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


1847 Issue




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Lot 20
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1847, 5¢ deep ultramarine, trial color large die proof on thin glazed card (Scott 1TC1de), measures 56mm x 69mm, hinge remnants, pencil notes, gorgeous color; a few small hinge thins, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 21
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red square grid cancel, large to huge margins all around, deep shade, a very attractive and desirable example, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $350+.
Estimate $500 - 700.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 22
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), horizontal pair, right stamp with light red grid cancels, left stamp appears uncancelled (so stated on certificate), nicely centered with ample to large margins all around, interesting and unusual showpiece; tiny ink stain on left stamp, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1975 P.F. certificate.
Scott $800 ++.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 23
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), horizontal pair, red square grid and pen cancels, scarce and desirable multiple, ample to large margins all around, rich color and impression, showpiece, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 24
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1847, 5¢ brown (Scott 1), block of 4, light pen cancels, rare block, mostly ample margins to just touching in a few places, dark rich color and strong impression, rare and desirable multiple; few small faults, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $27,500.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Current Bid $2,500
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Lot 25

1847, 5¢ red brown, double transfer (type "B") (Scott 1 var.), position 90R1, showing double transfer of top and bottom frame lines, o.g., lightly hinged, Exceptional rarity especially with orgiinal gum, large margins to just touching at right, deserving of placement in the finest collection; vertical crease at center, otherwise Very Fine, rare, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $50,000.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Current Bid $3,750
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Lot 26

1847, 5¢ red brown, double transfer (type "C") (Scott 1 var.), showing double transfer of bottom frame line and lower part of left frame line, o.g., small hinge remnant, extremely rare with full original gum, lovely shade and vivid impression displaying clearly defined double transfer, ample to large margins on three sides; tiny hinge thin, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, unpriced in mint condition, with 1969 P.F. certificate.
Scott $50,000 ECV.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Current Bid $3,750
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Lot 27

1847, 5¢ dark brown (Scott 1a), part o.g., deep rich color, strong impression, four ample to large margins, attractive and desirable original gum example; couple of light creases, Very Fine to Extremely Fine appearance, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $7,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 28
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1847, 5¢ dark brown (Scott 1a), red grid cancel, distinctive rich shade, large margins, choice used example, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 29
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1847, 5¢ blackish brown (Scott 1a), vertical pair, pen stroke and red grid cancels, scarce pair of elusive and often misidentified shade, large margins all around, deep shade and superb impression, magnificant showpiece, Extremely Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 30
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1847, 5¢ orange brown (Scott 1b), blue grid cancel, large to huge margins, desirable blue cancel, striking used example, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,250.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 31
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1847, 5¢ orange brown (Scott 1b), blue grid cancel, elusive orange brown shade, bold impression highlighted by attractive cancel, top quality showpiece, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott $725.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 32
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1847, 5¢ orange brown (Scott 1b), with warm color cleanly printed; nice blue grid cancel, Very Fine and attractive, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $725.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 33
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1847, 5¢ brown orange (Scott 1d), red grid cancel, large balanced margins, vivid color and impression, a particularly attractive example of this difficult shade. excellent display item, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 34
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), position 25R, circular red grid cancels, vivid color and impression enhanced by excellent colorful cancels, large to huge margins including portion of adjoining stamp at top, outstanding used example of this sought after stamp; small nick in bottom left margin only, still Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95 and 1978 P.F. certificate.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $4,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,300
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Lot 35
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), with deep, bold color and ample to large margins; black grid cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine and choice, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $775.
Estimate $800 - 1,000.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 36

1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), red square grid cancels, exceptionally well centered with large margins, rich color offset by atractive cancel, sharp impression, tremendous showpiece, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott $775+.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 37
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), solid example in strong color on clean paper with four full margins; light black cancel; small corner crease at top right, otherwise Very Fine, "54R" pencil notation on reverse, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $775.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $275
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Lot 38
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2 var), position 38R die crack similar to harelip, black grid cancel, Interesting variety, well centered with large margins, crisp and sharp, lovely showpiece, Extremely Fine, with 1974 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 39
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1847, 10¢ black, double transfer (type "B") (Scott 2 var.), position 31R1, showing double transfer in "Post Office", circular red grid cancel, extraordinary example of this scarce major double transfer, readily apparent, large margins on three sides including portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, scarce and desirable showpiece; sealed tear at top left, Fine to Very Fine appearance, a striking double transfer, with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $800 - 1,000.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 40
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1847, 10¢ black, double transfer (type "C") (Scott 2 var.), position 2R1, showing double transfer in "X" at bottom right, red grid cancels, exceptional example of scarce double transfer, nice margins all around, vivid impression displaying every aspect of doubling across entire design, outstanding showpiece, Fine to Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 41
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 5¢ red brown (Scott 3), without gum as issued, excellent example, bright bold color, large balanced margins, select reproduction, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 42
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 5¢ red brown (Scott 3), corner margin single, without gum as issued, bold and sharp, superior appearing example, large balanced margins including two sheet margins; light horizontal crease along bottom, Extremely Fine to Superb appearance.
Scott $900.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 43
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 10¢ black, small die proof (Scott 4P2), exceptionally fresh; tiny production knick at top right, Extremely Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 44
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 10¢ black (Scott 4), without gum as issued, large margins all around, fresh with deep vivid color and impression, select example, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,500.
Current Bid $700
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Lot 45
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 10¢ black (Scott 4), with vertical stitch watermark, without gum as issued, rich color and vibrant impression, particularly well centered, choice example of this, Very Fine, a scarce variety, with 2018 P.S.A.G. and 1987 P.F. certificates.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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