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


Postage Dues
 
 
Lot Photo Description
Lot 216
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Postage Due, 1914-25, 9 different (Scott J1//J11C), used blocks of 4, includes two J11C blocks (one with position 61, the wide spacing variety), Fine.
Scott $420.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $165.
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Lot 217
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Postage Due, 1914-29, small group (Scott J1//J19), includes J1 pair on piece, J1-11, J11C, J12-17 used singles, J8 unused with slightly split overprint, J20 used single, "ZONE" in wrong font; Unused J4 block (UL stamp wide spacing variety) plus two regular blocks, J18-19 blocks of four (tropicalized OG), J12 variety (Broken A and N), J16 three different examples with shifted overprint, unused J12-17 (J14 thin); J21-24 three sets of singles and two sets of blocks, J21 two bottom plate blocks of six, J24 bottom plate block of six; J11C three used blocks, J24 twenty-four CTO blocks; J17 two used examples with weak "E" of "POSTAGE"; J18 and J19 tied on philatelic cover, Very Good to Very Fine.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $1,062.
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Lot 218

Postage Due, 1914, 1¢-10¢ complete (Scott J1-J3), o.g., J3 with partial tropicalized o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,335.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $354.
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Lot 219

Postage Due, 1915-19, 1¢-10¢ complete (Scott J4-J11), tropicalized or slightly disturbed o.g., Fine.
Scott $506.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $295.
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Lot 220
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Postage Due, 1915, 1c and 10c olive brown, blue overprint and 2c on 2c olive brown, red overprint (Scott J4, J6, J8), blocks of 4, J4 top margin block with imprint (never hinged), J6 right margin block with disturbed o.g., and J8 top left corner margin block with slightly disturbed o.g. and hinge remnant, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $415.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $236.
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Lot 221
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Postage Due, 1915, 1c-10c surcharged complete (Scott J7-J9), includes 2 blocks of the 10c, one each with wide and narrow spacing between the "1" and "0"; J7 and J9 (wide spacing) are top left corner margin blocks, J8 bottom imprint block, o.g., J7 and J8 with slightly disturbed o.g., J9 blocks appear never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $561.
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Lot 222
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Postage Due, 1922, 1c dark olive brown (Scott J11C), approximately 200 examples in 35 blocks and 65 singles; some small faults, Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $165.
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Lot 223

Postage Due, 1922, 1c dark olive brown, overprint reading down (Scott J11Cd), top margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged; right pair with vertical crease, some perforation separation at right between the top stamps and the selvedge, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $413.
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Lot 224

Postage Due, 1925, 1¢ deep green and 10¢ orange (Scott J15, J17), blocks of 4, tropicalized o.g., 1¢ block with interleaving adhering to gum, mostly Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $295.
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Lot 225

Postage Due, 1925, 1¢ deep green (Scott J15), plate block of 6, with selvedge into number, o.g., hinge remnants; interleaving adherences to entire back and two hinges reinforce some horizontal perforation separations, Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $142.
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Lot 226

Postage Due, 1925, 10¢ orange, "POSTAGE DUE" double (Scott J17a), o.g., hinged; perfs just touch the frame line at left, Very Good to Fine, only one pane of 100 issued, of which only 98 examples are this variety.
Scott $800.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $266.
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Lot 227

Postage Due, 1925, 10¢ orange, missing "E" of "POSTAGE" (Scott J17b), two combination pairs of J17b and normal in block from the bottom row of the pane (natural straight edge at bottom), positions 83-84 and 93-94; position 83 does exist with tiny traces of the "E" and is accepted by the Canal Zone Study Group as the variety, this position 83 does not appear to have any traces of the "E" of "POSTAGE", tropicalized o.g.; some perforation separation on horizontal row between top and bottom combination pairs, Fine to Very Fine, quantity issued is unknown, but it is felt that only a few sheets were sold and the error quickly corrected by the printer.
Scott $1,610.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $944.
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Lot 228
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Postage Due, 1925, 1¢-10¢ complete, sharp "A"s, "CANAL" in wrong font (Scott J18-J20 vars.), Very Good to Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $472.
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Lot 229

Postage Due, 1925, 1¢-10¢ complete, sharp "A"s (Scott J18-J20), two complete sets, one for each printing, o.g., 1st printing hinged, 2nd printing with tropicalized o.g.; 1¢ of 2nd printing with small toned spots and 10¢ with tiny thin mostly in perforation, otherwise Fine.
Scott $346.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $153.
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Lot 230
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Postage Due, 1925, 1¢ carmine rose, "ZONE ZONE" (Scott J18a), block of 12, variety is position 18, 2nd stamp from the left on the middle row, o.g., hinged or never hinged; block with natural straight edge at top and top row hinged, the error stamp and balance are never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, 75 examples issues, but only 15 are on record according to Canal Zone Stamps, the balance may have been postally used or lost to collectors.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $1,180.
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Lot 231

Postage Due, 1925, 2¢ carmine rose, "ZONE" in wrong font (Scott J19, J19 var.), at bottom left in a block of 4 with 3 normal, tropicalized o.g.; top left stamp (non-error) with diagonal crease, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $472.
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Lot 232

Postage Due, 1925, 10¢ rose red, double overprint (Scott J20c), o.g., hinged, better centering than normal for this error as many examples have the perforations closer to the design or cutting into the design, Fine, only one pane of 100 is recorded with this error.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $354.
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