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


Postage Due




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Lot 3333
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Postage Due, 1879, 1¢ A.B.N.C. "Unpaid Postage" essay, in dull blue (Scott J1-E1b), complete design, die on India, cut small, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3334
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Postage Due, 1879, 1¢ A.B.N.C. "Unpaid Postage" essay, in gray black (Scott J1-E1b), complete design, die on India, cut small, Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3335
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Postage Due, 1879, 2¢ A.B.N.C. "Unpaid Postage" essay, in dull green (Scott J2-E1b), complete design, die on India, cut small; reduced, small india paper flaws.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 3336
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Postage Due, 1879, 2¢ A.B.N.C. "Unpaid Postage" essay, in black (Scott J2-E1d), complete design, die on white ivory paper, die sunk, Extremely Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3337
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Postage Due, 1879, 2¢ A.B.N.C. "Unpaid Postage" essay, in scarlet (Scott J2-E1d), complete design, die on white ivory paper, die sunk, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $700.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3338
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Postage Due, 1879, 3¢ A.B.N.C. "Unpaid Postage" essay, in dull brown and dull green (Scott J3-E1b), complete design, die on India, cut small; small India flaws, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3339
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Postage Dues, 1884, ½¢-50¢ complete, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott J15SD-J21SD), singles, o.g., previously hinged, a lovely selected set that is uncommon; 50¢ small faults, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3340

Postage Due, 1884, 1¢ red brown (Scott J15), block of 4, o.g., very lightly hinged, Post Office fresh with intense color and clear detail, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $325.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3341

Postage Due, 1884, 30¢ red brown (Scott J20), o.g., previously hinged, fresh with large margins, clean color and superior centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $225.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3342

Postage Due, 1884, 30¢ red brown (Scott J20), o.g., never hinged, pristine with razor-sharp impression, Fine to Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded F-VF 75.
SMQ F-VF 75; $325.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3343

Postage Due, 1884, 50¢ red brown (Scott J21), o.g., previously hinged, clean and crisp in fresh color; reperforated at right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 3344
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Postage Dues, 1891, 1¢-50¢ complete, small die proofs (Scott J22P2-J28P2); few small faults, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, only 85 sets produced.
Scott $875.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3345

Postage Due, 1891, 3¢ bright claret (Scott J24), o.g., never hinged, sensational stamp bordering on the jumbo, with exquisite color and outstanding detail, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott $180.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3346

Postage Due, 1891, 3¢ bright claret (Scott J24), bottom margin block of 4 with imprint, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh with clarion color exquisitely centered on pristine paper; top left stamp gum bend, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a great positional.
Scott $720.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 3347
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Postage Due, 1891, 10¢ bright claret (Scott J26), block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged on the top right stamp (3 stamps never hinged), fresh with bright color and perfect impression, Fine to Very Fine, pretty, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,665.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 3348

Postage Due, 1891, 30¢ bright claret (Scott J27), o.g., previously hinged, clean and fresh with bright color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $575.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3349

Postage Due, 1891, 50¢ bright claret (Scott J28), o.g., never hinged, deeply printed in jaunty color; top left corner repaired (apparently following its most recent certificate), Fine to Very Fine appearance, with 1990 and 2002 P.F. certificates.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3350

Postage Due, 1894, 1¢ vermilion (Scott J29), o.g., hinged, with brightly glowing color and proof-like detail; fresh and sound, Fine, a tough stamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 3351
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Postage Due, 1894, 1¢-50¢ complete, large die proofs on India (Scott J31P1-J37P1); margin faults.
Scott $1,155.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3352
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Postage Due, 1894, 1¢ deep claret (Scott J31), bottom margin plate block of 20 with plate number 57 and imprint, o.g., mostly never hinged, some stray red ink on four (affects plate); few selvage flaws, Fine plus.
Scott $3,450.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 3353
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Postage Due, 1894, 2¢ deep claret, plate proof on card (Scott J32P4), horizontal pair, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 3354
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Postage Due, 1894, 2¢ deep claret (Scott J32), bottom margin plate block of 20 with plate number 159 and imprint, o.g., mostly never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, delightful and fresh.
Scott $3,817.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 3355

