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Sale 1145 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 December, 2016

Category — Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
657
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 657, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)25c 20th Universal Postal Congress, Souvenir Sheet, Dark Blue & Gray Engraved Omitted (2438e), 25c 20th Universal Postal Congress, Souvenir Sheet, Dark Blue & Gray Engraved Omitted (2438e)25c 20th Universal Postal Congress, Souvenir Sheet, Dark Blue & Gray Engraved Omitted (2438e). Mint N.H., vivid colors missing the Dark Blue "USA" and denomination, as well as the Gray title at top, fresh and striking

VERY FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS SOUVENIR SHEET COLOR-MISSING ERROR. A GREAT RARITY OF MODERN ERROR COLLECTING.

The Datz book records only two examples of this error. Accompanied by a block of four of the similar perforated color missing error (No. 2437b, Scott Retail $325.00) and a normal souvenir sheet

5,325
2,200
658
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 658, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)15c Umbrella, Booklet Pane of 10, Blue Omitted (2443b), 15c Umbrella, Booklet Pane of 10, Blue Omitted (2443b)15c Umbrella, Booklet Pane of 10, Blue Omitted (2443b). Mint N.H. complete booklet with one error pane and one normal pane, Very Fine

1,150
350
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659
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 659, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)25c Wyoming Statehood Centennial, Black Omitted (2444a), 25c Wyoming Statehood Centennial, Black Omitted (2444a)25c Wyoming Statehood Centennial, Black Omitted (2444a). Mint N.H., completely missing the engraved trees in front of the mountains, Very Fine, ex Floyd, with 1994 P.F. certificate, accompanied by normal for comparison

1,000
400
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660
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 660, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)$1.00 Seaplane Coil, Imperforate Pair (2468a), $1.00 Seaplane Coil, Imperforate Pair (2468a)$1.00 Seaplane Coil, Imperforate Pair (2468a). Mint N.H., fresh colors, Extremely Fine, Datz records only 54 stamps, this is only the second we have offered of this top value error of the popular Transportation series

2,000
700
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661
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 661, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c Wood Duck, Perf 10, Booklet Pane of Ten, Imperforate Between, Perf 11, Imperforate Pair (2484g, 2485c), 29c Wood Duck, Perf 10, Booklet Pane of Ten, Imperforate Between, Perf 11, Imperforate Pair (2484g, 2485c)29c Wood Duck, Perf 10, Booklet Pane of Ten, Imperforate Between, Perf 11, Imperforate Pair (2484g, 2485c). Mint N.H., booklet pane with natural s.e. at top and clear perfs at bottom, imperforate pair from bottom left position with plate no. selvage, fresh and Very Fine, the pair is extremely rare with only 2 recorded by Datz

2,275
4,500
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662
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 662, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)32c Rose, Complete Booklets, Die Cutting Omitted Between (2492h, 2492i), 32c Rose, Complete Booklets, Die Cutting Omitted Between (2492h, 2492i)32c Rose, Complete Booklets, Die Cutting Omitted Between (2492h, 2492i). Two booklet errors caused by miscuts, first the 18 stamp format booklet containing two vertical pairs with die cutting omitted between (2492h), two normal stamps removed and used before the owner noticed the presence of the errors, second the 20 stamp format with "Time to Reorder" label containing seven horizontal pairs with die cutting omitted between (2492i, one pair is the stamp/label combination), Very Fine and rare, both of these errors listed in Scott and Datz but unpriced

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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663
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 663, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)25c Indian Headdresses, Black Engraved Omitted (2505b), 25c Indian Headdresses, Black Engraved Omitted (2505b)25c Indian Headdresses, Black Engraved Omitted (2505b). Booklet with single Mint N.H. error pane, split along fold as usual, the top non-error pane removed and mounted next to error, also singles of four of the five Black-omitted errors mounted on same page, one with couple short perfs, Very Fine, the booklet ex Floyd and with 2001 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as one complete pane without premium for the four additional errors

2,750
800
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664
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 664, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)25c Micronesia & Marshall Islands, Pair, Black Engraved Omitted (2507b), 25c Micronesia & Marshall Islands, Pair, Black Engraved Omitted (2507b)25c Micronesia & Marshall Islands, Pair, Black Engraved Omitted (2507b). Mint N.H. with left selvage, also additional single error of the Micronesia Issue, Very Fine, Datz states only 20 pairs and 20 singles reported, with 1990's P.F. certificates (pair as a former block of four), Scott Retail for pair plus Datz value for a single, accompanied by normal pair

2,500
425
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665
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 665, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)25c Greetings, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2515a), 25c Greetings, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2515a)25c Greetings, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (2515a). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. block of ten, containing four error pairs plus two extra stamps, Very Fine, this is a scarce error with only 20 pairs reported by Datz, it is very rare as a plate number multiple, Scott Retail as four pairs without premium for the position or the extra horizontal pair at top

