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U.S.A. Varieties/Errors
Lot No Type Description Price
17645 VAR image U.S.A. (1901) Train*. Interesting variant (O) with central vignette shifted down so part of the image intrudes on the frame. Scott No 294, Yvert No 139.
AVAILABLE AT $20
1735 VAR image ETATS UNIS (1951) Soldat* et vétéran* de l'United Confederate Veterans". Yvert No 549. Scott No 998. Dernière réunion des vétérans de l'Armée confédérée. Superbe piquage à cheval. **.
AVAILABLE AT $50
3319 VAR image U.S.A. (1955) Globes*. Orbits*. Horizontal misperforation resulting in lettering at bottom appearing at top of stamp. Atoms for Peace issue. Scott No 1070, Yvert No 597.
AVAILABLE AT $75
3210 VAR image U.S.A. (1966) Frank Lloyd Wright*. Guggenheim Museum*. Misperforation resulting in name appearing at the bottom instead of the top of the stamp. Scott No 1280, Yvert No 794.
AVAILABLE AT $12
3327 VAR image U.S.A. (1967) Francis Parkman*. Vertical strip of 5 misperforated, cutting the name "Francis" in half. Also slightly misperforated horizontally. Scott No 1261, Yvert No 818. Parkman is best known for his historical works on North America, but was also a noted horticulturalist.
AVAILABLE AT $40
5748 VAR image U.S.A. (1968) Lucy Stone*. Nice variety with perforation shift so that "Lucy Stone" appears at the top of the stamp instead of the bottom. Scott No 1293, Yvert No 824a. Stone was a famous suffragette and campaigned for women'srights and against slavery.
AVAILABLE AT $60
16180 VAR image U.S.A. (1968) American flag*. White House*. Scott No 1338. Yvert No 842. Nice perforation error in plate block of 4: the margin by the plate block is imperforate! **.
AVAILABLE AT $100
409 VAR image U.S.A. (1973) Robinson Jeffers*, poet. Man* and children* of Carmel with burro*. Scott No 1485. Yvert No 1002. Superb perforation error cutting through the poet's forehead! **. Hard to find!
AVAILABLE AT $40
15196 VAR image U.S.A. (1973) Jefferson Memorial* and signature*. Scott No 1510. Yvert No 1008. Perforation shift. The inscription of the country name and face value now appear on the top. **. Hard to find!
AVAILABLE AT $15
15197 VAR image U.S.A. (1973) Jefferson Memorial* and signature*. Scott No 1520. Yvert No 1008a. Perforation shift and miscut in coil pair. **. Superb!
AVAILABLE AT $40
15198 VAR image U.S.A. (1973) Jefferson Memorial* and signature*. Scott No 1520. Yvert No 1008a. Superb error: miscut and imperforate coil pair. **. Unlike France, the United States does not intentionally print imperforates for each issue.
AVAILABLE AT $65
15494 VAR image U.S.A. (1973) Airplane*. Scott No C78. Yvert No PA74. Nice perforation error in margin block of 6 cutting through the wing of the airplane. **. Hard to find!
AVAILABLE AT $65
15559 VAR image U.S.A. (1973) Postrider* on horse* announcing mail arrival with bugle*. Scott No 1478. Yvert No 978. American Bicentennial: Colonial Communications issue. Dramatic shift of the color black in plate number block of 4 resulting in double image. **.
AVAILABLE AT $120
17679 VAR image U.S.A. (1973) Train*. Airplanes*. Mail delivery trucks*. Letters*. Scott No 1511. Yvert No 1010. Zip Code. Superb color shift creating a double image of the train. **. Hard to find!
AVAILABLE AT $40
105 VAR image U.S.A. (1974) Oxen* pulling covered wagon*. Scott No 1542. Yvert No 1029. First Kentucky settlement at Fort Harrod. Shift of the color orange. **.
AVAILABLE AT $30
15564 VAR image U.S.A. (1975) Military uniforms*. Bicentennial emblem*. Scott No 1565-8. Yvert No 1055-8. Impressive shift of the colors black and yellow in margin block resulting in double image of the soldiers. **.
AVAILABLE AT $90
2853 VAR image ETATS UNIS (1977) Urne* pour les votes de l'élection générale. Yvert No 1182. Scott No 1584. Le vote libre. Jolie variété de piquage en bloc de 6. **.
AVAILABLE AT $120
11632 VAR image U.S.A. (1978) Performer in top hat and cane*. Misperforation error so that part of the next stamp in the block appears on this stamp. Scott No 1750, Yvert No 1196. Hard to find!
AVAILABLE AT $60
1570 VAR image U.S.A. (1979) R. F. Kennedy*. Vertical misperforation resulting in Kennedy's nose appearing on the left. Scott No 1770, Yvert No 1233.
AVAILABLE AT $20
4946 VAR image U.S.A. (1981) Barrel cactus*. Horizontal misperforation resulting in name appearing at top of stamp instead of bottom. Scott No 1942, Yvert No 1368.
AVAILABLE AT $80
4947 VAR image U.S.A. (1981b) Saguaro cactus*. Misperforation resulting in removal of wording at bottom and imperforate at top. Scott No 1945, Yvert No 1371.
AVAILABLE AT $75
11792 VAR image U.S.A. (1981) George Mason*. Horizontal misperforation resulting in the value appearing at the top of the stamp instead of the bottom. Mason is considered the father of the US Bill of Rights. He also tried to ban the importation of slaves from Africa, although he was a slaveholder himself. Scott No 1858, Yvert No 1318.
AVAILABLE AT $40
5030 VAR image ETATS UNIS (1989a) Stégosaure. Scott No 2424. Superbe variété: sans la couleur noire. La valeur faciale "25" et le nom du pays "U.S.A." ont disparus! **. Pièce d'exposition!
AVAILABLE AT $300
10232 VAR image U.S.A. (1992) Wild flowers: Twinflower*, Sunflower*, Bunchberry*, Pasqueflower*, Plains prickly pear, Moss Campoin*. Scott No 2665-6, 2675-6, 2686-7. Yvert No 2067-8, 2077-8, 2087-8. Fantastic perforation error in a block of 6 wildflowers. First, two rows of perforations cut into 2 of the stamps, then, the vertical perforations are very odd too as the sheet seems to have gone though the perforation machine twice leaving ten 40mm high vertical holes rather than perforations. A magnificent showpiece!
AVAILABLE AT $150
4250 VAR image U.S.A. (1999) Rose*. Pair from booklet pane, imperforate between. Scott No 3052i. US stamps are not issued imperforate. A recent discovery - rare!
AVAILABLE AT $275

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