Sale 962 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 24-26 September, 2008

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2929
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Sale 962, Lot 2929, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H., incredibly wide margins of very nearly Jumbo size, wonderful vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $640.00)

125
350
2930
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Sale 962, Lot 2930, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H., choice margins and essentially perfectly centered, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $640.00)

125
475
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2931
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Sale 962, Lot 2931, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H., vivid shade, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, a pretty stamp, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $640.00)

125
475
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2932
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Sale 962, Lot 2932, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a pretty stamp, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $640.00)

150
450
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2933
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Sale 962, Lot 2933, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H., gorgeous rich color and bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $640.00)

150
425
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2934
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Sale 962, Lot 2934, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H. arrow and plate no. 8900 block of six, Very Fine

1,500
800
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2935
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Sale 962, Lot 2935, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with sheet selvage at bottom, wonderful rich colors, Extremely Fine Gem, a brilliant post-office fresh example of the first Air Post issue, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $640.00)

150
500
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2936
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Sale 962, Lot 2936, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Mint N.H., brilliant colors on post-office fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $640.00)

150
500
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2937
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Sale 962, Lot 2937, Air Post16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered with balanced margins, dark shade on bright fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $640.00)

150
425
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2938
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Sale 962, Lot 2938, Air Post16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $640.00)

150
450
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2939
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Sale 962, Lot 2939, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., uncharacteristically wide margins and precision centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,600.00)

170
1,500
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2940
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Sale 962, Lot 2940, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., strikingly beautiful wide margins and almost perfectly centered, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $660.00)

170
475
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2941
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Sale 962, Lot 2941, Air Post20c Map (C9). Mint N.H., perfectly balanced margins, lovely bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $265.00)

13
200
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2942
nhbl
10c Lindbergh, Air Post (C10). Complete Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. 19005 pane of 50, some minor separations in right selvage, Fine sheet

754
150
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2943
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Sale 962, Lot 2943, Air Post5c Winged Globe, Air Post (C12). Mint N.H. with plate no. 19942 at right, perfect centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced above the grade of 98, SMQ $390.00 as 98), only two have graded higher to date

17
1,100
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2944
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Sale 962, Lot 2944, Air Post5c Winged Globe, Air Post (C12). Mint N.H., choice margins and flawless centering, rich color, clear impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $390.00)

17
325
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2945
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Sale 962, Lot 2945, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., rich colors, fresh and Very Fine

2,600
1,500
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2946
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Sale 962, Lot 2946, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., rich colors, few light natural gum skips and bends, Fine-Very Fine, first with 1989 P.F. certificate

2,600
1,200
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2947
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Sale 962, Lot 2947, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Small h.r., rich colors, fresh and Fine

1,525
950
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2948
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Sale 962, Lot 2948, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). First two Mint N.H., last barely hinged bottom margin, Fine-Very Fine

2,075
1,400
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2949
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Sale 962, Lot 2949, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,525
900
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2950
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Sale 962, Lot 2950, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, $1.30 small natural corner gum bend, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,525
850
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2951
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Sale 962, Lot 2951, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c Mint N.H., $1.30 lightly hinged, $2.60 small gum disturbances, Fine-Very Fine

1,700
750
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2952
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Sale 962, Lot 2952, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, 65c reperfed at left, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,525
800
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2953
ng
Sale 962, Lot 2953, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Unused (regummed) incl. $2.60 over small thin, appear Very Fine

1,525
700
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2954
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Sale 962, Lot 2954, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H. blocks of four, one $1.30 slight fingerprint mark, top $2.60 pair natural irregular gumming, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. sets

10,400
4,500
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2955
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Sale 962, Lot 2955, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., extraordinarily wide margins, deep shade and remarkable fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 65-CENT GRAF ZEPPELIN, WHICH IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,900.00)

425
2,200
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2956
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Sale 962, Lot 2956, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., beautifully centered and rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $610.00)

425
425
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2957
nh
Sale 962, Lot 2957, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., choice wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $610.00)

425
400
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2958
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Sale 962, Lot 2958, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., beautiful margins and centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,700.00)

900
1,400
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2959
nh
Sale 962, Lot 2959, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., extra wide margins and perfect centering, with right plate no. 20091 selvage, exceptionally fresh and bright

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE WITH A P.S.E. GRADE OF SUPERB 98.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $5,650.00). With the exception of the one stamp graded 100J, the highest Mint N.H. graded awarded by P.S.E. to the $2.60 Graf Zeppelin is 98.

1,275
6,500
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2960
nh
Sale 962, Lot 2960, Air Post$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; SMQ $2,650.00)

1,100
2,200
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2961
nh
Sale 962, Lot 2961, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., very attractively centered, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,850.00)

1,275
1,200
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2962
nh
Sale 962, Lot 2962, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H. with wide left selvage, nice margins and exceptionally beautiful centering, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,850.00)

1,275
1,300
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2963
nh
Sale 962, Lot 2963, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H. pair with plate no. 20095 at right, bright color, Fine-Very Fine

2,550
1,400
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2964
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Sale 962, Lot 2964, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H. top plate no. 20085 block of six, radiant color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE $1.00 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

An attractive top position plate block.

8,000
6,000
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2965
nhbl
Sale 962, Lot 2965, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H. top plate no. 20095 block of six, brilliant color, crisp impression, one or two insignificant gum skips mentioned only for complete accuracy

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

Especially desirable from the top position.

12,000
6,250
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2966
 
Sale 962, Lot 2966, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Choice centering, first with duplex cancel, other two with machine slogan cancel, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a desirable used set

1,110
800
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2967
 
Sale 962, Lot 2967, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Jumbo margins with virtually perfect centering, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $395.00 as 95, $790.00 as 98)

160
1,000
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2968
 
Sale 962, Lot 2968, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Wide margins and choice centering, neat "Register or Insure Valuable Mail" slogan machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00)

575
1,400
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2969
 
Sale 962, Lot 2969, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Well-centered, neat slogan machine cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $940.00)

575
550
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2970
c
Sale 962, Lot 2970, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). On flown covers or cards, first from May 31 to Germany, last two used on Apr. 24, Fine-Very Fine set of flown cards and cover

1,175
700
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2971
c
Sale 962, Lot 2971, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Tied by "Washington D.C. Apr. 19, 1930" cancel on cacheted First Day cover to Long Beach Cal., Lakehurst receiving backstamp (May 31), fresh and Very Fine

1,200
550
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2972
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Sale 962, Lot 2972, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H., beautiful oversize margins with precise centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1988 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $420.00)

100
600
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2973
nh
50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. block of four with plate no. 21178 and also vertical pair, rich color, choice centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

600
250
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2974
nhbl
Sale 962, Lot 2974, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 21178 block of six, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

750
625
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2975
nhbl
50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 21171 block of six, bright color, few natural gum skips, Fine-Very Fine

750
375
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2976
nhbl
50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. top plate no. 21171 and 21172 blocks of six, one with natural short gumming on top strip of three, Fine-Very Fine

1,500
600
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2977
nhbl
50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. sheet of 50 with plate no. 21172 at bottom and selvage at left, better condition than most with a few rows of telescoped perfs, Fine-Very Fine

5,150
2,300
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