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Donald A. Kuske Specialized Collection of Canal Zone:
Stamps and Varieties, Postal History and Postal Stationery


Postal Stationery
 
 
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Lot 248
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Envelopes, 1916-78, wonderful grouping of nearly 300 entires (Scott U1-4, U6-13, U15-23, UC1-16 and UC2a), mostly unused (about 40% used), owner has identified them with UPSS numbers. Owners identification indicates that UPSS 1-4, 6-7 7a, 8-11, 13-30, 32-4, 39-51, 53-61, 63-96, A3-14, A16-18, A20-26A, A27-32, A34-41, A43-46, and A49-57 are included in varying quantities from 1 to 10, many better numbers are a single unused example or an unused and used examples with the later used examples being a First Day Cover, UPSS 39 is used only; condition is generally very fine and it appears that only the occasional used item may have flaws typical of usage or opening upon arrival, Fine to Very Fine.
UPSS $9,000.
Scott approximately $4,200.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,416.
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Lot 249

Envelope, 1916, 1c green & black, head and overprint only (Scott U1a), entire, Extremely Fine, only 5 unused examples have been recorded, extremely rare.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $885.
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Lot 250

Envelope, 1916, 2c carmine & black, head shifted (Scott U2 var.), entire; light entire bends and a couple of minor spots, otherwise Fine.
UPSS 2f; $250.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $236.
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Lot 251

Envelope, 1916, 2c carmine & black, head and overprint only (Scott U2b), entire; two tiny black spots (inclusions?) at UL otherwise, Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $561.
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Lot 252

Envelope, 1916, 2c red & black, frame only (Scott U2c), entire; light horizontal entire bend just touches frame and tiny natural inclusion in the vignette area, otherwise Very Fine, with 1969 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $325.
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Lot 253

Envelope, 1921, 2c red (Scott U4), entire; three small hinge remnants from mounting on reverse, otherwise Very Fine.
UPSS 4.
Scott $275.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $561.
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Lot 254

Envelope, 1923, 2c carmine (Scott U5), entire, UPSS type I; minor toned spot at left, otherwise Very Fine, only 46,041 issued of both types.
UPSS 5; $450.
Scott $200.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $118.
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Lot 255

Envelope, 1923, 2c carmine, "Falling Feather" variety (Scott U5 var.), entire, UPSS type II indicia, left wing is dropping a feather, Extremely Fine.
UPSS 5a; $650.
Scott $200.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $384.
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Lot 256

Envelope, 1934, 3¢ on 2¢ carmine (Scott U14), entire, Extremely Fine, only 8,000 issued.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $236.
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Lot 257

Envelope, 1934, 3¢ on 2¢ carmine (Scott U15), entire, UPSS 37 and UPSS 39, sizes 19 and 10, Extremely Fine, UPSS 37 only 5,500 issued and UPSS 39 only 5,000 issued.
UPSS $600.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $295.
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Lot 258

Airmail Envelope, 1929, 2¢ red, inscription centered (Scott UC2a), entire, fresh, Extremely Fine.
UPSS A4; $350.
Scott $325.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $153.
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Lot 259

Registration Envelope, 1918, 10¢ on 5c black & red on cream, wide surcharge (Scott UF1a), entire, Very Fine.
Scott $1,300.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $885.
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