24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, High Flying and Slow Plane Variety (C3 var).
Mint N.H. plate no. 8492 and red "TOP" block of four, each vignette with significant upward and rearward shift, the rear of the top wing cutting well into the Carmine frame and lettering at top, the tail of the plane and trailing background shading cutting into the frame at right, rich colors, natural gum skips and bends
VERY FINE. A RARE AND CHOICE DOUBLE VARIETY PLATE BLOCK OF THE FIRST AIR POST ISSUE, SHOWING HIGH FLYING AND SLOW PLANES.
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