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Sale 1145 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 December, 2016

Category — Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
614
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 614, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c State Birds and Flowers, New Hampshire, Black Omitted (1981b), 20c State Birds and Flowers, New Hampshire, Black Omitted (1981b)20c State Birds and Flowers, New Hampshire, Black Omitted (1981b). Mint N.H. in a horizontal pair with New Jersey to right which is missing most of its Black including the state name, vivid colors

VERY FINE. THE UNIQUE NEW HAMPSHIRE COLOR-OMITTED ERROR AND ONE OF ONLY THREE FROM THE ENTIRE 50-SUBJECT STATE BIRDS AND FLOWERS.

The New Hampshire issue features a Purple Finch and Lilac. The other two recorded Black omitted errors from this issue are Rhode Island and Wisconsin. Each is unique. Pictured in Datz book

5,000
1,600
615
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 615, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c Touro Synagogue, Imperforate Pair (2017a), 20c Touro Synagogue, Imperforate Pair (2017a)20c Touro Synagogue, Imperforate Pair (2017a). Mint N.H. vertical pair, fresh and bright, Very Fine, Datz states only 25 pairs recorded, this is the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records

1,750
700
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616
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 616, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c Ponce De Leon, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between and at Top (2024b), 20c Ponce De Leon, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between and at Top (2024b)20c Ponce De Leon, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between and at Top (2024b). Mint N.H. vertical transition strip of four, top pair imperforate between and at top, blind vertical perfs, Very Fine and extremely rare, with 1990 P.F. certificate, unpriced in Scott and Datz, also includes Horizontal Pair, Imperforate (2024a), Mint N.H. except small thin spot in left stamp (Scott Retail $425.00)

E. 500-750
250
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617
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 617, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c Madonna and Child, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (2026b), 20c Madonna and Child, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (2026b)20c Madonna and Child, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (2026b). Mint N.H. block of four with top plate no., comprising two error pairs, Very Fine, rare with only 3-6 pairs recorded in Datz, this may be half the supply and is the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records, with 1991 P.F. certificate, unpriced in Scott or Datz

E. 750-1,000
800
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618
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 618, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c Season's Greetings, Blocks of Four, Imperforate and Imperforate Horizontally (2030b, 2030c), 20c Season's Greetings, Blocks of Four, Imperforate and Imperforate Horizontally (2030b, 2030c)20c Season's Greetings, Blocks of Four, Imperforate and Imperforate Horizontally (2030b, 2030c). Mint N.H., No. 2030c with blind vertical perfs, Very Fine, Datz states that 20 blocks are recorded for No. 2030b and that 2030c is "rare", despite this the Scott Retail value for the first is higher ($1,250.00 vs. $750.00), latter with 1985 P.F. certificate

1,950
600
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619
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 619, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c Science & Industry, Black Omitted (2031a), 20c Science & Industry, Black Omitted (2031a)20c Science & Industry, Black Omitted (2031a). Two errors, first in a transitional pair with second stamp showing part of Black engraved but without title or denomination, just the slightest gum disturbance on the error, second error a Mint N.H. single, Very Fine, accompanied by normal stamp

2,000
350
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620
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 620, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c Hot Air Ballooning, Block of Four, Imperforate (2035b), 20c Hot Air Ballooning, Block of Four, Imperforate (2035b)20c Hot Air Ballooning, Block of Four, Imperforate (2035b). Mint N.H., small surface scrape at bottom, still Fine and rare, Datz states only 10 blocks are recorded, this is the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records

3,000
475
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621
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 621, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c Civilian Conservation Corps 50-Year Anniversary, Imperforate Pair (2037a), 20c Civilian Conservation Corps 50-Year Anniversary, Imperforate Pair (2037a)20c Civilian Conservation Corps 50-Year Anniversary, Imperforate Pair (2037a). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, large margins, Very Fine and scarce with only 17 pairs recorded in Datz, this is the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records

2,500
950
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622
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 622, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c Smokey Bear, Perforation Errors (2096a, 2096b, 2096c, 2096d), 20c Smokey Bear, Perforation Errors (2096a, 2096b, 2096c, 2096d)20c Smokey Bear, Perforation Errors (2096a, 2096b, 2096c, 2096d). Group of all four of the Scott-listed perforation errors for this issue, best item is No. 2096c in a block of four but it is thinned at left, other three Mint N.H. in pairs, Fine-Very Fine or appear so, Datz states only six blocks of four of No. 2096c are recorded plus two blocks of six, No. 2096d is also scarce with 20-25 pairs recorded

