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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
971 VAR image U.S.A. (1952) Grand Coulee dam*. Misperforation resulting in bottom of stamp appearing at top. Scott No 1009, Yvert No 560.
AVAILABLE AT $40
2974 VAR image U.S.A. (1953) General Patton*. Tank*. Pair with 3mm vertical perforation shift. Scott No 1026.
AVAILABLE AT $40
1 VAR image U.S.A. (1954) Man sowing*. Scotts Bluff*. Scott No 1060. Yvert No 583. Nebraska Territory Centenary. Perforation Shift barely severing the sower's head! Attractive error!
AVAILABLE AT $30
1157 VAR image U.S.A. (1954) Lewis & Clark expedition*. Horizontal perforation shift cutting off part of bottom of stamp. Scott No 1063.
AVAILABLE AT $40
3365 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
1349 VAR image U.S.A. (1956) Devil's tower*. Vertical perforation shift cutting off right side of stamp. Scott No 1084.
AVAILABLE AT $40
941 VAR image U.S.A. (1960) Water* dropping off leaf*. Water reservoir*. Perforation shift resulting in the inscription at the bottom appearing at the top. Scott No 1150. Yvert No 684. 7th Watershed Congress.
AVAILABLE AT $30
1968 VAR image U.S.A. (1960) Franklin credo*. Horizontal perforation shift resulting in top 1/4 of stamp appearing at bottom. Scott No 1140. Fear to do ill, and you need fear Nought else.
AVAILABLE AT $50
14863 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
2242 VAR image U.S.A. (1963) Sciences*. Perforation shift splitting the stamp practically in half. Scott No 1237.
AVAILABLE AT $50
2842 VAR image U.S.A. (1967) Boat in Erie Canal*. Vertical misperforation resulting in splitting of value. Scott No 1325, Yvert No 828.
AVAILABLE AT $50
3372 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
5934 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
12878 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
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
404 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
489 VAR image U.S.A. (1973) Amadeor Giannini*. Vertical misperforation resulting in first name appearing on the right. Scott No 1400. Founder of Bank of America.
AVAILABLE AT $40
6562 VAR U.S.A. (1973) Boston Tea Party*. Block of 4 missing the color black (litho). Scott No 1483c. APS photo certificate. image (Image b) (Image c)
AVAILABLE AT $550
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
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
834 VAR image U.S.A. (1975) Christmas card (Louis Prang)*. Angel ringing a bell*. Delightful diagonal misperforation. Yvert No 1068. Scott No 1580.
AVAILABLE AT $40
870 VAR image U.S.A. (1975) D.W. Griffith*. Camera*. Shift of the color dark brown in a plate block of 4, resulting in a double image, especially noticeable in the inscription. Yvert No 1053. Scott No 1555.
AVAILABLE AT $80
2337 VAR image U.S.A. (1975) Pioneer 10* passing Jupiter*. Color shift resulting in double image of Jupiter and its moons. Scott No 1556. Yvert No 1044.
AVAILABLE AT $40
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
7779 VAR image U.S.A. (1976) Piano*. Coil pair with image displacement causing part of the inscription to appear at the top. Scott No 1615C.
AVAILABLE AT $15
7780 VAR image U.S.A. (1976) Piano*. Coil strip of 4 imperf between stamps 2-3. Scott No 1615Ce.
AVAILABLE AT $25
7781 VAR image U.S.A. (1976) Piano*. Coil pair partially imperf between (1 pinhole). Scott No 1615Ce.
AVAILABLE AT $20
107 VAR image ETATS UNIS (1977) Leather worker*. Horizontal misperforation chopping off top of stamp. Scott No 1720.
AVAILABLE AT $40
2822 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
2719 VAR image U.S.A. (1978) Giant Sequoia*. White Pine*. White Oak*. Gray Birch*. Scott No 1767a. Yvert No 1222-5. Perforation error in block cutting through the bottom of the trees. Spectacular!
