Sale 982 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 December, 2009

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
6023
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6c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C1-C2, C4-C6). Blocks of four, No. C1 center line block, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,244
450
6024
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Sale 982, Lot 6024, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H., vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,000.00), only two have graded higher to date

135
1,400
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6025
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Sale 982, Lot 6025, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H., gorgeous centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $410.00)

135
400
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6026
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Sale 982, Lot 6026, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H. center line block of four, beautifully centered, vivid color, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles

540
400
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6027
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Sale 982, Lot 6027, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H. block of four with center guide line, wide margins, remarkably bright color, Very Fine

540
275
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6028
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Sale 982, Lot 6028, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H. arrow and plate no. 9155 block of six, soft pastel color, Fine

1,125
275
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6029
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Sale 982, Lot 6029, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, choice centering with wide margins, long and full perforations, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,000.00), only one has graded higher to date

150
3,000
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6030
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Sale 982, Lot 6030, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins, fresh, vivid color, Extremely Fine, this issue is seldom encountered with such wide margins, with 1999 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo)

150
250
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6031
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Sale 982, Lot 6031, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H. arrow and plate no. 8900 block of six, exceptionally well-centered, trivial natural gum skip on one stamp, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,500
500
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6032
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Sale 982, Lot 6032, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Mint N.H. arrow, double "TOP" and double plate no. block of twelve, at least four of the top row stamps are Jumbos, natural gum creases, pos. 1 natural gum skips, Fine-Extremely Fine

2,100
800
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6033
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Sale 982, Lot 6033, Air Post8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $365.00)

42
600
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6034
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Sale 982, Lot 6034, Air Post8c Dark Green, 16c Dark Blue (C4-C5). Plate no. blocks of six, 8c Mint N.H., 16c lightly hinged (narrow selvage), Fine-Very Fine

1,900
425
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6035
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Sale 982, Lot 6035, Air Post16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Mint N.H., wide margins of near Jumbo proportions, almost perfectly centered, intense color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $410.00)

150
300
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6036
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Sale 982, Lot 6036, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, fresh, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $425.00)

160
350
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6037
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Sale 982, Lot 6037, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., wide margins and precise centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $425.00)

160
300
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6038
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24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Two blocks of four, bottom pairs Mint N.H., distinct shades, one with left plate no. 14840 selvage, well-centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

940
325
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6039
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Sale 982, Lot 6039, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Top plate no. 14840 block of six, tiny hinge marks in selvage, otherwise Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

2,050
1,200
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6040
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Sale 982, Lot 6040, Air Post20c Map (C9). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins with perfect centering, vivid color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $240.00 as 98)

13
850
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6041
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Sale 982, Lot 6041, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, 65c wide margins and small natural short gumming at top, Very Fine

1,315
850
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6042
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Sale 982, Lot 6042, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H. with right plate no. 20078 selvage, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $570.00 as 95, $1,350.00 as 98)

400
950
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6043
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Sale 982, Lot 6043, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., wide margins, bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $570.00)

400
500
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6044
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Sale 982, Lot 6044, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $570.00)

400
475
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6045
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Sale 982, Lot 6045, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., gorgeous margins and centering on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $570.00)

400
475
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6046
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Sale 982, Lot 6046, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., choice well-balanced margins, bright color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $395.00)

400
325
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6047
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Sale 982, Lot 6047, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $395.00)

400
300
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6048
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Sale 982, Lot 6048, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H. with right half-arrow selvage, wide balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00)

850
950
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6049
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Sale 982, Lot 6049, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $790.00)

850
650
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6050
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Sale 982, Lot 6050, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $670.00)

850
500
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6051
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Sale 982, Lot 6051, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, light natural gum bend, Very Fine and choice

850
325
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6052
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Sale 982, Lot 6052, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Faintly hinged, Very Fine

475
325
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6053
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Sale 982, Lot 6053, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Two lightly hinged singles, one with natural gum crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

950
500
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6054
 
Sale 982, Lot 6054, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Beautiful Jumbo margins and almost perfectly centered, part of red Zeppelin cachet at left and small part of New York circular datestamp at bottom right leaving the central part of the design distraction free, Extremely Fine

350
0
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6055
 
Sale 982, Lot 6055, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Well-centered, rich color, neatly struck, almost face-free machine circular datestamp and trace of purple cachet in bottom margin, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $610.00)

350
425
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6056
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Sale 982, Lot 6056, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

1,200
1,400
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6057
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Sale 982, Lot 6057, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., attractive margins and clear impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,000.00)

1,200
800
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6058
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Sale 982, Lot 6058, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., radiant color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,000.00)

1,200
750
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6059
 
Sale 982, Lot 6059, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Well-centered, rich color, bold slogan machine cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $730.00)

550
450
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6060
 
Sale 982, Lot 6060, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Neat numeral grid duplex circular datestamp, Fine and attractive

550
400
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6061
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Sale 982, Lot 6061, 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
550
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6062
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Sale 982, Lot 6062, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 21171 block of six, minor natural gum skips on pos. 6, Fine-Very Fine

750
250
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6063
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Sale 982, Lot 6063, Air Post11c Progress in Electronics, Vermilion and Olive Colors Omitted (C86a). Mint N.H., Extremely Fine, scarce color missing error, normal stamp accompanies for comparison

825
425
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