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Sale 750

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


Special Delivery and Registry




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Lot 3304

Special Delivery, 1885, 10¢ blue (Scott E1), o.g., previously hinged, fresh with lively color, much brighter than usual, and wonderfully centered, Extremely Fine, a pretty showpiece, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $800.
Scott $550.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 3305

Special Delivery, 1885, 10¢ blue (Scott E1), block of 4, o.g., previously hinged, clean color and clear detail; each with tiny fault(s), bottom pair also with natural crease, Fine to Very Fine appearance, with 2013 Weiss certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3306

Special Delivery, 1888, 10¢ blue (Scott E2), bottom imprint and plate number strip of 4, o.g., hinged, very scarce multiple, bold vibrant color, fantastic position piece; couple small thin spots, perforation separations, otherwise Fine.
Scott $5,250.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 3307

Special Delivery, 1893, 10¢ orange (Scott E3), full wide bottom margin plate number 552 single, o.g., very lightly hinged, a massive positional, with warm color on fresh paper; extraneous line of printing ink in selvage, Very Fine to Extremely Fine jumbo, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $300.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3308

Special Delivery, 1893, 10¢ orange (Scott E3), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, bright fresh color; light wrinkle on top left stamp, Very Good.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3309

Special Delivery, 1894, 10¢ blue, unwatermarked (Scott E4), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), Post Office fresh with exquisite color and near-perfect centering; inclusion on reverse not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 3310

Special Delivery, 1894, 10¢ blue, unwatermarked (Scott E4), part imprint single, small part o.g., rich color and vivid impression, huge margins all around, striking appearance, Extremely Fine.
Scott $850 as hinged.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 3311

Special Delivery, 1894, 10¢ blue, unwatermarked (Scott E4), o.g., previously hinged, Post Office fresh and sound, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 3312

Special Delivery, 1902, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E6), top margin single with part imprint, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, vivid color, large balanced margins, outstanding premium example suitable for a superior collection, Extremely Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 3313

Special Delivery, 1902, 10¢ dark ultramarine (Scott E6), o.g., never hinged, in bold color with sharp detail, Fine to Very Fine, nice shade, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3314

Special Delivery, 1902, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E6), full wide top margin plate number 1773 single with part imprint, o.g., stamp with the barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), in clean color with crisp detail; paper fresh with well-balanced large margins; pencil notes and light horizontal bend, Extremely Fine.
Scott $230.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3315

Special Delivery, 1908, 10¢ green (Scott E7), bottom plate number and imprint strip of 3, o.g., never hinged, a gorgeous item, fresh with solid color and clean detail; gum skips on left and right stamps, Very Fine.
Scott $420.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3316

Special Delivery, 1908, 10¢ green (Scott E7), block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged in center, fresh, bold rich color, very attractive block, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3317
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Special Delivery, 1908, 10¢ green (Scott E7), right imprint and plate number block of 6, o.g., top right stamp lightly hinged (5 stamps never hinged), fresh and bright, rich color, handsome and desirable plate, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,075.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3318

Special Delivery, 1911, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E8), plate number single, o.g., never hinged, fresh, bold vivid color, large to huge margins all around, eye-popping example; light natural gum bend, Extremely Fine.
Scott $240.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3319

Special Delivery, 1914, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E9), o.g., previously hinged, as clean as they come, w crisp color and massive margins flawlessly balanced, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2014 P.F. certificate graded XF-S 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $485.
Scott $190.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3320

Special Delivery, 1914, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E9), o.g., lightly hinged, a ginormous stamp in muscular color and razor-sharp detail, an Extremely Fine jumbo, a special delivery indeed, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $305.
Scott $190.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3321

Special Delivery, 1914, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E9), top block of 4 with plate number, o.g., never hinged (hinged in selvage), deep rich color, marvelous centering and overall appearance, a choice position block, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,700 as singles.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 3322
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Special Delivery, 1914, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E9), bottom margin plate number 5860 block of 6, a stunning plate in true day-one-fresh condition; the left two stamps particularly choice; positions 1 and 2 previously hinged, others appear never hinged, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a grand plate.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 3323

Special Delivery, 1916, 10¢ pale ultramarine (Scott E10), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh and bright with crisp detail, Very Fine, a big stamp, with photocopy of 2015 P.F. certificate for block of four, this position 2.
Scott $700.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 3324

Special Delivery, 1916, 10¢ pale ultramarine (Scott E10), top margin plate number single, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged) (diagonal gum bend), exquisite Post Office fresh example with oversized margins, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp.
Scott $320.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 3325
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Special Delivery, 1917, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E11), bottom margin plate number 5520 block of 6 with imprint, with bright color and paper, nicely centered; hinge remnant positions 2-3; two perforations in selvage reinforced at right and at top right, Very Fine, a pretty plate, with 2010 Weiss certificate.
Scott $725.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3326
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Special Delivery, 1917, 10¢ gray violet (Scott E11b), top margin plate number F13818 block of 6, with mind-bogglingly clean color; crisply printed and fresh; small natural gum disturbance position 3, all others never hinged, Very Fine, quite undervalued, with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott $325.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3327
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Special Delivery, 1922, 10¢ gray violet (Scott E12), top margin plate number 17643 block of 6, o.g., center stamps lightly hinged (4 stamps never hinged), with inviting color and solid margins throughout; light perforation separations at bottom and reinforced perforations at top, Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3328

Special Delivery, 1925, 15¢ deep orange (Scott E13), full wide top margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, deep rich color; minor perf separations at top and light crease at top of center selvage, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3329

Special Delivery, 1925, 15¢ deep orange (Scott E13), bottom margin plate number 16835 block of 6, o.g., never hinged, nicely centered (particularly the middle stamps) with clean color; some light gum bends, minor perforation separations at bottom, Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3330

Special Delivery, 1969, 45¢ carmine & violet blue (Scott E22 var), plate block of 4, bottom stamps missing denominations, o.g. (album adherence), an incredible Very Fine error.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3331

Registration Exchange Label, ca. 1890s, New York (Scott FX-NY1a(i)(i)), with narrow Roman letter "R" 2.5 mm in width, United states in 25.5 mm in length, full pane of 50, full o.g., never hinged; some perforation separations as one might expect, Very Fine, these labels were used on Registered mail from New York to overseas destinations, with 2013 A.P.E.X. certificate.
Scott $2,500 as singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 3332

Registry, 1911, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott F1), o.g., never hinged, a tall stamp flawlessly centered in wondrous color on glowing paper, an Extremely Fine jumbo, with 2003 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates, the latter graded XF 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $375.
Scott $160.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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