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Postal Cards (#2)

Item # Description Price Picture
7956 #UX5, VF and fresh, canceled by an XF strike of magenta negative "OK" killer with matching BATTLE CREEK, MICH., JUL 7 (1876) postmark. This fancy killer is unlisted in major references. Whitfield (4928) lists a positive OK for Battle Creek, incorrectly reported as red, not magenta. $45
7962 #UX5, VF and fresh, canceled by by an XF partially broken, intense black circle of arrows geometric killerNEW ORLEANS, LA, AUG 17 (1880) postmark, to New York, NY. $20
7915 #UX5, VF, canceled by a VF-XF strike of blue entwined "POD" in circle killer [Post Office Department], ELYRIA, O., AUG 23 postmark, docketed 1877. Attractive. SOLD
7603 #UX5, VF, canceled by XF strike of reddish purple 6-segment propeller wedge geometric killer (Cole GR-45) with matching ZANESVILLE, OH, SEP 12 (1878) postmark. Nice color fancy. SOLD
7549 #UX5, fine, bearing an XF strike of unusual "Kachina doll", mushroom shaped horizontal grid killer with TUCSON, ARIZ., NOV 4, 1881 postmark. A scarce and attractive example of a fancy cancel from this pre-state territory. $40
7406 #UX5, fine, canceled by VF-XF strike of fancy spoke and wedge geometric killer (unlisted) with TUCSON, ARIZ., JUN 22, 1881 postmark on printed Pima County Bank acknowledgement. Two unobtrusive filled spindle holes (one above the "O" of Tucson, the other in the "U" of the ornate "US").  A scarce and attractive example of a fancy cancel from this pre-state territory. $40
7315 #UX5, fine, blue CONCORD, N.H., NOV 1 (1878) postmark with XF matching blue negative letter M killer. Mild corner bend and pinhole at lower right, still attractive. SOLD
7199 #UX5, fine, postmarked RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y., APR 19 (1877) with VF negative "EAH" killer (Cole ML-26) representing the initials of postmaster Eugene A. Hines. Scarce. $30


7100 #UX7, VF, bearing an XF strike of scarce BOSTON, MA vertical 4-bar ellipse killer (Blake & Davis 2079, numeral 5) with OCT 14, 1883 postmark (Blake & Davis 2038, year date outside postmark). Great example of this scarce style ellipse. SOLD






Six UX5/7 cards, all VF (7210 corner bend), each canceled by an XF strike of a different Boston, MA negative numeral or letter killer. The lot price is $40.  Any individual card is available for $10. $40

6954 #UX5, VF, canceled by an XF strike of WORCESTER, MASS, FEB 17 (1881) postmark with Masonic triangle in grid fancy killer(Cole GET-32, unattributed).  Likely Masonic design. SOLD
7995 #UX9, VF, canceled by an XF strike of WILLIAMSPORT, MD., MAY 18, 1892 postmark and "US" fancy patriotic cancel (unlisted in major references), printed Washington County National Bank card to Hagerstown Bank. SOLD
7639 #UX9, VF, canceled by a VF, strike of fancy Morrison SOUTH, OK directional railroad killer with matching RUT. AND TROY RPO, AUG 12 postmark (Cole ML-143, Whitfield 4562), to Hoboken, NJ. This cancellation is rarely found well struck and complete. $125

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