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Sale 1145 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 December, 2016

Category — Air Post Errors and Balances

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
734
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 734, Air Post Errors and Balances6c Transport, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (C25b), 6c Transport, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (C25b)6c Transport, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (C25b). With bottom narrow selvage, small h.r., well-centered, Very Fine, Datz states only 20 pairs are known, with 1965 P.F. certificate

1,750
550
735
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 735, Air Post Errors and Balances15c Plane over New York, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (C35a), 15c Plane over New York, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (C35a)15c Plane over New York, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (C35a). Bright color, usual Fine centering, rare, Datz states only 20 pairs are known, we have not offered another example since 2000, with 1982 P.F. certificate

1,900
550
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736
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 736, Air Post Errors and Balances11c Progress in Electronics, Olive Litho Omitted (C86c), 11c Progress in Electronics, Olive Litho Omitted (C86c)11c Progress in Electronics, Olive Litho Omitted (C86c). Mint N.H. plate no. 34191 block of four, Olive color is completely omitted, Vermilion color is present or faintly present on all four stamps, Very Fine, this is the discovery example of this rare error and very few exist outside of this plate block, only one other appears in Power Search and its Vermilion color is even more trace than in the this block, with 1998 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as four singles without premium for the plate block

4,600
1,000
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737
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 737, Air Post Errors and Balances31c Wright Brothers, Vertical Pair, Ultramarine and Black Engraved Omitted, Black Engraved Omitted (C92b, C92c), 31c Wright Brothers, Vertical Pair, Ultramarine and Black Engraved Omitted, Black Engraved Omitted (C92b, C92c)31c Wright Brothers, Vertical Pair, Ultramarine and Black Engraved Omitted, Black Engraved Omitted (C92b, C92c). Two items, better is a Mint N.H. transition block of six (C92c), left pair with engraved Black omitted, portions of Ultramarine color still present, right four stamps normal with middle pair beginning to lose its engraved colors, Very Fine and rare, ex Floyd, with 2000 P.F. certificate, second item is Mint N.H. pair with Ultramarine and Black omitted (C92b), Very Fine

2,850
1,300
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738
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 738, Air Post Errors and Balances31c Wright Brothers, Vertical Pair, Black, Yellow, Magenta, Blue & Brown Litho Omitted (C92d), 31c Wright Brothers, Vertical Pair, Black, Yellow, Magenta, Blue & Brown Litho Omitted (C92d)31c Wright Brothers, Vertical Pair, Black, Yellow, Magenta, Blue & Brown Litho Omitted (C92d). Mint N.H., Extremely Fine, a striking and outstanding Air Post error, Datz states only 15 pairs are reported, we have not offered another since keeping computerized records more than 20 years ago

2,000
600
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739
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 739, Air Post Errors and Balances25c Octave Chanute, Vertical Pair, Ultramarine & Black Engraved Omitted (C94b), 25c Octave Chanute, Vertical Pair, Ultramarine & Black Engraved Omitted (C94b)25c Octave Chanute, Vertical Pair, Ultramarine & Black Engraved Omitted (C94b). Mint N.H. transition block of four, the right vertical pair the error, the left vertical pair missing part of its engraved colors but otherwise normal, top error stamp with narrow gum skip, Very Fine and extremely rare, Datz states only 5 pairs are reported and adds that transition multiples such as this sell for a premium, with 1984 A.P.S. certificate

4,500
1,600
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740
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 740, Air Post Errors and Balances40c Philip Manzzei, Imperforate Pair (C98b), 40c Philip Manzzei, Imperforate Pair (C98b)40c Philip Manzzei, Imperforate Pair (C98b). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, large margins, Very Fine, rare with only 15 pairs reported by Datz

2,500
1,200
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741
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 741, Air Post Errors and Balances28c Blanche Stuart Scott, Imperforate Pair (C99a), 28c Blanche Stuart Scott, Imperforate Pair (C99a)28c Blanche Stuart Scott, Imperforate Pair (C99a). Mint N.H. wide left margin vertical pair, small natural gum bends mostly confined to selvage, Extremely Fine, scarce error pair, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate for a block of four (right stamps removed)

