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The William S. Langs Stock & Private Holdings, Part 3:
U.S. & Poss., Essays, Trial Colors and Proofs incl Revenues


Postage Due




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Lot 1118
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Postage Due, 1879, 1¢ A.B.N.C. "Unpaid Postage" essay, in dark red violet (Scott J1-E1a), India on card, with die number "C.10", 79 x 97 mm with full die sinkage, Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1119
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Postage Due, 1879, 2¢ 3¢ and 5¢ A.B.N.C. "Unpaid Postage" essays, in dull red (Scott J2,3,4-E1b), complete design, die on India, cut small, nice margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1120
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Postage Due, 1879, 2¢ 3¢ and 5¢ A.B.N.C. "Unpaid Postage" essays, in dull green (Scott J2,3,4-E1b), complete design, die on India, cut small, nice margins; 2¢ and 3¢ with small thins, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1121
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Postage Due, 1879, 5¢ A.B.N.C. "Unpaid Postage" essay, in black (Scott J4-E1d), complete design, die on white ivory paper, die sunk, 54 x 59 mm; minor faults including hinge remnants and small thin on the reverse, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1122
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Postage Due, 1879, 5¢ A.B.N.C. "Unpaid Postage" essay, in scarlet (Scott J4-E1d), complete design, die on white ivory paper, die sunk, 44 x 50 mm; hinged on the reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1123
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Postage Dues, 1930, ½¢ to $5 complete, flat plate printing, photo essays (Scott J69-J78), in black, each value on approximately 89 x 102 mm photo paper, with notations at bottom; accompanied by unused or used complete set of issued stamps; a few essays with light edge toning, Very Fine, an uncommon offering.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1124
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Postage Due, 1879, 1¢ black, trial color large die proof on India (Scott J1TC1ae), 43 x 55 mm; minor natural India paper wrinkle at top, Very Fine overall.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1125
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1879, 1¢ black,trial color plate proof on card (Scott J1TC4a), block of 6, large margins, Very Fine.
Scott $330.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1126
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Postage Due, 1879, 2¢ black, trial color large die proof on India (Scott J2TC1ae), 45 x 53 mm; hinge remnant and small thin on the reverse, just showing through to front, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 1127
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Postage Due, 1879, 2¢ orange, trial color large die proof on India (Scott J2TC1aj), 48 x 60 mm; flaws including a small shallow thin, a faint crease and the orange color is partly oxidized, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1128
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Postage Due, 1879, 3¢ A.B.N.C. trial color large die proof, in olive green (Scott J3TC1 var.), India on card, with die number "C.24 A", 57 x 66 mm with full die sinkage, Very Fine. A rare unlisted color.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1129
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Postage Due, 1879, 5¢ red orange, trial color large die proof on India, die sunk on card (Scott J4TC1ak), 58 x 66 mm, pristine, Extremely Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1130
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Postage Due, 1879, 30¢ gray black, trial color large die proof (Scott J6TC1af), 64 x 69 mm, fresh; hinge remnants on the reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1131
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Postage Due, 1879, 30¢ blue green, trial color large die proof (Scott J6TC1ah), 63 x 69 mm, close to pristine, Extremely Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1132
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Postage Due, 1879, 30¢ olive bister, trial color large die proof on India, mounted on card (Scott J6TC1ak), 45 x 52 mm; light wrinkle barely visible on front and hinge remnants on the reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1133
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Postage Dues, 1879, 1¢-50¢ complete, large die proofs (Scott J1P1-J7P1), on India die sunk on cut-down cards; each fresh and clean, the 1¢ through 5¢ each with plate notation above design, Very Fine.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 1134
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Postage Dues, 1879, 1¢-50¢ complete, "Roosevelt" small die proofs (Scott J1P2-J7P2), a beautiful fresh set; lightly hinged on the reverse, Extremely Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1135
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Postage Dues, 1879-91, 1¢-50¢ complete, plate proofs on card (Scott J1P4-J28P4), 3 different complete issues, nice margins and fresh colors; hinge remnants on the reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $359.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1136
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Postage Dues, 1891, 1¢ to 50¢ complete, small die proofs (Scott J22P2-J28P2), nice margins and color; each with mounting adherences on the reverse, Very Fine overall.
Scott $875.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1137
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Postage Due, 1891, 1¢ bright claret, imperf proof on stamp paper (Scott J22P5), horizontal pair, o.g., hinged, nice margins, Very Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1138
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Postage Dues, 1894, 1¢-50¢ complete, large die proofs (Scott J31P1-J37P1), 2¢ and 3¢ dies measure approximately 48 x 49 mm, all others approximately 48 x 100 mm, on India die sunk on cards approximately 142 x 199 mm; proofs pristine; a couple cards show light, inconsequential soiling on front and hinge sheen on reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $1,155.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1139
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Postage Dues, 1894, 1¢ to 50¢ complete, large die proofs (Scott J31P1-J37P1), margins vary from abut 98 x 142 mm (1¢ through 30¢) down to 64 x 118 mm (50¢), fresh bright colors; hinge remnants on the reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,155.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1140
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Postage Dues, 1894, 1¢-50¢ complete, "Roosevelt" small die proofs (Scott J31P2-J37P2), on original cards, a lovely set; minor mounting adherences on the reverse, Very Fine overall, only 85 sets issued.
Scott $840.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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