2,800
650
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666
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 666, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)"F" Rate and 29c Flower, Perforation Errors (2517a, 2529c, 2529d), "F" Rate and 29c Flower, Perforation Errors (2517a, 2529c, 2529d)"F" Rate and 29c Flower, Perforation Errors (2517a, 2529c, 2529d). Three items, "F" rate imperforate vertical pair (2517a), also two 29c complete booklets with one error pane each containing five pairs imperforate horizontally or imperforate vertically (2529c, 2529d), second panes in each booklet normal, one error pane with some slight perf separations, other with production crease in top pair, Very Fine and scarce group

2,500
425
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667
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 667, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)$2.90 Eagle, Priority Mail, Black Engraved Omitted (2540b), $2.90 Eagle, Priority Mail, Black Engraved Omitted (2540b)$2.90 Eagle, Priority Mail, Black Engraved Omitted (2540b). Mint N.H., missing Black very obvious in eagle's neck, which is devoid of nearly all detail, couple short minor bends but otherwise sound, Very Fine and extremely rare in this condition, 17 of the 20 examples reported by Datz are faulty, listed but unpriced in Scott and Datz, accompanied by normal stamp and by No. 2540Pi, imperforate pair, from the American Bank Note Co. archives and therefore not printer's waste (Scott Retail $350.00)

E. 1,000-1,500
550
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668
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 668, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)$3.00 Space Shuttle, Priority Mail, Horizontal Pairs, Imperforate Between and Imperforate (2544c, 2544d), $3.00 Space Shuttle, Priority Mail, Horizontal Pairs, Imperforate Between and Imperforate (2544c, 2544d)$3.00 Space Shuttle, Priority Mail, Horizontal Pairs, Imperforate Between and Imperforate (2544c, 2544d). Two Mint N.H. multiples, imperforate horizontal pair with denomination selvage at left (2544d), Very Fine, Scott Retail $1,000.00, also complete pane of 20 containing two horizontal pairs, imperforate between (2544c), the errors from Positions 6-7 and 10-11, other stamps in pane with varying degrees of blind perfs, Positions 14-15 very nearly qualify as an error pair but contain a couple of faint blind perfs, Very Fine and rare with only 6-10 pairs reported in Datz, ex Floyd, with 2001 P.F. certificate, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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669
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 669, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c Jan E. Matzeliger, Perforation Errors (2567a, 2567b, 2567c), 29c Jan E. Matzeliger, Perforation Errors (2567a, 2567b, 2567c)29c Jan E. Matzeliger, Perforation Errors (2567a, 2567b, 2567c). Mint N.H. trio of each of the listed error pairs, vertical pair with bottom part description selvage, fresh and Very Fine, one 1996 P.F. certificate accompanies

1,850
500
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670
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 670, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)(29c) Madonna and Child, Red & Black Engraved Omitted (2578b), (29c) Madonna and Child, Red & Black Engraved Omitted (2578b)(29c) Madonna and Child, Red & Black Engraved Omitted (2578b). Mint N.H., natural s.e. at left, striking appearance with ghost-like Mary and Baby Jesus, Very Fine and rare, the Datz book states only 10 examples are recorded (one faulty), we have not offered another in one of our auctions, accompanied by normal stamp

3,250
800
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671
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 671, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c Pledge of Allegiance Flag, Imperforate Pair (2593d), 29c Pledge of Allegiance Flag, Imperforate Pair (2593d)29c Pledge of Allegiance Flag, Imperforate Pair (2593d). Vertical strip of three from a booklet pane, Very Fine and rare, Datz states only 10 pairs are recorded, Power Search failed to find another offered in our auctions, listed as a pair in Scott and Datz but unpriced

E. 500-750
375
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672
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 672, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c Eagle & Shield, Brown Omitted, Die Cutting Omitted (2595c, 2595d), 29c Eagle & Shield, Brown Omitted, Die Cutting Omitted (2595c, 2595d)29c Eagle & Shield, Brown Omitted, Die Cutting Omitted (2595c, 2595d). Two complete booklets, first with all 17 stamps Brown omitted (2595c), light cover creasing along fold, Very Fine and scarce as a complete booklet, second booklet with die cutting omitted (2595d), one stamp faults from user unsuccessfully attempting to remove center strip (as they were designed, in order to be folded), Scott Retail as singles of Brown omitted and pane of die cutting omitted

5,575
850
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673
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 673, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c Love, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically, Green Omitted (2618a, 2618b), 29c Love, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically, Green Omitted (2618a, 2618b)29c Love, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically, Green Omitted (2618a, 2618b). Two Mint N.H. items, first horizontal strip of four, imperforate vertically, left pair normal color (2618a), right pair transitional with Green omitted from right stamp (2618b), also additional pair of No. 2618a with top selvage, Very Fine, the double error pair is very rare with only 5 reported by Datz, Scott Retail as three separate pairs

