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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 — Landing or Low Plane

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
40
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 40, Landing or Low Plane24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Landing Plane Variety (C3 var), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Landing Plane Variety (C3 var)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Landing Plane Variety (C3 var). Positions 85-86/95-96, bottom margin block of four with arrow, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H. and showing the downward vignette shift of a Low or Landing Plane, the wheels touch the "Cents" tablet but do not break clearly through so not a Grounded Plane, but as close as can be found short of that, Very Fine, a choice example of this variety from the first printing

E. 500-750
1,100
41
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 41, Landing or Low Plane24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Landing Plane Variety (C3 var), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Landing Plane Variety (C3 var)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Landing Plane Variety (C3 var). Position 31, Mint N.H. with selvage at left, downward vignette shift showing the Low or Landing Plane, the wheels well into the Carmine frame but above "Cents", natural pre-printing diagonal crease, still Very Fine example of this variety, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as normal

140
1,100
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42
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 42, Landing or Low Plane24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Landing Plane Variety (C3 var), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Landing Plane Variety (C3 var)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post, Landing Plane Variety (C3 var). Block of four, downward vignette shift on each stamp showing the Low or Landing Plane, the wheels on the top pair touching the Carmine frame, wheels on the bottom pair well into the frame but above "Cents", light creases, Fine appearance and scarce used block of this variety

E. 500-750
475
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