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Sale 1147 — The Don David Price Collection of the U.S. 1918 24c Jenny Air Post Issue

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

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Category — Extreme Grounded Plane

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
21
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 21, Extreme Grounded Plane24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Grounded Plane Variety (C3 var), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Grounded Plane Variety (C3 var)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Grounded Plane Variety (C3 var). Wide margins three sides, vivid colors, pronounced shift with the plane's wheels extending to the mid-point of "Cents", small natural inclusion

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1918 24-CENT FIRST AIR POST ISSUE WITH SUCH A PRONOUNCED GROUNDED PLANE SHIFT.

The Grounded Plane stamps showing this degree of vignette shift are very rare

E. 2,000-3,000
Future Sale
22
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 22, Extreme Grounded Plane24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Grounded Plane Variety (C3 var), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Grounded Plane Variety (C3 var)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Grounded Plane Variety (C3 var). Single hinge mark, centered to top right, exceptionally dark colors, very pronounced shift with the plane's wheels extending below the mid-point of "Cents", reperfed at right (formerly a straight-edge position), Fine appearing and very rare with this dramatic shift, as the Price collection demonstrates, the Grounded Plane stamps are found with a range of shifts, this is one of the lowest planes we have encountered, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
Future Sale
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