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Sale 1145 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 December, 2016

Category — Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
634
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 634, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c AMERIPEX Souvenir Sheets I, II, III, Black Inscriptions Omitted (2216k, 2217j, 2218k), 22c AMERIPEX Souvenir Sheets I, II, III, Black Inscriptions Omitted (2216k, 2217j, 2218k)22c AMERIPEX Souvenir Sheets I, II, III, Black Inscriptions Omitted (2216k, 2217j, 2218k). Mint N.H., each bright and fresh

VERY FINE AND RARE TRIO OF 1986 AMERIPEX SOUVENIR SHEETS WITH BLACK INSCRIPTIONS OMITTED.

Sheet I is listed in Datz with 6-10 reported. Sheets II and III are described as "very rare". One normal sheet accompanies

5,000
1,800
635
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 635, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c AMERIPEX Souvenir Sheet I, Blue Engraved Omitted (2216j), 22c AMERIPEX Souvenir Sheet I, Blue Engraved Omitted (2216j)22c AMERIPEX Souvenir Sheet I, Blue Engraved Omitted (2216j). Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine, a striking and rare color-missing error, Datz states only 5-6 sheets reported, we have not sold another since 1999, ex Floyd, with 1999 P.F. certificate

2,000
800
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636
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 636, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c AMERIPEX Souvenir Sheet I, Black Inscriptions Omitted and with Double Impression of Red (2216m), 22c AMERIPEX Souvenir Sheet I, Black Inscriptions Omitted and with Double Impression of Red (2216m)22c AMERIPEX Souvenir Sheet I, Black Inscriptions Omitted and with Double Impression of Red (2216m). Mint N.H., the doubling of the Red due to a tagging offset, Very Fine, Datz does not specify how many examples are recorded but states "very rare", with 2003 A.P.S. certificate, unpriced in Scott and Datz, similar examples from the series are priced at $2,000.00

E. 750-1,000
475
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637
ogbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 637, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c Arctic Explorers, Black Omitted (2223b), 22c Arctic Explorers, Black Omitted (2223b)22c Arctic Explorers, Black Omitted (2223b). Plate no. block of four, three stamps Mint N.H., top right barely hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine, only four blocks of this error are recorded in Datz and this is the unique plate block, ex Floyd, with 1997 P.F. certificate as Mint N.H.

6,000
1,600
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638
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 638, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c Arctic Explorers, Black Omitted on A&B (2223c), 22c Arctic Explorers, Black Omitted on A&B (2223c)22c Arctic Explorers, Black Omitted on A&B (2223c). Mint N.H. block of four, top pair with Kane and Greely Black inscriptions omitted, bottom pair normal, Fine-Very Fine, very rare with only four blocks and four pairs recorded in Datz, unpriced in Scott and Datz

E. 750-1,000
375
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639
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 639, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)1c Omnibus Coil, Imperforate Pair (2225c), 1c Omnibus Coil, Imperforate Pair (2225c)1c Omnibus Coil, Imperforate Pair (2225c). Mint N.H., bright color, Fine, one of the rarest Transportation Issue coil errors, Datz states only 22-24 pairs reported

1,750
0
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640
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 640, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c Madonna and Child, Imperforate, Brown Omitted (2244a, 2244 var), 22c Madonna and Child, Imperforate, Brown Omitted (2244a, 2244 var)22c Madonna and Child, Imperforate, Brown Omitted (2244a, 2244 var). Mint N.H. vertical pair of the imperforate, background color significantly different than the issued stamp, Very Fine and unusual, Scott Retail $425.00, also used single with Brown "Christmas" omitted, tied to small piece by machine cancel, light corner creases, Very Fine appearance unlisted in Datz and Scott, with 1990 A.P.S. certificate

E. 500-750
250
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641
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 641, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c Pan American Games, Silver Omitted (2247a), 22c Pan American Games, Silver Omitted (2247a)22c Pan American Games, Silver Omitted (2247a). Mint N.H., centered to top right (all known examples are off-center), Fine and scarce with only 30 reported in Datz, accompanied by normal for comparison

