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Sale 428 — 1973 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 22 March, 1973

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
190
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6c Orange, Air Post (C1). Complete Mint Sheet of 100, incl. Top Arrow & Plate No. 9155 Block of Six, Left Arrow & Center Line Blocks, Double Transfer Post. 14, natural straight edges fairly close on both sides, one stamp has small thin spot not affecting plate no. block, others Fine-Very Fine, Rare Sheet

2,035
8,500
191
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 191, Air Post16c Green, Air Post (C2), 16c Green, Air Post (C2)16c Green, Air Post (C2). Complete Mint Sheet of 100, incl. Top Arrow & Plate No. 8900 Block of Six, Left Arrow & Center Line Blocks, natural straight edges bit close just touching frames of five stamps, Plate Block Very Fine, others Fine-Very Fine, Rare Sheet

3,246
8,500
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192
og
24c Carmine Rose & Blue, Air Post (C3). Complete Sheet of 100, incl. Top Arrow, Double Plate No. & Blue "Top" only. The Rare Right Arrow Block, Center Line Block, natural straight edges bit close on few, couple stamps have faint thin specks, none affecting the Exceedingly Scarce Plate Block & Arrow Block, others Fine-Very Fine, Rare Sheet

4,885
8,500
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193
ogbl
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 193, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Complete Set of Top Plate No, 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Complete Set of Top Plate No65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Complete Set of Top Plate No. Blocks of Six, Very Fine

6,500
6,500
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194
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 194, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Block, tied by "Washington, D. C., April 19, 1930" Duplex pmk. on Cacheted First Day Cover, Very Fine, Rare Cover

812
600
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195
og
50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Complete Sheet of 50, incl. Top Plate No. 21171, five stamps have small gum thin specks, not affecting plate no. block, others Fine-Very Fine, Scarce Sheet

2,780
1,600
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196
ogbl
6c Ultramarine & Carmine, Error Air Post (C23a). Four Top Arrow & Plate Number Blocks, All different number combinations, Mint, Fine-Very Fine, each stamp signed "Bloch", Plain Blocks Catalog $1200.00

E. 1,000-2,000
1,250
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197
og
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 197, Air Post10c Carmine, Coil, Imperforate (C73 var). Horiz, 10c Carmine, Coil, Imperforate (C73 var). Horiz10c Carmine, Coil, Imperforate (C73 var). Horiz. Pair, Mint, Very Fine

E. 500-750
500
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198
ogbl
10c Moon Landing, ''Double Moon" var. (C76 var.). Lower right comer margin Block with "Mr. Zip"" enormous shift of the dark blue so that there are two clear moons, one white with blue background, other dark blue with colorless background, Mint, Very Fine, only one sheet believed found with this variety

E. 250-300
260
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199
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 199, Air Post, Moon Cover; Apollo Fifteen, Cover flown to the Moon, autographed by Astronauts Scott, Worden, and lrwin, showing Red Launch and Recovery Markings and "U.S.S. Okinawa Aug. 7,1971" pmk., Very Fine

E. 1,000-2,000
1,800
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