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


Carriers and Locals




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Lot 3536

Carrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle (Scott LO2), right margin block of 12, positions 47-50, 57-60 and 67-70, o.g., in deep color and full selvage; some toning and oil spots, Very Fine.
Scott $900 as 3 blocks of four.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3537
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Carrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle (Scott LO2), full pane of 100 with full imprint, o.g., mostly never hinged; a few small selvage flaws and some gum anomalies, Very Fine to Extremely Fine an amazing rarity, without any premium for being never hinged, the eagle has landed.
Scott $7,750 ++.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $1,500
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Lot 3538
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Carrier, 1875, 1¢ Eagle, Special Printing (Scott LO6), horizontal block of 6, without gum as issued, with magnificent color and clean detail; perforations rock-solid, Fine, scarce as multiples.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3539
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Baltimore, Md., 1850-55, 1¢ red (Scott 1LB5), clean with light manuscript cancel, margins clear to full; top left corner crease, nearly Very Fine, rare, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 3540
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New York, N.Y., U.S. City Despatch Post, 1842-45, 3¢ black on light blue (Scott 6LB3), a magnificent example, Post Office fresh with attractive red US in octagon cancels complementing; laminated tear on reverse, lovely Extremely Fine appearance, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3541

Boyd's City Express, 1848, 2¢ black on green (Scott 20L7), tied by a red Apl 5 New-York c.d.s. on small piece along with a lovely four-margin 5¢ dark brown (1a) tied by a light red diamond grid cancel; the Local with a vertical file fold passing through the stamp and a small piece missing at the lower left, otherwise Very Fine, with a 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,750 on full cover w/5¢ 1847.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 3542

City Despatch Post, 1847-50, 2¢ black on green (Scott 40L4), small part o.g., design well-centered; large stain at bottom right; diagonal crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine appearance due to faults, with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3543
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Wells Fargo & Co., 1861, $2 green (Scott 143L4), in sumptuous, deep color with solid detail; light blue handstamp and even lighter manuscript cancels essentially vignette-free; margins close to just in at upper right; addressing ink on reverse peeking through to front, still Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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