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Sale 1191 — United States and CSA Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 October, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2356
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2356, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3), 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3)24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Centered to bottom right, tied by "Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y. Phila. Washington May 15 10AM, First Trip" duplex datestamp on registered cover with YMCA corner card to J.C. Morgenthau in New York, neat registry no. and "FEE CLAIMED" handstamp, receiving backstamp of 4PM the following day, Fine, scarce "10AM" datestamp, carried on Lieutenant George L. Boyle's first attempt to fly the mails, which (like his second attempt) resulted in a crash landing and delayed mail, this was carried on the following day

E. 750-1,000
0
2357
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2357, Air Post6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1), 6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1)6c Orange, 1918 Air Post (C1). Tied by "Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y. Phila. Phila. Dec. 16, 1918" duplex cancel on First Day of New 6c Rate cover to Washington D.C., Very Fine, scarce, with 1978 Friedl certificate

2,000
0
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2358
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2358, Air Post8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6), 8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6)8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6). Each on First Day cover, 8c block of four to George Linn in Columbus O., 16c and 24c (latter with with left plate no. 14840 selvage) to Fred Schmalzreidt in Detroit, a Very Fine trio of covers, Scott Retail as singles

1,750
325
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2359
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2359, Air Post8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6), 8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6)8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6). Each on First Day cover with typed address to Philip Ward in Philadelphia, Very Fine set

1,750
325
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2360
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2360, Air Post16c-24c 1923 Air Post (C5-C6), 16c-24c 1923 Air Post (C5-C6)16c-24c 1923 Air Post (C5-C6). Two covers, first with right plate no. 14828 block of six tied by "San Francisco Cal. Jul. 1 5AM 1924" duplexes to Worden in N.J., second with right plate no. 14840 block of six tied by "New York N.Y. Jul. 1 8:30AM, 1924" duplexes also to Mrs. Carrie G. Worden in Los Angeles, each with purple boxed cachet for first trip with night flying, Very Fine, scarce plate blocks on cover

E. 200-300
275
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2361
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2361, Air Post8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C2, C4-C6, C10a), 8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C2, C4-C6, C10a)8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C2, C4-C6, C10a). First on Jul. 15 First Flight cover, others on First Day covers, C10a with Cleveland cachet, Very Fine group

3,350
475
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2362
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2362, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Each tied by "Washington D.C. Apr. 19, 1930 5-PM" machine cancel on cacheted First Day cover or card (65c and $1.30), 65c to Peekskill N.Y., $1.30 to Islip N.Y. (flown, with June receiving cancel), $2.60 to Ardmore Penn., cards with minor corner bends, Very Fine set

2,900
500
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2363
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2363, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Tied by "Washington D.C. Apr. 19, 1930 5-PM" machine cancel on cacheted First Day cover to Astoria N.Y., Very Fine

1,000
225
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2364
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2364, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Tied by "Varick St. Sta. May 2 4-PM 1930" machine cancel on cacheted cover to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, sender's handstamp from Canada, transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine flown cover, with 1985 P.F. certificate

575
170
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2365
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2365, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Rich colors, tied by easily readable "Washington D.C. Apr. 19 5PM 1930" duplex datestamp and oval grid cancel on cacheted First Day cover addressed to Fred J. Plant in Washington D.C., additional strike of duplex at bottom right, Friedrichschafen and New York backstamps, includes round trip cachet, some slight overall wear

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL FLOWN FIRST DAY COVER WITH ALL THREE DENOMINATIONS OF THE GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

With 2007 P.F. certificate

10,000
0
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2366
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2366, Air Post6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a), 6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a)6c Dark Blue & Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (C23a). Tied by "New York N.Y. Grand Central Annex Jan. 18 9PM 1939" duplex datestamps on cover with airmail border to Chicago Ill., Kessler return address in pencil on backflap, Very Fine, rare used on cover, ex Hennig, with 2007 A.P.S. certificate

1,750
2,100
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2367
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2367, Air Post6c Ultramarine & Carmine (C23c), 6c Ultramarine & Carmine (C23c)6c Ultramarine & Carmine (C23c). Tied by "Buffalo N.Y. Apr. 3 12:30PM 1943" duplex on cover to Mission Tex., fresh and Very Fine, very few covers are known with this color error, with 1990 A.P.S. certificate

1,750
2,100
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