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U.S.A. Varieties/Errors
Lot No Type Description Price
17694 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
17597 VAR image U.S.A. (1959) Statue of Liberty*. Scott No C58. Yvert No PA58. Nice perforation shift through the face value.
AVAILABLE AT $30
14314 VAR image U.S.A. (1962) Riverboat on Mississippi*. Louisiana statehood issue misperforated so "LOUISIANA" appears 1/2 at top and 1/2 at bottom of stamp. Scott No 1197, Yvert No 730.
AVAILABLE AT $20
14852 VAR image U.S.A. (1962) George Washington*. Scott No 1213a. Yvert No 741. Attractive error: miscut stamp pane of 5 with label.
AVAILABLE AT $40
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
12877 VAR image ETATS UNIS (1968) L'annonciation*. Yvert No 867. Scott No 1363. Détail de la peinture de Jan Van Eyck. Variété de couleur: le visage et les main sont pâles est presque blancs au lieu de jaune.
AVAILABLE AT $60
16208 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
15212 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
15213 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
15214 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
15519 VAR image U.S.A. (1973) Airplane*. Scott No C78. Yvert No PA74. Nice perforation error in margin block of 6 utting through the wing of the airplane. **. Hard to find!
AVAILABLE AT $65
15588 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
17732 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
15593 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
3664 VAR image U.S.A. (1977) Butterflies*. Plate number block of 6 misperforated so that the value and part of the upper stamp appears at the top instead of the bottom. Scott Nos 1712-5, Yvert Nos 1160-3. Spectacular error!
AVAILABLE AT $325
460 VAR image U.S.A. (1978) Wright Brothers*. Scott No C91-2. Yvert No PA85-6. Dramatic color shift in pair, causing a double appearance of the faces. Superb error!
AVAILABLE AT $120
11673 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
10865 VAR image U.S.A. (1979) Martin Luther King* and Civil Rights Marchers*. Nobel Prize. Superb color shift in pair. **.
AVAILABLE AT $50
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
11813 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
13336 VAR image U.S.A. (1981) Rose*. Camellia*. Dahlia*. Lily*. Perforation shift resulting in top 9mm of stamp in selvage! Scott No 1879a, Yvert Nos 1308-11.
AVAILABLE AT $140
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
12887 VAR image U.S.A. (1989) Sleigh filled with toys*. Vertical misperforation resulting in about 1/4 of next stamp included. Scott No 2428, Yvert No 1879.
AVAILABLE AT $30
10223 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
14383 VAR image U.S.A. (1993) Saturn*. Rockets*. Vertical misperforation with part of adjacent stamp attached. Scott No 2741, Yvert No 2132.
AVAILABLE AT $75
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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