Lot 3061 /oPostal Stationery Cut Square Collection, in two Palo albums. Begins with #U1-17 plus U18A, all used, #U28-29 and 38-45 unused, #U66-73 (66, 68, 70-1 used, others unused), #U95-105 and 107 unused, #U211, 214, 217 unused, etc. Missing only a handful of early issues, very complete from 1880s through modern plus airmails. Also some Officials. Most are F-VF, and better than usual condition. Substantial catalog value.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 3062 /oIntact Cut Square Collection, mint and used on Scott pages to 1970's, early period mostly used, including #U28-29, up to 30¢, including Airs, P.O., scattered War Department, etc, margins vary, V.G.-Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 3063Advertising Collar Envelopes, 1874-84, 3 unused entires; includes 1¢ light blue (U113) with "Bonner Mercantile Company, Butte City Mt." collar, 2¢ red brown (U277) with The Mutual Life Ins. Company of New York collar, and 3¢ green (U163) with "Bates & Coates, 209 Church St. Philadelphia" collar in dark green; some light even toning on 1¢ entire, otherwise Very Fine, scarce group.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 3064 S1882-86 Postal Stationery Specimen Entires, of 48 items; two postal cards (Jefferson & Liberty cards) and balance envelope entires, includes oversized issues including 30¢ & 90¢ issues, also including two printed explanation cards and an exploded presentation box; some duplication, nice fresh material.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 30651893 1¢-10¢ Columbian Issue Entires, group of mint entires; includes 1¢ x65, 2¢ x67, 5¢ x37 & 10¢ x15, wide range of sizes, a few with printed addresses; condition varies, Scott cat around $2,000, inspect, cut square.
Scott Nos. U348-U351 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3066 oPostal Card Special Usage Balance, group of approximately 160 mostly used cards from 1873 issue to modern; lots of interesting and unusual items including a section of illegal usages including 1873 1¢ cards with kraft paper overlay (for reuse) and a variety of attached labels/photo, handstamp on face of cards, indicias cut out usages, etc., section of special delivery with E8, E12, E14, E15b, E16, etc., airmail including Zeppelin, registered, insured, postage due, foreign destinations with foreign dues, incoming usage with foreign frankings, auxiliary marking including disinfected, too late, unclaimed/return, "Porto", Urgent, missent, held, advertised, etc., some ad cards, real-photo, also censor items, service suspended, internment camp, revenue stamps, Christmas seals, express label, domestic uprate, etc.; a very interesting group.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 3067 oFancy Cancels on 1873-88 1¢ Postal Cards, group of 140 cards; wide range of cancels from simple geometric to better types fancy cancels; with highlights including "1888" year date of Williamsport, M.D. on UX9, 18 different Star cancels including choice 1877 Newtonville, Mass. in purple, negative Skull & Crossbones of Greenfield, Mass. on UX8, etc., nearly all Very Fine strikes or better.
Scott Nos. UX3//UX10 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3068 /oPostal Card Balance, mix of 100's of cards including better; with seven UX3 card varieties including inverted watermark, damage big hole, recut frameline, break in line, etc., two unused UY1 printed advertising cards, selection of #UX3 better postmarks including straight line and fort, mint surcharge card, also a hoard of #UX5 & UX9 cards with some interesting preprinted ads; worth a look.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3069 oNew York Letter & Numeral Cancels on 1873 1¢ Postal Cards, approximately 100 cards with many additional covers and a few other post cards types; includes the range of negative Letters A-M with some variety in letter types, some in combination with City Delivery cds's, numerals with early Roman Numerals II//XIII and then negative numerals 4 & 14 with types; a nice study group.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 3070 /oPostal Card, 1885, 1¢ Jefferson Postal Card Hoard, of many thousands virtually all used, includes a small mint and used section noting fly speck printing varieties, good postmark or pre-printing ad potential; please inspect for full evaluation.
Scott Nos. UX8 Estimate $200 - 300.