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


First Day Covers




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Lot 2178

1901, Pan-American, 2¢ carmine & black (Scott 295), May 1, 1901 Elizabeth NJ postmark, with flag cancel that nicely ties the stamp to light blue small envelope, letter enclosed datelined Elizabeth NJ May 1, 1901; stamp has edge faults at right where it saddled the edge of the envelope which also has some folds and light stains, a Fine cover and most presentable.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 2179

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), used on an first day picture post card from Urbana, Il., Fine to Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2180

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), on a beautifully clean FDC from Dayton, Ohio, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2181

1909, 2¢ Hudson-Fulton (Scott 372), used on a first day stereo picture post card from Lancaster, Pa., Very Fine, a beautiful item.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2182

1919, 3¢ Victory (Scott 537), used on a FDC from Washington, D.C., with H.F. Colman return address, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2183

1923, $1 violet brown (Scott 571), tied by rim of datestamp with full clear strike of First Day "Washington D.C. Feb. 12, 2 M 1923" duplex cancel along right edge, cover serviced by S.H. Stutzman and sent to 1st Lieut. Hubert L. Schmidt; with original enclosure datelined Febr. 12, 1923 and as follows: "Dear Hubert, For your collection. Hope you feel better. Sam"; annotated on left edge "First Day Cover" in lovely complementary script; neatly opened at top, a pretty small-size high-value First Day Cover, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a rare and desirable First day Cover in immaculate condition, with less than 15 believed to exist, ex- Markovits, with 1972 P.F. certificate.
Scott $7,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,300
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Lot 2184

1924, 2¢ carmine, rotary press, perf 10 (Scott 583a), complete unexploded booklet, used on an immaculate FDC from Washington, D.C., Extremely Fine, a rarely seen gem.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2185

1929, Kans.-Nebr., 1¢ to 10¢ complete (Scott 658-679), on two Nickles FDC's; barest hint of tone flecks in a few places, Fine to Very Fine overall.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 2186

1929, 8¢ Kans. (Scott 666), tied by a neat Newton, Kans. machine cancel, Apr 15, 1929 with an additional Newton double oval on a locally addressed First Day Cover (an Airmail envelope) signed by the Newton Postmaster, Joseph Foltz, Very Fine.
Scott $900+.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2187

1938, $5 Coolidge (Scott 834), on 6 FDC's, different cachets, typed addresses, Very Fine, a handsome set.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2188

1939, 3¢ Baseball Centennial (Scott 855), used on an FDC with a beautiful Weigand cachet, Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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