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Sale 1209 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 22-23 October, 2019

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Category — Modern Errors

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1309
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1309, Modern Errors15c John Paul Jones, Finished Design, Imperforate Pair (1789Pg), 15c John Paul Jones, Finished Design, Imperforate Pair (1789Pg)15c John Paul Jones, Finished Design, Imperforate Pair (1789Pg). Mint N.H. bottom plate nos. and "Mr. Zip" block of 20, comprising the two bottom rows of the pane, fresh and Extremely Fine, these come from the American Bank Note Co. archives de-accession, Scott therefore lists them in the Proofs section, accompanied by a normal plate block, Scott Retail as ten pairs without premium for the plate block format

500
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1310
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1310, Modern Errors15c John Paul Jones, Imperforate Errors and Varieties (1789c, 1789Ad, 1789Pg), 15c John Paul Jones, Imperforate Errors and Varieties (1789c, 1789Ad, 1789Pg)15c John Paul Jones, Imperforate Errors and Varieties (1789c, 1789Ad, 1789Pg). Three pairs imperforate horizontally, also two singles imperforate horizontally (listed as pairs but with bottom margin sufficient to be clearly identifiable as the variety), block of four and pair finished design imperforate (from the American Bank Note Co. archives and listed in Proofs section), finally a pair with cross-gutter selvage, Very Fine group, the error pairs are priced in Scott from $115.00 to $125.00 each

E. 300-400
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1311
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1311, Modern Errors15c John Paul Jones, Perf 12 (1789B), 15c John Paul Jones, Perf 12 (1789B)15c John Paul Jones, Perf 12 (1789B). Mint N.H. with bottom color registration wide selvage, rich colors on bright paper

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED POSITION SINGLE OF THE RARE PERF 12 JOHN PAUL JONES ISSUE.

This issue was printed by the American Bank Note Company and perforated in three different formats: Perf 11 x 12 (Scott 1789), Perf 11 All Around (Scott 1789A) and Perf 12 All Around (Scott 1789B). It is believed that the USPS was unaware that there were different perforations. The Perf 12 All Around is by far the rarest.

With 1985 P.F. certificate

3,000
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1312
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1312, Modern Errors15c John Paul Jones, Perf 12 (1789B), 15c John Paul Jones, Perf 12 (1789B)15c John Paul Jones, Perf 12 (1789B). Mint N.H. with bottom "United States Postal Service 1979" wide selvage, well-centered, fresh colors and paper

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED POSITION SINGLE OF THE RARE PERF 12 JOHN PAUL JONES ISSUE.

This issue was printed by the American Bank Note Company and perforated in three different formats: Perf 11 x 12 (Scott 1789), Perf 11 All Around (Scott 1789A) and Perf 12 All Around (Scott 1789B). It is believed that the USPS was unaware that there were different perforations. The Perf 12 All Around is by far the rarest.

With 1983 P.F. certificate

3,000
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1313, Modern Errors15c John Paul Jones, Perf 12 (1789B), 15c John Paul Jones, Perf 12 (1789B)15c John Paul Jones, Perf 12 (1789B). Choice centering with wide margins, rich colors on bright paper, neat wavy-line machine cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB SOUND AND CENTERED USED EXAMPLE OF THE PERF 12 JOHN PAUL JONES ISSUE. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN IN USED CONDITION.

This issue was printed by the American Bank Note Company and perforated in three different formats: Perf 11 x 12 (Scott 1789), Perf 11 All Around (Scott 1789A) and Perf 12 All Around (Scott 1789B). It is believed that the USPS was unaware that there were different perforations. The Perf 12 All Around is by far the rarest and used copies are particularly rare.

