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


1931-1961 Issues




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Lot 3085

1931, 2¢ Yorktown, dark lake & black color error (Scott 703b), block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, a striking block, not only in the much deeper shade (normal single included for comparison), but with the vignettes shifted to right as well; fresh and sound, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 3086

1933, 3¢ Georgia, pre-printing paper fold (Scott 726 var), bottom margin block of 8, affecting five stamps and causing a partial gutter between bottom pair, o.g., hinge remnants re-inforcing separations, a stunning Very Fine positional showpiece.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3087

1933, 3¢ A.P.S. souvenir sheet, pre-printing paper fold across the sheet (Scott 731 var), a stunning Very Fine positional showpiece, the only one we have seen.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3088

1934, 2¢ Grand Canyon National Park, imperf vertically (Scott 741b), right margin horizontal pair, o.g., previously hinged, fresh and bright, the stamps perforated at a slight angle, Very Fine, a great addition to your National Parks collection, only 2-3 panes known, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 3089

1934, 9¢ Glacier National Park, perforated, horizontal perforations shifted diagonally (Scott 748 var), top margin vertical pair, which provides the first-glance of being imperforate between, o.g., never hinged, a stunning Very Fine error that would satisfy the specialist, this Parks open for bidding.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3090

1934, 10¢ Great Smoky Mountains, perforated, pre-printing paper fold (Scott 749), horizontal strip of 5, showing a creeping from left to right of this production error, o.g., hinge remnants re-inforcing separations, a striking Very Fine error that would be well=placed in any collection, The "Great Smokey" of errors.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3092

1938, $5 Coolidge (Scott 834), plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, bright, vivid color, particularly well centered, wide top plate, premium example, Extremely Fine.
Scott $325.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3093

1938, $5 Coolidge (Scott 834), plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, bright and bold, pleasing wide top, nice plate, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3094

1940, Famous Americans complete (Scott 859-893), full panes of 70, o.g., never hinged, selected for quality and centering, each sheet in a nice plastic mount, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $2,430.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 3095
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1942, 3¢ Win the War, purple color error (Scott 905b), Los Angeles, Calif. precancel, Post Office fresh with intense color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate for original block of four, this position 2.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3096
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1942, 3¢ Win the War, purple color error (Scott 905b), pair, the error apparent next to normal (included); light wavy line cancel; small faults and tear at left, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3097

1943, 5¢ Overrun Countries: Czechoslovakia, double impression of country name (Scott 910a), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh, Fine to Very Fine, with normal for comparison, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3098

1943, 5¢ Overrun Countries: Luxembourg, reverse printing of flag colors (Scott 912b), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, unpriced in the catalog.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3099
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1943, 5¢ Overrun Countries: Denmark, gray shade, reverse printing of flag colors (Scott 920c), inscription block of 6, immaculate and exquisitely centered throughout; upper right stamp hinged, the others never hinged, Very Fine, unpriced in Scott even as a single, with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3100

1954, 2¢ Jefferson, experimental Silkote paper (Scott 1033a), right margin single, o.g., never hinged, an immaculate position piece of this sought-after modern variety, Extremely Fine to Superb, a Top of the Pop; while PSE prices a "98", none are listed in their Population Report, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-Sup 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $725.
Scott $275.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 3101

1954, 2¢ Jefferson, experimental Silkote paper (Scott 1033a), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh and sound, Very Fine, a pretty multiple of this popular modern variety, with photocopy of 2010 P.F. certificate for original block of ten.
Scott $1,100 as singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 3102

1961, 2½¢ Bunker Hill, horizontal coil, small perf holes (Scott 1056), pair, WASHINGTON, D.C. Bureau precancel, o.g., never hinged (minor gum skips), very scarce unused pair, perfectly centered, desirable item, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 3103

1959, 4¢ San Martin, imperf between (Scott 1125a), horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 20 pairs reported.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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