Sale 1067 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 24-28 March, 2014

Category — Air Post (Scott C1-C18)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1636
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Sale 1067, Lot 1636, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H. vivid color, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 PSAG certificate (XF-Superb 95)

120
300
1637
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Sale 1067, Lot 1637, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H., brilliant color, detailed impression, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,375.00), only one has graded higher

130
1,000
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1638
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Sale 1067, Lot 1638, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H., pretty shade, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 PSAG certificate (XF-Superb 95)

130
350
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1639
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Sale 1067, Lot 1639, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $425.00)

130
300
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1640
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Sale 1067, Lot 1640, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $450.00)

140
325
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1641
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Sale 1067, Lot 1641, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)10c Lindbergh, Booklet Pane (C10a). Mint N.H., Position O, showing the guide lines at top and left, post-office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem example of this scarce position, only one of the 60 panes on the plate yielded Position O, Scott Retail as normal pane

120
150
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1642
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Sale 1067, Lot 1642, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., 65c with extra wide and balanced margins but corner crease, Extremely Fine appearance, $1.30 Very Fine, $2.60 Fine

1,900
800
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1643
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Sale 1067, Lot 1643, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., wide margins, $1.30 with slight gum bend, Very Fine

1,900
1,000
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1644
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Sale 1067, Lot 1644, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, fresh colors, well-centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,155
650
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1645
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Sale 1067, Lot 1645, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). First two lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine

1,155
600
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1646
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Sale 1067, Lot 1646, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c and $1.30 lightly hinged, $2.60 regummed, Fine-Very Fine set

1,155
550
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1647
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Sale 1067, Lot 1647, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Small h.r., bright colors, $1.30 with gum bends, Fine-Very Fine

1,155
650
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1648
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Sale 1067, Lot 1648, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Incl. two 65c, one with bit heavy natural gum bend, Fine-Very Fine

1,335
650
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1649
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Sale 1067, Lot 1649, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Complete set plus extra 65c, unused (regummed), $1.30 and $2.60 faults under regum, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as original gum

1,335
450
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1650
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Sale 1067, Lot 1650, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c tiny gum thin, last two small gum disturbances, otherwise Very Fine, also incl. Extremely Fine used $1.30 single

1,530
650
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1651
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Sale 1067, Lot 1651, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Complete set plus two extra 65c and one extra $1.30, one 65c unused (regummed, perf faults), all others thin spots, Fine-Very Fine appearance

2,015
700
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1652
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Sale 1067, Lot 1652, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C14). Two of 65c, all Mint N.H., one 65c small natural pre-print crease bottom margin, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,200
600
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1653
 
Sale 1067, Lot 1653, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C14). Grid duplex cancels, Fine-Very Fine

540
275
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1654
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Sale 1067, Lot 1654, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H. with top selvage, rich color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

275
525
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1655
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Sale 1067, Lot 1655, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., pretty shade, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $450.00)

275
350
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1656
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Sale 1067, Lot 1656, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Four singles, first three Mint N.H. and Fine, each with 2007-2008 P.S.E. certificate, also one no gum, Very Fine, Scott Retail as three Mint N.H. and one hinged

1,005
425
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1657
 
Sale 1067, Lot 1657, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Plate no. 20086 selvage at bottom, neat flag machine cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $400)

375
325
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1658
 
Sale 1067, Lot 1658, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Bright shade, neat machine cancel, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00)

375
500
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1659
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Sale 1067, Lot 1659, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., incredibly intense shade and impression, perfectly centered on bright paper 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).

975
3,000
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1660
 
Sale 1067, Lot 1660, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Intense shade and impression on bright paper, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

600
650
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1661
 
Sale 1067, Lot 1661, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Wide margins and outstanding centering, neat town cancel, Extremely Fine

600
550
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1662
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Sale 1067, Lot 1662, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H. bottom plate number blocks of six, 65c with gum skips, $1.30 and $2.60 with trivial gum bends as usual, all are exceedingly fresh and well-centered

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A MARVELOUSLY CHOICE SET OF MATCHING BOTTOM POSITION PLATE BLOCKS OF THE POPULAR GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

A particularly handsome and well matched set.

16,900
11,500
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1663
 
Sale 1067, Lot 1663, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin Engraved Forgery, Die Proof on Wove Paper (C15F). Die sinkage area of about 63mm x 45mm, the blue color is a good match but the solid areas in the top and bottom labels are made up of crossed lines and there are weakly engraved areas elsewhere, also incl. a gummed and perforated "stamp" by the same manufacturer, slight edge stain at right, otherwise Very Fine, these are not Panelli forgeries, they may be of German origin

E. 300-400
250
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1664
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Sale 1067, Lot 1664, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin, Panelli Engraved Forgery (Panelli C15). With gum and perforated 11, decent attempt to fool the philatelic public with good match of color and perforations, but the engraving is not as complete as it should be, "FORGERY" handstamp on back, Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
200
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1665
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Sale 1067, Lot 1665, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. wide top plate no. 21178 block of six, typical light gum bends, Extremely Fine, with clear 2008 P.S.E. certificate

725
350
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1666
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Sale 1067, Lot 1666, Air Post (Scott C1-C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. top and bottom plate no. blocks of six, gum creases and skips, top block with small tear in selvage, otherwise Very Fine

1,450
400
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1667
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50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. sheet of 50 with plate no. 21172 at top and selvage at left, a few rows of telescoped perfs, some gum skips limited to the top two rows, Fine-Very Fine

4,465
1,100
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