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Sale 1180 — The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 11-12 April, 2018

Category — 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
363
nhbl
Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 363, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)5c Carmine, Error (467), 5c Carmine, Error (467)5c Carmine, Error (467). Mint N.H. double error in block of twelve, natural s.e. at bottom, brilliant color, choice centering with the two errors especially nice

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED BLOCK OF TWELVE OF THE 5-CENT ROSE PERF 10 ERROR, SCOTT 467.

During the course of production of the normal 2c plate No. 7942, three positions were noted to be defective. The plate was returned to the siderographer, who burnished out the three positions and mistakenly re-entered them using a transfer roll for the 5c stamp. The error passed unnoticed and the sheets were issued to the public in Perf 10, Imperforate and Perf 11 formats (Scott 467, 485 and 505).

With 2001 P.F. certificate

2,900
1,700
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