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Sale 930 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 February, 2007

Category — Canal Zone

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3038
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3038, Canal Zone1904, 2c Rose (1, 1 var), 1904, 2c Rose (1, 1 var)1904, 2c Rose (1, 1 var). CZSG 1.1b, top selvage block of four with imprint, both top stamps "Panama" 15mm long, "Panama" also shifted to right with bottom stamps two "Panama" at left and top stamps partly split "Panama", tropicalized original gum, h.r.

VERY FINE. A SCARCE BLOCK CONTAINING TWO STAMPS WITH "PANAMA" 15 MILLIMETERS LONG AND ALL STAMPS WITH "PANAMA" OVERPRINT DRAMATICALLY SHIFTED.

Only 260 stamps were printed with the "Panama" 15mm long. The shifted overprint is also scarce. Signed Perry and Colman. With 2004 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as normal block of four with no premium for any of the varieties.

2,750
1,700
3039
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3039, Canal Zone1904, 2c Rose (1), 1904, 2c Rose (1)1904, 2c Rose (1). Wide margins, faintly cancelled, Very Fine, signed H. Bloch

425
140
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3040
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3040, Canal Zone1904, 5c Blue, Colon Before Right "Panama" (2 var), 1904, 5c Blue, Colon Before Right "Panama" (2 var)1904, 5c Blue, Colon Before Right "Panama" (2 var). CZSG 2.2, bottom left stamp in block of four with part imprint at right, tropicalized original gum, fresh and Fine, scarce, only seven unused examples of this variety are known, Colman backstamps, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as normal block of four

1,200
850
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3041
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1904, 5c Blue (2). Four singles, original gum, part original gum or unused (no gum), incl. the scarce left "PANAMA" 2-1/2mm below bar (186 issued), also No. 2 small cover, signed H. Bloch and Bartels and unused (no Gum) No. 3, stamp on cover corner defect, otherwise generally Fine lot, one No. 2 with 1982 A.P.S. certificate, couple others signed H. Bloch or Bartels

1,865
300
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3042
c
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3042, Canal Zone1904, 10c Yellow (3), 1904, 10c Yellow (3)1904, 10c Yellow (3). Beautifully centered, tied by light Ancon Jul. 6, 1904 circular datestamp on cover to Culebra C.Z., cover bit reduced at right, stamp Extremely Fine, signed H. Bloch on front and Perry guarantee on back

325
400
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3043
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3043, Canal Zone1904, 8c Violet Black (7), 1904, 8c Violet Black (7)1904, 8c Violet Black (7). Block of four, tropicalized original gum, intense shade on bright paper, single short perf at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine

800
300
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3044
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3044, Canal Zone1904, 10c Pale Red Brown (8), 1904, 10c Pale Red Brown (8)1904, 10c Pale Red Brown (8). Block of four, tropicalized original gum, radiant color, Very Fine and choice

675
350
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3045
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3045, Canal Zone1904, 10c Yellow, "Pamana" Reading Down (13 var), 1904, 10c Yellow, "Pamana" Reading Down (13 var)1904, 10c Yellow, "Pamana" Reading Down (13 var). CZSG 13.7, right stamp in pair with normal, lightly hinged, single short perf at top of left stamp (lesser-priced normal stamp), otherwise Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

222
80
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3046
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3046, Canal Zone1904, 8c on 50c Bister Brown, Ty. C "8" Surcharge (15), 1904, 8c on 50c Bister Brown, Ty. C "8" Surcharge (15)1904, 8c on 50c Bister Brown, Ty. C "8" Surcharge (15). Slightly tropicalized original gum, the Ty. C "8" occurs only once in every 25 stamps, therefore there are approximately twenty that can possibly exist from the entire printing of 435 stamps, reperfed at bottom, Fine appearance, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as normal surcharge

