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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 — High-Flying Plane

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
56
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 56, High-Flying Plane24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, High Flying Plane Variety (C3 var), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, High Flying Plane Variety (C3 var)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, High Flying Plane Variety (C3 var). Mint N.H., significant upward shift with the rear of the wing cutting well into the Carmine frame at top, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, while no official definition of this variety has been established, like the other shifts it should show a portion of the "Jenny" vignette cutting into the frame, this example is shifted higher than most, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
5,000
57
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 57, High-Flying Plane24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, High Flying and Slow Plane Variety (C3 var), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, High Flying and Slow Plane Variety (C3 var)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.

This is the first High Flying Plane block with plate number selvage to appear in Power Search

E. 2,000-3,000
6,250
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58
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 58, High-Flying Plane24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, High Flying Plane Variety (C3 var), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, High Flying Plane Variety (C3 var)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, High Flying Plane Variety (C3 var). Mint N.H. top selvage block of four with arrow, each vignette with significant upward shift, the rear of the top wing cutting into the Carmine frame at top, bright and fresh, Very Fine and scarce position piece with the High Flying Plane, while no official definition of this variety has been established, like the other shifts it should show a portion of the "Jenny" vignette cutting into the frame

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