Lot 42981918, 2¢ Red on Cream, Die 2, Horizontal Paste-Up, mint card, 38mm brown tape, Very Fine, ex-G.C. Slawson. Scott No. UX30 var.
USPCC No. S42PUh $400.
Lot 42991920, 1¢ on 2¢ Red on Cream, Die 2, Mint card, bright and fresh with crisp corners and edges, Extremely Fine. Scott No. UX31 $3,500.
USPCC No. S43 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
A CHOICE MINT EXAMPLE OF THE WASHINGTON D.C. ONE-LINE BLACK SURCHARGE.
Lot 43001920, 1¢ on 2¢ Red on Cream, Die 2, cancelled by "Washington D.C., Oct 14, 1920" machine cancel to Washington D.C.; trivial corner wrinkle lower left, Very Fine, ex-Woodward.
Scott No. UX31 $4,500.
THIS IS THE EARLIEST RECORDED USE OF THE RARE 1¢ ON 2¢ WASHINGTON D.C. SURCHARGE POSTAL CARD ISSUE.
The "1 Cent" one-line surcharge die was prepared and only used at Washington D.C. The surcharge was deemed to be unsatisfactory, and was immediately withdrawn from use. Subsequent surcharges contained the numeral "1" above "Cent" in a two-line configuration.
Lot 43011920, 1¢ on 2¢ Red on Buff, Die 1, Charleston "1 Cent" Inverted Surcharge, mint card, Very Fine, The only recorded example of this variety. USPCC No. S45-8d.
Scott No. UX32 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 43021920, 1¢ on 2¢ Red on Cream, Die 2, Horizontal Paste-Up, mint card, 38mm brown tape; trivial corner crease, F.-V.F., The only recorded Kansas City surcharge paste-up, ex-W.I. Mitchell, G.C. Slawson. Scott No. UX33 var.
USPCC No. S45-19PUh Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 4303 P1926, 3¢ Red on Buff, Die Proof on Cardstock, proof printed on untrimmed cardstock with B.E.P. blue "1358773" handstamp on reverse; minor creasing, Very Fine. Scott No. UX37P.
USPCC No. S53Pa $5,000.
THE ONLY RECORDED DIE PROOF OF THE 1926 3¢ MCKINLEY POSTAL CARD.
Lot 4304 E1952, 2¢ Carmine on Glazed Card, Die Essay, Typographed large die essay on 134 x 70mm white faced glazed cardstock, die showing color dots in the four corners of the label, manuscript "Jun 28 - 1918" dating at lower left, light black pencil "Essay / No 2" on lower right, reverse with BEP blue "902519" control handstamp; some scuffing, Fine. Scott No. UX43E.
USPCC No. S60E-A $5,000.
THE ONLY RECORDED DIE ESSAY FOR THE 1952 2¢ CARMINE POSTAL CARD.
This essay is dated 1918 because the 2¢ Lincoln card was prepared in 1918 to be using during the wartime 2¢ postage rate but was never issued due to low demand. It wasn't until 1952 when the domestic postage rate increased from 1¢ to 2¢ that the card was issued.
Lot 43051958, 2¢+1¢ Carmine Rose on Buff, "General Electric" ETR-1057-2, Inverted Type 2 Surcharge, unused card, usual punch hole at left, fresh and Very Fine. USPCC No. S64-2f $500.
Scott No. UX47a $500.
Lot 43061958, 2¢+1¢ Carmine Rose on Buff, Type 2 Surcharge, "General Electric", ETR-1725-2, usual punch hole at left, cancelled by partial Mass. duplex to Weston Mass., Very Fine and scarce used example. USPCC No. S64-2 $675.
Scott No. UX47 $700.
Lot 43071962 4¢ Red Violet on White, Vertical Paste-Up, Type 2, mint card, 38mm brown tape, Very Fine and rare. Scott No. UX48 var.
USPCC No. S66APUv-2 $325.