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


1985-1989 22 cent Issues




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Lot 2542

1985 (22¢) "D" stamp, imperf (Scott 2111a), vertical plate block of 20, o.g., never hinged, very slight gum disturbance, large imprint strip with two plate blocks, Very Fine, 1000+ stamps reported.
Scott $350 as 10 pairs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2543

1985, 22¢ Flag Over Capitol coil, imperf (Scott 2115f), strip of 5 with plate number 20, scarce plate number of this imperf plate number coil, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a few thousand pairs reported.
Scott $950.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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Lot 2544

1985, 22¢ Flag Over Capitol coil, imperf (Scott 2115f), strip of 6 with plate number 11, most difficult plate number of this imperf plate number coil, o.g., never hinged; some tiny spots on gum disturbance at top of left three stamps, Extremely Fine, a few thousand pairs reported.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 2545

1985, 22¢ Flag Over Capitol coil, imperf (Scott 2115f), strip of 6 with plate number 18 on second from left stamp, miscut, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, a few thousand pairs reported.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2546

1985, 22¢ Flag Over Capitol coil, imperf (Scott 2115f), transitional plate number 19 strip of 5, normal on right stamp, remaining stamps are imperforate, a little bit of black ink along top, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a few thousand pairs; believed to be unique thus.
Scott $400 as normal imperf pnc.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2547

1985, 22¢ Flag Over Capitol coil, imperf (Scott 2115f), plate number 8 strip of 5, miscut with plate number at top of stamp, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2548

1985, 22¢ Flag Over Capitol coil, imperf (Scott 2115f), plate number 3 strip of 6, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, a few thousand pairs.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $800.
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Lot 2549

1985, 22¢ Flag Over Capitol coil, imperf (Scott 2115f), plate number 4 strip of 7, o.g., never hinged; tiny fingerprint on gum of plate number stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2550
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1985, 22¢ Seashells, imperf vertically between (Scott 2121c), booklet pane of 10, perforations shifted far to right, o.g., never hinged; usual thins in selvage from booklet removal, Very Fine, only 40-50 booklets reported.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2551

1985, 6¢ Tricycle coil, untagged (precancel), imperf (Scott 2126b), strip of 6 with plate number 2, Nonprofit Org. precancel, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 250 pairs reported.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 2552

1985, 10.1¢ Oil Wagon coil, imperf, red precancel (Scott 2130b), plate number 1 strip of 6, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, 500 pairs reported.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $400.
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Lot 2553

1985, 14¢ Iceboat coil, imperf (Scott 2134a), plate number 1 strip of 6, o.g., never hinged; pencil "2134a" on gum of position 5, Fine to Very Fine, 350+ pairs reported.
Scott $350.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2554

1986, 17¢ Dog Sled coil, imperf (Scott 2135a), strip of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 100-125 pairs reported.
Scott $600 as 2 pairs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2555

1986, 17¢ Dog Sled coil, imperf (Scott 2135a), strip of 6 with plate number 2, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 100-125 pairs reported.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 2556

1986, 25¢ Bread Wagon coil, imperf variations (Scott 2136a + var), six pairs, with normal centering, shifted with denomination to bottom, shifted with verbage at bottom, one shifted with denomination and part of wagon shifted to bottom and two with misperf electric eye captures, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2557

1986, 25¢ Bread Wagon coil, imperf (Scott 2136a), plate number 2 strip of 5, with verbiage and denomination shifted from top to bottom of stamp, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, a few thousand pairs reported.
Scott $175.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2558

1986, 25¢ Bread Wagon coil, imperf between (Scott 2136b), pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 10 pairs reported, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $525.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2559

1985, 22¢ Winter Special Olympics, imperf horizontally (Scott 2142a), block of 4, o.g., never hinged; light gum wrinkle on left stamp, Very Fine, only 60-80 pairs reported.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2560
 
1985, 22¢ Love, tagging omitted (Scott 2143 var.), plate block of 20, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 2561

1985, 22¢ Love stamp, imperf (Scott 2143a), horizontal strip of 4, transitional strip, left stamp with normal perfs, transitioning into blind perfs in second stamp and completely imperf on right two stamps, o.g., never hinged; a couple perf chads in second from left stamp, light diagonal creases, Very Fine, only 15 pairs imperf reported and 5 pairs partially imperf.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2562

1985, 22¢ Love stamp, imperf (Scott 2143a), zip block of 16, transitional zip block with 10 left stamps normal, next four stamps with normal to blind perfs to imperforate at right of positions 7 and 15, right two stamps are imperforate, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 15 imperforate pairs and 5 partially perforate pairs reported.
Scott $800.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $550.
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Lot 2563

1985, 22¢ AMERIPEX, red, black & blue omitted (Scott 2145a), zip block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, 700-800 reported.
Scott $440.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2564

1985, 22¢ AMERIPEX, black omitted (Scott 2145d), with barest trace of blue present, likely caused from a perforation shift, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, unpriced and rare, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 2565

1985, 22¢ Abigail Adams, imperf (Scott 2146a), plate block of 20, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 150-200 pairs reported.
Scott $2,000 as 10 pairs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 2566

1985, 22¢ Frederic A. Bartholdi (Scott 2147 var), black nearly omitted (only barest trace remaining), o.g., never hinged; light fingerprint on gum, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 2567

1985, 18¢ Washington coil, imperf (Scott 2149b), pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 35-40 pairs reported.
Scott $750.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2568

1985, 18¢ Washington coil, untagged (precanceled), imperf (Scott 2149c), pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 75-100 pairs reported.
Scott $575.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2569

1985, 18¢ Washington coil, untagged (precanceled), imperf (Scott 2149c), transitional strip of 5, interesting transitional piece, with left three stamps imperf, second from right with blind perfs at right, normal perfs at right, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 35-40 pairs reported.
Scott $863 as 1.5 pairs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2570

1985, 21.1¢ Envelopes coil, imperforate (Scott 2150 var.), plate number 111111 strip of 10, unlisted and unreported in Scott, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, with 2015 A.P.S. certificate.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 2571

1985, 22¢ Christmas, imperf (Scott 2166a), complete sheet of 50, transitional sheet, with top three horizontal rows imperf, next two rows blind or partially perforated, remaining five horizontal rows are normal, o.g., never hinged; some light gum disturbance along right, one of which barely affected on imperf pair, light bend in top left plate number selvage, Very Fine, unique transitional sheet, only 250-300 pairs reported.
Scott $770 as 14 pairs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Unsold
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Lot 2572

1985, 22¢ Christmas, imperf (Scott 2166a), complete sheet of 50, o.g., never hinged; light creases along left stamps and on right selvage, four internal stamps with light wrinkles, Very Fine, only 250-300 pairs reported.
Scott $1,375.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2573

1986, 5¢ Hugo Black, tagging omitted (Scott 2172a), Zip corner margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $600 as singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2574

1988, 15¢ Buffalo Bill, all color omitted (Scott 2177d), transition strip of 10, left six stamps with all colors omitted, position 7 partial color omitted, right three stamps normal, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2575

1989, $1 Johns Hopkins, misperforated (Scott 2194 var), block of 8, horizontal perfs shifted downward, horizontally bisecting each stamp, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $300.
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