Lot 20641873 1¢ Postal Card Proofs. Lot of 12 proofs all on unwatermarked stock with two in issued color on canary and very smooth buff, one on granite stock in issued color, five on rough card stock in various colors, three on smooth card stock with issued stamp color on various colors of paper and one on vertically laid stock with pink stamp color, couple minor flaws, generally Very Fine.
Scott No. UX1, UX3 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2065Postal Card, 1873, 1¢ brown on buff, "Big Hole" Variety (SP7). Watermarked Large U.S.P.O.D., Very Fine. UPSS No. S1d $425.
Scott No. UX1 var. $375.
Lot 2066 /oPostal Card, 1873 1¢ brown, Complete Set of Damaged Subject Plates. All 4 Subject Plates (SP4, 7, 23 & 45) in the 4 "states", UX1 before big-hole damage, UX1 & UX3 with big-hole damage and UX3 with recut for a total of 16 cards plus 3 extras, unused and used mixed with one of the UX1 a full mint card, F.-V.F. UPSS $1,360.
Scott No. UX1, UX3 Estimate $200 - 300.
Our first postal card printing plate was damaged after printing began. This damage is most easily seen in the left and right side borders a half inch from the top. It exists in 3 sates "before big-hole damage", "big-hole damage" and "after big-hole recut". The big-hole recut comes on UX1 and UX3 with the other 2 coming on only one card each.
Lot 2067Postal Card, 1873, 1¢ brown on buff. Watermarked Large U.S.P.O.D., blue Chicago 1873 postmark with printed advertising for the "Vermont Central Steamers" showing Steamer at center in red, Very Fine.
Scott No. UX1 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 2068Postal Card, 1873, 1¢ brown on buff. Watermarked Small U.S.P.O.D., a very scarce precancelled card from Stockbridge, Massachusetts dated December 15, 1875 to Fall Village, Conn. with purple straight line "Cancelled." handstamp, Extremely Fine, a most unusual and rarely seen card.
Scott No. UX3 Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 2069Postal Card, 1875, 1¢ black on buff. Watermarked Small U.S.P.O.D. reversed, hinge remnant on reverse, fresh and Extremely Fine; with 2004 P.F. certificate. UPSS No. S3b.
Scott No. UX4 var. $3,500.
Lot 2070Postal Card, 1875, 1¢ black on buff, Reversed Watermark. Mint card with printed back, rectangular toned area at top right, Very Fine. Scott No. UX4 var.
UPSS No. S3b $850.
Lot 2071Postal Card, 1875, 1¢ black on buff. Watermarked Small U.S.P.O.D., Baltimore postmark on card addressed to Ellicotts City, Md., Very Fine.
Scott No. UX4 $350.
Lot 2072Postal Card, 1875, 1¢ black on buff. Watermarked Small U.S.P.O.D., two used examples of the rare watermarked 1875 card, one has inverted watermark and the other has an inverted and revered watermark, small adherence on one, F.-V.F. Scott No. UX4 (no photo).
UPSS No. S3a, S3c $600.
Lot 2073Postal Card, 1875, 1¢ black on buff, Inverted Watermark. Cancelled by bold New York duplex cancel, used in 1877, Extremely Fine. UPSS No. S3a $300.
Scott No. UX4 var. Estimate $100 - 150.