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The "Best" Collection of Canal Zone


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Lot 1

1904, 2c rose, "PANAMA" 15¾ mm long (1 variety), slightly tropicalized o.g.; couple blind perforations, otherwise Very Fine; signed H F Coleman, two blurry HFC handstamps.
Scott $700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $960.
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Lot 2
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1904, 2c rose, "CANAL ZONE" inverted (1a), both "PANAMA"s reading down, Culebra Jun 27 1904 town cancel; natural straight edge at bottom, F.-V.F., 100 examples of this inverted overprint are recorded with only 50 examples showing both "PANAMA"s reading down; with 1986 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $510.
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Lot 3

1904, 2c rose, "CANAL ZONE" double (1b), two strong strikes of "CANAL ZONE" overprint, "PANAMA"s reading up, part o.g., Fine, extremely rare as "Canal Zone Stamps" notes that only 4 examples of the double "CANAL ZONE"overprint, all unused, are recorded.
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,360.
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Lot 4

1904, 2c rose, "PANAMA" reading down and up (1d), tropicalized o.g.; natural straight edge at bottom and split arrow at bottom right, Very Fine, "Canal Zone Stamps" notes that only 50 examples of this variety could exist. The Scott Catalogue notes 52 examples, but includes the two that exist with the "CANAL ZONE" overprint inverted.; signed Bloch, with 1976 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $570.
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Lot 5

1904, 5c blue, Left "PANAMA" 2¼ mm below bar (2 variety), tropicalized o.g.; a few light wrinkles, Fine appearing, Scott Catalogue notes that only 156 examples of this variety are thought to exist.
Scott $575.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $204.
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Lot 6

1904, 5c blue (2), single, tied by seven bar CANAL ZONE cancel on cover addressed to Cristobal Colon with LA ROCA JUN 30 1904 origination date stamp and CRISTOBAL JUN 30 1904 receiving mark, issued June 24, 1904, a lovely usage within the first week of issue; cover with small opening tear at lower left, Very Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $240.
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Lot 7

1904, 5c blue, "CANAL ZONE" inverted (2a), tropicalized o.g., Very Fine, "Canal Zone Stamps" notes that only 100 examples of the inverted "CANAL ZONE" overprint exists; signed HFC with almost indistinct backstamp of Coleman, with 1986 A.P.S. certificate which states the stamp has part o.g.
Scott $775.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $660.
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Lot 8
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1904, 5c blue and 10c yellow (2-3), single of each, magenta machine cancels; 10c with paper adherence on gum side, Fine; 10c signed "H Herst, Jr."
Scott $420. (No photo).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $132.
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Lot 9

1904, 10c yellow, "CANAL ZONE" inverted (3a), tropicalized o.g., F.-V.F., "Canal Zone Stamps" notes that only 200 examples of the inverted "CANAL ZONE" overprint could exist.
Scott $775.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $660.
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Lot 10

1904, 1¢-10¢ overprinted U.S. complete (4-8), 1¢, 5¢ and 10¢ o. g., 2¢ and 8¢ tropicalized o. g., V.G.-Fine.
Scott $460.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $192.
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Lot 11
 
1904, 1c green (9 variety), three different varieties; includes spaced "A L" in "CANAL" used, "CANAL" in antique type and "ZONE" in antique type (LL stamp of block of four); spaced "A L" with creases, antique "CANAL" o.g. hinge remnant and antique "ZONE" with tropicalized o.g., Fine.
Scott $270. (No photo).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $168.
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Lot 12
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1904, 1c green, double overprint (9d), lightly cancelled; light creases and bends, Very Fine centering, "Canal Zone Stamps" by Plass, et al. notes that only 20 examples of this rarity have been recorded of which 10 examples are unused and 10 examples used.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,040.
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Lot 13
 
1904-05, 2c and 5c Map stamps with overprint varieties (10-12), includes Scott 10 with spaced "A L" of "CANAL", Scott 11 includes block of four with inverted "M" of "PANAMA", block of four with inverted "M" of "PANAMA" and left "PANAMA" 16 mm long; Scott 12 includes right "PANAMA" 5mm below bar, "ANAMA" variety, antique "CANAL" and antique "ZONE" each as upper left stamp in separate block of four plus additional antique "CANAL" as single stamp, F.-V.F.
Scott $550. (No photo).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $330.
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Lot 14

