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Sale 1156 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday, 11 May, 2017

Category — Air Post (C1-C15)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3774
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3774, Air Post (C1-C15)6c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C1-C3, C5-C6), 6c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C1-C3, C5-C6)6c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C1-C3, C5-C6). Mint N.H., all but C1 P.S.E. graded incl. C2 (VF 80), C3 (XF 90), C5 (VF-XF 85) and C6 (VF-XF 85), C1 with just a hint of oxidation, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, total SMQ for the graded stamps $710.00

660
400
3775
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3775, Air Post (C1-C15)6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1), 6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1)6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Mint N.H., gorgeous centering with wide and beautifully balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,600.00), only two have been graded higher

120
1,600
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3776
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3776, Air Post (C1-C15)8c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C2-C6), 8c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C2-C6)8c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C2-C6). Blocks of four, C3 with left arrow, C6 with plate no. at right, last three bottom stamps Mint N.H., others h.r., Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,390
300
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3777
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3777, Air Post (C1-C15)24c 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. block of four with blue "TOP" and blue plate no. 8493, approaching fast plane variety with wing of plane comfortably into red frame, top stamps few natural gum skips, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

560
250
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3778
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3778, Air Post (C1-C15)24c 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. left arrow block of four, bright colors, approaching fast plane variety with wing comfortably into red frame, choice centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

560
170
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3779
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3779, Air Post (C1-C15)24c 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 nos. 8492/8493 and double "Top" block of twelve, h.r. at top in selvage and four stamps, Fine-Very Fine

1,250
500
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3779A
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3779A, Air Post (C1-C15), For the McCoy Inverted Jenny, Position 76, see lot 4000 in separate auction catalog at https://siegelauctions.com/sales.php?sale_no=1157 .

0
0
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3780
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3780, Air Post (C1-C15)8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4), 8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4)8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4). Mint N.H., exceedingly well-centered, rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $450.00)

40
350
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3781
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3781, Air Post (C1-C15)8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4), 8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4)8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $450.00)

40
275
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3782
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3782, Air Post (C1-C15)8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4), 8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4)8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4). Block of 42, most Mint N.H. but a few possibly lightly hinged, unusual plate wash on pos. 11 and 18, several with superior centering and would no doubt grade very highly, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

E. 750-1,000
450
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3783
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3783, Air Post (C1-C15)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Top plate no. 14840 block of nine, center and bottom center stamps with hinge marks, others Mint N.H., rich color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as plate block of six and three singles

2,200
500
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3784
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3784, Air Post (C1-C15)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H. right plate no. 14840 block of six, deep rich color, Very Fine

1,850
425
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3785
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3785, Air Post (C1-C15)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Block of 49, virtually all Mint N.H. but perhaps four would receive previously hinged certificates if submitted as singles, bright color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, a few qualify as Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

6,580
1,800
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3786
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3786, Air Post (C1-C15)20c Map (C9), 20c Map (C9)20c Map (C9). Mint N.H., perfectly balanced margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $250.00)

13
160
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3787
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3787, Air Post (C1-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., bright colors, Very Fine

1,875
750
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3788
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3788, Air Post (C1-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c and $1.30 Mint N.H., $2.60 lightly hinged one corner, fresh and Very Fine set

1,475
500
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3789
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3789, Air Post (C1-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c and $1.30 Mint N.H., $2.60 disturbed gum (or regummed), $2.60 with small crease at top, Fine-Very Fine or appear so

1,475
450
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3790
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3790, Air Post (C1-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Each with a single hinge mark, well-centered, Very Fine

1,165
550
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3791
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3791, Air Post (C1-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). $2.60 h.r., Fine-Very Fine set

1,165
450
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3792
 
65c, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C14). Three unused and two used, unused Nos. C13 with plate no selvage (tear in selvage), $1.30 bottom plate no. selvage, $1.30 unused, two used 65c (one with arrow plate no. selvage), overall Fine-Very Fine

1,405
425
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3793
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3793, Air Post (C1-C15)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., choice wide and balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

275
450
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3794
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3794, Air Post (C1-C15)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., bright color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

275
325
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3795
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3795, Air Post (C1-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., intense shade and sharp impression on fresh paper, mathematically precise centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.30 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE, WHICH IS GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With photocopy of 2001 P.F. (as block of four) and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; SMQ $7,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded in any category. Only seven others share this grade.

625
0
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3796°
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3796, Air Post (C1-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with wide margins, marvelous rich color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.30 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,000.00)

625
2,600
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3797
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3797, Air Post (C1-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., choice centering and margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00)

650
800
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3798
 
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3798, Air Post (C1-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Outstanding centering and wide margins, fresh color, neat wavy-line flag machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00)

375
500
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3799
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Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3799, Air Post (C1-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., deep rich color, wide and beautifully balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

975
1,000
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3800
nh
Sale Number 1156, Lot Number 3800, Air Post (C1-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., fresh color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

975
800
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