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The William S. Langs Stock, Part 2:
U.S. Stamps, Postal History and Zeppelin Flights


1901-1928 Issues




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Lot 2171
  Withdrawn
Current Bid $0
Lot 2172

1909, 50¢ violet, D.L. watermark (Scott 341), used with a 3¢ violet and a 6¢ orange (333, 336), the three tied by undated Newark, N.J. double ovals on a parcel tag to Las Cascadas, Canal Zone, Panama, Very Fine. An exceedingly rare use of the 50¢ Third Bureau on "cover".
Scott $5,000 on cover.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 2173

1908, 1¢ green, D.L. watermark, Attleboro perfs (Scott 343), full Attleboro perf (and paste-up!) at the bottom and trace at the top, tied by an Aug 2 Attleboro flag cancel (year not struck up) on an Attleboro Stamp Co. corner card cover to Stamford, Ct.; the stamp lifted and replaced, the cover with damp staining and part of top flap missing, otherwise Fine and rare, with 2008 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $12,500.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 2174

1916, $1 violet black, unwatermarked, perf 10 (Scott 478), block of 4 with plate no. A5782 on small piece of selvage, used with a 6¢ red orange and three 30¢ orange red (506, 516) on a trimmed Registered Bank Tag canceled by three Pittsburgh, Pa. "REG" double-ovals; the block has become separated and faulty due to careless handling, but the piece is still relatively attractive and undeniably rare.
Scott $3,000 single on cover.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2175

1916, 2¢ carmine, type II, unwatermarked, horizontal rotary press coil (Scott 491), centered to left and hinged in place, tied by Long Island City, NY 1917 machine cancel on a druggists' advertising window cover, Fine, rare on cover, with 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2176

1923, 1¢ green, rotary press sheet waste, perf 11 (Scott 544), a Very Fine (for this issue) stamp tied to 1923 advertising postcard for "Justwell" adjustable elbows to Salem, NJ by "Philadelphia Pa., Aug. 18, 1923" slogan postmark, a great rarity as only two examples of this coil waste are known on postcard, with 1974 and 2014 P.F. certificates.
Scott $5,500.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $1,500
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Lot 2177

1928, 2¢ carmine, type II, rotary press (Scott 634A), 2 plate blocks of 4 tied by Oakland, CA Airport cancels on an attractively cacheted cover for the "Pacific Coast Aeronautical Expo" (2 backstamps), Fine to Very Fine, a scarce - possibly unique - aviation cover.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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