Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

Sale 904 — Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Saturday, 10 December, 2005

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
500
nh
Sale Number 904, Lot Number 500, Air Post16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5), 16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5)16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

150
160
501
nh
Sale Number 904, Lot Number 501, Air Post16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5), 16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5)16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate for block of six

150
290
Back to Top
502
nh
Sale Number 904, Lot Number 502, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., rich color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

160
230
Back to Top
503
Pbl
Sale Number 904, Lot Number 503, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H. matched top plate no. blocks of six, some minor gum skips and gum bends, 65c minor selvage separation, $1.30 tiny selvage edge tear and $2.60 pos. 4 with a tiny margin stain that shows almost entirely on back, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

22,100
13,500
Back to Top
504
nh
Sale Number 904, Lot Number 504, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H. with plate no. at top, bright color

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE WITH THE GRADE OF XF-SUPERB 95.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

1,100
3,250
Back to Top
505
 
Sale Number 904, Lot Number 505, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). With plate no. selvage at bottom, detailed impression, machine cancel, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp, scarce in such superb used condition, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

575
1,250
Back to Top
506
nh
Sale Number 904, Lot Number 506, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H., rich color, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

100
250
Back to Top
507
nh
Sale Number 904, Lot Number 507, Air Post6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a), 6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a)6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a). Mint N.H. strip of three with selvage at bottom and left, brilliant colors, few small tears in bottom selvage only, Extremely Fine, attractive multiple, Scott Retail as pair

325
375
Back to Top
508
nh
Sale Number 904, Lot Number 508, Air Post16c Red & Blue, Air Post Special Delivery, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (CE2a), 16c Red & Blue, Air Post Special Delivery, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (CE2a)16c Red & Blue, Air Post Special Delivery, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (CE2a). Mint N.H. strip of three with selvage at right, Positions 13-15 (as noted in pencil on back), brilliant color, light natural gum bends

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE MULTIPLE OF THE 16-CENT RED & BLUE AIR POST SPECIAL DELIVERY IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

Datz states that 10 pairs are reported. There is also the unique plate block of six, which realized $40,000 in 1997, and a block of four, which realized $8,000 in our Sale 826.

With 1970 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as Mint N.H. pair, with no premium for the third stamp.

3,750
2,700
Back to Top
Copyright 2021. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy