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2009-06-16
The Laila Collection of Hawaii and U.S. Possessions
 
Sale Number 974, Lot Number 643, Canal Zone (Scott 1 thru 3)1904, 10c Yellow, "Canal Zone" Double (3b), 1904, 10c Yellow, "Canal Zone" Double (3b)1904, 10c Yellow, "Canal Zone" Double (3b). Clear second overprint, lightly cancelled at bottom left by purple handstamp, bright colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS IS THE FINER OF THE TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS RARITY. AN IMPORTANT CANAL ZONE RARITY.

The other example, ex Plass and Drucker, has a small thin spot and light corner crease. Illustrated in Canal Zone Stamps on p. 19. With 1995 P.F. certificate

15,000
11,500
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U.S. Possessions
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Canal Zone
2003-02-26
The Drucker Family Collection, Part 3: U.S. Possessions
 
Sale Number 856, Lot Number 517, Canal Zone (Scott 2-3)1904, 10c Yellow, "Canal Zone" Double (3b), 1904, 10c Yellow, "Canal Zone" Double (3b)1904, 10c Yellow, "Canal Zone" Double (3b). Top "Canal Zone" heavy impression, neat cancel, small thin spot, faint corner crease at bottom left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONLY TWO EXAMPLES OF THIS GREAT RARITY ARE KNOWN. BOTH ARE USED.

The other example of this variety has a lighter second overprint, and a faint cancel. In Canal Zone Stamps, the authors speculate that the second, clear impression of the overprint was added when the original overprint was deemed unreadable.

Ex Plass. Illustrated in Canal Zone Stamps on p. 19. With 1967 P.F. certificate

15,000
9,000
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