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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 — Mint Never-Hinged Grounded Planes from Sanabria Sheet

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
23
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 23, Mint Never-Hinged Grounded Planes from 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 95 with bottom half-arrow selvage, Mint N.H., attractive margins and centering, significant vignette shift with the plane's wheels extending approximately to the midpoint of "Cents"

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1918 24-CENT AIR POST GROUNDED PLANE VARIETY.

The Grounded Plane stamps with pronounced vignette shifts are almost always found with hinged gum. This Mint N.H. example, with a significant vignette shift and from a better position, is very desirable.

Sanabria backstamp. With 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
5,000
24
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 24, Mint Never-Hinged Grounded Planes from 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 68, Mint N.H., centered to top with three wide margins, wheels of plane shifted into the top of "Cents", Fine and scarce in Mint N.H. condition, Sanabria backstamp, with 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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25
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 25, Mint Never-Hinged Grounded Planes from 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 49 with horizontal guideline in bottom margin, Mint N.H., centered to top with three wide margins, wheels of plane shifted into top of "Cents", Fine and scarce in Mint N.H. condition, Sanabria backstamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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26
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 26, Mint Never-Hinged Grounded Planes from 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 59, Mint N.H., centered to top with three wide margins, wheels of plane clearly shifted into "Cents", Fine and scarce in Mint N.H. condition, Sanabria backstamp, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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27
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Sale Number 1147, Lot Number 27, Mint Never-Hinged Grounded Planes from 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 69, Mint N.H., centered to top with three wide margins, wheels of plane shifted clearly into "Cents", natural gum bend, Fine and scarce in Mint N.H. condition, Sanabria backstamp, with 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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