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

Officials and Postal Notes

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Lot 2231

War Dept., 1873, 12¢ rose (Scott O89), pair tied by Knoxville, Tenn. duplex cancel on a legal-size cover to a Congressman in Washington, D.C. (backstamped); some wear, slightly reduced at right and right stamp with perf faults at right, Fine overall, ex Burrus, Lobdell.
Scott $450 ++.
Estimate $250 - 350

Houk had been a Union Army colonel and served in Congress 1879-91. He died shortly after accidentally drinking a bottle of arsenic in 1891
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2232

Postal Note, 1945, 1¢ to 90¢ complete (Scott PN1-P18), on 18 matching separate first day postal note cards, all from Westfield, Ct., Fine to Very Fine, uncommon.
Scott $600 approx.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $0
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