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Sale 1145 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 December, 2016

Category — Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
509
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 509, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)5c Overrun Nations, Double Impressions (909a, 910a, 911a, 914a, 919a), 5c Overrun Nations, Double Impressions (909a, 910a, 911a, 914a, 919a)5c Overrun Nations, Double Impressions (909a, 910a, 911a, 914a, 919a). Mint N.H. singles of Poland, Czechoslovakia, Norway, Belgium and Austria, each with clear double impression of the country name, a couple displaced enough that the name is not even legible, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, an interesting group, each with P.S.E. or P.F. certificate, Scott Retail counting Austria at $225.00 (it is unpriced in Scott)

1,500
850
510
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 510, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)3c Liberty, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1035b), 3c Liberty, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1035b)3c Liberty, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1035b). Rich color, perfs clear of design all around, fresh and Fine, extremely rare, listed in Scott only as part of a booklet pane (error caused by a foldover), with 1973 A.P.S. certificate, Datz value for one pair

2,000
5,500
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511
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 511, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)3c Liberty, Imperforate (1035f), 3c Liberty, Imperforate (1035f)3c Liberty, Imperforate (1035f). Mint N.H. vertical pair, slight paper adherence on gum in top margin, deep rich color, Extremely Fine and very rare, the Datz book reports only 5-10 pairs, we have not offered another at auction since keeping computerized records

2,400
2,300
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512
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 512, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)4c Lincoln, Misperfed (1036 var), 4c Lincoln, Misperfed (1036 var)4c Lincoln, Misperfed (1036 var). Top left corner plate no. 26133 block of 25, dramatic foldover at top left affecting plate block and causing margin to be trimmed incorrectly, Very Fine and very unusual, also including booklet pane of 8c Eisenhower (1395d) which is misperfed thru middle

E. 300-400
750
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513
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 513, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)1c Washington Coil, Imperforate Pair (1054c, formerly 1054b), 1c Washington Coil, Imperforate Pair (1054c, formerly 1054b)1c Washington Coil, Imperforate Pair (1054c, formerly 1054b). Strip of three, center and right stamps Mint N.H., bright color, large margins, Very Fine and rare, the Datz book records only 13 pairs and a used strip of four, the last pair we offered realized $5,000.00 in our Sale 959 in 2008, Scott Retail as a pair without premium for the left (hinged) stamp

3,000
5,250
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514
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 514, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)2c Jefferson Coil, Imperforate Pair (1055c, 1055d), 2c Jefferson Coil, Imperforate Pair (1055c, 1055d)2c Jefferson Coil, Imperforate Pair (1055c, 1055d). Three Mint N.H. pairs, first "Riverdale Md." precancel as listed (1055c), second and third without precancel (1055d), large margins throughout, fresh colors, Very Fine and choice

1,225
375
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515
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 515, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)3c Liberty Coil, Imperforate Pair (1057b), 3c Liberty Coil, Imperforate Pair (1057b)3c Liberty Coil, Imperforate Pair (1057b). Mint N.H., deep rich color, Very Fine, a scarce error, the Datz book states 30 pairs are reported

1,750
700
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516
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 516, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)4c San Martin, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1125a), 4c San Martin, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1125a)4c San Martin, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1125a). Two pairs, first Mint N.H., left perfs in cutting off "C" at top left, Fine and unusual with the "small" left stamp, second pair barely hinged (if at all), even more unusual left vertical perfs which go through "HA" at top and with s.e. at left margin, Very Fine, Datz states 20 pairs are reported, these are both unlike others we have offered

1,800
325
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517
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 517, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)4c Masaryk, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (1147a), 4c Masaryk, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (1147a)4c Masaryk, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (1147a). Mint N.H., fresh and Extremely Fine, a very rare perforation error, the Datz book records only 10 pairs, we have not offered another since keeping computerized records, with 1973 A.P.S. (for a block of four) and 1991 P.F. certificates

2,250
750
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518
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 518, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)4c Water Conservation, Brown Orange Omitted (1150a), 4c Water Conservation, Brown Orange Omitted (1150a)4c Water Conservation, Brown Orange Omitted (1150a). With wide right selvage, three-quarters of stamp missing all printing and entire stamp missing Brown Orange, caused by a piece of paper adhering to the top of the sheet during printing

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE EARLIEST AND RAREST COLOR-OMITTED ERRORS. ONLY FOUR EXAMPLES ARE KNOWN TO EXIST FROM ONE SHEET.