1904, 2c rose, inverted overprint (10a), o.g., tiny hinge remnant, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, "Canal Zone Stamps" notes that actual quantity of this error is unknown, but that at one time it was thought that only 240 examples existed.
Scott $225.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $168.
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Lot 15

1905, 2c rose, "ZONE" in antique type (11a), block of 4, upper left stamp of the block shows the variety, balance are normal stamps, tropicalized o.g., Just Fine.
Scott $221+.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $192.
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Lot 16
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1905, 2c rose, "ZONE" in antique type (11a), "PANAMA" overprint in the dark carmine shade, light machine cancel, Fine and attractive.
Scott $200.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 17

1905, 2c rose, "PANAMA" inverted, bar at bottom (11b), o.g., hinged; blind perforation at the bottom right, F.-V.F., "Canal Zone Stamps" notes that while it is thought that 200 examples (two panes of 100) were printed of this variety, they only record 35 examples as still existing; with 1986 A.P.S. certificate which notes some o.g.
Scott $600.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 18
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1904, 5c blue variety, "PAMANA" reading down at right (12 variety), "PANAMA" and "PAMANA" 1½ mm below the bar, unused without gum, Very Fine, only 400 stamps issued with this variety.
Scott $200.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $300.
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Lot 19
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1904, 5c blue, "PANAAM" at right (12f), magenta date stamp; couple shorter perforations at bottom right, F.-V.F.
Scott $900.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,020.
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Lot 20
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1904, 5c blue, two "PANAMA"s at left, one reading up and one reading down (12 variety), machine cancel, Fine, uncommon variety.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 21

1904, 5c blue, "CANAL ZONE" double (12c), o.g., small hinge remnant, choice quality seldom encountered so nice, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, "Canal Zone Stamps" notes that only 2 panes of 100 received the double overprint.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $960.
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Lot 22
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1904, 5c blue, "PANAMA" inverted, bar at bottom (12e), lightly struck barred oval with numeral one cancel and small portion of town cancel; small tear at upper left, Extremely Fine appearance, only 14 examples of this error have been recorded, 2 unused and 12 used; with 1987 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $720.
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Lot 23

1904, 10c yellow, "PANAMA" touching the bar at top (13 variety), block of 4, bottom right stamp is the left "PANAMA" touching the bar variety, top left stamp with a broken "E" of "ZONE" and the right vertical pair normal, top horizontal pair hinged, bottom horizontal pair never hinged, Just Fine.
Scott $254.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $240.
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Lot 24
 
1904, 10c yellow, overprint study (13), 9 singles, a horizontal pair and a block of four; includes spaced "A L" in "CANAL", "PANAMA" 5mm below bar, two stamps with shifted overprints, five with broken letters and one with red brown overprint, generally o.g. hinge remnant or tropicalized o.g., Fine.
Scott $600. (No photo).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $216.
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Lot 25
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1904, 10c yellow, "CANAL" in antique type, "ZONE" in antique type (13a, 13b), single of each; Scott 13a with a pulled perforation at the upper left and a small crease at the lower left, otherwise Fine, "Canal Zone Stamps" notes that 200 examples of the antique "CANAL" and 400 examples of the antique "ZONE" were printed.
Scott $360.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 26

1904, 10c yellow, "ZONE" in antique type (13b), block of 4, variety is the lower left stamp of the block, the other three stamps are normal, heavily disturbed o.g.; center vertical perforations mostly separated, Very Fine centering.
Scott $247.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 27

1904, 10c yellow, "ZONE" in antique type (13b), block of 6, variety is the lower left stamp of the block which also includes the top right stamp with an inverted "M" in right "PANAMA" variety and four normal stamps, tropicalized o.g., F.-V.F.
Scott $347.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $360.
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Lot 28

1904, 10c yellow, "PANAMA" double (13c), shows clear doubling of both "PANAMA"s, tropicalized o.g., typical centering for this error, Just Fine, "Canal Zone Stamps" notes that only 40 copies of this error were printed of which only 35 examples have been recorded; with 1974 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $650.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $390.
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Lot 29

1904, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, Spaced "A L" of "CANAL" (14 variety), also shows three "PANAMA"s, one at the left and two at the right, o.g., hinged, jumbo margins, Choice Very Fine, only 193 examples printed.
Scott $175.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $240.
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Lot 30