3,775
750
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623
ogbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 623, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c Smokey Bear, Block of Four, Imperforate Between Vertically and Horizontally (2096c), 20c Smokey Bear, Block of Four, Imperforate Between Vertically and Horizontally (2096c)20c Smokey Bear, Block of Four, Imperforate Between Vertically and Horizontally (2096c). Lightly hinged, bright colors, wide margins, Very Fine, an unusual perforation error, normally modern errors are found imperforate between in only one direction, Datz states only six blocks of four are recorded (one faulty, offered in previous lot) plus two blocks of six

2,750
1,100
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624
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 624, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c Roberto Clemente, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (2097a), 20c Roberto Clemente, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (2097a)20c Roberto Clemente, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (2097a). Mint N.H., Very Fine example of this scarce error, also desirable for the popular subject of the stamp, Datz records 20 pairs and three strips of three

1,350
450
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625
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 625, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)20c Hispanic Americans, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2103a), 20c Hispanic Americans, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2103a)20c Hispanic Americans, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2103a). Mint N.H. with right selvage, Very Fine, Datz states only 20 pairs recorded, we have not offered another

1,500
550
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626
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 626, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)(22c) "D" Rate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2211b), (22c) "D" Rate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2211b)(22c) "D" Rate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2211b). Three Mint N.H. items, block of four with right "Zip" margin, imprint corner margin pair from the same multiple, also additional block of four in a slightly different shade, each with blind perfs where necessary to define the error, Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate for a block of eight from which the first two pieces originate, with printout of P.F. certificate no. 194021 for the additional block, Datz states only 5 pairs recorded, there is at least one more than that but obviously this is a rare error

4,250
1,100
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627
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 627, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)22c Love, Imperforate Pair (2143a), 22c Love, Imperforate Pair (2143a)22c Love, Imperforate Pair (2143a). Mint N.H. bottom right corner horizontal strip of five, right pair the error, blind perfs between second and third stamps, Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate, Datz states only 15 reported, some of which are creased, Scott Retail without premium as a transition piece

900
275
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628
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 628, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)22c Ameripex, Red & Black Engraved Omitted (2145b), 22c Ameripex, Red & Black Engraved Omitted (2145b)22c Ameripex, Red & Black Engraved Omitted (2145b). Mint N.H., clear traces of Blue present, Very Fine and rare, the Datz book states there are 4-5 reported, with 1990 P.F. certificate, unpriced in Scott, accompanied by normal stamp

E. 500-750
225
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629
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 629, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)22c Ameripex, Red Engraved Omitted (2145c), 22c Ameripex, Red Engraved Omitted (2145c)22c Ameripex, Red Engraved Omitted (2145c). Mint N.H., significant portions of Blue and traces of Black present, Very Fine and extremely rare, the Datz book states there are only 2-3 reported, a true stamp collector's error, with 1990 P.F. certificate, accompanied by normal stamp

2,000
325
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630
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 630, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)22c Arkansas Statehood Sesquicentennial, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2167a), 22c Arkansas Statehood Sesquicentennial, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2167a)22c Arkansas Statehood Sesquicentennial, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2167a). Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine, Datz states only 25 pairs reported, unpriced in Scott and Datz

E. 400-500
400
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631
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 631, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)22c Stamp Collecting, Booklet Pane of Four, Blue Litho Omitted (2201c), 22c Stamp Collecting, Booklet Pane of Four, Blue Litho Omitted (2201c)22c Stamp Collecting, Booklet Pane of Four, Blue Litho Omitted (2201c). Complete booklet containing two panes of four, both are error panes showing Blue litho omitted on the first three stamps, most obvious on the left stamp in the postcard and in the second stamp on the album pages (the right stamp was not designed with Blue litho), Very Fine and rare, the Datz book states only four booklets are reported, this is the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail for two panes without premium for the complete booklet format

3,500
1,000
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632
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 632, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)22c Texas Flag and Silver Spur, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically and Dark Red Omitted (2204a, 2204b), 22c Texas Flag and Silver Spur, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically and Dark Red Omitted (2204a, 2204b)22c Texas Flag and Silver Spur, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically and Dark Red Omitted (2204a, 2204b). Two Mint N.H. errors, pair with nice centering, Very Fine, Red-omitted error is quite striking next to the normal stamp which accompanies, Very Fine, only 25 and 20 reported by Datz respectively

2,950
1,200
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633
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 633, Modern Errors (Scott 1981b thru 2210b)22c Public Hospitals, Vertical and Horizontal Pairs, Imperforate Horizontally and Vertically (2210a, 2210b), 22c Public Hospitals, Vertical and Horizontal Pairs, Imperforate Horizontally and Vertically (2210a, 2210b)22c Public Hospitals, Vertical and Horizontal Pairs, Imperforate Horizontally and Vertically (2210a, 2210b). Mint N.H., rich colors, Very Fine, the latter with just 20 pairs recorded in Datz

1,200
325
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