was affiliated with Charleton and manufactured these for sale to the general public. Lipman's ad is on the reverse of this card.

Realized: $3,000

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Lot 4002 E   

Hyman L. Lipman, Philadelphia (Unstated Value) Black on Yellow Orange Card, Forerunner Postal Card Essay, typographed on 131 x 77mm yellow orange card with white paper backing ruled vertically with light blue lines 7mm apart, 3¢ orange (79-E30l) essay affixed at upper right stamp position, Very Fine. Scott No. UX1E.
USPCC No. S1E-Ab var.    $1,500+.

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS LIPMAN FORERUNNER CARD WITH THE 3¢ ORANGE ESSAY AFFIXED.

On June 8, 1872, the law authorizing the Postmaster General to provide postal cards was signed by President Grant. The Third Assistant Postmaster General then requested the bank note companies and card suppliers to submit proposed designs and data for the first U.S. cards on June 25th 1872. H.L. Lipman submitted three postal card designs to Gen. W.H.H. Terrell on June 28th 1872.

Realized: $2,900

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Lot 4003 E   

Hyman L. Lipman, Philadelphia (Unstated Value) Dark Blue on Thick White Wove Card, Forerunner Postal Card Essay, lithograph design on 132 x 79mm thick white wove card, plain back, 3¢ blue green (79-E30l) essay affixed at upper right stamp position, fresh and Very Fine. Scott No. UX1E.
USPCC No. S1E-Ba var.    $1,800+.

Realized: $2,700

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Lot 4004 E   

Hyman L. Lipman, Philadelphia (Unstated Value) Deep Green on Thick White Wove Card, Forerunner Postal Card Essay, lithograph design on 132 x 79mm thick white wove card, plain back, 3¢ blue green (79-E30l) essay affixed at upper right stamp position, fresh and Very Fine. Scott No. UX1E.
USPCC No. S1E-Ba var.    $1,800+.

Realized: $2,500

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Lot 4005 E   

Hyman L. Lipman, Philadelphia (Unstated Value) Deep Red on Thick White Wove Card, Forerunner Postal Card Essay, lithograph design on 132 x 79mm thick white wove card, plain back, 3¢ blue green (79-E30l) essay affixed at upper right stamp position, fresh and Very Fine. Scott No. UX1E.
USPCC No. S1E-Ba var.    $1,800+.

Realized: $2,400

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Lot 4006 E   

Hyman L. Lipman, Philadelphia (Unstated Value) Dark Blue on Thick White Wove Card, Forerunner Postal Card Essay, lithograph design on 132 x 79mm thick white wove card, backing ruled vertically with light blue lines 7mm apart, fresh and Very Fine. Scott No. UX1E.
USPCC No. S1E-Bb    $1,800.

Realized: $2,300

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Lot 4007 E   

Hyman L. Lipman, Philadelphia (Unstated Value) Deep Green on Thick White Wove Card, Forerunner Postal Card Essay, lithograph design on 132 x 79mm thick white wove card, backing ruled vertically with light blue lines 7mm apart, 3¢ orange (79-E30l) essay affixed at upper right stamp position, fresh and Very Fine. Scott No. UX1E.
USPCC No. S1E-Bb var.    $1,800+.

Realized: $2,200

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Lot 4008 E   

Hyman L. Lipman, Philadelphia, 1¢ Deep Red on Thick White Wove Card, Forerunner Postal Card Essay, lithograph stylized design surrounding Franklin portrait and "U.S. Post Card, One Cent", two-line overprint including "Submitted as a Specimen Postal Card", backing paper with blue crossed ruled lines 7mm apart, Very Fine. Scott No. UX1E.
USPCC No. S1E-C    $3,000.

ONE OF THE MOST STRIKING POSTAL CARD ESSAYS SUBMITTED TO THIRD ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL TERRELL FOR THE FIRST U.S. POSTAL CARD ISSUE.

Realized: $2,500

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Lot 4009 E   

Hyman L. Lipman, Philadelphia, 1¢ Dark Blue on Thick White Wove Card, Forerunner Postal Card Essay, lithograph stylized design surrounding Franklin portrait and "U.S. Post Card, One Cent", two-line overprint including "Submitted as a Specimen Postal Card", backing paper with blue crossed ruled lines 7mm apart, fresh and Very Fine. Scott No. UX1E.
USPCC No. S1E-C    $3,000.

ONE OF THE MOST STRIKING POSTAL CARD ESSAYS SUBMITTED TO THIRD ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL TERRELL FOR THE FIRST U.S. POSTAL CARD ISSUE.

Realized: $2,200

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Lot 4010 E   

Hyman L. Lipman, Philadelphia, 1¢ Deep Green on Thick White Wove Card, Forerunner Postal Card Essay, lithograph stylized design surrounding Franklin portrait and "U.S. Post Card, One Cent", two-line overprint including "Submitted as a Specimen Postal Card", white backing paper with blue crossed ruled lines 7mm apart; tiny stain, Very Fine, ex-Brazer. Scott No. UX1E.
USPCC No. S1E-C    $3,000.

ONE OF THE MOST STRIKING POSTAL CARD ESSAYS SUBMITTED TO THIRD ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL TERRELL FOR THE FIRST U.S. POSTAL CARD ISSUE.

Realized: $1,500

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Lots 4001-4010 Lots 4011-4017

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