1904, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, Broken "N" of "CANAL" (14 variety), block of 4, upper left stamp of the block shows the top right serif of "CANAL" at an angle, the other 3 stamps are normal, o.g., never hinged; separated into two pairs, F.-V.F.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $156.
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Lot 31
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1904, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, Bar at bottom (14 variety), faint purple cancel, Just Fine, possibly unique as used, certainly one of only a handful of used examples of this error.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $216.
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Lot 32

1904, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, "ZONE" in antique type (14a), single in block of 4, lower right stamp of the block shows the variety and the upper left stamp of the block has two broken letters (the second "A" of "CANAL" and the "Z" of "ZONE"), tropicalized o.g.; lower left stamp (a non-variety) with a short perf at bottom, F.-V.F., it is estimated that only 25 examples of this variety were issued.
Scott $1,240.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $720.
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Lot 33

1904, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, "CANAL ZONE" inverted (14b), o.g., previously hinged; two shorter perfs at lower right, otherwise Fine, only two panes of 100 with this error were sold.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $390.
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Lot 34
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1904, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, "PANAMA" in rose brown & "8 cts" double (14f), unused without gum as are most examples of this error, Very Fine, only 30 examples of this error were issued.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $720.
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Lot 35

1904, 8¢ on 50c bister brown (15), part o.g., Fine, one of the rarest of the regularly issued CANAL ZONE stamps as only 500 are thought to have been printed.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $960.
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Lot 36

1905, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, "ZONE" in antique type (18a), part o.g.; light gum staining on a few perforations at the bottom, otherwise Fine, it is estimated that only 175 examples of this variety were printed.
Scott $200.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $216.
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Lot 37

1905, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, "PANAMA" reading down & up (18b, 18), left margin block of 4, variety is the upper left stamp in a block with three normal stamps; positions 1-2, 11-12, tropicalized o.g.; upper left stamp with a few shorter perforations at the top, otherwise F.-V.F., it is estimated that 350 examples of this variety were printed.
Scott $325.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $132.
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Lot 38

1906, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, "PANAMA" reading down and up (19d, 19), left margin block of 4, positions 1-2 and 11-12, top left stamp is the variety, top right stamp with the first "A" of "CANAL" broken and the bottom pair normal, tropicalized o.g., Very Fine, it is estimated that only 380 examples of this variety were printed.
Scott $275.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $360.
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Lot 39

1906, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, "CANAL" in antique type (20a, 20), block of 4, the lower left stamp of the block is the variety, the other three stamps are normal, slightly disturbed o.g., F.-V.F., only 196 examples were printed with this variety.
Scott $305.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 40

1906, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, "8 cts" omitted (20c, 20), horizontal pair, positions 45-6 with a natural straight edge at the bottom, the right stamp of the pair with the "8 cts" omitted and the left stamp normal, tropicalized o.g., Very Fine to Extremely Fine; with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott $835.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

This error occured on the right half of one pane and thus there are only 50 examples of this error, but there can only be 20 pairs at the most with one stamp normal and one stamp with the surcharge omitted.

Realized $780.
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Lot 41

1907, 1c green & black, imperf between (22a), block of 4 with two horizontal pairs imperforate between, slightly tropicalized o.g., never hinged, fresh, well centered for this variety as most pairs are either centered to the right or bottom or right and bottom, Extremely Fine, it is thought that only 50 examples of this variety exist.
Scott $2,200.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,440.
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Lot 42
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1907, 1c green & black, double overprint (22e), both overprints reading down, unused without gum, F.-V.F., only three panes of 100 were issued with this variety.
Scott $275.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $270.
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Lot 43
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1907, 1c green & black, inverted center, overprint reading up (22g), lightly struck town cancellation, fresh, Extremely Fine and attractive, one pane of 100 was printed with this variety of which 65 have been lost to posterity, 22 unused examples have been recorded and only 13 used examples recorded, extremely scarce; with 1970 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,750.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 44

1906, 2c red & black, imperf between (23a), horizontal pair, traces of o.g. (while the APS certificate reads "traces of gum" it is our feeling that it has tropicalized gum), one of the finer examples in existence, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, only 20 pairs of this error were issued and only 19 examples have been recorded; with 1986 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,020.
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Lot 45

1906, 2c red & black, double overprint (23c), tropicalized o.g., Extremely Fine, only one pane of 100 received the double overprint.
Scott $650.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $480.
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Lot 46