850
0
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642
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 642, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c Enrico Caruso, Black Omitted (2250a), 22c Enrico Caruso, Black Omitted (2250a)22c Enrico Caruso, Black Omitted (2250a). Mint N.H. transition strip of nine, the right stamp the error without a trace of Black, the stamp to the left of the error starting to lose its Black, the other seven stamps normal, fresh and Very Fine, a rare color missing error, the Datz book records only 10 examples and states "transition multiples sell for a premium"

3,750
1,100
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643
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 643, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c Girl Scouts, All Litho Colors Omitted (2251a), 22c Girl Scouts, All Litho Colors Omitted (2251a)22c Girl Scouts, All Litho Colors Omitted (2251a). Mint N.H., Very Fine, a striking and outstanding color-missing error, 46 are recorded in Datz, all from one partial pane, this makes an excellent companion to the stamp offered in the following lot, which lacks the engraved colors seen in four vignettes here but contains all the litho colors, ex Floyd, with copy of 1994 (for the partial pane) and 1995 P.F. certificates

2,000
1,100
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644
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 644, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c Girl Scouts, Red and Black Engraved Omitted (2251b), 22c Girl Scouts, Red and Black Engraved Omitted (2251b)22c Girl Scouts, Red and Black Engraved Omitted (2251b). Mint N.H., the color-missing error apparent in the wagon, Capitol building, globe and shoe, Very Fine, from the unique pane of 50 offered in our 2000 Rarities sale, this makes an excellent companion to the stamp offered in the previous lot, which lacks all the litho colors seen here but contains the engraved colors from four of the vignettes, accompanied by normal stamp

1,750
700
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645
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 645, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)17.5c Racing Car Coil, Imperforate Pair (2262b), 17.5c Racing Car Coil, Imperforate Pair (2262b)17.5c Racing Car Coil, Imperforate Pair (2262b). Mint N.H., deep rich color, Extremely Fine, a scarce coil error, Datz notes 26 pairs recorded making this one of the most elusive of the Transportation coil errors

1,600
375
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646
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 646, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)25c Honeybee Coil, Imperforate and Color-Omitted Errors (2281a-2281e), 25c Honeybee Coil, Imperforate and Color-Omitted Errors (2281a-2281e)25c Honeybee Coil, Imperforate and Color-Omitted Errors (2281a-2281e). Mint N.H. group including imperforate pair (2281a), pair with Black engraved omitted (2281b), Black litho omitted (2281c, A.P.S. certificate), strip of four comprising two pairs imperforate between (2281d, P.F. certificate), finally a pair with Yellow omitted (2281e), fresh and Very Fine group

3,235
1,100
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647
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 647, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c Snowy Egret, Red Omitted (2321b), 22c Snowy Egret, Red Omitted (2321b)22c Snowy Egret, Red Omitted (2321b). Mint N.H., Very Fine, the sole recorded error pane of 50 of the North American Wildlife Issue was broken into singles, each of the designs with Red omitted is unique, with 1992 P.F. certificate, accompanied by normal stamp for comparison

2,500
650
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648
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 648, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c New Jersey, Constitution Bicentennial, Black Engraved Omitted (2338a), 22c New Jersey, Constitution Bicentennial, Black Engraved Omitted (2338a)22c New Jersey, Constitution Bicentennial, Black Engraved Omitted (2338a). Mint N.H. with bottom right corner selvage, Very Fine and extremely rare, the Datz book records only 4 examples, this is the only known color missing error from the 13 state designs issued for the Ratification of the Constitution Bicentennial and the first we have offered in one of our auctions, ex Floyd, 2001 P.F. certificate no. 372953 no longer accompanies