Ex Floyd. With 1997 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,500
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519
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 519, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)4c Winslow Homer, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1207a), 4c Winslow Homer, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1207a)4c Winslow Homer, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1207a). With top plate no. 27381 selvage, lightly hinged, deep rich colors on bright paper, perfs angled to in at bottom of left stamp, right stamp wide margins all around

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY PLATE NUMBER PAIR AMONG THE FOUR KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE 4-CENT WINSLOW HOMER IMPERFORATE-BETWEEN ERROR.

Three of the four recorded examples of this error rarity have misaligned perforations on at least one side. This is the only pair with a plate number

7,000
2,000
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520
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 520, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)5c Flag over White House, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1208b), 5c Flag over White House, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1208b)5c Flag over White House, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1208b). Mint N.H. transitional strip of five, the right pair the error, fresh and bright, Fine-Very Fine, an extremely rare error with only 3-4 pairs recorded by Datz, this is the first we have offered in one of our auctions, with 1983 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,200
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521
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 521, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)5c Dark Blue Gray, Booklet Pane of Six, Imperforate Between Vertically (1213d), 5c Dark Blue Gray, Booklet Pane of Six, Imperforate Between Vertically (1213d)5c Dark Blue Gray, Booklet Pane of Six, Imperforate Between Vertically (1213d). Mint N.H. pane containing one complete error pair, the result of a miscut, Very Fine, a striking and scarce error, these occurred due to miscuts or foldovers, the Beutel collection (Siegel Sale 991) contained two booklet panes with errors due to foldovers, accompanied by back cover and interleaving

1,750
1,400
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522
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 522, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)5c American Music, Blue Omitted (1252a), 5c American Music, Blue Omitted (1252a)5c American Music, Blue Omitted (1252a). Mint N.H., well-centered, Very Fine and scarce example of one of the earliest color-missing errors, Datz states 20-40 examples are reported, accompanied by normal stamp

700
325
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523
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 523, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)15c Oliver Wendell Holmes, Booklet Pane of Eight, Imperforate Between Vertically (1288Be), 15c Oliver Wendell Holmes, Booklet Pane of Eight, Imperforate Between Vertically (1288Be)15c Oliver Wendell Holmes, Booklet Pane of Eight, Imperforate Between Vertically (1288Be). Mint N.H., folded along perfs between second and third pairs as always but perfs are still intact and strong, Very Fine and rare, the only other example we have offered was from the Beutel collection in 2010 (Siegel Sale 991)

1,750
600
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524
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 524, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)6c Roosevelt Vertical Coil, Imperforate Pair (1298a), 6c Roosevelt Vertical Coil, Imperforate Pair (1298a)6c Roosevelt Vertical Coil, Imperforate Pair (1298a). Mint N.H., fresh and Extremely Fine, a scarce error pair, the Datz book states only 25-30 are known

1,750
425
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525
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 525, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)4c Lincoln Coil, Imperforate Pair (1303b), 4c Lincoln Coil, Imperforate Pair (1303b)4c Lincoln Coil, Imperforate Pair (1303b). Mint N.H., large margins, Extremely Fine, Datz reports 100 pairs known

650
250
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526
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 526, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)5c Washington Coil, Original and Redrawn, Imperforate Pairs (1304b, 1304e, 1304Cd), 5c Washington Coil, Original and Redrawn, Imperforate Pairs (1304b, 1304e, 1304Cd)5c Washington Coil, Original and Redrawn, Imperforate Pairs (1304b, 1304e, 1304Cd). Three pairs, first two Mint N.H., one of original design with "Mount Pleasant IA" precancel as listed, the redrawn error is a joint line pair (either dull gum or without gum), large margins, Extremely Fine trio

2,000
550
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527
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 527, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)$1.00 Eugene O'Neill Coil, Imperforate Pair (1305Cd), $1.00 Eugene O'Neill Coil, Imperforate Pair (1305Cd)$1.00 Eugene O'Neill Coil, Imperforate Pair (1305Cd). Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine, the Datz book states only 50 pairs reported

