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


Revenue - Stock Transfer




Lot Photo Description
Lot 1624
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Stock Transfer, 1918, $50 blue, large die proof on India (Scott RD20TC1af), the design as issued but in blue, in magisterial color on grayish India with albino intaglio "$50." reading up at lower left corner of sinkage and through the India; mounted on 149 x 197 mm card; reverse bears "Mr. Smillie" in pencil, plus handstamped control number 871812 and "JAN 5- 1918", both in blue, Very Fine, a handsome item.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1625
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Stock Transfer, 1918, $50 black frame-only proof on India (Scott RD20), Turner Essay #165, a "progress proof" of the frame only, without vignette or value, on India die sunk on 150 x 220 mm card, albino intaglio "$50." reading up at lower left of India; handstamped on reverse in blue with control number 868961 and "DEC 15 1917"; spotless, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1626
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Stock Transfer, 1918, $50 black frame-and-vignette proof on India (Scott RD20), Turner Essay #165-A, a "progress proof" of the issue, now with vignette added (without background shading); on India die sunk on 151 x 202 mm card, albino intaglio "$50." reading up at lower left of India; handstamped on reverse in blue with control number 869939 and "DEC 20 1917"; pristine, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $850.
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