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Sale 745

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


Booklets




Lot Photo Description
Lot 1628

Booklet, 1862, H. Smith Postage Stamp Envelope, 10¢ (Reed #PE639), Type I, with boxed shield upper right; "10" both front and flap with oblong "0"; all flaps intact without a hint of hingeing, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, scarce; only about 50 examples of all of Henry Smith's envelopes are thought to exist.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 1629

Booklet, 1862, H. Smith Postage Stamp Envelope, 25¢ (Reed #PE675), Type II, with boxed shield upper right and flag upper left; clean front, portions missing on reverse flaps from prior hinge/album removal, otherwise Very Fine, scarce; only about 50 examples of all of Henry Smith's envelopes are thought to exist.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 1630

Booklet, 1862, H. Smith Postage Stamp Envelope, 25¢ (Reed #PE677), Type II, with boxed shield upper right and flag upper left; "25" close-set on front, in smaller font on backflap; unsealed to for display and to show construction; light toning, otherwise completely sound; light foxing, Very Fine, scarce; only about 50 examples of all of Henry Smith's envelopes are thought to exist.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 1631
BK
Booklet, 1903, 49¢, black on buff cover, type I panes (Scott BK15), complete and unexploded, o.g., never hinged, covers and four panes intact; original staples removed and replaced by single staple, otherwise Very Fine, a rarely seen early booklet.
Scott $1,150.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 1632
BK
Booklet, 1910, 49¢, black on pink cover (Scott BK29), complete and unexploded, o.g., never hinged, crisp printing with all panes free of their interleaving; front cover with small scuff and light crease at staples, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 1633
BK
Booklet, 1927, 73¢, red cover (Scott BK78), complete and unexploded, o.g., never hinged, solid with sharp corners and fully intact, the original staples showing not one hint of rust, Very Fine, unpriced in Scott, exceptionally rare booklet.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 1634
BK
Booklet, 1973, 10¢ Jefferson Memorial, panes miscut and inverted (Scott BK129 var), complete and unexploded, o.g., never hinged, horizontal knife shifted down several millimeters; panes inserted with selvage to right, Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 1635
BK
Airmail booklet, 1964, 80¢, black on pink cover (Scott BKC17), complete and unexploded, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh, cover sound with corners square and staples original, Very Fine, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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