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Sale 1120 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 17-18 March, 2016

Category — Modern Errors (Scott 2281a-3265d)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1643
c
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1643, Modern Errors (Scott 2281a-3265d)25c Honeybee, Coil, Imperforate (2281a), 25c Honeybee, Coil, Imperforate (2281a)25c Honeybee, Coil, Imperforate (2281a). Pair tied by Omaha Neb. Sep. 2, 1988 first day of issue machine cancel on unaddressed hand-painted cacheted cover, Extremely Fine, a rare first day in which Datz records around six examples

E. 300-400
130
1644
nh
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1644, Modern Errors (Scott 2281a-3265d)25c Honeybee, Black (Lithograph) Omitted (2281c), 25c Honeybee, Black (Lithograph) Omitted (2281c)25c Honeybee, Black (Lithograph) Omitted (2281c). Mint N.H. coil pair, "USA" and "25" omitted, Very Fine and choice, with photocopy of 1991 P.F. certificate (as a strip of three from which this originates)

1,000
400
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1645
nh
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1645, Modern Errors (Scott 2281a-3265d)25c Honeybee, Coil Pair, Imperforate Between (2281d), 25c Honeybee, Coil Pair, Imperforate Between (2281d)25c Honeybee, Coil Pair, Imperforate Between (2281d). Mint N.H. strip of six with plate no. 1 on third stamp, blind perforations between 2nd and 3rd, 4th and 5th stamps, three imperforate between errors in total, very light fingerprint on middle error pair, Very Fine and choice, an incredibly rare error as Datz reports 10 pairs and only 1-2 plate number strips recorded, with photocopy of 1990 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as three normal pairs

1,800
700
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1646
nh
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1646, Modern Errors (Scott 2281a-3265d)25c Honeybee, Yellow Omitted (2281e), 25c Honeybee, Yellow Omitted (2281e)25c Honeybee, Yellow Omitted (2281e). Mint N.H. pair, exceedingly well-centered and fresh, Very Fine and choice, Datz reports 50-60 examples recorded, with 1993 P.F. certificate

1,400
800
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1647
nh
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1647, Modern Errors (Scott 2281a-3265d)$1.00 Seaplane, Coil, Imperforate (2468a), $1.00 Seaplane, Coil, Imperforate (2468a)$1.00 Seaplane, Coil, Imperforate (2468a). Mint N.H. pair, large balanced margins, fresh colors, Extremely Fine, Datz records only 54 stamps, this is the first we have offered in our auctions

2,000
1,200
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1648
nh
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1648, Modern Errors (Scott 2281a-3265d)32c Rose, Coil Errors (3054d-3054e, 3054 var), 32c Rose, Coil Errors (3054d-3054e, 3054 var)32c Rose, Coil Errors (3054d-3054e, 3054 var). Mint N.H. pairs, two with black omitted, one with die cut omitted as well, the other with nearly all Magenta omitted, Very Fine, Datz reports a mere 14 stamps with black omitted (all examples known misperfed) and 45 stamps with die cut omitted, unpriced in Scott

E. 500-750
475
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1649
nh
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1649, Modern Errors (Scott 2281a-3265d)32c Rose, Coil, Die Cutting and Black Omitted (3054e), 32c Rose, Coil, Die Cutting and Black Omitted (3054e)32c Rose, Coil, Die Cutting and Black Omitted (3054e). Mint N.H. pair, Very Fine and rare, Datz reports 45 stamps recorded, with 1998 A.P.S. certificate, unpriced in Scott

E. 300-400
600
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1650
nh
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1650, Modern Errors (Scott 2281a-3265d)(33c) H Rate Uncle Sam's Hat, Red Omitted (3265b), (33c) H Rate Uncle Sam's Hat, Red Omitted (3265b)(33c) H Rate Uncle Sam's Hat, Red Omitted (3265b). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, Very Fine, all known examples are slightly shifted to right, Scott Retail as two singles

1,050
250
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1651
nh
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1651, Modern Errors (Scott 2281a-3265d)(33c) H Rate Uncle Sam's Hat, Imperforate Pairs, Black and Red Omitted (3265d-3265e), (33c) H Rate Uncle Sam's Hat, Imperforate Pairs, Black and Red Omitted (3265d-3265e)(33c) H Rate Uncle Sam's Hat, Imperforate Pairs, Black and Red Omitted (3265d-3265e). Mint N.H. horizontal pairs of each the Black and Red Omitted errors, Very Fine, Datz notes only 20 examples recorded of the Black omitted

1,175
1,200
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1652°
nhbl
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1652, Modern Errors (Scott 2281a-3265d)63c Dr. Jonas Salk, Black Litho Omitted (3428a), 63c Dr. Jonas Salk, Black Litho Omitted (3428a)63c Dr. Jonas Salk, Black Litho Omitted (3428a). Complete pane of 20 stamps, black lithograph printing completely omitted on all stamps, including the "USA 63" denomination, the value table in the right selvage and in the plate nos. at top left and right and at bottom right, only bare traces of it are found in the bottom left corner numeral selvage (trace of "P2") and a few dots of the pane diagram in the bottom center selvage, bright and fresh

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE UNIQUE PANE OF THE 2006 DR. JONAS SALK COMMEMORATIVE WITH BLACK LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING OMITTED. THIS PANE CONTAINS ALL 20 KNOWN COPIES OF THE ERROR.

The Datz Errors catalogue lists only 20 known copies of this error -- all contained in this single pane. Accompanied by a normal pane for comparison. With 2013 P.F. certificate. Listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 2,000-3,000
3,750
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