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Sale 751

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


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Lot 1800
Cuba, 1899, 1c-10c Pictorials & 10c Special Delivery complete, small die proofs (Scott 227P2-231P2, E3P2), a flawless set, bright and clean, the Special Delivery the redesigned issue; all affixed to Roosevelt presentation book page; penciled notations on reverse noted for accuracy, Very Fine.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 1801
Cuba, 1899, 1c-10c Pictorials complete, large die proofs (Scott 227P1-231P1), on India sunk on card, each fresh as the day it was pulled, 2c and 3c cards show just light edge-toning, otherwise an immaculate set, Very Fine, tough to find this nice.
Scott $875.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $850.
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Lot 1802
Cuba, 1899, 2c carmine, large die proof (Scott 228P1), in blazing color on immaculate India, die sunk on 152 x 202 mm card; offset from handstamp stains card's upper panel, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $175.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 1803
Cuba, 1899, 10c black, trial color large die proof (Scott 231TC1), with crisp impression on pristine India, die sunk on card; penciled "May 27/99" notation at lower right; card with light foxing, otherwise Very Fine, not often offered.
Scott $650.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1804
Cuba, Special Delivery, 10c blue, large die on India, die sunk on card (Scott E2TC1a), an immaculate print on pristine India, die sunk on 201 x 153 mm card with just one spot of adhesive at the bottom, Very Fine, a great-looking piece.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,000.
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