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Sale 1139 — U.S. Treasures of Philately from The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 November, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Canal Zone

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
130
ogbl
Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 130, Canal ZoneCANAL ZONE, 1927, 1c Green, Vertical Pair, One Without Ovpt. (100a), CANAL ZONE, 1927, 1c Green, Vertical Pair, One Without Ovpt. (100a)CANAL ZONE, 1927, 1c Green, Vertical Pair, One Without Ovpt. (100a). Block of four containing two error pairs, selvage at bottom, original gum, top stamps h.r., bottom error stamps tiny trace of hinging at top, fresh and bright color

VERY FINE. A RARE BLOCK CONTAINING THE "CANAL ZONE" OMITTED ERROR. ONLY TEN STAMPS WERE PRINTED IN TOTAL.

According to Canal Zone Stamps, the error was caused when the sheet was misfed into the press. The overprint was omitted from the bottom row of the plate.

Ex Salz

7,500
2,500
131
P
Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 131, Canal ZoneCANAL ZONE, 1939, 5c-$1.00 Air Post, Small Die Proofs on Wove (C15P2-C20P2), CANAL ZONE, 1939, 5c-$1.00 Air Post, Small Die Proofs on Wove (C15P2-C20P2)CANAL ZONE, 1939, 5c-$1.00 Air Post, Small Die Proofs on Wove (C15P2-C20P2). Brilliant colors, $1.00 tiny natural inclusion

EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE SET OF CANAL ZONE AIR POST SMALL DIE PROOFS.

There are reportedly only two examples of each value in existence. Ex Salz

5,218
1,600
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