Sale 1108 — The Robert Bowman Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 29 September, 2015

Category — Back-of-the -Book Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
189
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Sale 1108, Lot 189, Back-of-the -Book Issues24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Mint N.H., rich colors, wide margins, vignette shifted slightly to left, Extremely Fine

140
325
190
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Sale 1108, Lot 190, Back-of-the -Book Issues65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., each with plate no. selvage at right, $2.60 light natural gum bend, Very Fine set

1,900
1,400
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191
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Sale 1108, Lot 191, Back-of-the -Book Issues50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H., rich color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp

90
325
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192
 
Sale 1108, Lot 192, Back-of-the -Book Issues10c Blue, Special Delivery (E1). Rich color and detailed impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $350.00)

80
375
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193
 
Sale 1108, Lot 193, Back-of-the -Book Issues10c Blue, Special Delivery (E4). Intense color and proof-like impression, gorgeous centering, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,000.00), only two have graded higher (at 98J) and two others share this grade

100
950
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194
 
Sale 1108, Lot 194, Back-of-the -Book Issues10c Pale Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E10). Brilliant color, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, neat registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal used example of this issue, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $650.00 as 95, unpriced above the grade of 95), this is the highest grade awarded and the only to achieve it

50
850
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195
 
Sale 1108, Lot 195, Back-of-the -Book Issues10c Parcel Post (Q6). Brilliant color, near-perfect centering with Jumbo margins, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $550.00), this is the highest grade awarded and the only to achieve it

3
850
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196
 
Sale 1108, Lot 196, Back-of-the -Book Issues25c Parcel Post (Q9). Rich color and proof-like impression, fantastic centering with Jumbo margins, neat Richmond Va. registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp in every respect, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $595.00), this is the highest grade awarded and the only to achieve it

8
1,100
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