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Sale 5121

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Stamps and Postal History


Errors, Freaks and Oddities




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Lot 5030

1895, 1¢ blue, crazy perforations (Scott 264), corner block of 4 with selvage at right and straight edge at bottom, o.g., hinge remnant, diagonal perforations caused by foldover affect bottom pair, interesting and attractive block; with foldover creases, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5031

1898, 1¢ deep green (Scott 279), o.g., never hinged, top right corner single with foldover resulting in crazy perforations in selvage, F.-V.F., a neat freak.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 5032

1898, 2¢ red, type IV, freak perforations (Scott 279B), horizontal pair with selvage at bottom, o.g., hinge remnants re-inforcing separations, interesting and unusual paper crease after printing but before perforating, dramaticly affecting perforations, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 5033

1908, 1¢ green, crazy perforations (Scott 331), top right corner margin block of 4, o.g., hinged, wild zig-zag perforations caused by foldover, wonderful freak block, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $160
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Lot 5034
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1912, 1¢ green, misperforated (Scott 405), vertical pair, unused without gum, large right margin pair with vertical perforation shift leaving 8mm of design on margin, wonderful freak; some surface soiling, perforations reinforced by hinge, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 5035

1914, 2¢ rose red, crazy perforations (Scott 425), bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, o.g., hinge remnants re-inforcing separations, an amazing looking pair with wild perforations due to foldover, incredible item; small tear at top of left stamp, seperation on foldover crease, attractive Very Fine appearance.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 5036
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1917, 1¢ dark green (Scott 498), block of 4, intriguing block with vertical perforations shifted left and slightly askew; stamps at right cut at an angle; position 3 never hinged, others hinged, Fine, an odd-ball production freak.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 5037

1917, 2¢ rose, type I (Scott 499), vertical paste-up pair, disturbed o.g., in wondrous color; horizontal perforations shifted down and skewed, an apparent plate crack in right margin, and a misaligned paste-up of the top stamp, F.-V.F., a magnificent multi-EFO.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 5038
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1917, 2¢ rose, type I (Scott 499), right margin block of 4, Post Office fresh with perforations slightly shifted to left; hinged on bottom right stamp only, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5039

1919, 13¢ apple green (Scott 513), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, an eye-popping stamp with radiant color, pristine paper and gum—and vertical perforations shifted to the right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5040

1918, 1¢ gray green, Offset, crazy perforations (Scott 525), corner margin single, o.g., lightly hinged, freak perforations due to foldover, including partial imperforate sheet margin at right, interesting and attractive example, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 5041
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1918, 1¢ gray green, Offset (Scott 525), bottom margin arrow block of 10, a remarkable position piece, with the sheet placed too far to the left going into the perforator/slitter; position 1, 4 & 7 with thins at top from hinge removal (of no real consequence), all others never hinged, F.-V.F., an argument for collecting Washington-Franklins.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5042
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1923, 10¢ orange, freak perforations (Scott 562), corner block of 9, o.g., hinge remnants (5 stamps never hinged), freak perforations due to foldover, including partial imperforate sheet margin at right, a striking block, V.G.-Fine.
Suggested Bid $160
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Lot 5043
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1927, 5¢ dark blue (Scott 637), top margin block of 4, an intriguing freak, the horizontal perforations shifted up 5 mm—or down 20 mm—leaving the top margin imperforate; top stamps hinged, the mark just jutting onto the perforation tooth of position 4; position 3 never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 5044

1929, 2¢ George Rogers Clark (Scott 651), vignette shifted down, o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5045

1930, 2¢ Massachusetts Bay Colony (Scott 682), bottom right corner margin vertical block of 6, o.g., never hinged, a clean and crisp block, the margins with crazy perforations due to a diagonal crease (extending lightly across position 6); couple natural gum skips/voids, F.-V.F., lovely 2¢ Red variety.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5046

1931, 2¢ Red Cross (Scott 702), Red Cross shifted down, o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5047

1931, 2¢ Yorktown (Scott 703), vignette shifted down, o.g., never hinged (minor gum skips), Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5048

1934, 2¢ & 3¢ Parks, perf'd (Scott 741, 742), bottom right corner margin vertical pairs, o.g., previously hinged, foldover errors, crazy perforations leading to part-perforated bottom stamps, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 5049

1938, 3¢ Presidential (Scott 807), 5mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5050

