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


1956-1965 3 cent-5 cent Issues




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Lot 2115

1956, 3¢ Antelope (Scott 1078), Pre-Printing Paper Fold, block of 30, with dramatic preprint paper fold migrating vertically and slightly diagonally down block affecting eleven stamps, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2116

1956, 3¢ Devils Tower (Scott 1084), nearly complete block of 4 with gutter between, rare foldover to form this full gutter pair and one partial gutter pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2117

1958, 8¢ Lajos Kossuth (Scott 1118 var), plate block of 4, blue mostly omitted with only a faint trace of blue remaining, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2118

1959, 4¢ San Martin, imperf between (Scott 1125a), imperf between pair in horizontal strip of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 20 pairs reported, with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2119

1959, 4¢ San Martin, imperf between (Scott 1125a var.), horizontal block of 6, interesting variety with two horizontal pairs imperf between and right two stamps slightly misperf capturing small portions adjoining stamps at right, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 20 pairs reported.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $700.
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Lot 2120

1959, 4¢ McDowell, imperf between (Scott 1138a var.), vertical plate block of 8, top two pairs Scott 1138 with blind perforations, bottom two pairs Scott 1138a variety, imperforate between and at bottom, o.g., never hinged, Very Good to Fine, only 210 pairs reported, with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2121

1960, 4¢ Jefferson Quote (Scott 1141), block of 30, part sheet with major perf shift, slightly diagonally to the top and left, o.g., never hinged; one stamp with small brown spot on gum, one stamp with small wrinkle, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $170.
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Lot 2122

1960, 4¢ Masaryk, imperf between (Scott 1147a), vertical pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 10 pairs reported, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $750.
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Lot 2123

1960, 4¢ SEATO, imperf between (Scott 1151a), vertical block of 14, with two normal stamps at top and eight normal stamps at bottom, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, 100-200 pairs reported.
Scott $250 as two pairs.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2124
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1960, 4¢ Mexican Independence (Scott 1157), complete sheet of 50, with both colors slightly shifted to the right, o.g., mostly never hinged, a few stamps at left center with partially disturbed gum, Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2125

1962, 4¢ New Mexico Statehood (Scott 1191), Pre-Printing Paper Fold, complete sheet of 50, with massive preprint paper folds across nine stamps with several zig-zag perf patterns, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2126

1962, 4¢ Project Mercury, imperforate (Scott 1193 var), bottom margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, BEP fresh with full, balanced margins all around, Very Fine, Scott notes "Imperfs. are printers waste"—still a fun flight of fancy for the Astrophilatelist.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $850.
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Lot 2127

1962, 4¢ Louisiana Statehood (Scott 1197), vertical corner margin pair, red shifted causing omission of red "Louisiana" on top stamp, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, only 5 reported.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Unsold
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Lot 2128
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1962, 4¢ Winslow Homer (Scott 1207), horizontal pair, dramatic misperf to be nearly imperf between stamps, o.g., right stamp never hinged, left stamp previously hinged, Very Fine, unique.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $375.
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Lot 2129
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1963, 5¢ Flag over White House (Scott 1208 var.), Pre-Printing Paper Fold, plate block of 50, half sheet with substantial preprint paper fold, spanning 10 stamps from bottom left and ending in top center, o.g., mostly never hinged, with separated perforations between 4th and 5th rows (hinge rejoined), Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2130

1963, 5¢ Flag Over White House, imperf between (Scott 1208b), transitional horizontal strip of 5, with three normal stamps at left and imperforate-between error at right, o.g., previously hinged, Fine, only 3-4 pairs reported.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 2131

1962, 5¢ Washington (Scott 1213), block of 15, full vertical gutter between stamps at bottom and gutter pair with right stamp cut in half caused by miscut from multiple precut paper creases, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2132
BK
1962, 5¢ Washington (Scott 1213d var), booklet pane of 5 plus label, with three stamps, label and plate number captured from adjacent left pane, creating imperf between stamp and label and partial imperf between two stamps, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, Scott error catalog prices the imperf between pair at $1,750 and this is unpriced.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 2133
BK
1962, 5¢ Washington (Scott 1213a var), booklet pane of 5 + label, with foldover error to capture top stamp and slogan to right, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2134
BK
1962, 5¢ Washington (Scott 1213a), booklet pane of 5 + label, with perforations shifted dramatically, past the staple holes at top, shifting denomination to top of stamp, o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Scott $2.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 2135

1962, 5¢ Washington, imperf between (Scott 1213d), horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged; creases on both stamps, one ending in tiny tear at bottom between stamps, straight edge at bottom, Very Good to Fine, rare, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2136

1962, 5¢ Washington coil, imperf (Scott 1229b), pair, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, 50+ pairs reported.
Scott $300.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2137

1962, 5¢ Washington coil, imperf (Scott 1229b), line pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 50+ pairs reported, lines are rare, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 2138

1964, 5¢ American Music, blue omitted (Scott 1252a), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 20-40 reported, with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott $650.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $400.
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Lot 2139

1965, 5¢ Christmas Angel (Scott 1276), gutter block of 6, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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