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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2198
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2198, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., wide margins throughout, fresh colors, Very Fine and choice

1,900
1,100
2199
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2199, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., last two natural gum skips, $1.30 tiny gum disturbance, well-centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,900
950
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2200
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2200, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). First and last Mint N.H., $1.30 minor h.r., Fine-Very Fine

1,650
700
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2201
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2201, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, rich colors and handsome centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,155
750
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2202
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2202, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine set

1,155
750
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2203
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2203, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, Mint N.H. and slight gum disturbance from h.r. respectively, rich colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,405
750
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2204
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2204, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Fresh, attractively centered, h.r., Very Fine

1,155
650
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2205
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2205, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, $2.60 particularly wide margins, Very Fine

1,155
700
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2206
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2206, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, bright colors, Fine-Very Fine set

1,155
650
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2207
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2207, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine set

1,155
650
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2208
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2208, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine set

1,155
650
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2209
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2209, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, crisp impressions, Fine-Very Fine set

1,155
650
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2210
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2210, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). H.r., well-centered with wide margins, $1.30 with small thin and some gum soaked perf tips at top and left, otherwise Very Fine

1,155
650
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2211
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2211, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Nicely centered, $2.60 reperfed at right, otherwise Very Fine set

1,155
650
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2212
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2212, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). H.r.'s, first and last with thin spot, Fine-Very Fine appearance

1,155
650
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2213
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2213, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Couple h.r., $2.60 short natural gum crease right edge, $1.30 small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine

1,155
600
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2214
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2214, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c with bottom plate no. 20079 (selvage tear), natural gum skips and nibbed perf, $1.30 barely hinged with negligible perf tip toning at right, $2.60 Mint N.H., natural gum wrinkle, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,555
650
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2215
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2215, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Blocks of four, 65c and $1.30 with side plate no. selvage, top pairs lightly hinged, bottom pairs Mint N.H., wonderful margins and centering throughout, 65c bottom pair natural gum creases, otherwise Extremely Fine, a beautiful set of blocks with two plate numbers, Scott Retail as hinged blocks of four with no premium for the positions

5,375
4,000
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2216
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2216, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Top plate no. blocks of six, 65c lightly hinged in ungummed part of selvage, stamps Mint N.H., $1.30 and $2.60 Mint N.H., choice centering and margins throughout, 65c natural gum skips and short gum at top, other two light natural gum bends, $1.30 staple hole in selvage

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL SET OF TOP PLATE BLOCKS OF THE 1930 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

Scott Retail as Mint N.H. $1.30 and $2.60 and hinged 65c

16,750
11,000
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2217
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2217, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H. matched right side plate no. blocks of six, nicely centered, especially the $2.60 value which is nearly perfect, one stamp each in 65c and $2.60 minor natural inclusion, $1.30 with small selvage perf crease, all really trivial

VERY FINE AND BEAUTIFUL SET OF 1930 GRAF ZEPPELIN PLATE BLOCKS.

Side plate blocks with wide selvage are much more desirable than narrow-selvage side plate blocks.

17,500
7,000
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2218
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2218, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H. with plate no. F 20079 at top, rich color, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $750.00)

275
475
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2219
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2219, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., choice margins and centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $750.00)

275
425
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2220
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2220, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., choice well-balanced margins, bright color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $500.00)

275
325
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2221
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2221, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., radiant color and crisp impression, gorgeous centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.30 GRAF ZEPPELIN, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,250.00)

650
1,500
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2222
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2222, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., strong color, wide margins and choice centering, free of gum skips and bends, Extremely Fine, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $800.00)

650
550
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2223
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2223, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Single hinge mark, bright color, Very Fine

400
200
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2224
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2224, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Bright shade, neat strike of duplex cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate (Superb 98)

375
850
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2225
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2225, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Rich color, wide and balanced margins, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $875.00)

375
550
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2226
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2226, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Rich color and detailed impression, wide and balanced margins, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $875.00)

375
550
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2227
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2227, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,900.00 as 95, $4,750.00 as 98)

975
1,700
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2228
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2228, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, natural ink offset of another stamp on gum, fresh and Extremely Fine, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $1,350.00)

975
750
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2229
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2229, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression on bright paper, neat machine cancel, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS USED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00). Only one has graded higher (at 100) and only two others share this grade.

600
3,000
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2230
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2230, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Intense shade and impression on bright paper, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

600
850
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2231
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2231, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Wonderfully well-centered, neat Varick St. Station N.Y. slogan machine cancel and bit of the reddish Zeppelin cachet, Extremely Fine, handsome used example, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $940.00)

600
750
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2232
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2232, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 21171 block of six, fresh, bright color, typical light natural gum bends, Fine-Very Fine

725
300
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2233
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2233, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 21172 block of six, pos. 6 large natural gum skip, five stamps Fine-Very Fine, pos. 4 enormous margins and an Extremely Fine Gem (tiny natural inclusion in lower left margin)

725
325
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2234
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2234, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issues (Scott C13-C15, C18)10c Air Post Coil, Imperforate (C73a), 10c Air Post Coil, Imperforate (C73a)10c Air Post Coil, Imperforate (C73a). Mint N.H. strip of four, brilliant color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as two pairs

950
300
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