Sale 951 — The Tahoe Collection of Superb Used U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 27 February, 2008

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
115
 
Sale 951, Lot 115, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Perfectly centered with wide margins, bright and fresh, choice centering with wide even margins, light 1919 duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

30
375
116
 
Sale 951, Lot 116, Air Post16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, deep rich color on bright paper, neat cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2004 P.F. certificate

30
375
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117
 
Sale 951, Lot 117, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Perfectly centered with huge margins all around, crisp impression, neat cancel leaves design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS USED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.30 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2005 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,550.00). Only three others share this grade, which is the highest awarded to date.

375
2,300
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118
 
Sale 951, Lot 118, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Brilliant color, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, unobtrusive oval cancel struck at top left, Extremely Fine Gem

55
400
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