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I have found 17 of these postcards in my mothers things. All except one have a single "1 cent" surcharge overstamped on them and one has it double stamped. I think they are die 2 and scott UX33? I am not sure of the scott # and I am having trouble matching up the surcharge mark to the ones that I can fine. (I think there are 20 something?) The 1 seems fatter and has a snub nose on the 1. Any information on these would be much appreciated.
Thank you so much.

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Jessica,

The two in the photo do look like die II so I would concur with your identification of UX33.  I would expect variations in the surcharge, since there are 46 different types.  But be aware that if one or more of the surcharges looks extra clean and evenly applied, it could be the press printed version, Scott UX35.  The double surcharge is a nice find, valued at $150 (or $100 if the card has been pre-printed).

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