Sale 299

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Postal Stationery Lots
 
 
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Lot 80
 
New Issue Postal Stationery, carton with hundreds of pieces mainly from the 1990's as delivered by the Post Office, VF.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 81
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Bedford Joyner 1873-1973 postal card balance collection/exhibit, several hundred mint/unused/used cards between #UX1/UX65, UY1/UY22, UXC1/UXC20 neatly mounted and written up on blank pages. Many better items are located within such as mint #UX13, UX21, UY5, UY10, UY15, unused UX1, UX3, UX47 and used #UX4. In addition there is a nice section of 1952 press printed surcharge errors including U.P.S.S. #S56-3f, S57f, S57i (all mint) and unused (with c.c.) #S57f as a single and a rare block of four. Lastly there are some nice foreign destinations and advertising such as a 1952 Eisenhower/Nixon campaign card, apparently free of flaws with the vast majority Very Fine, please allow some time to view.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 82
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Postal Cards Plate & Design Flaws and Varieties, 250+ cards between UX3//UX44, the majority of which contain printing and design flaws, practically all of which are identified. Many UPSS listed, but some are not listed. Includes some normal cards with advertising on front or reverse, cancels, etc. Very interesting collection in binder. (A fly specker's paradise). F-VF.
Estimate 400 - 600
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Lot 83
 
Postal Card Study - Complete Plating of UX3, a complete plating of the First U.S. Postal Card (all 72 plates) neatly ID'd with characteristics highlighted with arrows on plastic overlays. Mounted in binder with USPS chart by C.A. Fricke, from original research project. Great specialist lot and an instant Exhibition Collection. VF.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 84
 
1873, 1¢ Liberty postal card (UX3), complete plate position collection of 72 different cards including all four recut "big hole" damage examples, U.P.S.S. #S2, S2h. Beautifully mounted and written up on blank page with extensive identification markings, fresh cards with no apparent faults visible, Very Fine, the finest presentation we have ever seen of these studies. UPSS $358.
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Lot 85
 
Bedford Joyner 1875 1¢ Liberty postal card cancel collection/exhibit, approximately 350 used #UX5 neatly mounted and written up on blank pages which includes a wide range of cancels such as Leavitts, R.R.ís, territorials, postmaster, crosses, stars, fancy, etc. Many better and/or attractive are located within this collection such as a 1879 usage to Burma, a light but clear 1876 Philadelphia, Pa. Centennial Expo., Arizona and N.M. territories, W. Gardner and Worchester, Mass. shields, etc. Vast majority are fresh and Very Fine, allow some time to carefully estimate this valuable collection.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500
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Lot 86
 
Bedford Joyner 1886 1¢ Jefferson postal card award winning collection/exhibit, approximately 800 mostly used #UX9 mainly mounted and written up on blank pages. Loaded with better items such as an excellent group of proof (clean face, back with large printed ornate "O.K." Department. inspectorís approval?), trial color proofs (11 different) and two each different Specimenís and "bursting strength" cards. Among the used are many paper/plate varieties, coated cards, illustrated advertising, territorial usages, foreign destinations and a wide range of cancels and auxiliary markings. While the overall condition is F-VF with no glaring faulty seen, inspection is suggested. An excellent lot for a specialist or dealer.
Estimate 2,500 - 3,000
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Lot 87
 
Bedford Joyner 1894-98 1¢ Jefferson postal card collection and accumulation, approximately 100 used #UX12, UX14 apparently all addressed to a Memphis, Tenn. wholesale/retail coal dealer. Includes an extensively mounted and written up collection featuring paper/printing varieties, identified cancels/receiving strikes and mining town origins. In addition there is the large portion of unmounted material, some usual small flaws but vast majority F-VF, unchecked for later recognized/listed varieties.
Estimate 400 - 500
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Lot 88
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Bedford Joyner 1914 1¢ Jefferson postal card collection/exhibit, many thousands of mint/used #UX27 neatly mounted and written up on blank pages in what may be seven overlapping collections as well as eight filled shoe/granite boxes. There is a wide range of areas represented here from all five U.P.S.S. listed press printings (including the scarce Flat Bed #573c) with very nice sections of paper/plate varieties/flaws, cancels/auxiliaries, printed and illustrated advertising, bank check usages, foreign destinations, WWII censor markings plus airmail/special delivery/postage due usages. Also spotted were some pioneer airmail flights (A.A.M.C. #88/$350), a gorgeous 1947 card sent and returned from China with a block of six Chinese postage dues and a large rerouting slip affixed to the face, a 1922 Cuero, Texas "Running Turkey" registry usages, precancels, territorials, many WWI "War Tax" rate a.a.ís, etc., etc. Overall condition is F-VF, allow plenty of time to properly view and evaluate this lifelong collection.
Estimate 4,000 - 6,000
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Lot 89
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Bedford Joyner 1873-1973 postal card accumulation, thousands of mint/unused/used cards stuffed in shoe/granite boxes plus some mounted on blank album pages. There is a wide range of areas represented here much of which is priced on glassine envelopes. We spotted advertising, foreign usages, cancels and much more too numerous to list. Mixed condition, inspection suggested, F-VF.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 90
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1870ís-1990ís U.S. postal cards, excellent accumulation of over 2,000 cards including mint/unused/used roughly sorted by groups. Many better items are located here including illustrated advertising, 30 #UX10 Columbian Expo (mostly mint from the better set 7), U.S. Possessions, Leavitt machine cancels, nine Portola, CA "surcharges" as well as 25 mint "Rose" cards #UX44f (cat. value $2,500). Lastly there is a group of 80+ mostly mint better cards, including #UX1 (2) and UX3 (15) with mainly minor flaws that has a catalogue value of about $5,500. An excellent lot for a collector or dealer alike that (other than the afore mentioned defective group) is generally in Very Fine condition throughout.
Estimate 2,000 - 3,000
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Lot 91
 
1879-1963 U.S. International postal cards used to Germany, group of 65 cards between #UX16/UX49, UY2/UY19m all used to various towns and cities. Apparently all with receiving strikes with the vast majority on the face. Better items are included here such as three #UX13 plus #UX45, UX49 and UY19. In addition, there is another group of 130 regular cards between #UX6/UX39a with (except for a few short paids) ½¢-3¢ adhesives added including many with Banknote issues as well as 1¢ Commemoratives. Some faults, as to be expected due to their usage, but still generally a F-VF lot with the first group alone cataloging over $1,600. Excellent material for retail or eBay sales.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500
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Lot 92
 
1892-1952 U.S. paid reply postal cards, attractive accumulation of 27 mint better cards including #UY1 (two unfolded), UY2 (unfolded), UY5 (4+2 unfolded), UY6 (10), UY8, UY9 (unfolded), UY12 (five unfolded) and UY15 (unfolded) plus three additional unfolded unused (with printing) cards, UY5-UY6, UY15. All are fresh and apparently without the usually seen separations, F-VF lot with a U.P.S.S. catalogue value of over $3,000— which does not include any premiums for possibly better roulettes.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500
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Lot 93
 
1920 2¢ Die II postal card surcharge freaks, accumulation of 40 mint #UX33 including various city types with freak surcharges such as surcharge to left off of indicia (13), doubles with one to left (9), no surcharge on face but printed on back— two of which are also inverted (4), doubles with one being on reverse— nine of which are also inverted and three of those being New York combinations #S45-28, 29 (11), and perhaps the most striking group of surcharges shifted to left or bottom and tilted sideways or diagonally (3). All are fresh and Very Fine with the majority having small pencil identifications on back. An excellent lot for specialist or dealer alike.
Estimate 500 - 750
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