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Sale 1092 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 19-20 February, 2015

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1395
ogbl
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1395, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1), 6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1)6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Complete left pane of 100 with top plate no. 9155 block of six, side arrow selvage and natural s.e. at bottom and right, 80 stamps Mint N.H., tiny hinge slivers around all four edges to prevent perf separations, one stamp has what may be a natural gum skip but we detect a slight thin and so counted as a disturbance and hinged, many stamps choice centering, slight oxidation on a few edge stamps

FINE-VERY FINE AND SCARCE COMPLETE PANE OF 100 OF THE 6-CENT 1918 AIR POST.

Scott Retail as hinged plate block, plus hinged and Mint N.H. singles

10,780
3,500
1396
ogbl
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1396, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2), 16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Top plate no. 8900 and arrow block of six, lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine

900
350
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1397
ogbl
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1397, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2), 16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Top plate no. 8900 and arrow block of six, lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine and choice

900
400
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1398
ogbl
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1398, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2), 16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Complete left pane of 100 with top plate no. 8900 block of six, side arrow selvage and natural s.e. at bottom and right, 81 stamps Mint N.H., tiny hinge slivers around all four edges to prevent perf separations (slivers in plate block are outside the gummed area of the selvage), a number with nice centering, couple natural gum skips in plate block

FINE-VERY FINE AND SCARCE COMPLETE PANE OF 100 OF THE 16-CENT 1918 AIR POST.

Scott Retail as hinged plate block, plus hinged and Mint N.H. singles

16,005
5,250
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1399
ogbl
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1399, 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). Top arrow, double plate no. and double "Top" block of 12, lightly hinged, bright colors, pos. 4 natural inclusion, some natural pre-printing paperfolds, Fine-Very Fine

1,150
500
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1400
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1400, 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., radiant color, proof-like impression, perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $450.00)

40
1,100
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1401
ogbl
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1401, Air Post8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4), 8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4)8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4). Bottom plate no. 14825 block of six, lightly hinged, detailed impression, Very Fine

240
140
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1402
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1402, Air Post16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5), 16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5)16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $425.00)

130
375
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1403
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Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1403, Air Post16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5), 16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5)16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 14830 block of six, intense color, fresh and Very Fine

2,200
500
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1404
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1404, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., perfect centering with wide margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect

140
400
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1405
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Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1405, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Bottom plate no. 14841 block of six, lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine

1,850
600
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1406
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1406, 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., $1.30 with left plate no. selvage, $2.60 with right selvage, Fine-Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificates (C13 graded 80J, C14 graded 70, C15 graded 85), SMQ $1,570.00

1,900
875
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1407
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1407, 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., choice balanced margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, the $1.30 is a Gem

1,900
1,100
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1408
og
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1408, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c and $2.60 h.r., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,155
650
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1409
og
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1409, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Bright colors, few natural gum creases, Fine-Very Fine

1,155
650
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1410
og
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1410, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). H.r., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine set

1,155
550
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1411
og
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1411, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Rich colors, fresh and Fine-Very Fine set

1,155
600
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1412
og
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1412, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,155
575
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1413
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Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1413, 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. plate no. blocks of six, 65c top, $1.30 and $2.60 bottom, rich colors, usual natural gum bends, $1.30 natural paper wrinkle at right

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED SET OF PLATE BLOCKS OF THE GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

This set is notable for its freshness and desirable top or bottom positions.

16,950
11,000
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1414
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1414, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., with left plate no. selvage, rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $450.00)

275
475
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1415
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1415, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., with selvage at right, bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $650.00)

650
350
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1416
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1416, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., with right plate no. selvage, rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

975
1,500
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1417
nhbl
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1417, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Three Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of six, superior centering and condition, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

2,175
750
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1418
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50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Four Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of six, few natural gum skips, bends or creases, still Fine-Very Fine group

2,900
850
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1419
og
50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). 20 Mint N.H. and nine hinged, bright colors, Fine-Very Fine

2,250
550
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