2,950
850
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674
P
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 674, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)1c-$5.00 Columbian Souvenir Sheets, Imperforate (2624P-2629P), 1c-$5.00 Columbian Souvenir Sheets, Imperforate (2624P-2629P)1c-$5.00 Columbian Souvenir Sheets, Imperforate (2624P-2629P). Complete set of six Mint N.H. sheets, No. 2624P light vertical crease, overall Very Fine and scarce, these come from the American Bank Note Co. archives and as such are not printers waste, listed in Scott in Essay and Proof section where priced at $750.00 each

4,500
1,000
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675
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 675, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c World War II, "1942: Into the Battle", Red Omitted (2697k), 29c World War II, "1942: Into the Battle", Red Omitted (2697k)29c World War II, "1942: Into the Battle", Red Omitted (2697k). Mint N.H. block of ten with plate no. 111(1)-1, striking color-missing error including the normal Red areas of action on the continents highlighted only in Dark Yellow, fresh and pristine

VERY FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED COLOR-OMITTED ERRORS OF THE WORLD WAR II 1942 50-YEAR ANNIVERSARY ISSUE.

Only one complete pane of two blocks of ten was discovered with the Red-omitted error. Ex Floyd. With 1994 P.S.E. certificate

5,000
1,700
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676
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 676, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c Minerals, Sliver Litho Omitted (2703b), 29c Minerals, Sliver Litho Omitted (2703b)29c Minerals, Sliver Litho Omitted (2703b). Mint N.H. top plate no. and Olympic Post Office Eagle block of eight, bottom row the error with each design missing the Silver litho of the title and denomination, top row normal, fresh and pristine

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED STRIPS OF FOUR OF THE 29-CENT MINERALS ISSUE WITH LITHOGRAPHED SILVER OMITTED. A RARITY OF MODERN ERROR COLLECTING.

This error is particularly desirable in a plate block of eight with four normal stamps showing the complete design. The Datz book states two strips of four are known, both in block format

7,750
2,900
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677
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 677, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo, Black Engraved Omitted (2704a), 29c Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo, Black Engraved Omitted (2704a)29c Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo, Black Engraved Omitted (2704a). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, one nibbed perf at right, still Very Fine, rare with only 10 recorded by Datz, normal stamp accompanies for comparison

2,000
300
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678
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 678, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c Wild Animals, Booklet Pane of Five, Imperforate (2709b), 29c Wild Animals, Booklet Pane of Five, Imperforate (2709b)29c Wild Animals, Booklet Pane of Five, Imperforate (2709b). Mint N.H. with plate no. at top, lightly creased between second and third stamps, Very Fine appearance and rare, Datz states only 8 panes are recorded

2,000
1,600
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679
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 679, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c Oregon Trail, Blue Litho Omitted (2747b), 29c Oregon Trail, Blue Litho Omitted (2747b)29c Oregon Trail, Blue Litho Omitted (2747b). Mint N.H., without a trace of Blue in the Pacific Ocean, Very Fine and rare, we have not offered another example in our auctions, with 2002 A.P.S. certificate, unlisted in Datz, listed but unpriced in Scott, accompanied by a normal stamp for comparison

E. 500-750
325
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680
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 680, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c National Postal Museum, Block of Four, Maroon & Black Engraved Omitted (2782b), 29c National Postal Museum, Block of Four, Maroon & Black Engraved Omitted (2782b)29c National Postal Museum, Block of Four, Maroon & Black Engraved Omitted (2782b). Mint N.H. plate no. block, vivid colors, tiny thin spot in selvage only at upper right, Very Fine, a rare plate block of the color-missing error on this popular issue, Datz states between 8-16 blocks of four are recorded though it is not clear how many of these are plate blocks, Scott Retail as block of four (plate block unpriced in Scott or Datz), accompanied by normal plate block

2,750
1,400
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681
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 681, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c National Postal Museum, Block of Four, Imperforate (2782c), 29c National Postal Museum, Block of Four, Imperforate (2782c)29c National Postal Museum, Block of Four, Imperforate (2782c). Mint N.H. plate no. block, fresh and Very Fine, a rare plate block of the imperforate error on this popular issue, Datz states only eight blocks of four are recorded, though it is not clear how many of these are plate blocks, Datz value as a plate block

3,000
950
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682
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 682, Modern Errors (Scott 2438e thru 2853b)29c Popular Singers, Pane of 20, Imperforate (2853b), 29c Popular Singers, Pane of 20, Imperforate (2853b)29c Popular Singers, Pane of 20, Imperforate (2853b). Mint N.H., containing four strips of the five different designs, seven single perf holes at far edge of right margin only, Very Fine, this is the unique example of this imperforate error, with 2004 A.P.S. certificate

4,600
9,000
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