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The William S. Langs Stock & Private Holdings, Part 4:
U.S. Errors, Freaks and Oddities


1981 18 cent Issues




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Lot 2452

1981, 18¢ Flag & Lighthouse coil, imperforate (Scott 1891), block of 8, believed to be printers waste, o.g., never hinged; vertical crease down positions 3 and 7, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2453

1981, 20¢ Flag Over Supreme Court, imperf (Scott 1894a), vertical complete sheet of 100, o.g., never hinged; small thins on three stamps at top, several spots of gum disturbance (on approximately half of the stamps) and a few light gum wrinkles on approximately 20 stamps, Very Fine, 1000+ reported.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2454

1981, 20¢ Flag Over Supreme Court, imperf horizontally (Scott 1894b), vertical pair, with vertical blind perfs between stamps, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, very scarce, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Unsold
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Lot 2455

1981, 20¢ Flag Over Supreme Court, imperf horizontally (Scott 1894b), varieties in complete sheet of 100, with blind vertical perfs and blind horizontal perfs on the top 3.25 rows, remaining rows are imperforate, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, very scarce and incredible transitional piece, the only we have seen.
Scott $7,500 as 30 imperf-btwn pairs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Unsold
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Lot 2456

1981, 20¢ Flag Over Supreme Court coil variety group (Scott 1895 var.), top row: normal #1895 and two coils with shade varieties, bottom row: #1895d and pair with missing color at bottom (light crease on left stamp), o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $190.
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Lot 2457

1981, 20¢ Flag Over Supreme Court coil, narrow block tagging (Scott 1895a), plate number 8 strip of 5, miscut, nearly in half, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, several thousand pairs reported, unpriced in this state.
Scott $160.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2458

1981, 20¢ Flag Over Supreme Court coil, imperf (Scott 1895d), plate number 2 strip of 6, miscut upward, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, several thousand pairs reported, unpriced in this state.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2459

1981, 20¢ Flag Over Supreme Court coil, imperf (Scott 1895d), plate number 4 strip of 6, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, several thousand pairs reported.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2460

1981, 20¢ Flag Over Supreme Court coil, dark blue omitted (Scott 1895g), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, very rare.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $600.
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