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Postal Stationery Earliest Documented Usages
 
 
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Lot 1701

Envelope, 1864, 2¢ black on buff, die 3 (U50), cancelled "Frankfurt, Ky., Jul 6 66" duplex c.d.s., the earliest documented use of U50, light foxing, Fine. UPSS 108a-7-24u-1.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1702

Envelope, 1886, 1¢ light blue on manila, die 2 (U119), cancelled weak Chicago printed matter oval, backstamped Cincinnati, June 25, 1887, the earliest documented use of U119, couple minor creases, Fine. UPSS 288-10-54u-7.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1703

Envelope, 1874, 3¢ green on blue, die 2 (U166), cancelled neat New York "29" duplex, July 3, 1879, the earliest documented use of U166, slightly nicked upper right corner, Fine.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1704

Envelope, 1875, 10¢ chocolate, die 2 (U189), cancelled Richmond, Va. duplex, May 7, 1883, the earliest documented use of U189, used to Germany; slight faults, Fine. UPSS 553-21-105-5.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1705

Envelope, 1874, 15¢ orange (U198), cancelled magenta San Francisco Wells Fargo oval, Jan. 17, 1884, the earliest documented use of UPSS 59-22-123-5, printed Wells Fargo frank, handstamped "Collect" with manuscript "15¢", addressed to Safety Nitro Powder Co., San Francisco; reduced slightly at left, Fine. UPSS 599-25-123-5.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1706

Envelope, 1886, 10¢ brown on manila, die 2 (U193), cancelled Baltimore "5" duplex, Mar. 23, 1891, the earliest documented use of U193, to Germany; slight creases, Fine. UPSS 585-21-100-7.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 1707

Envelope, 1884, 2¢ brown on fawn (U263), cancelled Defiance, O. duplex, June 28 (1884), the earliest documented use of U263, year date in Buffalo, N.Y. backstamp, Very Fine. UPSS 699-8-38-6.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1708

Envelope, 1887, 1¢ blue (U294), cancelled Toledo, O. duplex, July 26, 1888, the earliest documented use of U294; slight water spots, Fine. UPSS 875-7-31-7.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1709

Envelope, 1894, 1¢ dark blue (U295), uprated with a1¢ ultramarine (246) and cancelled New York flag cancel, March 5, 1896, the earliest documented use of U295. UPSS 876a-7-32-12.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1710

Envelope, 1887, 2¢ green on blue, die 2 (U314), cancelled North Attleborough, Mass., Jan. 12, 1888, the earliest documented use of U314, Fine. UPSS 987-10-54-7.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1711

Envelope, 1887, 5¢ blue, die 1 (U330), cancelled New York "4" duplex, May 11, 1888, the earliest documented use of U330 to Germany; couple light file folds, Fine. UPSS 1093-10-54-7.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1712

Envelope, 1899, 1¢ green on oriental buff (U354), uprated with a 1¢ Columbian, cancelled Syracuse, New York flag cancel, April 21, 1899, the earliest documented use of U354; slight edge faults, Fine. UPSS 1211-13-74-13.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1713

Envelope, 1899, 4¢ brown, die 1 (U371), uprated with 1¢ & 5¢ Bureaus, cancelled New York "A"duplexes, July 11, 1899, the earliest documented use of U371, to Kingstown, Ireland; file crease at left, Fine. UPSS 1347-21-100-13.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1714

Envelope, 1899, 4¢ brown on amber, die 1 (U372), cancelled New London, Conn. March 2, 1899, the earliest documented use of U372; couple corner creases, Fine. UPSS 1352-25-124-13.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1715
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Lot 1716

Envelope, 1916, 2¢ carmine on amber, die 2 (U430a), cancelled Chicago Canal Station machine cancel, Feb 21, 1917, the earliest documented use of U420a, red and black meat-packer's advertising, Very Fine. UPSS 2337-13-81-20.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1717

Envelope, 1916, 2¢ carmine on blue, die 1 (U432), uprated with 9¢ Franklin & 1¢ Washington and sent registered from J.M. Bartels to Boston, Oct. 13, 1916 (postmark on reverse), the earliest documented use of U432; 1¢ stamp damaged, F-VF. UPSS 2407-13-80-19.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1718

Envelope, 1916, 5¢ blue, die 1 (U443), cancelled New York machine cancel, Oct. 29, 1919, the earliest documented use of U443, to Germany, Fine. UPSS 2711-10-59-20.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1719

Envelope, 1916, 5¢ blue on blue, die 1 (U445), cancelled on reverse New York Grand Central Sta., Aug. 13, 1922, the earliest documented use of U445, to Delhi, India (backstamped Sept. 22), Fine. UPSS 2722-10-59-25.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1720

Envelope, 1920, 2¢ on 3¢ dark violet on amber, die 1 (U449), uprated to 5¢ with 1¢ & 2¢ adhesives, cancelled Chicago "1" duplexes, Dec. 7, 1920, the earliest documented use of U449, sent to San Jose, Costa Rica, backstamped San Jose Dec. 24, addressee deceased, returned to sender; minor edge wear, Fine. UPSS 2780-13-80-19.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1721

Envelope, 1920, 2¢ on 3¢ dark violet, die 6 (U468b), uprated with 2¢ & 10¢ stamps and sent registered from Fargo, N.D. to Winthrop, Mass., postmarked on reverse Nov. 29, 1924, the earliest documented use of U468b; small tear at top, Fine double rate registered EDU. UPSS 2699-23-110-19.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1722

Envelope, 1920, 2¢ on 3¢ dark violet on blue, die 5 (U471a), cancelled Brooklyn, N.Y. machine cancel, Aug. 1, 1921, the earliest documented use of U471a, several Biblical verse covers front and back, Very Fine. UPSS 3014-10-58-20.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1723

Envelope, 1925, 1½¢ on 1¢ green on amber, die 4 (U496b), uprated with 5¢ Ericsson & 10¢ Map airmail, cancelled Seattle, Wash., Sept. 15, 1926, the earliest documented use of U496b, and flown on C.A.M. cover to Los Angeles, Very Fine. UPSS 3147-13-79-22.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1724

Envelope, 1925, 1½¢ on 1¢ green on blue, die 3 (U498b), cancelled undated 1926 Washington, D.C. printed matter machine cancel, the only recorded 1926 usage and by default the earliest documented use of U498b, stencil address to Santa Maria, Calif., F-VF. UPSS 3157-10-57-25.
Estimate 150 - 200

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Lot 1725
 
Postal Stationery EDUs, selection of about 50 different 19th Century entires, primarily from the 1874, 1887 & 1899 Plimpton Issues mostly 1¢ or 2¢ values with a few as high as 10¢ all with 2004 or early 2005 A.P.S. certificates as the then-current the earliest documented uses of their respective U.P.S.S. numbers (not of the basic Scott numbers), includes U311 var. from die 88c with "cap on 2" variety, also a UO2, several uprated usages and three nice illustrated ads; F-VF and scarce group.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 1726
 
Postal Stationery EDUs, selection of about 30 different 20th Century entires betwen U411//U515, all with late 2004 to early 2005 A.P.S. certificates as the then-current the earliest documented uses of their respective U.P.S.S. numbers (not of the basic Scott numbers), includes several 1920 & 1925 Surcharges as well as a UO70 and two different UO72; F-VF.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500
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