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


1870-1888 Bank Note Co. Issues




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Lot 2559

1870, 2¢ red brown, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 135), o.g., hinged, fresh with immense color and proof-like detail; reperforated at left, Fine to Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2560

1870, 3¢ green, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 136), block of 4, o.g., hinged, fresh with bright color and clean detail; top pair hinged, bottom two appear never hinged but with gum soaks/thins at perforations, reperforated, Fine+.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2561
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1870, 6¢ carmine, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 137), Post Office fresh with bright color, the cancel just touching the perforations at right, Very Fine, a great-looking stamp, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2562
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1871, 7¢ vermilion, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 138), fresh and sound with clean color, a clear grill on reverse, and a crossroads fancy cancel, Very Fine, with 1972 P.F. certificate.
Scott $525.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2563

1870, 15¢ orange, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 141), o.g., previously hinged, brightly printed on fresh paper; thin in forehead from hinge removal, otherwise Fine, a scarce mint stamp, with photocopy of 1994 P.F. certificate for block of four, this position 4.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 2564
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1870, 15¢ orange, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 141), bright color and full margins all around; reperforated at right, choice Extremely Fine appearance, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2565
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1870, 90¢ carmine, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 144), sound stamp in soft palette; cancel allows design to show through; reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, lovely Very Fine appearance, with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 2566
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1871, 7¢ vermilion, I. grill, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 138A), immaculate with eye-popping color, a face-framing circular cancel that brings out the grill, plus a hint of a blue cancel at upper right, Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate as #138, I grill, graded F 70.
SMQ F 70; $650.
Scott $750.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2567
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1870-73, Bank Notes, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, small die proofs (Scott 145P2,157P2-166P2), affixed to original grey card, an over abundance of freshness that would make the most discriminating collector blush, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, only 85 issued.
Scott $2,025.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 2568
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1870, N.B.N.C. printing, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, plate proofs on India (Scott 145P3-155P3), a select quality set, 6¢ and 15¢ are margin examples; 15¢ slightly oxidized, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $311.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2569
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1870, 6¢ carmine, N.B.N.C. printing, perforation shift (Scott 148 var.), light cancel; small faults, a Very Fine and stunning banknote error.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2570
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1870, 12¢ dull violet, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 151), unused without gum, cleanly printed in soft color; paper fresh and sound; reperforated which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine to Very Fine, with 2009 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2571
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1870, 12¢ dull violet, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 151), a grand stamp with large margins, clean color and two unobtrusive cancels, the black a New York Foreign Mail cancel (Weiss #TR-C 4 type; Van Vlissingen & Waud #S-20), an Extremely Fine jumbo, a tough stamp to find this crisply and clearly printed, with 2020 Crowe certificate graded 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $800.
Scott $210.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 2572
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1870, 12¢ dull violet, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 151), fresh with incredible color on immaculate paper; wonderfully centered, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott $200.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2573
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1870, 24¢ purple, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 153), mathematically centered with clean color and a partial crossroads cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott $210.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2574
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1870, 30¢ black, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 154), unused without gum, fresh with solid color and crisp detail, Very Fine, nice stamp, with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 2575
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1870, 30¢ black, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 154), unused without gum, Post Office fresh with enticing color and centering; reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1965 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2576

1870, 90¢ carmine, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 155), o.g., hinged, with crisp color and detail; crease at bottom, light soiling, Fine to Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $5,000.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 2577
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1870, 90¢ carmine, N.B.N.C. printing (Scott 155), with solid, intense color on fresh paper; well-centered with a light cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $325.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2578
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1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, C.B.N.C. printing, large die proofs (Scott 156P1-166P1), incredible freshness in color, impression and contrasting white stock, Extremely Fine to Superb, it would be hard to imagine a nicer set.
Scott $4,400.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 2579
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1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, C.B.N.C. printing, large die proofs (Scott 156P1-166P1), reduced to about 85 x 90, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $4,400.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 2580

1873, 1¢ ultramarine, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott 156), block of 4 with part imprint captured within the margin, o.g., hinge remnants, lovely positional in immaculate color on pristine paper; upper right with a few short perforations, but otherwise sound, Fine to Very Fine, with 2010 Weiss certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2581

1873, 2¢ brown, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott 157), o.g., previously hinged, Post Office fresh with luxuriant color and clean detail, near-perfectly centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate.
Scott $325.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2582

1873, 3¢ green, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott 158), o.g., never hinged, with glowing color on immaculate paper having nice, big margins; reperforated at left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $110 for hinged.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2583
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1873, 10¢ brown, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott 161), regummed, in deep color with proof-like detail; reperforated at left, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $250.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2584

1873, 10¢ brown, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott 161), block of 4, o.g., previously hinged, in radiant color with proof-like detail; paper fresh and perforations intact; top right stamp with a tiny tear at right (fourth perforation hole from bottom), Very Fine.
Scott $4,750.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 2585

