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Sale 1010 — 2011 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 18 June, 2011

Category — Air Post Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
121
ogbl
Sale Number 1010, Lot Number 121, Air Post Issues65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Matched set of left plate no. blocks of six, 65c and $2.60 bottom stamps Mint N.H., $1.30 top stamps Mint N.H., generally small h.r. at center left and center right, radiant colors, 65c pos. 3 natural inclusion and faint purple spot on gum, $2.60 bottom right stamp natural gum skip

FRESH AND VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MATCHED SET OF LEFT PLATE NUMBER BLOCKS OF SIX OF THE GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

Each with 2009 P.F. certificate

14,750
6,500
122
nhbl
Sale Number 1010, Lot Number 122, Air Post Issues65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H. left plate no. 20077 block of six, deep rich color and proof-like impression, well-balanced margins, usual light natural gum skips and bends not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 65-CENT GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

With 2009 P.F. certificate

2,900
1,300
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123
ogbl
Sale Number 1010, Lot Number 123, Air Post Issues$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Right plate no. 20091 block of six with wide selvage, rich color on bright paper, five stamps Mint N.H., top left stamp lightly hinged and with small natural inclusion

EXTREMELY FINE PLATE BLOCK OF THE $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE. SCARCE WITH SUCH SUPERB CENTERING THROUGHOUT.

With 2009 P.F. certificate

8,500
3,000
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124
c
Sale Number 1010, Lot Number 124, Air Post Issues6c Ultramarine & Carmine (C23c), 6c Ultramarine & Carmine (C23c)6c Ultramarine & Carmine (C23c). Rich color, tied by "Buffalo N.Y. Mar. 15, 1943" duplex cancel on cover to Mission Tex., endorsed "Air Mail" at left, minor edgewear

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE ULTRAMARINE & CARMINE SHADE OF THE 6-CENT EAGLE AIR POST ISSUE. THIS MAY WELL BE THE ONLY COVER IN EXISTENCE.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate. Unlisted in Scott as on cover. Scott Retail $1,500.00 as used.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,300
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