With 1986 P.F. certificate

3,500
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1314
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1314, Modern Errors, 12c Freedom of Conscience, Untagged, "PRESORTED/FIRST CLASS" (1816a var). Mint N.H. joint line pair, fresh and Very Fine, very rare, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate, listed and priced in Scott as a footnote

2,250
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1315
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1315, Modern Errors22c 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. pair with bottom left corner selvage, both stamps with a few flecks of litho color left by the tagging roller (as described in Datz), Very Fine, a striking and outstanding color-missing error, only 46 are recorded in Datz, all from one part pane, this pair represents only the second and third examples listed in Power Search, with 1994 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

4,000
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1316
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1316, Modern Errors19c Fawn, Red Omitted (2479b), 19c Fawn, Red Omitted (2479b)19c Fawn, Red Omitted (2479b). Mint N.H. bottom right corner "Use Correct Zip Code" block of six, colors that are present are misregistered, Extremely Fine, a striking error and very rare as a "Zip" block, Datz states 100 examples reported, with 2002 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles without premium for the position

3,000
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1317
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1317, Modern Errors25c Greetings, All Colors Omitted (2515b), 25c Greetings, All Colors Omitted (2515b)25c Greetings, All Colors Omitted (2515b). Mint N.H. complete pane of 50, right vertical row of five the errors with all colors omitted, the row next to it has small portions of the design printed, the other 40 stamps are normal, Very Fine, a striking and rare error, this is the first we have offered, with 1995 P.F. certificate, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 1,000-1,500
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1318
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1318, Modern Errors29c Wonders of the Sea, Imperforate (2866b), 29c Wonders of the Sea, Imperforate (2866b)29c Wonders of the Sea, Imperforate (2866b). Mint N.H. complete pane of 24 with plate nos. at top and bottom and value indicator at right, rich colors, fresh and Extremely Fine, Datz states about 60 blocks reported, accompanied by normal pane, Scott does not list or price this as a plate block, Datz price as four plate blocks and two blocks

3,400
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1319
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1319, Modern Errors32c Civil War Se-Tenant Pane of 20, Imperforate (2975w), 32c Civil War Se-Tenant Pane of 20, Imperforate (2975w)32c Civil War Se-Tenant Pane of 20, Imperforate (2975w). Mint N.H. with plate no. S1111, Position six from the sheet of six panes, Extremely Fine

1,000
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1320
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1320, Modern Errors32c 1996 Summer Olympics, Se-Tenant Pane of 20, Imperforate (3068u), 32c 1996 Summer Olympics, Se-Tenant Pane of 20, Imperforate (3068u)32c 1996 Summer Olympics, Se-Tenant Pane of 20, Imperforate (3068u). Mint N.H., Very Fine, accompanied by normal pane

700
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1321
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1321, Modern Errors$3.50 Capitol, Pair, Die Cutting Omitted (3472a), $3.50 Capitol, Pair, Die Cutting Omitted (3472a)$3.50 Capitol, Pair, Die Cutting Omitted (3472a). Mint N.H. bottom right corner plate no. B1111 block of four, Very Fine, scarce with only 20 pairs reported in Datz, accompanied by normal plate no. pair, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 500-750
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1322, Modern ErrorsThe Art of Magic (Forever) Souvenir Sheet, Die Cutting Omitted (5306b), The Art of Magic (Forever) Souvenir Sheet, Die Cutting Omitted (5306b)The Art of Magic (Forever) Souvenir Sheet, Die Cutting Omitted (5306b). Souvenir sheet of three without die cuts, Very Fine, Linn's Stamp News reported that approximately 50 of the error sheets were sold from the USPS window at the August 2018 APS Stampshow (unintentionally), it is unknown how many might exist in total but consultations with dealers indicate that may have been the total supply

E. 500-750
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1323
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Modern Errors, Balance of a Collection. Approximately 40 items in an album, both singles and multiples, the vast majority are listed errors, also a few unlisted items and a few freaks, nice range of errors with Scott Retail up to $850.00, some of the better items include Nos. 1340a, 1362b, 1470b, 1488b, 1547b, 1610b, 1926a pair, 1934b, 2031a, 2354b block of four, 3069a complete pane, C84a, J91a, others, also a Recalled Legends of the West pane, Very Fine collection balance, many items are accompanied by P.F. certificates, Scott Retail not counting the freaks and unlisted items more than $12,000.00

E. 3,000-4,000
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1324
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Modern Errors Small Group. Eight items, including Nos. 1332 with red on flag omitted, 1509b, 1608a, 1731c, 1951c, 2015c, plus others, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
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