Sale 660 — 1986 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1986

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
284
c
Sale 660, Lot 284, Air Post6c Orange (C1). Tied by Purple "Dec. 16, 1918" First Flight pmk. on Neat Cover to N.Y. City, Very Fine, Choice

2,750
1,300
285
og
Sale 660, Lot 285, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, Center Inverted (C3a). Position 47, Fresh Full Original Gum, Barest trace of hinging, Large Margins, Well-centered, Extremely Fine, A Tremendous Rarity, from our 1976 & 1978 Rarity Sales

110,000
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286
c
Sale 660, Lot 286, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). On Cacheted Flight Card tied by N.Y. Grid Duplex, Used with Canal Zone Nos. C1, C3(2) & C5, tied by May 1930 Cristobal pmks., Very Fine, Rare, Only 25 Cards Carried

E. 1,000-2,000
1,150
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287
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 287, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelins (C13-C15). Mint Blocks with Plate Nos., Well-centered, Extremely Fine Set

12,400
7,000
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288
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 288, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelins (C13-C15). Mint Blocks, Well-centered, first two with natural gum bends (one 65c tiny natural gum skip), one $2.60 minor natural perf. dimple, Very Fine, Choice Set

12,400
6,000
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289
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 289, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelins (C13-C15). Blocks, Well-centered, 65c & $1.30 Mint (former some natural gum skips & trifle heavy natural gum bends), $2.60 Bottom Pair Mint (Top Pair lightly hinged), 65c & $2.60 with Plate Numbers, Very Fine Set

12,400
5,500
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290
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 290, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelins (C13-C15). Complete Set of Mint Top Plate No. Blocks of Six, selvedges of first two trifle reduced, few trivial natural gum skips, Fine-Very Fine

25,000
12,500
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291
c
Sale 660, Lot 291, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelins (C13-C15). Complete Set of Cacheted Flown First Day Covers, 65c is Plate No. Single (on 1c Postal Card), Fine-Very Fine

5,250
2,200
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292
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 292, Air Post6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair Imperforate Horizontally (C23a). Mint Arrow, Double "Top", Double Plate Nos. & Markers Block of Ten (Five Error Pairs), couple selvedge separations, Very Fine, Rare Unlisted Plate Block

E. 1,000-2,000
3,250
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293
og
Sale 660, Lot 293, Air Post15c Statue of Liberty, Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (C35a). Mint, left stamp some light offset on face, Fine

2,000
1,100
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294
og
Sale 660, Lot 294, Air Post15c Statue of Liberty, Horizontal Pair Imperforate Between (C35a). Center Pair in Strip of Four, Mint, Fine, Rare

2,000
1,400
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295
og
Sale 660, Lot 295, Air Post5c Deep Blue, "Buffalo Balloon" Air Post Semi-Official (CL1). Huge Margins, Fresh, o.g., minor hinge remnant, pinpoint inclusion speck in bottom left margin, Extremely Fine

4,500
5,250
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