2,600
850
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3047
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3047, Canal Zone1905, 8c on 50c Bister Brown, "Panama" Reading Down and Up, Missing First "A" of "Panama" (18b var), 1905, 8c on 50c Bister Brown, "Panama" Reading Down and Up, Missing First "A" of "Panama" (18b var)1905, 8c on 50c Bister Brown, "Panama" Reading Down and Up, Missing First "A" of "Panama" (18b var). CZSG 18b.2, bottom left stamp in left selvage imprint block of four, Positions 41-42/51-52, tropicalized original gum, bottom row with "Panama" shifted significantly left, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
200
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3047A
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1906-10, 1c-10c Portraits (21-23, 32-35). Over 750 stamps, 52 to 176 of each, originally complete sheets for some sort of display mounted on thick large cards, couple are still complete sheets as Nos. 22, 23 and 35, the No. 23 with some nice vignette shifts, the No. 35 unused (no gum), there are some marginal markings and there are probably some minor printing varieties, some are stuck down, some lightly stuck but many are not and there are Mint N.H. included, generally Fine-Very Fine, should be inspected

12,497
2,700
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3048
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3048, Canal Zone1907, 1c Green & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (22a), 1907, 1c Green & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (22a)1907, 1c Green & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (22a). CZSG 22a, lightly hinged, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, Extremely Fine Gem, small Mozian backstamp, with 1980 A.P.S. and 2004 P.F. certificates

1,300
900
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3049
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1909, 10c Violet & Black (35). Top imprint and side selvage block of twenty, slight reinforcement, Fine-Very Fine, lovely multiple

1,000
475
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3050
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3050, Canal Zone1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e), 1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e)1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e). Slight tropical original gum, Very Fine

600
300
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3051
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3051, Canal Zone1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e), 1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e)1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e). Fresh and Fine

600
300
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3052
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3052, Canal Zone1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e), 1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e)1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e). Lightly hinged, Fine

600
200
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3053
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3053, Canal Zone1915, 1c Green & Black, Double Ovpt. (46b), 1915, 1c Green & Black, Double Ovpt. (46b)1915, 1c Green & Black, Double Ovpt. (46b). Tropical original gum, widely displaced ovpts., Very Fine, only 180 printed

350
300
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3054
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3054, Canal Zone1915, 5c Deep Blue & Black (48), 1915, 5c Deep Blue & Black (48)1915, 5c Deep Blue & Black (48). Horizontal strip of four, minor h.r., it appears that the "ZONE" part of the ovpt. on the right stamp is shifted a tiny bit further up in respect to the other three, Very Fine, the left pair exceptionally nice, with 2002 A.P.S. certificate

2,000
1,000
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3055
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3055, Canal Zone1921, 1c Light Green & Black, Overprint Reading Down (55a), 1921, 1c Light Green & Black, Overprint Reading Down (55a)1921, 1c Light Green & Black, Overprint Reading Down (55a). Mint N.H., choice margins, minor wrinkle, Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

300
250
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3056
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3056, Canal Zone1921, 5c Deep Blue & Black (57), 1921, 5c Deep Blue & Black (57)1921, 5c Deep Blue & Black (57). Block of four, slightly disturbed original gum, Fine

1,350
275
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3057
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1921, 1c-1b Ovpts. (60-66, 61a-63a, 62 var). Complete normal set with additional lightly hinged 1b, the three Reading Up Ovpts. and an example of the questionable 5c with small black Ty. V ovpt., Fine-Very Fine

803
225
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3058
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3058, Canal Zone1924-25, -1/2c-$1.00 Ty. A Ovpts. 970-81), 1924-25, -1/2c-$1.00 Ty. A Ovpts. 970-81)1924-25, -1/2c-$1.00 Ty. A Ovpts. 970-81). Fine-Very Fine

528
225
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3059
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3059, Canal Zone1924, 1c Green, Inverted Ovpt. (71a), 1924, 1c Green, Inverted Ovpt. (71a)1924, 1c Green, Inverted Ovpt. (71a). Attractively centered, Very Fine, the Canal Zone Study Group believes there were only 50 of this error printed, with 1977 unused (no gum), for block of four (top left stamp)

500
350
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3060
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3060, Canal Zone1924, 1c Green, Ovpt. Errors (71a, 71b), 1924, 1c Green, Ovpt. Errors (71a, 71b)1924, 1c Green, Ovpt. Errors (71a, 71b). Single of former, single error in vertical block of ten of latter (natural s.e. as always), former trivial thin spot, otherwise Fine, the Canal Zone Study Group believes there were only 50 of the No. 71a printed (with photocopy of 1977 P.F. certificate for block of four)

850
250
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3061
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3061, Canal Zone1924, 1c Green, "Zone Canal" Ovpt. Error (71d), 1924, 1c Green, "Zone Canal" Ovpt. Error (71d)1924, 1c Green, "Zone Canal" Ovpt. Error (71d). Slightly tropical original gum, natural s.e. at bottom, Fine, with 1973 A.P.S. certificate

