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2019-07-23
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 369, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344V var), 2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344V var)2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344V var). Vertical strip of five with star and plate no. 5299 at top, fourth stamp from top the error, lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce multiple showing the foreign entry of the 1c Franklin on the 2c Washington plate, only one position -- the fourth position under the plate number on the upper left pane of Plate 5299 -- yields this interesting variety, it is believed to have been created when a 1c transfer roll was erroneously used to enter this position on the 2c plate, when it was discovered prior to printing the design was burnished away and corrected with a 2c entry, some elements of the 1c design remained, we have not offered another example since 2010

2,500
650
United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2010-06-24
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 992, Lot Number 2433, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344V var), 2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344V var)2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344V var). Vertical strip of 18 with star and plate no. 5299 at top, fourth stamp from top the error, folded every six stamps where hinged to reinforce, few small flaws well away from the error, Very Fine, an impressive multiple showing the foreign entry of the 1c Franklin on the 2c Washington plate, only one position -- the fourth position under the plate no. on the upper left pane of Plate 5299 -- yields this interesting variety. It is believed to have been created when a 1c transfer roll was erroneously used to enter this position on the 2c plate. When it was discovered prior to printing, the design was burnished away and corrected with a 2c entry. Some elements of the 1c design remained. This same plate was also used during production of Scott Nos. 332, 349, 375 and 384.

Accompanied by bottom two stamps of the row. With 1968 P.F. certificate

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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
1999-05-15
1999 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 811, Lot Number 181, Later Issues2c Carmine, Imperforate Vertical Coil, Foreign Entry, Design of 1c (344V), 2c Carmine, Imperforate Vertical Coil, Foreign Entry, Design of 1c (344V)2c Carmine, Imperforate Vertical Coil, Foreign Entry, Design of 1c (344V). Mint N.H. paste-up strip of 16, folded at center, sixth stamp from top showing the transfer variety, Fine, this foreign-entry variety was caused when the 1c Franklin die transfer roll was used by mistake on plate 5299 -- the error was immediately caught and corrected by erasing the 1c entry, but the hairs from Franklin's head and traces of the "One Cent" remained on the plate -- the double-line watermarked imperforate coil with this fascinating variety is extremely scarce

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