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Sale 750

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


1902-1907 Regular and Commemorative Issues




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Lot 2795

1903, 1¢ blue green, huge pre-printing paper fold (Scott 300 var), block of 4, on top pair, opened for display, o.g., some with hinge remnants, a showstopping Very Fine example of this production flaw, one for the specialist.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 2796
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1903, 1¢ blue green (Scott 300b), booklet pane with plate number, o.g., lightly hinged (2 middle stamps never hinged), deep color, fresh and desirable, well centered for this, choice position pane, Very Fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 2797
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1903, 1¢ blue green (Scott 300b), booklet pane of 6, position B, o.g., previously hinged (2 center stamps never hinged), Post Office fresh with deep color crisply printed, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2798
BK
1903, 1¢ blue green (Scott 300b), booklet pane of 6, o.g., previously hinged, crisply printed on fresh paper; minor perforation separations at bottom, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2799

1903, 2¢ carmine, perforation shift (Scott 301 var), horizontal strip of 4, which gives the appearance of an imperforate between variety, o.g., paper hinge remnants, a most unusual and Very Fine example of this production flaw.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2800
BK
1903, 2¢ carmine (Scott 301c), booklet pane with plate number, part o.g., scarce position pane, particularly well centered for this; rough edges at sides, small thin, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2801
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1903, 5¢ blue (Scott 304), block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged (bottom left stamp never hinged), a simply gorgeous block, fresh, bright and strong, Very Fine.
Scott $330.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2802

1903, 6¢ claret (Scott 305), full right margin part imprint single, o.g., stamp never hinged, hinged in selvage only, a gob-smacking Garfield with galvanizing color and grandiose detail; the position doesn't hurt, either, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $150.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2803

1903, 10¢ pale red brown (Scott 307), o.g., never hinged, crisply printed in deep, luxuriant color, wonderfully centered on fresh paper, Extremely Fine.
Scott $150.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2804

1902, 13¢ purple black (Scott 308), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, a lucky 13(¢) for the savvy bidder, fresh with strong color and centering superior to most encountered, Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2805
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1902, 13¢ purple black (Scott 308), top imprint and plate number block of 6, o.g., center stamps hinged (4 stamps never hinged), deep rich shade, nicely centered for this, desirable top plate; horizontal crease through selvage, still Very Fine and attractive.
Scott $675.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2806

1903, 15¢ olive green (Scott 309), o.g., never hinged, lovely color and sharp detail; with superior centering on fresh paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott $475.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2807

1903, 15¢ olive green (Scott 309), o.g., lightly hinged, an uncompromising Clay, in exquisite color and detail, fresh and sound, Extremely Fine, prettier than its grade implies, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $275.
Scott $185.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2808
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1903, 50¢ orange (Scott 310), expertly regummed, in bright color without a hint of oxidation, Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 2809

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., hinged, a feisty Farragut, flawlessly inked and impressed; centering perhaps better than his grade, Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $625.
Scott $600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2810

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), o.g., lightly hinged, Post Office fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $650.
Scott $600.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2811

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), pair, disturbed o.g., pretty pair with strong color and immaculate printing; small thin on left stamp, guide line at bottom, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2812

1903, $1 black (Scott 311), stunning item, Farragut wonderfully centered with four perforated sides, along with #312, 313 and 382 (vertical strip of 3), all with natural straight edge; New York double-oval Registry cancels ties them all to linen-backed parcel paper, Very Fine, a one-stop item for all three 1902 dollar values, excellent exhibition piece.
Scott $955 ++.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 2813

1903, $2 dark blue (Scott 312), o.g., hinge remnant, an eye-catching stamp with incredible depth of color on pristine paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $975.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 2814

1903, $2 dark blue (Scott 312), o.g., hinge remnant, very bright and fresh looking, Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 2815

1903, $2 dark blue (Scott 312), o.g., very lightly hinged, crisp and bright with clean color and detail, Fine to Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. and 2018 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott $825.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $225
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Lot 2816
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1903, $2 dark blue (Scott 312), lovely stamp with clear color; fresh with nicely balanced margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1983 P.F. and 2018 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott $200.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2817

1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), o.g., hinge remnant, crisp with deep color; fresh, Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,500.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 2818

