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Sale 938 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2007

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1799
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1799, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1), 6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1)6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H., vibrant color on bright paper, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,350.00), only eight have achieved this grade, which is the highest awarded to date

125
1,900
1800
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1800, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1), 6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1)6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Top arrow and plate no. 9155 block of six, h.r., some natural gum creases and wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine

725
160
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1801
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1801, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2), 16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H., bright shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $260.00)

150
225
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1802
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1802, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2), 16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H. top plate no. 8900 and arrow block of six, bright color, choice centering throughout, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

1,500
1,700
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1803
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1803, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2), 16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H. top arrow and plate no. 8900 block of six, Fine-Very Fine

1,500
800
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1804
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1804, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2), 16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Top arrow and plate no. 8900 block of six, h.r., Fine-Very Fine

1,000
400
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1805
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1805, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Plate no. 8492 at top, stamp Mint N.H., lightly hinged in selvage only, brilliant colors, enormous margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent example of this popular issue, with 1998 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,350.00 as 98), only two have graded higher to date and only two others share this lofty grade

150
2,500
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1806
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1806, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Lightly hinged, radiant colors, shifted vignette approaching the "fast plane" variety, Very Fine

70
300
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1807
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1807, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Mint N.H. pair with bottom left corner selvage with siderographer's initials, deep rich colors on bright paper, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, scarce position piece, Scott Retail as two singles with no premium for the position

300
500
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1808
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1808, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Block of four with blue "TOP" and blue plate no. 8493, h.r., shifted vignette approaching the "fast plane" variety, black adherences on gum from album, appears Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as four singles with no premium for the selvage

280
650
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1809
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1809, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Right arrow block of four, h.r., bright colors, shifted vignette approaching the "fast plane" variety (bottom stamps with trace of blue printed outside of frame), Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

400
650
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1810
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1810, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Mint N.H. arrow, double "TOP" and double plate no. block of twelve, few natural gum wrinkles and skips, Fine-Very Fine with pos. 6 Extremely Fine and pos. 5 an Extremely Fine Gem with Jumbo margins

2,000
850
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1811
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1811, 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. plate no. 14831 block of six, natural gum skip line at top, Fine

2,350
550
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1812
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1812, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $700.00)

160
500
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1813
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1813, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $190.00)

160
120
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1814
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1814, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., attractive margins and almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine

160
120
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1815
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1815, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Top plate no. 14841 block of six, top right stamp major double transfer in right "24", faintly hinged in selvage, stamps Mint N.H. (light pencil notations on gum), Fine, Scott Retail as normal plate block

2,050
900
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1816
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1816, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Block of four, bottom pair Mint N.H., beautifully centered, top right small thin spot, bottom left horizontal crease, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

480
225
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1817
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1817, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H. horizontal block of eight, fresh and well-centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,280
650
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1818
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1818, 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. plate no. singles, 65c and $2.60 natural gum skips, minor on latter, Fine-Very Fine

2,525
1,800
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1819
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1819, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). $2.60 has single slightly nibbed perf at right, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,525
800
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1820
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1820, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). First and last natural gum creases, otherwise Fine

1,525
700
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1821
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1821, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Blocks of four, Mint N.H. except one $1.30 faintly hinged, first two Fine-Very Fine with most in the higher grade, $2.60 exceptionally well-centered and Extremely Fine

9,700
7,000
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1822
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1822, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., wonderfully well-centered, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.S.E. certificate

425
500
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1823
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1823, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., choice centering, Extremely Fine

425
300
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1824
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1824, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., bright shade, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $970.00)

900
850
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1825
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1825, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., Very Fine

1,200
800
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1826
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1826, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Beautifully centered, natural gum crease, otherwise Extremely Fine

775
475
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1827
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1827, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Well-centered, light slogan machine cancel, Very Fine

575
0
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1828
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1828, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. block of four, exceptionally well-centered, top left stamps tiny margin stain, otherwise Extremely Fine, bottom pair very nice

400
275
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1829
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1829, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. top plate no. 21172 block of six, Fine

750
400
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1830
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1830, 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., slight gum skip streaks, Very Fine, Kessler handstamp guarantees

375
300
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1831
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1831, 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). Centerline block of four (two error pairs), faintly hinged at top, Fine and attractive, Scott Retail as two pairs, the centerline block unpriced

650
425
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1832
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1832, Air Post6c Ultramarine & Carmine, Error of Color (C23c), 6c Ultramarine & Carmine, Error of Color (C23c)6c Ultramarine & Carmine, Error of Color (C23c). Block of four with left selvage, three Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, Bruechig handstamp guarantees

600
225
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