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

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1917 1¢ Postal Card Issue UX28 - Essays

Lots 4291-4297

Lot 4291    

1916, 1¢ Dark Green on Gray, Die 2, unused unsevered vertical strip of three, reverse of each with preprinted Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Co. message; light toning mostly on reverse, F.-V.F. and rare multiple.
Scott No. UX27D    $1,650+.

This is the second large known multiple, there is also a strip of four known.

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Lot 4292 E   

1917, 1¢ Black on White Tissue Paper, Lincoln Vignette Essay, circular 33mm dia. vignette of Lincoln on 48 x 56mm white tissue paper, mounted on backing paper, Very Fine. Scott No. UX28E.
USPCC No. S40E-AB    $5,000.

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS LINCOLN ESSAY FOR THE 1917 1¢ POSTAL CARD ISSUE.

This was an attempt to adapt for postal card use a vignette patterned after and very similar to a vignette used in the production of U. S. currency.

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Lot 4293 E   

1917, 1¢ Black on White Tissue Paper, Lincoln Vignette Essay, Lincoln facing right vignette essay in oval 21 x 25mm on 36 x 40mm white tissue paper, mounted on backing paper, background consists of horizontal shading lines, and considerable portion of bust, Very Fine. Scott No. UX28E.
USPCC No. S40E-B    $5,000.

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS LINCOLN ESSAY FOR THE 1917 1¢ POSTAL CARD ISSUE.

This was the first seriously considered design, and was later reduced, reversed to face left, the shading of the background eliminated and the figure cut down to exclude much of the bust. When thus amended it became the accepted design.

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Lot 4294 E   

1917, 1¢ Black on Glazed Paper, Lincoln Vignette Essay, Lincoln facing left vignette with background fully routed on 44 x 68mm semi-glazed white wove paper, Very Fine. Scott No. UX28E.
USPCC No. S40E-Cb    $2,000.

ONE OF ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS LINCOLN ESSAY FOR THE 1917 1¢ POSTAL CARD ISSUE.

The other recorded example of this essay has a black "Dec 20 1916" handstamped on reverse.

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Lot 4295 E   

1917, 1¢ Black on Glazed Paper, Stamp Die Essay, Typographed die essay of completed stamp design except untrimmed around border and inside vignette oval, and with an albino impression of label lettered "This Side of Card for Address" on 150 x 73mm glazed white wove paper, reverse with BEP blue "807124" and black "Jan 24 1917" handstamps, Very Fine. Scott No. UX28E.
USPCC No. S40E-Cc    $3,000.

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS LINCOLN DIE PROOF FOR THE 1917 1¢ POSTAL CARD ISSUE.

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Lot 4296 P   

1917, 1¢ Black on White Glazed Card, Die Proof, Die proof on 127 x 73mm thick white glazed cardboard, weak line on left outer line of oval; light crease, Very Fine. Scott No. UX28P.
USPCC No. S40Pa    $5,000.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED DIE PROOFS OF THE LINCOLN DIE PROOF FOR THE 1917 1¢ POSTAL CARD ISSUE.

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Lot 4297 P   

1917, 1¢ Black on White Glazed Card, Die Proof, Die proof with weak line on left outer line of oval on 111 x 40mm thick white glazed cardboard, with black pencil "No 807201/9084 Die" on reverse along with "Panel layout, 55-4x42 - (55 - 4X44+22-55)-4X42-55, bitten 8 minutes"; small abrasion top edge, otherwise Very Fine. Scott No. UX28P.
USPCC No. S40Pb    $5,000.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED DIE PROOFS OF THE LINCOLN DIE ESSAY FOR THE 1917 1¢ POSTAL CARD ISSUE.

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