AVAILABLE AT $160
3688 VAR image U.S.A. (1978) Barred owl*. Great horned owl*. Doubling of image caused by a shift of the color brown in se-tenant pair. Scott Nos 1762-3
AVAILABLE AT $60
4886 VAR image U.S.A. (1978) George M. Cohan*. Superb misperforation splitting the stamp in half! Scott No 1756.
AVAILABLE AT $40
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
957 VAR image U.S.A. (1979) Toleware*. Vertical misperforation in set of 4 causing part of the inscription to appear on the opposite side. Scott Nos 1775-8.
AVAILABLE AT $30
1511 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
943 VAR image U.S.A. (1981) Rachel Carson*. Vertical misperforation in pair cutting the right side of each stamp off. Scott No 1857, Yvert No 1317.
AVAILABLE AT $75
3246 VAR image U.S.A. (1981) US architecture. Horizontal misperforation in zip block of 4 causing the tops of the buildings to appear at the bottom. Scott Nos 1928-31, Yvert Nos 1344-7.
AVAILABLE AT $75
5072 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
5073 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
13324 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
141 VAR image U.S.A. (1982) Bighorn sheep*. Misperforation in pair cutting through the head of left stamp. Scott No 1949a, Yvert No 1373.
AVAILABLE AT $30
3247 VAR image U.S.A. (1982) Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright*. Horizontal misperforation causing the value to appear at the top. Scott No 2019.
AVAILABLE AT $25
3248 VAR image U.S.A. (1982) Illinois Institute of Technology by van der Rohe*. Horizontal misperforation causing the value to appear at the top. Scott No 2020.
AVAILABLE AT $25
3249 VAR image U.S.A. (1982) Gropius house*. Horizontal misperforation causing the value to appear at the top. Scott No 2021.
AVAILABLE AT $25
7732 VAR image U.S.A. (1982) Igor STRAVINSKY*. Misperforation in margin block of 4 resulting in stamps being cut in half. Yvert No 1462. Scott No 1845. Stunning!
AVAILABLE AT $200
3559 VAR image U.S.A. (1983) Signature of Paris Treaty*. Scott No 2052. Yvert No 1494. Nice perforation shift separating the heads of treaty signers from their bodies!
AVAILABLE AT $50
4042 VAR image U.S.A. (1983) Charles Steinmetz*. Nikola Tesla*. Horizontal misperforation causing the se-tenant pair to be split in half. Scott Nos 2055,2057.
AVAILABLE AT $100
2947 VAR image U.S.A. (1984) Harry Truman*. Horizontal misperforation putting part of Truman's head on the top of the stamp. Scott No 1862.
AVAILABLE AT $40
505 VAR image U.S.A. (1985) J.J. Audubon*. Vertical misperforation resulting in part of Audubon's head appearing at right. Scott No 1863, Yvert No 1565.
AVAILABLE AT $60
1070 VAR image U.S.A. (1985) Rural electrification*. Misperforation resulting in bottom of stamp appearing at top. Scott No 2144.
AVAILABLE AT $40
1351 VAR image U.S.A. (1985) Duck decoys*. Vertical misperforation cutting the value in half. Scott No 2141a.
AVAILABLE AT $75
1760 VAR image U.S.A. (1985) Alden Partridge*. Vertical misperforation resulting in part of Partridge's head appearing on the opposite side of the stamp. Scott No 1854. Partridge established several military academies in the USA.
AVAILABLE AT $25
1889 VAR image U.S.A. (1987) Enrico Caruso*. Misperforation resulting in bottom of stamp appearing at top. Scott No 2250.
AVAILABLE AT $30
5161 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
430 VAR image U.S.A. (1991) Tractor trailer*. Misperforation in pair resulting in one front wheel appearing in the other stamp. Scott No 2457.
AVAILABLE AT $30
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
14396 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
1328 VAR image U.S.A. (1996) Yellow rose*. Imperforate pair horizontally miscut in and missing die cuts. Scott No 3054, Yvert No 2568. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $50
1329 VAR image U.S.A. (1996) Yellow rose*. Strip pf 3 horizontally miscut in and missing die cuts. Scott No 3054, Yvert No 2568. Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $75
4330 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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