1938, 3¢ Presidential (Scott 807), bottom margin horizontal block of 10, o.g., never hinged, in crisp color perfectly printed; vertical perforations shifted to left one-third into the design, F.-V.F., a handsome addition to your Prexies.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 5051

1940, 1¢ Defense (Scott 899), 4mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5052

1940, 1¢ Defense (Scott 899), block of 6, several blind perfs between middle & bottom pair., o.g., lightly hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5053

1943, 2¢ Allied Nations (Scott 907), under inked, o.g., hinge remnant, Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5054

1951, 3¢ Nevada Settlement (Scott 999), 7mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5055

1952, 3¢ NATO (Scott 1008), 4mm horizontal perf shift & top gutter snipe, disturbed o.g., Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5056

1954, 3¢ Statue of Liberty, dry printing (Scott 1035), 4mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5057

1954, 8¢ Statue of Liberty, rotary press (Scott 1041B), vignette shifted right & normal copy., o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5058

1954, 3¢ Lewis & Clark Expedition (Scott 1063), 2.5mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5059

1958, 4¢ Lajos Kossuth (Scott 1117), 3mm vertical perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5060

1959, 4¢ San Martin, foldover miscut (Scott 1125), corner margin single, o.g., never hinged, foldover after perforating but before panes cut apart resulting in full gutter and diagonal appendage at right, striking variety, Very Fine and attractive.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 5061

1960, 8¢ Thomas Masaryk (Scott 1148), block of 4, 2mm vertical perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5062

1960, 4¢ Automated Post Office (Scott 1164), vertical pair, 3mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5063

1961, 4¢ Nursing (Scott 1190), 1mm black color shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5064

1961, 4¢ Nursing (Scott 1190), top right plate block of 4, 1mm black color shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5065

1962, 4¢ Louisana Statehood (Scott 1197), 11mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $16
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Lot 5066

1962, 4¢ Higher Education (Scott 1206), 4mm black color (Lamp) shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5067

1964, 5¢ American Music (Scott 1252), bottom left ZIP block of 4, bottom gutter snipe, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5068

1965, 5¢ Magna Carta (Scott 1265), 1mm black color shift With a normal copy., o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $6
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Lot 5069

1965, 5¢ Magna Carta (Scott 1265), bottom right plate block of 4, 1mm black color shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5070

1965, 5¢ Florida Settlement (Scott 1271), 1mm red color shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5071

1965, 5¢ Traffic Safety (Scott 1272), 1mm black color shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5072

1965, 5¢ Adlai Stevenson (Scott 1275), 1mm black color shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5073

1968, 15¢ Holmes, type I (Scott 1288), 3mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5074

1975, 3¢ Parkman coil (Scott 1297), joint line pair, 2mm miscut, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5075

1966, 5¢ Indiana Statehood (Scott 1308), 1mm dark blue color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5076

1966, 5¢ Women's Clubs (Scott 1316), 1mm red & blue color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5077

1966, 5¢ Women's Clubs (Scott 1316), bottom right plate block of 4, 1mm red & blue color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5078

1967, 5¢ Canada (Scott 1324), dark blue color misregistration., o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Suggested Bid $6
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Lot 5079

1967, 5¢ Erie Canal (Scott 1325), 3mm Vertical perf shift, slightly disturbed o.g., Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5080

1968, 6c Leif Erikson (Scott 1359), 1mm black color shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5081

1968, 6¢ John Trumbull (Scott 1361), 4mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5082

1969, 6¢ Football (Scott 1382), 3mm red color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5083

1969, 6¢ Hope for the Crippled (Scott 1385), 3mm engraved shift (wheelchair, black incriptions & denomination), o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5084

1970, 6c Natural History (Scott 1389-90), horizontal pair, engraved black color shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5085

1970, 6¢ Haida Canoe (Scott 1389), 4mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5086

1970, 6¢ American Buffalo (Scott 1392), 4mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5087

1972, 7¢ Franklin (Scott 1393D), 4mm vertical perf shift, slightly disturbed o.g., Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5088

1971, 8¢ Eisenhower (Scott 1394), 5mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5089

1971, 8¢ Eisenhower, super misperf (Scott 1394 var), complete sheet of 100, massive shift of vertical perforations, o.g., never hinged, marvelous complete sheet of this exceptional variety, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $180
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Lot 5090

