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Sale 1061 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4044
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4044, Air Post6c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C1-C6), 6c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C1-C6)6c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C1-C6). Blocks of four, some stamps with gum disturbance from hinge removal, Nos. C1, C3 and C6 each have one stamp with small thin, Fine-Very Fine appearance

1,400
365
4045
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4045, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2), 16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H. centerline block of four, radiant color, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; unpriced as a block in SMQ), Scott Retail as singles

520
350
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4046
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4046, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, exceptionally wide margins and precisely centered, vivid colors and beautiful clear impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,250.00)

140
1,600
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4047
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4047, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Mint N.H. top left corner margin block of four, wide margins, natural gum bends, Very Fine

560
225
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4048
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4048, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Three position blocks of four, incl. left arrow, red "TOP" and plate no. and centerline, eight stamps Mint N.H., last two slight vignette shifts (fast plane, low plane), Fine-Very Fine with the right Mint N.H. pair in the arrow block Extremely Fine Gems

1,400
425
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4049
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4049, Air Post24c Carmine and Blue, "Grounded Plane" (C3 var.), 24c Carmine and Blue, "Grounded Plane" (C3 var.)24c Carmine and Blue, "Grounded Plane" (C3 var.). Wheels and shading well into "Cents" as required to legitimately be the extremely popular Grounded Plane vignette shift variety, this is position 75 from the original sheet of 100 and is handstamped "Sanabria N Y", the dealer who handled this variety, slightly off center as is typical and there is an excluded inclusion just above the wing, otherwise Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
4,250
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4050
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4050, Air Post8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4), 8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4)8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 14825 margin block of six, well-centered, Very Fine, surprisingly difficult to find centered

330
350
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4051
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4051, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., brilliant color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,200.00)

140
850
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4052
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4052, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H. with left plate no. 14843 selvage, exceptionally well-centered with choice margins, beautiful rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $450.00)

140
350
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4053
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10c-20c Maps (C7-C9). Mint N.H. panes of 50, also incl. set of Mint N.H. Nos. 909-921 Overrun Countries in sheets of 50, Fine-Very Fine

1,506
250
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4054
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4054, Air Post5c Beacon (C11), 5c Beacon (C11)5c Beacon (C11). Mint N.H., perfect centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.F. certificate (Superb 98 XQ)

9
650
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4055
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4055, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H. bottom or top plate no. margin singles, few trivial natural gum skips, Very Fine

1,900
1,050
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4056
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4056, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., deep rich colors, 65c tiny natural gum skip and bends, Very Fine set

1,900
950
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4057
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4057, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., 65c with bottom selvage and minor natural gum skips, beautifully centered and Extremely Fine; other two Fine-Very Fine

1,900
850
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4058
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4058, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c lightly hinged, other two Mint N.H., Very Fine

1,805
950
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4059
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4059, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). $2.60 slight edge thin and wrinkle, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,155
600
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4060
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4060, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c unused (regummed) and reperfed, last two small faults, Very Fine appearance

1,155
550
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4061
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4061, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H. blocks of four, rich colors, $1.30 few trivial natural gum skips, Extremely Fine set

7,600
3,750
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4062
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4062, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Blocks of four, several well-centered stamps, some stamps with slight gum disturbance, each block with one or two stamps having a small thin from hinge removal, a couple stamps Mint N.H., Very Fine appearance

5,375
2,500
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4063
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4063, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,650.00)

275
950
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4064
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4064, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

275
200
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4065
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4065, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H. block of four with top selvage, some natural gum skips, bend and wrinkle (trifle heavy), otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,100
415
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4066
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4066, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Block of four with top plate no. F20077 selvage, bottom stamps Mint N.H., trivial light natural gum bends, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

910
600
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4067
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4067, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Block of four with bottom plate no. 20079 selvage, choice centering, glazed original gum with light toning from old Scotch tape mounting at sides, otherwise Extremely Fine

875
425
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4068
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4068, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H. with bottom plate no. 20085 selvage, rich color and proof-like impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

650
750
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4069
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4069, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., wide margins and precise centering, bright color on post office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

650
900
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4070°
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4070, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H. without a trace of a skip or a bend, incredibly intense shade, proof-like impression on bright paper, perfectly centered with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- ONLY TWO GRADE HIGHER.

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,250.00). With the exception of the one stamp graded 100J from the Scarsdale Collection (Siegel Sale 910), and one graded Gem 100, this is the highest Mint N.H. grade awarded by P.S.E. to the $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (37 total).

975
3,750
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4071
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4071, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., deep rich color, wide and balanced margins all around, free from the natural gum skips and bends that can plague this issue, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

975
1,300
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4072
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4072, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Lightly hinged, rich color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $725.00)

575
525
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4073
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4073, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,275.00)

975
900
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4074°
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4074, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H. upper right corner block of 15, containing top plate no. F20095 block of six, outstanding centering, deep rich color

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER HINGED LARGE MULTIPLE OF THE $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE, COMPRISING THE TOP THREE ROWS OF THE PANE AND CONTAINING A SUPERB WIDE TOP PLATE BLOCK. OUTSTANDING CONDITION FOR A MULTIPLE OF THIS SIZE.

Scott Retail as plate block of six and nine singles

17,525
0
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4075
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4075, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Plate no. singles with slogan cancels, $1.30 also with bits of red and purple Zeppelin cachets, Fine-Very Fine set

1,140
1,000
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4076
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4076, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Perfectly centered with Jumbo margins all around, crisp impression on bright white paper, neat machine cancel leaves design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR USED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.30 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $2,100.00 as 98, unpriced in any higher grade). This is the only example to achieve this grade in the P.S.E. Population Report, with only one higher (at 100)

375
3,250
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4077
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4077, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Intense shade and impression on bright paper, neat slogan machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

600
750
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4078
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4078, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 21178 block of six, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

725
0
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4079
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4079, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. top plate no. 21171 block of six, light overall toning, otherwise Extremely Fine

725
275
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4080
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4080, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. top plate no. 21172 block of six, light natural gum bends, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the plate number single is a Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

725
600
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4081
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4081, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. top plate no. 21171 margin block of six, some natural gum bends, Fine-Very Fine

725
225
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4082
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4082, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. top plate no. 21172 margin block of six, Fine-Very Fine

725
275
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4083
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4083, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. wide bottom plate no. 21171 margin block of six, right pair trifle heavy gum wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine

725
210
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4084
nh
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4084, Air Post6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a), 6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a)6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a). Mint N.H. pair with right sheet selvage, perfectly centered, rich colors and unusually fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95), we doubt any other example of this scarce perforation error surpasses the quality of this pair

300
600
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4085
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4085, Air Post6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a), 6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a)6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a). Mint N.H. with left sheet selvage, wide margins and essentially perfectly centered, no gum skips or bends, Extremely Fine Gem pair, with 2008 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

300
375
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4086
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 4086, Air Post6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a), 6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a)6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a). Mint N.H. with top right corner sheet selvage, bright colors, Very Fine and choice, ex Laila, with Kessler backstamps and 2002 P.F. certificate

300
200
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