1873, 30¢ gray black, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott 165), o.g., previously hinged, with alluring color and detail on fresh paper; reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine to Very Fine, with clear 1991 P.F. certificate, their website adding "reperforated at left and with a small thin spot".
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 2586

1873, 90¢ rose carmine, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott 166), o.g., lightly hinged, with deep color and strong impression; paper fresh and nicely margined; reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, with 1987 Bühler certificate.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2587
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1873, 90¢ rose carmine, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott 166), a near-perfect stamp complemented by the face-free red cancel; sealed tear at bottom, Extremely Fine to Superb appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $340.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2588
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1875, 5¢ blue, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott 179), block of 4, unused without gum, fresh and clean, each stamp with manuscript "X" Specimen mark, Fine, an interesting multiple, with 2010 P.F. certificate declining opinion "with respect to characterization of the manuscript 'X's' as 'Specimen' marks".
Scott $900.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2589

1875, 5¢ blue, C.B.N.C. printing (Scott 179), Post Office fresh in deep color on immaculate paper; a proof-like appearance that defies its grade, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $700.
Scott $700.
Estimate $500 - 700.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2590
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1877, Washington (P.B.N.C. essay), 3¢ dark green (Scott 184-E4c), plate on stamp paper, imperf, inter-panneau panes of 10, creases and margin nick, Very Fine overall, unpriced as such, signed and backstamped Scott Stamp & Coin Co.
Brazer 115aE-Fd.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2591

1879, 1¢ blue, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott 182), o.g., lightly hinged, a gorgeous stamp with big, balanced margins, the design nearly jumping off the paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, ex Rupp, with 1983 (as #182a) and 2003 (as #182 var, blue) P.F. certificates.
Scott $200.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2592

1879, 2¢ vermilion, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott 183), top margin part imprint single, o.g., previously hinged, a lovely positional with alluring, eye-popping color with near-perfect centering; light soiling in selvage above imprint, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 1996 P.F. certificate for pair, this position 2.
Scott $100.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2593

1879, 2¢ vermilion, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott 183), o.g., never hinged, a stunner, with proof-like color and detail, Very Fine.
Scott $370.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2594
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1879, 3¢ green, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott 184), cleanly printed on pristine paper, bearing a clear strike of scarce "North-South Shaking Hands" fancy cancel of Worcester, MA; laminated tear at bottom, natural straight edge at left, Extremely Fine cancel, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2595
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1879, 3¢ green, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott 184), a gigantic jumbo, fresh and sound, with a bold target cancel, Extremely Fine to Superb, make room on your album page for this one, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2596
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1879, 10¢ brown, A.B.N.C. printing, with secret mark (Scott 188), unused without gum, with intense, deep color and three nicely balanced margins, Fine to Very Fine that in every way looks so much better, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott $650.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2597
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1889, 15¢ deep blue, A.B.N.C. printing, without Sample overprint (Scott 189SL and 189SL var), blocks of 4, o.g. the second without gum; top stamps of variety block has translucencies where hinges were removed, lovely Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $700+.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2598

1879, 30¢ full black, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott 190), o.g., hinged, with intense color and razor-sharp detail, close to Very Fine, pretty, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2599

1879, 30¢ full black, A.B.N.C. printing (Scott 190), o.g., hinged, fresh with incredible color and razor-sharp lines; three well-balanced margins, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 2600
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1889, 1¢ to 90¢ carmine, overprinted "Sample A", complete set (Scott 212S//191S), o.g., previously hinged, a selected for freshness and facial appeal set; a few with faults that in no way detract from the beauty of this set, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2601
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1881, 1¢ gray blue, re-engraved, Douglas patent 8-hole punch (Scott 206 var.), block of 4, muddled print but strong color; generally fresh with holes visible even from the front; top left hinged, others appear never hinged, Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2602

1882, 10¢ brown, re-engraved (Scott 209), with selvage at top, o.g., lightly hinged, beautifully centered with huge margins all around, fresh with crisp impression, outstanding example, Extremely Fine to Superb Jumbo.
Scott $160+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2603

1887, 3¢ vermilion (Scott 214), top margin block of 4 with plate number, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh; light bend across selvage, Fine.
Scott $720.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2604

1888, 30¢ orange brown (Scott 217), o.g., hinged, with bright, lively color and clean impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $450.
Scott $250.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2605

1888, 90¢ purple (Scott 218), slightly disturbed o.g., previously hinged, in strong color with razor-sharp detail; light overall toning not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2606

1888, 90¢ purple (Scott 218), o.g., lightly hinged, magnificent example with outstanding color and centering; fresh; reperforated at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2607
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1888, 90¢ purple (Scott 218), horizontal strip of 5, a magnificent multiple, fresh with incredible depth of color; Boston double-oval cancels, Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,225 as two pairs plus single.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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