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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

Category — Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 28, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Fresh colors, superb centering with wide margins, the plane's wheels shifted well into "Cents" with the blue background lines extending to the bottom of the word

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFULLY CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1918 24-CENT FIRST AIR POST ISSUE GROUNDED PLANE VARIETY.

The Grounded Plane stamps are found with a range of vignette shifts, with some wheels just into "Cents" and some shifted to the middle (or rarely through the bottom) of the word. This example, with a pronounced shift, choice centering and sound condition is particularly desirable

E. 2,000-3,000
5,000
29
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 29, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Position 86, barely hinged, nice margins and centering, clear vignette shift with wheels of plane well into "Cents"

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

Sanabria backstamp

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
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30
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 30, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Lightly hinged, brilliant colors, well-centered, the plane's wheels shifted well into "Cents", Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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31
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 31, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Lightly hinged, bright colors, three wide margins, the plane's wheels clearly shifted into "Cents" and also a slightly Slow Plane with the vignette shifted right, light pencil notations, Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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32
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 32, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Position 85 with vertical guideline along perfs at right, disturbed original gum, wide margins and attractive centering, clear vignette shift with the plane's wheels extending well into "Cents", Very Fine, Sanabria backstamp, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,400
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33
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 33, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Position 20 from the right vertical row with natural s.e. at right, rich colors, wheels of plane shifted into "Cents", small thin spot, Fine appearance, Sanabria backstamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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34
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 34, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Position 40 from the right vertical row with natural s.e. at right, lightly hinged, rich colors, wheels of plane clearly shifted into "Cents", small natural inclusion, Fine, Sanabria backstamp, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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35
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 35, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Position 50 from the right vertical row with natural s.e. at right and horizontal guideline in bottom margin, barely hinged if at all, rich colors, wheels of plane clearly shifted into "Cents", Fine, Sanabria backstamp

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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36
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 36, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Position 60 from the right vertical row with natural s.e. at right, Mint N.H., rich colors, wheels of plane shifted well into "Cents", Fine and rare in Mint N.H. condition with a clear vignette shift, Sanabria backstamp

E. 1,500-2,000
750
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37
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 37, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Position 70 from the right vertical row with natural s.e. at right, lightly hinged, rich colors, wheels of plane shifted well into "Cents", Fine, Sanabria backstamp, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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38
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 38, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Position 90 from the right vertical row with natural s.e. at right, huge bottom margin, wheels of plane shifted well into "Cents", light vertical crease in right margin probably natural, still Fine and desirable with the pronounced vignette shift, Sanabria backstamp

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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39
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 39, Grounded Planes and 10th Row Sanabria Sheet24c 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). Position 100 from the bottom right corner of the sheet with selvage at bottom and natural s.e. at right, huge bottom margin, wheels of plane shifted well into "Cents", small paper adherence in sky above plane, light natural gum crease in selvage, Fine and desirable position with the pronounced vignette shift, Sanabria backstamp

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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