Sale Number: 468
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1975 Rarities of the World

1922 and Later Issues
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
172 ogbl 2c Carmine, Imperf. Vertically (554a). Right Plate No. 15749 Block of Nine, Mint, horizontal perfs. run diagonally but trimmed to normal block shape, trivial light crease affects three stamps, Possibly Unique as a Plate Block, A Spectacular Rarity (Image Magnifier)

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E. 500-750 650
173 ogbl $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Arrow & Double Plate No. Block of Eight, Mint, Well Centered, usual natural gum bends, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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2,000 2,000
174 P 1c-5c Lexington-Concord (617P-619P). Large Die Proofs Die Sunk on 8 x 5" Cards, Very Fine & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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1,200 900
174A P 5c Ericsson (628P). Large Die Proof on India, Die sunk on 8 x 6" card Very Fine & Rare

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450 350
175 ogbl 2c Carmine, Ty. II (634A). Bottom Left Plate No. 19744 Block, Fine-Very Fine, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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900 600
176 og 2c Von Steuben, Imperforate (689a). Horiz. Pair with Left Sheet Margin, few gum wrinkles as nearly always, one a trifle heavy, nevertheless Very Fine, Rare Error (Image Magnifier)

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1,750 1,100
177 ogbl 2c Yorktown, Imperforate Vertically (703c). The Unique Center Line & Right Arrow Block of Ten, small thin in selvedge only, far from design, Fine-Very Fine, A Spectacular & Handsome Rarity of which one sheet of 50 was ever found (Image Magnifier)

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8,000 5,250
178 P 3c William Penn, Large Die Proof on India (724P). Die Sunk on 6 x 8" card, Very Fine

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500 400
179 P 3c Daniel Webster Large Die Proof on India, (725P). Die sunk on 6 x 8" card, Very Fine, Rare

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500 400
180 og 5c Kosciuszko, Imperf. Vertically (734a). Mint Block, Very Fine & Very Rare (Image Magnifier)

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2,000 1,550
181 og 11/2 Presidential, Vertical Pair with Horiz. Gutter Between (805 var.). Cpl. Miscut Sheet of 100, Without Plate No., Part Stamps Top & Bottom with Complete Row of Ten Error Pairs, some minor reinforcing & separation not affecting the Gutter Pairs, Very Fine, Possibly Unique as Sheet

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1,500 750
182 ogbl $1.00 Presidential, Imperf. Horizontally (832a). Bottom Right Corner Block, Very Fine, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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800 700
183 og $5.00 Presidential (834). Cpl. Sheet of 100, some selvedge creases & small separations not affecting the Double Plate No. Block, which is Very Fine, others 90% Very Fine

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6,550 6,000
184 og 4c McDowell, Imp.erforate Horizontally (1138a). Mint Vertical Strip of Three, centered to left as are all known of these errors, Fine & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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1,350 800
185 ogbl 5c Florida, Yellow Omitted (1271a). Top Margin Block, Mint, Very Fine, Rare Error

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E. 750-1,000 650
185A og 1c Green Coil, Imperforate (1299b). Mint Strip of Four, Very Fine, Rare, Listed but Unpriced (Image Magnifier)

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E. 750-1,000 950
186 og 4c Black Coil, Imperforate (1303b). Mint Strip of Three, Fine & Rare, Listed but Unpriced (Image Magnifier)

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E. 350-500 260
187 og 6c Hemisfair, White Omitted, ("6c", Converging Lines) (1304a). Mint, Very Fine, Rare Error (Image Magnifier)

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750 650
188 og 6c Waterfowl Conservation, Vertical Pair Imperf. Between (1362a). Mint, Very Fine & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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600 450
189 ogbl 8c Tom Sawyer, Yellow & Gray Colors Omitted (1470 var.). Mint Margin Block, Very Fine, Very Rare Unlisted Variety, Only one sheet of 50 known (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 1,250
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