Sale 1179 — United States and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 March, 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 (C16 thru Later Issues)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2502
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Sale 1179, Lot 2502, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)5c Winged Globe, Air Post (C16). Mint N.H., essentially perfect centering with Jumbo margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $850.00), only three grade higher

8
550
2503
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Sale 1179, Lot 2503, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)8c Winged Globe, Air Post (C17). Mint N.H., brilliant color, outstanding centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $900.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only five others, this may be underpriced in SMQ as the last 98 we sold realized $5,000.00 hammer

3
1,300
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2504
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Sale 1179, Lot 2504, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H., excellent centering, wide margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $500.00)

75
375
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2505
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Sale 1179, Lot 2505, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)6c Orange (C19). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with wide margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $1,750.00), only five grade higher

3
950
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2506
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Sale 1179, Lot 2506, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)25c Trans-Pacific (C20). Mint N.H., flawless centering, brilliantly fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (Gem 100; SMQ $450.00), this is the highest grade awarded

1
225
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2507
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Sale 1179, Lot 2507, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)20c, 50c Trans-Pacific (C21-C22). Mint N.H., brilliantly fresh with choice centering, Extremely Fine Gems, P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; total SMQ $435.00)

22
325
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2508
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Sale 1179, Lot 2508, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)6c Dark Blue & Carmine (C23). Mint N.H., wide margins and outstanding centering, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $500.00), only two grade higher

0
375
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2509
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Sale 1179, Lot 2509, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)30c Winged Globe, Air Post (C24). Mint N.H., essentially perfect centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $300.00), only three grade higher

11
325
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2510
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Sale 1179, Lot 2510, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)30c Dull Blue, Winged Globe (C24). Mint N.H., precise centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $300.00), only three grade higher

11
375
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2511
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Sale 1179, Lot 2511, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)6c-50c 1941 Transport, Air Post (C25-C31). Mint N.H. set, essentially perfect centering throughout, fresh and Extremely Fine Gems, each P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; total SMQ $1,165.00)

18
950
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2512
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Sale 1179, Lot 2512, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)36c Sikorsky, Red, Dark Blue & Black Engraved Omitted (C119a). Mint N.H., striking appearance with only the image of Sikorsky present, Very Fine and rare, Datz records only 20 examples, this is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records, accompanied by normal stamp for comparison

2,250
1,600
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2513
nhbl
Sale 1179, Lot 2513, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)50c Quimby, Imperforate Horizontally (C128a). Mint N.H. block containing two error pairs with post office logo slvage at right, fresh and Extremely Fine, Datz states many of the 25 reported pairs have a rejection mark, with 2007 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as two pairs without premium for the position

1,800
700
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2514
nhbl
Sale 1179, Lot 2514, Air Post (C16 thru Later Issues)1926-2012 Air Post, Plate Block Collection. Mounted on album pages, essentially complete from No. C7 less C13-C15, nearly all Mint N.H. including C18 which is a particularly nice top position, C7 hinged with small thin spots, also includes five singles of No. C3 showing various vignette shifts in all four directions, Very Fine collection

E. 750-1,000
625
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