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Sale 752

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


United States




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Lot 2576

1986, 22¢ Love, full gutter (Scott 2202 var), block of 20, miscut block to place sheet margin between ninth and tenth stamps to give full stamp gutter between those stamps, o.g., never hinged; a few light fingerprints and two stamps with disturbed gum or thins at left (all four stamps of the gutter block have pristine gum), Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2577

1986, 22¢ Texas, dark red omitted (Scott 2204b), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 20 reported.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 2578

1986, 22¢ Public Hospitals, imperf horizontally (Scott 2210a), plate block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine, only 50-75 pairs reported.
Scott $500+.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2579

1986, 22¢ Public Hospitals, imperf vertically (Scott 2210b), horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged; a few tiny gum skip specks, Very Fine, only 20 pairs reported.
Scott $800.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2580
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1986, 22¢ Public Hospitals, imperf vertically (Scott 2210b), horizontal block of 10, Scott value is $800 per pair, there are four pairs, plus a couple imperf singles that have some value depending on how you break up, one could easily estimate the Scott value to be $4,000 if you calculate this block as five pairs, o.g., left four stamps never hinged / right six stamps with disturbed gum, Fine to Very Fine, only 20 pairs reported; a tantalizing showpiece.
Scott $3,200 as 4 pairs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 2581

1986, 22¢ Presidents souvenir sheet, black inscription omitted (Scott 2216k), o.g., never hinged, slight gum disturbance along top, Very Fine, only 6-10 reported, with 2011 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $800.
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Lot 2582

1986, 22¢ Presidents souvenir sheet, black inscription omitted (Scott 2217j), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, very rare, with 1995 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 2583

1986, 22¢ Presidents souvenir sheet, black inscription omitted (Scott 2218k), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, rare.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 2584

1986, 22¢ Arctic Explorers, black omitted on 2221 & 2223 (Scott 2223c + d), singles from se-tenant block, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, 4 blocks and four pairs of each reported, rare.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 2585

1986, 22¢ Statue of Liberty, scarlet omitted (Scott 2224a), horizontal strip of 5, transition strip of "ink starvation" from right to left with scarlet omitted completely from left stamp, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, very rare and unpriced, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 2586

1986, 1¢ Omnibus coil, imperf (Scott 2225c), pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 22-24 pairs reported, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 2587

1986, 4¢ Stagecoach coil, imperf (Scott 2228b), strip of 6 with plate number 1, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 250 pairs reported.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $850.
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Lot 2588

1986, 4¢ Stagecoach coil, imperf (Scott 2228b), strip of 6, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 250 pairs reported.
Scott $525.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $180.
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Lot 2589

1986, 22¢ Navajo Art, imperforate (Scott 2235-2236 var), top margin pair with imprint, o.g., never hinged; creases, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2590

1986, 22¢ American Folk Art, black (engraved) omitted (Scott 2238c), se-tenant block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $275.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2591

1986, 22¢ Wood Carving, imperf vertically (Scott 2243b), bottom margin se-tenant block of 4 with plate number, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 20 blocks and 5 pairs reported.
Scott $750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 2592

1986, 22¢ Christmas, imperf (Scott 2244a), pair, o.g., never hinged; light wrinkles on left two stamps, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, 25-50 pairs reported.
Scott $800.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2593

1987, 22¢ Pan American Games, silver omitted (Scott 2247a), o.g., never hinged, Fine, only 30 reported.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2594

1987, 22¢ Pan American Games, silver omitted (Scott 2247a), transitional strip of three, top stamp with silver omitted and bottom three stamps normal, o.g., never hinged, Fine, only 30 reported.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2595

1987, 22¢ Girl Scouts, litho colors omitted (Scott 2251a), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 46 reported, with photocopy of 1994 P.F. certificate for block.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 2596

1987, 22¢ Girl Scouts, red & black (engraved) shifted (Scott 2251b var), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, unpriced, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for only reported sheet.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Unsold
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Lot 2597

1987, 22¢ Girl Scouts, red & black (engraved) omitted (Scott 2251b), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 50 stamps reported, with photocopies of 2000 A.P.S. certificate for block.
Scott $6,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 2598

1988, 3¢ Conestoga wagon coil, imperf (Scott 2252b), pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, 2 transitional strips of 12 or 13 stamps reported.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 2599

1988, 8.4¢ Wheel Chair coil, imperf (Scott 2256a), strip of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, 100+ pairs reported.
Scott $700 as 2 pairs.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2600

1988, 8.4¢ Wheel Chair coil, imperf (Scott 2256a), strip of 6 with plate number 1, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 2601

1988, 13.2¢ Coal Car coil, imperf (Scott 2259a), plate number 1 strip of 6, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, several hundred pairs reported.
Scott $275.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2602

1988, 15¢ Tugboat coil, imperf (Scott 2260c), strip of 6 with plate number 2, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 80-100 pairs reported.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 2603

1988, 16.7¢ Popcorn Wagon coil, imperf (Scott 2261a), strip of 6 with plate number 1, misperf vertically toward top as usual, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, several hundred pairs reported.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $850.
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Lot 2604

1988, 16.7¢ Popcorn Wagon coil, imperf (Scott 2261a), strip of 6, miscut, as are all known examples, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only several hundred pairs reported.
Scott $375 as 3 pairs.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2605

1987, 17.5¢ Racing Car coil, imperf (Scott 2262b), pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 26 pairs and 3 strips of six reported, with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 2606

1988, 20¢ Cable Car coil, imperf (Scott 2263a), plate number 2 strip of 5, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, 1000+ pairs reported.
Scott $275.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2607

1987, 22¢ Flag & Fireworks, yellow omitted (Scott 2276d), block of 4, blue and dark blue shifted downward, o.g., never hinged, Fine, unpriced and very rare.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Unsold
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