500
250
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3062
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1924-28, 50c, $1.00 Ty. A and B Ovpts. (81, 94, 95). Four, three and five respectively, Fine-Very Fine, nice lot of high values

2,245
650
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3063
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3063, Canal Zone1924, $1.00 Violet Brown (81), 1924, $1.00 Violet Brown (81)1924, $1.00 Violet Brown (81). Block of four, very slight tropical original gum, Fine-Very Fine

1,000
275
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3064
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1925-28, 2c-$1.00 Ty. B Ovpts. (84-95). Two complete sets, one especially well-centered with a choice $1.00 value, Fine-Extremely Fine

1,026
325
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3065
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3065, Canal Zone1926, 5c Dark Blue, "Canal" Inverted (86b), 1926, 5c Dark Blue, "Canal" Inverted (86b)1926, 5c Dark Blue, "Canal" Inverted (86b). CZSG 86b/86, left stamp in pair with normal, Positions 7-8, barely hinged, choice centering, Extremely Fine, approximately 30 are known, with 1991 P.F. certificate describing the error as Mint N.H. and 2004 P.F. certificate describing both as previously hinged, Scott Retail as singles

954
650
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3066
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3066, Canal Zone1941, 5c-40c Air Post Officials, "Panama Canal" 17mm Long (CO8-CO12), 1941, 5c-40c Air Post Officials, "Panama Canal" 17mm Long (CO8-CO12)1941, 5c-40c Air Post Officials, "Panama Canal" 17mm Long (CO8-CO12). Balboa Heights roller cancels, 20c minor wrinkle, Fine-Very Fine

855
350
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3067
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3067, Canal Zone1921, 5c-40c Air Post Officials, "Panama Canal" 17mm Long (CO8-CO12), 1921, 5c-40c Air Post Officials, "Panama Canal" 17mm Long (CO8-CO12)1921, 5c-40c Air Post Officials, "Panama Canal" 17mm Long (CO8-CO12). Balboa Heights roller cancels as virtually always, 40c small thin spot, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, 5c-20c with 2006 P.F. certificates, 30c and 40c with 1994 P.F. certificates

855
300
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3068
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3068, Canal Zone1941, 5c-40c Air Post Officials, "Panama Canal" 17mm Long (CO8-CO12), 1941, 5c-40c Air Post Officials, "Panama Canal" 17mm Long (CO8-CO12)1941, 5c-40c Air Post Officials, "Panama Canal" 17mm Long (CO8-CO12). Balboa Heights roller cancels, Fine-Very Fine

855
325
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3069
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3069, Canal Zone1941, 30c Rose Lake, Air Post Official, "Panama Canal" 17mm long (CO11), 1941, 30c Rose Lake, Air Post Official, "Panama Canal" 17mm long (CO11)1941, 30c Rose Lake, Air Post Official, "Panama Canal" 17mm long (CO11). Mint N.H., natural short gumming at top, Fine, exceeding scarce in unused condition, Scott Retail as hinged

1,250
850
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3070
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1914, 1c-10c Rose Carmine (J1-J3). Very Good-Fine set

1,335
180
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3071
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3071, Canal Zone1914, 10c Rose Carmine, Postage Due (J3), 1914, 10c Rose Carmine, Postage Due (J3)1914, 10c Rose Carmine, Postage Due (J3). Rich color, Fine

1,000
150
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3072
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3072, Canal Zone1914, 10c Rose Carmine, Postage Due (J3), 1914, 10c Rose Carmine, Postage Due (J3)1914, 10c Rose Carmine, Postage Due (J3). Fresh and bright, Fine

1,000
170
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3073
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3073, Canal Zone1915-22, 1c-10c Postage Due (J5, J7-J9, J11Cd), 1915-22, 1c-10c Postage Due (J5, J7-J9, J11Cd)1915-22, 1c-10c Postage Due (J5, J7-J9, J11Cd). Very Fine

582
300
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3074
c
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3074, Canal Zone1921, 1c Green entire (U3), 1921, 1c Green entire (U3)1921, 1c Green entire (U3). Used with 1c Green No. 60 tied by Ancon Canal Zone Sep. 15, 1922 machine cancel, Very Fine, scarce

