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Lot 5461

Canal Zone, 1904, 8¢ on 50c bister brown, "PANAMA" reading down & up (Scott 15a var), left margin single with part imprint, full o.g., the overprint reading down straddling the selvage, plus up twice on stamp; fresh and clean, the selvage fully exhibiting the overprint, Very Fine, a truly wonderful example, and incredibly rare, with only eight known of the ten produced, with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott $6,000.
Estimate $4,000 - 5,000.
Current Bid $4,000
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Lot 5462
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Canal Zone, 1909, 5c deep blue & black, "Specimen" overprint in red (Scott 33S), right margin horizontal block of 32, stamps fresh and bright, nicely centered, with clear overprint and clean security punch at bottom; positions penciled on reverse; previously hinged at position 1 & 32, leading to staining that shows on face; minor separations in selvage only, Very Fine, only 400 reported.
Scott $800 as singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 5463
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Canal Zone, 1912, 2c vermilion & black, "SPECIMEN" overprint in blue (Scott 39S), bottom margin strip of 20, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh and free of oxidation; Type B overprint measuring approximately 14mm long; each stamp security punched at lower right; thin corner selvage separated at lower left, Fine to Very Fine, a remarkable multiple, only 300 issued.
Scott $500 as singles.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 5464

Canal Zone, 1912, 2c vermilion & black (Scott 39g), complete unexploded booklet, single from handmade booklet pane with perforated margins, tied by PEDRO MIGUEL, June 2, 1915, duplex cancel on cover to Balboa Heights with June 3 machne backstamp, scarce booklet pane single on neat cover; stamp with small scrape and creases at top right corner, Fine to Very Fine cover, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
CZSG 39g.II.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 5465
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Canal Zone, 1917, 12c purple & black, "Specimen" overprint in red (Scott 49S), bottom margin vertical block of 15, o.g., never hinged, an uncommon multiple, each stamp with security punch; "OCT 24 1916" purple handstamp in margin; positions 52-54/92-94 penciled on reverse; facial scuff leading to thin at top right of position 9, otherwise Fine to Very Fine or better, only 300 reported.
Scott $450 as singles.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 5466

Canal Zone, 1917, 15c bright blue & black, type B "SPECIMEN" overprint in red (Scott 50SBc), with security punch, block of 4, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and bright, vibrant color, well centered, scarce and outstanding block, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, only 300 known, signed "AFC" (Albert Chang) with position.
CZSG 50S.
Scott $120 as singles.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 5467
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Canal Zone, 1926, 5¢ dark blue, sharp "A" (Scott 86, 86a), bottom right margin complete sheet of 100, error stamp (86a) is never hinged with decent centering, o.g., 71 stamps never hinged / 4 stamps hinged at top, hinge remnants of 5 top left stamps and 20 stamps to reinforce between seventh and eighth horizontal rows; large separation between sixth and seventh horizontal rows that affects right plate block (so that plate block is not counted in catalog value), Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,510.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $350
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Lot 5468

Canal Zone, 1927, 5¢ dark blue (Scott 103), bottom left complete sheet of 100, tropicalized o.g.; a few light perf separations.
Scott $2,815.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 5469

Canal Zone, 1930, 10¢ orange (Scott 104), top left complete sheet of 100, tropicalized o.g.; a few light folds between third and fourth horizontal rows and between seventh and eighth horizontal rows, tiny surface scuff on position 30, Fine.
Scott $1,870.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 5470

Canal Zone, 1930 (Jun 3-6), Europe Pan-America Return Flight, Lakehurst - Friedrichshafen (Michel 68 J var.), card with 50¢ Canal Zone postage canceled Cristobal, May 15, carried to Havana, Cuba and backstamped the next day, then to Lakehurst where a 65¢ Zeppelin (C13) was canceled on May 27 then on to Friedrichshafen with all appropriate markings, Very Fine.
Sieger 64 IIIb; €1,600 ($1,790).
Michel €1,500+ ($1,680).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $700
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Lot 5471

Canal Zone, 1930 (Jun 3-6), Europe Pan-America Return Flight, Lakehurst - Friedrichshafen (Michel 68 J var.), card with 50¢ Canal Zone postage canceled Cristobal, May 15, carried to Havana, Cuba and backstamped the next day, then to Lakehurst where a 65¢ Zeppelin (C13) was canceled on May 27 then on to Friedrichshafen with all appropriate markings; small edge tear at the top, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Michel €1,500+ ($1,680). Sieger 64 IIIb; €1,600 ($1,790).
Michel €1,500+ ($1,680).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $700
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Lot 5472
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Canal Zone, Postage Due, 1915, 10c on 10c olive brown, "Specimen" overprint in red (Scott J9S), top margin plate number F5182 block of 16 with imprint, o.g., never hinged, a lovely plate, Post Office fresh with solid color, each stamp with security punch at bottom; "JAN 6 1917" purple handstamp in selvage; positions 1-8/11-18 penciled on reverse, Very Fine, only 300 reported, making this one of a handful of possible plate blocks.
Scott $480 as singles.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 5473
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Canal Zone, Post Office Seal, 1907, blue (Scott OX1), full pane of 8, without gum as issued, fresh and bright, better the usual centering, scarce and desirable complete pane, Very Fine overall.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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