1971, 8¢ U.S.P.S. Emblem (Scott 1396), 2mm gold color inscription misregistration, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5091

1972, 14¢ LaGuardia (Scott 1397), 4mm vertical perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5092

1970, 6¢ Christmas Nativity (Scott 1414), 1mm color misregistration., o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5093

1970, 6¢ Christmas Toy Horse & Doll Carriage (Scott 1416/1418), vertical pair, 1mm color misregistration., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5094

1971, 6¢ Wool (Scott 1423), 3mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5095

1971, 6¢ MacArthur (Scott 1424), 3mm vertical perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5096

1971, 8¢ American Revolution Bicentennial (Scott 1432), dramatic black color shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5097

1971, 8¢ American Revolution Bicentennial (Scott 1432), top right zip block of 4, 3mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $32
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Lot 5098

1971, 8¢ John Sloan (Scott 1433), 2mm engraved black color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5099

1971, 8¢ Emily Dickinson (Scott 1436), 7mm engraved black & green color shift creates a design change without the denomination., o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $32
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Lot 5100

1971, 8¢ San Juan (Scott 1437), 4mm vertical perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5101

1971, 8¢ Prevent Drug Abuse (Scott 1438), 1mm black color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5102

1972, 8¢ Family Planning (Scott 1455), 4mm black inscription shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5103

1972, 8¢ Wildlife Conservation (Scott 1464-1467), bottom left plate block of 4, black color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5104

1972, 8¢ Mail Order (Scott 1468), 2mm yellow color shift With a normal copy., o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5105

1972, 8¢ Tom Sawyer (Scott 1470), top left plate block of 4, 1mm black color shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $24
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Lot 5106

1972, 8¢ Christmas (Scott 1471), 1mm gray & yellow color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $16
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Lot 5107

1972, 8¢ Santa Claus (Scott 1472), 1mm black color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5108

1972, 8¢ Pharmacy (Scott 1473), orange & blue color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5109

1972, 8¢ Stamp Collecting (Scott 1474), Greenish background shifted 1mm., o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5110

1972, 8¢ Love (Scott 1475), 4mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5111

1973, 8¢ Printer & Patriots (Scott 1476), 5mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5112

1973, 8¢ Posting a Broadside (Scott 1477), 2mm vertical & 4mm horizontal perf shifts, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5113

1973, 8¢ Posting a Broadside (Scott 1477), Bicentennial inscription block of 4, 3mm vertical & 3mm horizontal perf shifts, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $32
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Lot 5114

1973, 8¢ Postrider (Scott 1478), bottom left plate block of 4, Green color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5115

1973, 8¢ Robinson Jeffers (Scott 1485), 5mm vertical perf shift, disturbed o.g., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5116

1973, 8¢ Robinson Jeffers (Scott 1485), top margin vertical pair, 4mm vertical perf shift, o.g., never hinged (faint fingerprint on gum), F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $16
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Lot 5117

1973, 8¢ Robinson Jeffers (Scott 1485), block of 4 with plate numbers, 2mm gold color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $30
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Lot 5118

1973, 8¢ Henry Tanner (Scott 1486), 4mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5119

1973, 8¢ Copernicus (Scott 1488), orange color shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5120

1973, 8¢ Truman (Scott 1499), 3mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5121

1973, 8¢ Truman (Scott 1499), horizontal pair, 3mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5122

1973, 8¢ L. B. Johnson (Scott 1503), 14mm slanted vertical perf shift on to selvage, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 5123

1973, 8¢ Cattle (Scott 1504), 4mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 5124

1973, 8¢ Madonna & Child (Scott 1507), 5mm vertical perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5125

1973, 10¢ Crossed Flags (Scott 1509), Red color shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Lot 5126

1973, 10¢ Jefferson Memorial (Scott 1510), 5mm vertical & 2mm horizontal perf shifts, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Lot 5127

1973, 10¢ Jefferson Memorial (Scott 1510), Zip block of 4, 5mm vertical perf shift with Zip inscription within perfs, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 5128

1973, 10¢ Jefferson Memorial coil (Scott 1520), 5mm vertical perf shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $8
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Lot 5129

1974, 10¢ Expo '74 (Scott 1527), 4mm horizontal perf shift, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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