Sale 708 — 1989 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 April, 1989

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
407
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Sale 708, Lot 407, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue (C3). Arrow, Double Plate No. & Blue "Top" Only Block of 12, Exceptionally Fresh, Rich Colors, two diagonal creases (one trifle heavy), otherwise Fine Example of This Famous Air Post Rarity, One of Only Perhaps a Dozen Known

10,000
3,750
408
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Sale 708, Lot 408, Air Post16c Dark Blue (C5). Mint Bottom Plate No. 14830 Block of Six, one with tiny natural inclusion, Fine

3,250
1,050
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409
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Sale 708, Lot 409, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelins (C13-C15). Mint Blocks, Well-centered, Bottom $2.60 Pair with trivial natural gum skips, Very Fine and Choice Set

12,450
7,000
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410
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Sale 708, Lot 410, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelins (C13-C15). Side Plate No. Blocks of Six, 65c natural narrow selvedge, perf. strengthening in selvedge only, Five Stamps Mint, $1.30 Two Stamps Mint, $2.60 some perf. strengthening and Three Stamps Mint, Fine-Very Fine Set

25,100
10,000
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411
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Sale 708, Lot 411, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelins (C13-C15). 48 Plate No. Blocks of Six Constituting A Complete Set of All Plate Numbers and Positions For the Three Values, Nicely Centered Throughout, Virtually All Mint, some natural gum skips and bends to be expected, A Fabulous Offering Which Took The Owner Over Twenty Years to Assemble, Probably Unique

401,600
195,000
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412
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Sale 708, Lot 412, Air Post11c Hawaii, Blue & Green Omitted (C84a). Mint Top Right "Zip" Block, Very Fine

6,000
4,000
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413
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Sale 708, Lot 413, Air Post11c Hawaii, Blue & Green Omitted (C84a). Mint Top Left Plate No. 33459 Block, couple light bends, Very Fine

6,000
4,000
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414
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Sale 708, Lot 414, Air Post5c Deep Blue, "Buffalo Balloon" Air Post Semi-Official (CL1). Margins Virtually All Around (tiny nick into outer frameline at bottom right corner), Rich Color, faint negligible crease, otherwise Fine, Very Scarce

4,500
3,250
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