1,500
500
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528
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 528, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)5c United States Servicemen and Savings Bonds, Red, Dark Blue & Black Omitted (1320b), 5c United States Servicemen and Savings Bonds, Red, Dark Blue & Black Omitted (1320b)5c United States Servicemen and Savings Bonds, Red, Dark Blue & Black Omitted (1320b). Mint N.H. with top selvage (hinged in selvage only), Very Fine example of this dramatic and extremely rare color-omitted error, Datz records only six examples, ex Weisman and Floyd, with 1975 A.P.S. and 1994 P.S.E. certificates, accompanied by normal stamp

4,000
2,000
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529
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 529, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)5c United States Servicemen and Savings Bonds, Dark Blue Omitted (1320c), 5c United States Servicemen and Savings Bonds, Dark Blue Omitted (1320c)5c United States Servicemen and Savings Bonds, Dark Blue Omitted (1320c). Mint N.H. pair, top stamp the error completely missing engraved Dark Blue and mostly missing Black and Red as well, bottom stamp missing portion of design at top left, caused by a piece of paper adhering to the sheet during printing, Very Fine example of this dramatic and extremely rare color-omitted error, Datz states "at least two" in existence though when this was sold in the Shreves Floyd sale it was believed to be unique, ex Floyd, illustrated in Datz, with 1990 P.F. certificate

5,000
3,250
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530
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 530, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)5c Davy Crockett, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (1330a), 5c Davy Crockett, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (1330a)5c Davy Crockett, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (1330a). Mint N.H., fresh colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE DAVY CROCKETT COMMEMORATIVE VERTICAL PAIR, IMPERFORATE BETWEEN.

The Datz book records only 3-5 examples, making this one of the rarest modern perforation errors. We have not offered another since keeping computerized records

7,500
5,750
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531
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 531, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)6c, 8c Flag over White House, Perforation and Color-Omitted Errors (1338k/1338Fp), 6c, 8c Flag over White House, Perforation and Color-Omitted Errors (1338k/1338Fp)6c, 8c Flag over White House, Perforation and Color-Omitted Errors (1338k/1338Fp). Album page with nine errors plus one freak, nice range of imperforate errors and one color-omitted error, Scott Retail values up to $350.00, Very Fine group

1,510
375
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532
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 532, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)6c Disney, Perforation and Color-Omitted Errors (1355a, 1355b, 1355c), 6c Disney, Perforation and Color-Omitted Errors (1355a, 1355b, 1355c)6c Disney, Perforation and Color-Omitted Errors (1355a, 1355b, 1355c). Three Mint N.H. errors, single with Ocher omitted (1355a), vertical pair imperforate horizontally (1355b) and imperforate pair (1355c), fresh and bright, Very Fine trio, No. 1355b is scarce with 50 pairs reported, No. 1355c with 1976 P.F. certificate

1,375
475
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533
nh
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 533, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)6c Disney, Black Omitted (1355d), 6c Disney, Black Omitted (1355d)6c Disney, Black Omitted (1355d). Mint N.H., glowing color which is quite striking without the contrast of the missing Black, Very Fine and rare, the Datz book states only 35 reported, we have not offered another in our auctions since keeping computerized records

1,750
1,000
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534
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 534, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)6c Disney, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1355e), 6c Disney, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1355e)6c Disney, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (1355e). Lightly hinged, well-centered, bright colors

VERY FINE. ONE OF ONLY FIVE EXAMPLES OF THE 6-CENT DISNEY HORIZONTAL PAIR IMPERFORATE-BETWEEN ERROR. MISSING FROM EVEN THE MOST ADVANCED ERROR COLLECTIONS.

The Datz book records only five pairs. This is only the second we have offered since keeping computerized records

4,000
5,000
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535
og
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 535, Modern Errors (Scott 909a thru 1355f)6c Disney, Blue Omitted (1355f), 6c Disney, Blue Omitted (1355f)6c Disney, Blue Omitted (1355f). Mint N.H., choice centering on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, the Datz book states only 35 reported, with 1974 A.P.S. certificate, Power Search contains only one other example

1,750
1,100
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