1906, 2c red & black, double overprint, one diagonal (23d), tropicalized o.g.; few short perforations, otherwise Fine, actual quantity is unknown, but only part of one pane of 100 received the second diagonal overprint. The pane contained stamps with normally overprinted stamps.
Scott $800.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $420.
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Lot 47

1906, 5c ultramarine & black, double overprint (24c), 6¾mm spacing between "CANAL" and "ZONE", tropicalized o.g., incredibly large jumbo margins not often encountered and never this perfectly centered, Extremely Fine to Superb, while Scott notes 200 examples of this error, in reality there are only 100 examples of the 6¾ spacing and 100 examples of the 7¼ spacing. Scott does not make a distinction.
Scott $500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $660.
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Lot 48

1906, 8c purple & black, imperf between and at left margin (25a), horizontal pair, tropicalized o.g., centered to the top as are all known examples of this rarity, Fine, only 34 pairs of this variety have been recorded.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,020.
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Lot 49
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1909, 1c dark green & black (31c), booklet pane of 6, handmade, perf'd margins, o.g., lightly hinged; few clipped perforations at the left, otherwise Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $270.
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Lot 50

1909, 2c vermilion & black, imperf horizontally (32a), vertical pair, tropicalized o.g., wide top margin, typical centering for this; horizontal crease across the bottom of the lower stamp, otherwise Fine, it is estimated that only 30 error pairs exist of this variety.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $570.
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Lot 51
BK
1909, 2c vermilion & black (32c), booklet pane of 6, handmade, perf'd margins, tropicalized o.g.; bottom perforations mostly trimmed during construction of the complete booklet, otherwise Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $360.
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Lot 52

1909, 5c deep blue & black, double overprint (33a), o.g., previously hinged; centered to the top, shorter perf at right, V.G., only 200 examples of this error were issued.
Scott $375.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $96.
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Lot 53

1911, 10c on 13c gray, "10 cts" inverted (36a), disturbed o.g., F.-V.F., it is thought that only one sheet of 100 of this error was issued.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $330.
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Lot 54

1911, 10c on 13c gray, "10 cts" omitted (36b), full o.g., hinged; light horizontal gum bend at bottom, Very Fine, it is thought that only one sheet of 100 of this error was issued.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $300.
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Lot 55
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1913, 1c green & black (38b), booklet pane of 6, imperf margins, o.g., previously hinged, fresh and well centered, Extremely Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $510.
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Lot 56
BK
1913, 1c green & black (38c), booklet pane of 6, handmade, perf'd margins, tropicalized o.g.; top perforations trimmed away into the top frame, F.-V.F. for this.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $1,080.
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Lot 57
BK
1912, 2c vermilion & black (39c), booklet pane of 6, imperf margins, slightly disturbed o.g., Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $270.
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Lot 58

1912, 2c vermilion & black, overprint reading down (39d), upper right corner margin block of 4, red "F-4068" in top margin, slightly disturbed o.g., excellent positional piece of this keynote error, Very Fine, it is estimated that only three or four panes of 100 of this error were issued.
Scott $800+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $390.
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Lot 59

1912, 2c vermilion & black, inverted center, overprint reading down (39e), disturbed o.g., Fine, it is estimated that only 400 copies of this error were issued.
Scott $650.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $390.
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Lot 60
BK
1912, 2c vermilion & black (39g), booklet pane of 6, handmade, perf'd margins, vertical orientation, 2x3, tab at top, o.g., hinged in one stamp and one stamp previously hinged; a few perforations at the left trimmed during the construction of the booklet, Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $570.
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Lot 61

1915-20, 1c-1b overprinted pictorials complete (42-45, 49, 58-59), o.g., hinge remnants, F.-V.F.
Scott $577.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $168.
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Lot 62
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1915-20, 1c-5c complete, type III overprints (46-48), Fine.
Scott $315.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 63

1915, 1c green & black, "CANAL ZONE" shifted down and split by horizontal perforations (46 variety), tropicalized o.g., Just Fine; with photocopy of 1997 P.F. certificate for a block of four, this was the lower right stamp.
Scott $175.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $108.
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Lot 64

1915, 1c green & black, overprint reading down (46a), tropicalized o.g., F.-V.F., only two panes of 100 were issued.
Scott $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $156.
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Lot 65

1915, 1c green & black, double overprint (46b), tropicalized o.g., Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $200 - 300

While this appears to be an example of Scott 46d (double overprint, one reading "ZONE CANAL") Canal Zone Stamps by Plass et al. considers this stamp to be just a double overprint, one split variety as there are tiny traces of the bottom of "CANAL" on the left perf holes.

