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Sale 745

The William S. Langs Stock, Part 1:
U.S. and Possessions Stamps

Sanitary Fair, Encased Postage & Fractional Currency

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Lot 1797
Sanitary Fair, Philadelphia, Pa., 1864, 20¢, set of seven imperforate plate proofs (Scott WV12TC5), lovely group on wove paper, in vermilion, orange, black brown, bright blue, claret, black, and issued green, with full plate impression; a couple trimmed close, black with hole at bottom, Very Fine, a scarce and attractive group.
Scott $280.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1798

Encased Postage, Brown's Bronchial Troches, 10¢ (Scott EP34), pretty piece, with casement printing like new and mica intact with cracks, Very Fine.
Hodders & Bowers 65.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 1799

Encased Postage, N.G. Taylor & Co., 1¢ (Scott EP169), stamp proof-like under fully intact mica; encasement with nice patina on reverse, Very Fine.
Hodders & Bowers 225.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 1800
Fractional Currency, 1869, 10¢, Fourth Issue, large red seal, watermarked paper (Fr-1257), crisp and clean with razor-sharp printing, Uncirculated, a pretty note.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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