2,150
1,500
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742
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 742, Air Post Errors and Balances35c Glenn Curtiss, Light Blue Background Omitted (C100a), 35c Glenn Curtiss, Light Blue Background Omitted (C100a)35c Glenn Curtiss, Light Blue Background Omitted (C100a). Mint N.H. top left corner Mr. Zip transition block of four, left stamps errors with background completely omitted, right stamps partly omitted, Very Fine and choice example of this distinctive and extremely rare error, the Datz book states that this is the unique pair, with 2007 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles without premium for the transition block, accompanied by normal for comparison

4,000
2,600
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743
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 743, Air Post Errors and Balances28c 1984 Summer Olympics, Block of Four, Imperforate Vertically (C104b), 28c 1984 Summer Olympics, Block of Four, Imperforate Vertically (C104b)28c 1984 Summer Olympics, Block of Four, Imperforate Vertically (C104b). Mint N.H., vivid colors, Very Fine, an extremely rare perforation error, Datz states only 2 blocks known, accompanied by normal plate block with imperforate bottom margin

7,500
1,500
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744
nhbl
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 744, Air Post Errors and Balances40c 1984 Summer Olympics, Block of Four, Imperforate (C108d), 40c 1984 Summer Olympics, Block of Four, Imperforate (C108d)40c 1984 Summer Olympics, Block of Four, Imperforate (C108d). Mint N.H., faint vertical red line of color from wiper blade, Very Fine, Datz states 30-40 blocks and 20-30 pairs known

900
300
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745
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 745, Air Post Errors and Balances39c Sperry Brothers, Imperforate Pair (C114a), 39c Sperry Brothers, Imperforate Pair (C114a)39c Sperry Brothers, Imperforate Pair (C114a). Mint N.H. vertical pair, vertical blue line of color from wiper blade, Very Fine sound example, Datz states 11 of the 25 reported pairs are faulty

1,500
550
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746
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 746, Air Post Errors and Balances44c Father Junipero Serra, Imperforate Pair (C116a), 44c Father Junipero Serra, Imperforate Pair (C116a)44c Father Junipero Serra, Imperforate Pair (C116a). Mint N.H., large margins, Very Fine, scarce with 19-25 pairs reported in Datz

1,000
500
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747
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 747, Air Post Errors and Balances50c Harriet Quimby, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C128a), 50c Harriet Quimby, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C128a)50c Harriet Quimby, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C128a). Mint N.H., Extremely Fine, Datz states many of the 25 reported pairs have a rejection mark

1,000
400
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748
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 748, Air Post Errors and Balances60c Grand Canyon, Pair, Die Cutting Omitted (C135a), 60c Grand Canyon, Pair, Die Cutting Omitted (C135a)60c Grand Canyon, Pair, Die Cutting Omitted (C135a). Mint N.H. vertical pair, Very Fine, Datz states 15-20 pairs reported

1,500
550
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749
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 749, Air Post Errors and Balances75c Great Smoky Mountains, Pair, Die Cutting Omitted (C140a), 75c Great Smoky Mountains, Pair, Die Cutting Omitted (C140a)75c Great Smoky Mountains, Pair, Die Cutting Omitted (C140a). Mint N.H. complete pane of 20, containing 10 horizontal error pairs, no trace of die cutting, some slight bends, Very Fine and rare, the Datz book states 2-3 sound pairs and 3-4 faulty pairs are known, those are obviously from an additional pane and this one was unknown to the Datz editors, listed but unpriced in Scott and Datz

E. 2,000-3,000
2,800
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750
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 750, Air Post Errors and Balances1938-89 Air Post, Balance of Errors Collection (C23a/C125b), 1938-89 Air Post, Balance of Errors Collection (C23a/C125b)1938-89 Air Post, Balance of Errors Collection (C23a/C125b). Choice group of approximately a dozen errors, several better with Scott Retail up to $800.00, highlights include C23a, C73a, C76a, C84a, C86a, C113a, C115a and C125b, Very Fine and desirable group, Scott Retail more than $5,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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751
 
Air Post Collection. Extensive collection In a banker's box, five albums plus a shoe box, range of stamps and covers, incl C1-C6 plus a few used blocks, C10 plate block, C13-C15 Mint N.H. (slight gum skips and $1.30 with gum crease), wide variety of other earlier to middle years singles, blocks and plate blocks with lots of duplication, C23 plate no. study with singles and pairs, more modern issues numerous (25c face and up) plate blocks with duplication and face value exceeding $330.00, Very Fine collection

E. 1,500-2,000
2,300
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