Lot 1033 /o1870s-80s Lettersheet Forerunner Collection Balance, group comprising E860a unfolded A.B.N.C. essay, E860a ABNC essay used with 2¢ Bureau issue (no side tabs), E861 National Letter Sheet essay (cat. $400), E862 letter card essay exploded on exhibit page (Undersander cat. illust., $250), three L.H. Rogers' "Postal Note" uses comprising front only with blue background and preprinted return address bearing 3¢ green (184) from Port Huron Mich., blue background and no pre-printed return address bearing 2¢ #210 from Spencer Mass., and the late light gray background printing with "Ernst Besser & Bro., Stationers, Buffalo" preprinted return address bearing #210 to Eire Pa., 1880s "Lockwood Brooks & Co., Boston" lettersheet used Springfield Mass. with 3¢ #184 (left and bottom tabs intact), and 1878 "The Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York" lettersheet use without tabs uprated with 3c #158, etc., F.-V.F. and interesting group.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 10341853-1876 Postal Stationery, used accumulation of approximately 150 entires, mainly 1853-55 Nesbitts, some interesting towns, note Texas, Georgia, Virginia etc, few balloon-style cds's etc, mixed condition (no photo).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1035 /o1861, 3¢ Pink on Blue, Collection, mint and used group of 6 comprising unfolded small and large size, folded mint small and large size, preprinted small size with illustrated Liverpool & London & Globe Insurance Co. ad on flap and preprinted address, and large size used from "Toms River N.J." to Red Bank; small faults, F.-V.F.
Scott No. U36 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 10361876 Centennial Envelope Collection, binder starting with some view cards, two trial color entires E72Ad dark blue on white and E72Ai purple on white (cat $350 each), couple blue forgery cut squares, different die types, U218 and U221 mint, faulty 2¢ entire cancelled by Centennial cds and with Remington typed address and red promotional partly typed enclosure, second example cancelled at Philadelphia with blue-green Remington enclosure, some various fancy cancels like blue Concord N.H. "76" in Liberty Bell and "76" Shield, color cancels, RPOs, etc.; mixed condition on used, F.-V.F., nice starter collection.
Scott No. U218-29, U221 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1037 S1897, 1¢-5¢ Universal Postal Congress Entires, group of 25 mostly different comprising a variety of knives, sizes, colors; including U325S (1), U330S(2) U331S (1), clear overprints, F.-V.F. and scarce group.
Scott No. U294S//U331S $2,540.
Only 125 sets were prepared, these were issued to the delegates to the Universal Postal Congress held in Washington D.C. May 5-June 15.
Lot 1038Postal Stationery Collection, 1853-1970, mint and used entires collection in two cartons housed in binders and some loose accumulation, starts with Nesbitts, Reays, Plimpton, Hartford Issue and Circular Dies (including. UPSS 2699 used), etc., Airmails include EAM1B proof (top portion only showing die, UC1a used (cat. $450) and UC1 var. (watermark. 33, border b, unpriced in Scott) used, volume of used starting with U1, abundance of material to review (no photo).
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 1039Postal Stationery Entires and Errors Collection, 1880s-1900s, collection of approx. 500 entires housed in 7 Safe albums and some additional loose, includes overinking, partial prints, albinos, indicia impressions on flaps, inside and position errors from miss-folds, preprint paper folds, double impressions, illegal cutouts used on cover, 2¢ surcharge varieties and errors, etc., impressive collection.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 1040Postal Stationery Errors Freaks and Oddities, accumulation of over 400 including miscuts, albinos, misfolds with indicia on inside, etc., worth careful consideration, F.-V.F (no photo).
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1041Postal Stationery Specimens, 1864-1900s, mounted collection in two volumes starting with bidder samples U41S, U50S, U58S, U59S, Specimens U58, U59, 1870 Reays inc. 7¢ on white, U95S, U98S, U101S, U104S, U107S, Pimptons incl. U189S bidder sample, large group of 1878 up to 90¢ value, Officials with Post Office and War Dept. including UO35, UO38, issues up to 1903 Hartford plus 25¢ Space Hologram and 29¢ Love samples, etc., F.-V.F., lovely collection with many scarce specimen entires.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1042Postal Service, 1877, black, registered entire with Post Office Department, Division of Dead Letters corner card addressed to the Chief Director of Posts at Bremen, Germany, purple "Registered, August 17, 1885, Washington D.C." three-line postmark and blue "27218" registry number handstamp, reverse with New York (8.19) transit cds and blue crayon "756" number, New York, N.Y. (FX-NY1a(i)) registry exchange label affixed, Bremen (8.29) arrival backstamp, Very Fine; with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. UO14 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A RARE REGISTRY EXCHANGE LABEL USE ON A POSTAL SERVICE ENVELOPE.