Postage Due, 1895, 30¢ pale rose (Scott J36b), o.g., never hinged, a lovely stamp in captivating color, with proof-like impression on immaculate paper, Fine+, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3356
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Postage Due, 1895-97, 1¢-30¢, overprinted "Specimen" (Scott J38SE-J44SE), o.g., hinge remnants; 5¢ thin, Fine to Very Fine for this, very scarce.
Scott $510.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 3357
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Postage Dues, 1895-97, 1¢-50¢ complete, overprinted "Universal Postal Congress" (Scott J38SO-J44SO), o.g., previously hinged; 2¢ straight edge, small faults on 50¢, Fine to Very Fine set.
Scott $875.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3358
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Postage Due, 1895, 10¢ deep claret, dramatic pre printing paper fold (Scott J42 var), top margin strip of 4 with plate number 1633, portion of right stamp on reverse side, o.g., stamps never hinged, hinged in selvage only, an incredible Very Fine showpiece.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3359

Postage Due, 1895, 10¢ deep claret (Scott J42), bottom margin plate number 72 strip of 3 with imprint, o.g., never hinged, intense color and crystal-clear detail; slight perforation separations at bottom, Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3360

Postage Due, 1897, 30¢ deep claret (Scott J43), o.g., never hinged, in immaculate color on fresh paper; reperforated at right, Very Fine appearance, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3361

Postage Due, 1914, 1¢ carmine lake (Scott J52), o.g., never hinged, in pulsating color with immaculate impression; fresh and a real eye-catcher, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $220.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3362

Postage Due, 1914, 1¢ carmine lake (Scott J52), block of 12, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Fine.
Scott $2,640.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 3363

Postage Due, 1914, 30¢ carmine lake (Scott J57), left margin plate number 5526 single, o.g., never hinged, an immaculate stamp, flawlessly printed and with massive margins, Superb, with 1989 and 2001 P.F. certificates.
Scott $525.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 3364

Postage Due, 1914, 30¢ carmine lake (Scott J57), o.g., never hinged, cleanly printed in regal color; fresh, nearly Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $525.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3365

Postage Due, 1916, 1¢ rose (Scott J59), o.g., never hinged, clean, bright color and sharp detail; paper fresh and sound, Fine to Very Fine for this, with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott $9,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,300
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Lot 3366

Postage Due, 1916, 1¢ rose (Scott J59), o.g., previously hinged, with wonderful color and sharp detail; fresh; small corner crease at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 3367

Postage Due, 1916, 1¢ rose (Scott J59), o.g., lightly hinged, crisp and bright, fresh and sound, Fine for this, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 3368
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Postage Due, 1916, 1¢ rose (Scott J59), block of 4, brightly colored and cleanly papered; manuscript cancels removed; top left stamp with a thin, Fine to Very Fine, a tough stamp, even tougher as a multiple, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 3369

Postage Due, 1916, 2¢ rose (Scott J60), o.g., never hinged, a gorgeous example with soft color showing off the design to full advantage, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $625.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 3370

Postage Due, 1916, 2¢ rose (Scott J60), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh with strong color and clean detail, Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 3371

Postage Due, 1917, 2¢ carmine rose (Scott J62), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, very well centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $43.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 3372
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Postage Due, 1917, 5¢ carmine, pre printing paper fold (Scott J64), top left corner margin pair, o.g., stamp never hinged, hinged in selvage only, a Very Fine scintillating example of a foldover.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3373

Postage Due, 1917, 30¢ deep claret (Scott J66a), top margin plate number 5537 single with star, o.g., never hinged, an exquisite stamp, crisp, clean and with boardwalk margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $220.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3374

Postage Due, 1930, 10¢ carmine (Scott J74), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, in clear, bright color on like-new paper, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $380.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3375

Postage Due, 1930, 10¢ carmine (Scott J74), vertical block of 6, o.g., never hinged, fresh with warm, enticing color, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $570 as singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3376
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Postage Due, 1930, 10¢ carmine (Scott J74), top margin plate number 20235 block of 6, crisp and fresh; all but two bottom right stamps lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3377

Postage Due, 1930, 50¢ carmine (Scott J76), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, clean and solid, the right stamps particularly nice; natural gum skips, Fine to Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3378

Postage Due, 1959 (6¢) carmine rose & black, denomination omitted (Scott J94a), in strip of three with normal, lovely transitional strip with middle stamp displaying a lighter printing, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, 20 pairs reported.
Scott $700+.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3379

Postage Due, 1959, 7¢ carmine rose & black, dull gum (Scott J95), left margin single, o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh and bright, Very Fine, a remarkably tough modern variety.
Scott $550.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3380

Postage Due, 1959, 10¢ carmine rose & black, wide spacing (Scott J97 var), top margin pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, listed but unpriced.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3381

Postage Due, 1959, $1 carmine rose & black, dull gum, vignette shift (Scott J100 var), plate blocks of 4, six plate blocks, each displaying a different vignette shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, an excellent specialist's lot.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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