Realized $270.
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Lot 66

1915, 1c green & black, double overprint (46b), both overprints close together, tropicalized o.g., Just Fine as often encountered, only 385 were issued.
Scott $225.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $216.
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Lot 67
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1915, 5c deep blue & black, "C" of "CANAL" over "Z" of "ZONE" (48 variety), unused without gum, Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $390.
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Lot 68

1918, 1c green & black, overprint reading down (52a), o.g., hinged, Very Fine, quantity issued is unknown, but "Canal Zone Stamps" notes that several panes were issued.
Scott $175.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 69
BK
1918, 1c green & black and 2c vermilion & black (52b, 53c), booklet pane of 6 of each without tab, 1c pane with tropicalized o.g. and 2c pane with interleafing attached; 2c pane with crease, otherwise F.-V.F.
Estimate $400 - 600

With tabs these panes would catalogue $1,650 together.

Realized $330.
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Lot 70

1918, 2c vermilion & black, overprint reading down (53a), disturbed o.g., Fine, "Canal Zone Stamps" notes that only several panes were issued with the inverted overprint.
Scott $150.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $108.
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Lot 71

1918, 2c vermilion & black, missing overprint (53b), at right in horizontal pair with normal, glazed o.g. and two hinge remnants, F.-V.F., a total of 22 pairs exist with one stamp normal and one stamp without overprint, of that number only 20 pairs have the right stamp without overprint; with 1978 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $660.
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Lot 72

1921, 1c light green & black, overprint reading down (55a), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., no premium affixed for full original gum and never hinged!
Scott $1,200+.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 73

1921, 1c light green & black, overprint reading down (55a), left margin block of 4, o.g., previously hinged, F.-V.F. bottom stamps are choice jumbos and very fine to extremely fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $480.
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Lot 74

1921, 1c light green & black, "CANAL" double (55f), lower right corner margin example showing nearly full "ZONE" in margin, disturbed o.g., hinge remnant and album black on gum; some horizontal perforation separation below the stamp, Extremely Fine centering, only 10 examples of this variety are recorded; with 1989 A.P.S. certificate for Scott 55c, the Scott number was later changed to 55f.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $720.
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Lot 75

1920, 2c orange vermilion & black, double overprint (56a), o.g., never hinged, short gumming at the top, uncommonly fresh and choice, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, only one pane of 100 received the double overprint.
Scott $550+.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $390.
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Lot 76

1920, 2c orange vermilion & black, double overprint, one reading down (56b), bottom margin single, o.g., bits of hinge remnant, fresh, Fine, only one pane of 100 received the double overprint, one inverted.
Scott $650.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $480.
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Lot 77

1920, 2c orange vermilion & black, missing overprint (56c), at right in horizontal pair with normal, o.g., hinge remnants, rich shade, fresh, typical centering for this error, Fine, only ten pairs from one sheet are recorded due to a shift during the printing of the overprint, there exists an additional pair due to a foldover.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $780.
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Lot 78

1920, 2c orange vermilion & black, "ZONE" double (56f), sheet margin at left showing a large part of "CANAL" in the margin, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and attractive, F.-V.F., a total of only 30 examples of this error are recorded and of that number only 10 examples show the additional "CANAL" on the selvedge.
Scott $900.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 79

1920, 2c orange vermilion & black, "ZONE" double (56f), top left corner margin single, second "ZONE" aligned with "CANAL", slightly disturbed o.g.; light gum bend at left center, Fine, only 30 examples are recorded.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $330.
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Lot 80

1920, 2c orange vermilion & black, "ZONE" double (56f), left margin single, "ZONE" printed on top of "CANAL", slightly disturbed o.g. from interleaving, fresh, Just Fine, only 30 examples are recorded.
Scott $900.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $480.
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Lot 81
BK()
1920, 2c orange vermilion & black (56g), booklet pane of 6, without tab, unused without gum; bottom pair with light diagonal crease, F.-V.F.
Estimate $200 - 300

Scott Catalogue value for an intact pane is $900.