375
130
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3075
c
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3075, Canal Zone1934, 3c on 2c Carmine entire, 4mm Surcharge (U14), 1934, 3c on 2c Carmine entire, 4mm Surcharge (U14)1934, 3c on 2c Carmine entire, 4mm Surcharge (U14). Unused, Very Fine, with 1981 A.P.S. certificate

450
150
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3076
c
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3076, Canal Zone1934, 3c on 2c Carmine entire, 4mm Surcharge (U14), 1934, 3c on 2c Carmine entire, 4mm Surcharge (U14)1934, 3c on 2c Carmine entire, 4mm Surcharge (U14). Unused, Very Fine

450
170
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3077
c
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 3077, Canal Zone1934, 3c on 2c Carmine entire, 4mm Surcharge (U14), 1934, 3c on 2c Carmine entire, 4mm Surcharge (U14)1934, 3c on 2c Carmine entire, 4mm Surcharge (U14). Unused, Very Fine

450
170
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3078
c
1928-34, 2c and 3c Entires (U14-U15, UC1-UC2, UC2a). Unused, Very Fine and choice lot of better items

1,225
500
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3079
c
1908-13, 1c Green and Black, Postal Cards (UX2-UX4). Unused, Very Fine

540
200
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3080
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Canal Zone Blocks of Four. Thirteen different, incl. No. 11 with top right 16mm "PANAMA", 12 with bottom left Antique "CANAL", 14 top left Ty. C "8" surcharge, 19, 19a bottom left Antique "ZONE", 20, 20b top left Antique "ZONE", 20, 20var. bottom right Antique "Z" of "ZONE" (considered by specialists to be the same as Nos. 20a and 20b with only 196 printed), 21, 22, 22 var top right "ONE" for "ZONE", 29 bottom right spaced "C-A" (Pos. 50), 33, 34, 38 and 40, Fine-Very Fine lot

2,098
700
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3081
ogbl
Canal Zone Booklet Panes. Eight different, incl. Nos. 71e, 73a, 84d, 97b, 101a, 117a, C48a and C49a, several better duplicates as Nos. 71e, 73a, 97b and 101a, also booklets Nos. 117a, C48a and C49a, two panes of No. 117a with plate Nos. (interleaving adheres) and used 106a (ms. cancel), mixed centering, overall Fine lot

2,283
800
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3082
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Canal Zone Errors and Varieties. About twenty different (couple duplicates), incl. two 10a (one with 1999 A.P.S. certificate), 11a, 12, 12a pair, 12, 12 var. pair with Spaced "A-L" of Canal, 20 var. "PAMAMA", 22e (no gum and very light doubling, not included in catalog value), 22 var. "ONE" for Zone, 23c (creased), 36b (closed tear), 39d, 46 var. shifted ovpt. (CZSG 46.3) single (corner crease) and pair, only 90 recorded, two 46a (one no gum and tiny nick), 46b signed H. Bloch, 52a, 53a and 91c, some tropical original gum, mostly Fine-Very Fine, scarce lot

4,186
1,200
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3083
c
Canal Zone Postal Stationery. About twenty different Entires and Postal Cards with light duplication in a few instances, unused incl. two U1, three U2, U6-U9, U15, UC2, UX1, UX3, three UX4, UX6 (tear), UX7 and UX8, used Nos. U1, U2a, UC2 and UX1d with additional 1c postage to Germany, also couple cut squares, with the exception of the No. UX6 with th tear others are virtually all Fine-Very Fine and a nice lot of scarce material

3,348
950
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3084
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Canal Zone Stock. Several hundred nearly all unused stamps neatly arranged on stock sheets, fair coverage of issues from 1904 U.S. Overprinted to about 1939, some better items in small quantities as four No. 58 (one no gum), three C2, three C5a, two CO8 and one CO10, some varieties (listed and unlisted), used Air Post Officials with "O" of Official over "N" of Panama and a good quantity of postally used, Postage Due with 1914 10c unused (regummed) and reperfed (1996 P.F. certificate), blocks of 1c and 2c with misaligned "E", J8 split ovpt (CZSG J8.1), J11Cd, nine plate blocks with Nos. 86, 96 and J17, also some covers with 1937 crash, some First Days and a commercial use of No. CO2, lastly a small quantity of 1960's Christmas Seals, various gum condition, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
2,600
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