3,000
1,100
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649
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 649, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)22c Drafting of the Constitution Bicentennial, Grayish Green Omitted (2355a, 2356a, 2357a), 22c Drafting of the Constitution Bicentennial, Grayish Green Omitted (2355a, 2356a, 2357a)22c Drafting of the Constitution Bicentennial, Grayish Green Omitted (2355a, 2356a, 2357a). Mint N.H. singles of the first three designs from the booklet pane of five, "The Bicentennial", "We the People" and "Establish Justice", bright colors without a trace of the fancy Grayish Green background, first two Very Fine, third with diagonal crease, appears Very Fine, an extremely rare trio with only 1-3 examples of each recorded in Datz (and no recorded complete panes of five), listed but unpriced in Scott and Datz, accompanied by three normal stamps for comparison

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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650
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 650, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)25c Love, Imperforate Pair (2378a), 25c Love, Imperforate Pair (2378a)25c Love, Imperforate Pair (2378a). Mint N.H. strip of three, large margins, slight fingerprints on gum at bottom, Extremely Fine, Datz states only 5-10 pairs or strips of three are known, Scott Retail as a pair without premium for the third stamp

1,750
500
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651
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 651, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)25c Arctic Explorers, Black Omitted, Imperforate Horizontally (2389b, 2389c), 25c Arctic Explorers, Black Omitted, Imperforate Horizontally (2389b, 2389c)25c Arctic Explorers, Black Omitted, Imperforate Horizontally (2389b, 2389c). Mint N.H. blocks of four of both Scott-listed errors, Black omitted with selvage at top, Very Fine, Datz records 20 blocks of four of the color-missing error and only 10 blocks of four of the imperforate horizontally error

2,750
800
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652
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 652, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)25c Carousel Animals, Red Omitted (2393b), 25c Carousel Animals, Red Omitted (2393b)25c Carousel Animals, Red Omitted (2393b). Mint N.H. vertical transition block of ten with top and bottom selvage, top block of four the error without Red, obvious on every stamp but most striking on the carousel horse, Very Fine and extremely rare, unlisted in Datz, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 750-1,000
500
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653
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 653, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)25c Ernest Hemingway, Imperforate Horizontally (2418a), 25c Ernest Hemingway, Imperforate Horizontally (2418a)25c Ernest Hemingway, Imperforate Horizontally (2418a). Lightly hinged, centered to right (all examples are centered to right or left), slight bends, Fine and scarce

950
0
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654
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 654, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)$2.40 Moon Landing, Color Omitted and Imperforate Errors (2419a, 2419b, 2419c), $2.40 Moon Landing, Color Omitted and Imperforate Errors (2419a, 2419b, 2419c)$2.40 Moon Landing, Color Omitted and Imperforate Errors (2419a, 2419b, 2419c). Mint N.H. singles of the Black engraved omitted and Black litho omitted errors, first with plate no. selvage, second with small area of gum loss, corner-margin pair of the imperforate error, Very Fine and scarce group, accompanied by normal stamp for comparison

3,925
800
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655
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 655, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)25c Christmas, Red Litho Omitted (2427b), 25c Christmas, Red Litho Omitted (2427b)25c Christmas, Red Litho Omitted (2427b). Mint N.H. plate no. 33(4)2-1 block of four, striking appearance without the Red litho including lacking the "4" plate number, Extremely Fine, Datz records 50 total but does not estimate how many plate blocks might exist, Scott Retail as singles without premium for the plate block, accompanied by normal plate block

1,800
375
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656
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 656, Modern Errors (Scott 2216k thru 2429e)25c Greetings, Imperforate Errors (2428a, 2429b, 2429e), 25c Greetings, Imperforate Errors (2428a, 2429b, 2429e)25c Greetings, Imperforate Errors (2428a, 2429b, 2429e). Three Mint N.H. items, sheet stamp vertical pair imperforate horizontally (2428a), light bend, booklet stamps vertical pair imperforate between and block of four imperforate, Very Fine, combined Scott and Datz value (No. 2429b unpriced in Scott)

2,650
850
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