Realized $156.
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Lot 82
 
1921, 5c deep blue & black (57), slightly disturbed o.g., fresh and Fine.
Scott $300. (No photo).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $228.
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Lot 83

1921, 1c-50c overprinted complete (60-66), 1c, 10c, 15c, and 50c tropicalized o.g., 2c without gum and 5c and 24c o.g. hinge remnants294, Very Fine.
Scott $294.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $270.
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Lot 84
BK
1921, 1c green (60b), booklet pane of 6, tropicalized o.g.; light toning along the left edge of pane, minor separation at top from folding while in booklet, otherwise Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $330.
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Lot 85

1921, 2c carmine, inverted overprint, reading down (61a), slightly tropicalized o.g., fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $200.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $216.
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Lot 86

1921, 2c carmine, double overprint (61b), overprints separated and shifted horizontally, o.g., small hinge remnant, Very Fine, actual quantity is unknown as there were two panes with this error. This stamp is from the second pane of 100 of which it is thought that only 40 stamps might have received the second overprint.
Scott $900.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $840.
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Lot 87

1921, 5c blue, overprint reading down and normal overprint black (62a, 62 variety), two separate blocks of 4, the black overprint on a left margin block, Scott 62a o.g. with hinge remnants and Scott 62 variety with tropicalized o.g., Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750

The black overprint variety is not noted in the Scott Catalogue; "Canal Zone Stamps" states it is thought to be bogus or possibly an essay overprint.

Realized $390.
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Lot 88

1921, 5c blue, overprint reading down (62a), top margin block of 4, tropicalized o.g., fresh, Very Fine, without premium for a block of four.
Scott $240.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 89

1921, 10c violet, inverted overprint, reading down (63a), block of 4, tropicalized o.g., fresh, Fine, quantity issued is unknown.
Scott $360.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $156.
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Lot 90

1924, 1c green (67), tropicalized o.g., fresh, Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $240.
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Lot 91

1924, 1c green, "ZONE CANAL" reading down (67a); small thin at top left and a few short perfs at top, otherwise F.-V.F., only 90 examples of this error were issued.
Scott $800.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $156.
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Lot 92

1924, 1c dark green - 1b black, Coat of Arms complete (68-9, 69 variety), includes the seven unissued values (Canal Zone Stamps 69.A-69.G), most with tropicalized o.g., a few without gum; 10c with pulled perforation at the bottom, Fine, the Scott Catalogue notes that only 600 sets were released to the Director General of Posts of Panama for transmission to the UPU which then required 400 sets. Of this number only a few sets reached the public market.
Scott $2,467.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,560.
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Lot 93

1924-25, ½¢-$1, complete, flat "A" (70-81), ½c, 1½c, & $1 tropicalized o.g., balance o.g. with hinge remnants, F.-V.F.
Scott $503.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 94

1924, 1¢ deep green, flat "A", inverted overprint (71a), o.g., previously hinged, F.-V.F., while 400 examples were thought to have been printed, only part of one pane has been discovered and it is estimated that only 50 examples exist.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $900.
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Lot 95

1924, 1¢ deep green, flat "A", "ZONE" only (71b), block of 6 with single error stamp, error stamp is the right center stamp of the block and only exists with the natural straight edge at right as the error occurred on position 30 of the lower left panes, o.g., hinge remnant, Just Fine, it is estimated that only 150 to 200 examples of this error reached the market.
Scott $350.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $228.
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Lot 96

1924, 1¢ deep green, flat "A", "ZONE" only (71b), single error in block of 12, error stamp is the third stamp down at right (position 30 of a lower left sheet); this variety only exists with a natural straight edge at right., o.g., never hinged; lower left stamp with small thin, F.-V.F. for the issue, it is estimated that only 150 to 200 examples of this error reached the market.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $228.
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Lot 97

1924, 1¢ deep green, flat "A", "ZONE CANAL" (71d), tropicalized o.g., Fine, only 180 examples of this error exist.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $204.
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Lot 98
BK
1924, 1¢ deep green and 2¢ carmine, flat "A" (71e, 73a), booklet panes of 6, single booklet pane of each, o.g., previously hinged; second horizontal row of perforations of the 2¢ pane are weak, F.-V.F.
Scott $255.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $144.
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Lot 99

1925-28, 2¢-$1 definitives complete, sharp "A's" (84-95), o.g., hinge remnants except 5c tropicalized o.g.; occasional tiny flaw, otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott $492.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 100

1926, 2¢ carmine, sharp "A", "ZONE CANAL" (84b), o.g., previously hinged; natural straight edge at left, Very Fine, only 180 examples of this error were issued.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $132.
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