1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), o.g., hinged, with exceptional color depth and detail; paper fresh; reperforated, Fine to Very Fine, a pretty stamp.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $225
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Lot 2819
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1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), with deep color and sharp detail; paper fresh with superior margins, all with light, largely face-free cancels, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, SMQ values a regular grade of 90 at $750 and a grade of 85 at $900, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
SMQ VF 80J.
Scott $675.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 2820
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1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), with warm color on bright paper, gloriously centered with well-placed Registry cancel; small hinge thin, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $675.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2821
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1903, $5 dark green (Scott 313), solid color and a clean cancel; light wrinkle at bottom, Very Fine to Extremely Fine centering.
Scott $675.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2822

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), o.g., previously hinged, Post Office fresh with guide line at top; margins massive and balanced, Superb.
Scott $300.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2823

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, a dynamic duo with clean color and impression on fresh paper; guide line at right, Extremely Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,400.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 2824

1908, 5¢ blue, imperf (Scott 315), horizontal pair, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), in clean color with exquisite detail, all nicely centered and balanced, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2826
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1904, 2¢ Louisiana Purchase, large die proof (Scott 324P1), Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2827
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1904, 3¢ Louisiana Purchase, large die proof (Scott 325P1), Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2828
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1904, 3¢ Louisiana Purchase, large die proof (Scott 325P1), Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2829

1904, 3¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 325), a stellar jumbo, with big color and immaculate impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a winning stamp, with 2002 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates, the latter graded VF-XF 85J.
SMQ VF-XF 85J; $350.
Scott $170.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2830

1904, 3¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 325), o.g., never hinged, immaculate with intense color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott $170.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2831

1904, 3¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 325), irregular block of 3, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh with stand-out color and nice centering on each; natural straight edge at left, Very Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Scott $510.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2832

1904, 3¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 325), block of 4 with plate number and imprint, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and bright, rich color, handsome position piece, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2833
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1904, 3¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 325), bottom margin plate number 2101 block of 4 with imprint, o.g., lightly hinged (2 stamps never hinged), clean detail in deep color; paper fresh and centering sublime; short gummed in selvage as often, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, pretty, save this from extinction, it will likely be broken for the sum of its parts.
Scott $575.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 2834

1904, 5¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 326), block of 4 with imprint and plate number, o.g., never hinged (top right stamp with slight gum disturbance), bright and clean, vivid color, well centered and attractive, Very Fine.
Scott $1,150.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2835
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1904, 5¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 326), block of 4, o.g., right stamps never hinged / left stamps previously hinged, Post Office fresh with strong color razor-sharp detail, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2836
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1904, 10¢ Louisiana Purchase, large die proof (Scott 327P1), Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2837

1904, 10¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 327), wide top plate number single, o.g., stamp never hinged, hinge remnant on selvage only, fresh and well centered for this difficult stamp, choice position piece, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2838
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1904, 10¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 327), top margin plate number 2105 block of 4 with imprint, o.g., lightly hinged at bottom, never hinged at top, Post Office fresh and near-perfectly centered, with top stamps never hinged; bottom pair show previous hinge reinforcement of perforations; vertical perforation separations in top selvage, Extremely Fine appearance, could well be a "breaker".
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 2839
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1904, 10¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 327), bottom margin plate number 2108 block of 4 with imprint, o.g., lightly hinged in bottom left stamp and margin (3 stamps never hinged), appears never hinged, Post Office fresh with sensational color and clean detail, Very Fine.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 2840

1907, 1¢ Jamestown (Scott 328), top margin block of 10 with arrow, plate number and imprint, o.g., never hinged, bright, rich color, attractive and desirable multiple, Fine.
Scott $1,105 plate block + 4 singles.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2841

1907, 1¢ Jamestown, pre-printing paper fold (Scott 328 var), top left corner margin imprint plate #3545 block of 16, which affects a large portion including the imprint and a smaller second pre-printing paper fold in margin, o.g., never hinged, unusually fresh; few weak/separated perforations, a most unusual and Very Fine example of this unique production flaw, don't miss the boat on this one.
Scott $1,525 as plate and singles.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2842

1907, 5¢ Jamestown (Scott 330), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh with rarely encountered centering and margins for this issue, Extremely Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott $350.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2843

1907, 5¢ Jamestown (Scott 330), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh with glorious color and exceptional detail, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a nice stamp, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $500.
Scott $350.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2844

1907, 5¢ Jamestown (Scott 330), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, fresh and bright, vibrant color and impression, nicely centered for this extremely difficult stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $1,400 as singles.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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