Sale 1192 — United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 14-16 November, 2018

Category — Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
656
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Sale 1192, Lot 656, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., 65c with right selvage, $2.60 plate no. 20091 in bottom selvage, fresh colors, 65c with wide margins, Very Fine

1,640
800
657
og
Sale 1192, Lot 657, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). $2.60 Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, well-centered (especially the 65c), fresh colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,385
700
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658
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 658, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., deep rich colors, fresh and Very Fine set

1,640
850
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659
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 659, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., rich colors, Very Fine

1,640
700
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660
og
Sale 1192, Lot 660, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c and $2.60 minor h.r. with light bends, $1.30 with some blue adhesion on reverse, otherwise Very Fine

1,060
550
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661
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Sale 1192, Lot 661, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). $1.30 lightly hinged, 65c and $2.60 with thin spots from hinge removal, appear Very Fine

1,060
475
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662
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Sale 1192, Lot 662, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c and $1.30 lightly hinged, $2.60 Mint N.H. with light bends, Fine-Very Fine

1,385
650
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663
og
Sale 1192, Lot 663, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, fresh colors, $1.30 with couple slightly blunted perfs at top right, Fine-Very Fine, also includes hinged C18

1,105
475
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664
nhbl
Sale 1192, Lot 664, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H. blocks of four, rich colors, few trivial natural gum skips and bends but far less than normally seen

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED SET OF BLOCKS OF FOUR OF THE GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

Blocks are rarely seen this fresh. Scott Retail as singles

6,560
3,500
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665
 
Sale 1192, Lot 665, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c lightly cancelled, $1.30 with duplex cancel and $2.60 with slogan machine cancel, fresh, Extremely Fine Gem Set, with 2009 ($2.60), 2016 ($1.30) and 2017 (65c) P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,525.00)

1,050
1,500
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666
 
Sale 1192, Lot 666, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Bright and fresh colors, well-centered, Extremely Fine Set, with 2011 ($2.60), 2012 (65c) and 2016 ($1.30) P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,825.00)

1,050
900
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667
 
Sale 1192, Lot 667, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Each exceptionally well-centered and with wide margins, bright colors, Extremely Fine, a select quality used set of the Graf Zeppelins, $2.60 with 2011 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

1,050
600
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668
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Sale 1192, Lot 668, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., extraordinarily well-centered, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate (98 ogNH)

240
650
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669
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 669, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

240
500
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670
 
Sale 1192, Lot 670, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Deep rich color, with wide bottom selvage, bold 1930 duplex and red and purple cachets, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $275.00)

150
600
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671
og
Sale 1192, Lot 671, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Lightly hinged, bright shade and crisp impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $475.00)

360
300
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672
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 672, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., excellent centering, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate (90 ogNH)

550
400
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673
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 673, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., choice centering, strong color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate (90 ogNH)

550
450
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674
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 674, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H. with plate no. 20088 selvage at right, bright shade, Jumbo margins, minor short gumming at right, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $725.00)

550
350
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675
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 675, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., exceptional centering, lovely rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate

550
300
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676
nhbl
Sale 1192, Lot 676, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 20088 block of six, deep rich color, usual small natural gum skips and bends

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE $1.30 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

Scarce in such nice condition

5,000
2,700
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677
 
Sale 1192, Lot 677, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Precise centering with particularly wide margins, rich color and proof-like impression, slogan machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,150.00), only two stamps have graded higher

350
1,200
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678
 
Sale 1192, Lot 678, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Exceptional centering with wide margins, fresh color, neat slogan machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00)

350
500
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679
 
Sale 1192, Lot 679, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Bright shade, neat Varick Street Station duplex cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $475.00)

350
325
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680
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 680, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., brilliant color, essentially perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE, WHICH IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- ONLY TWO GRADE HIGHER.

With 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,250.00). Only two grade higher (one at 100, one at 100J)

850
2,200
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681
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 681, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

850
1,000
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682
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 682, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., rich color and detailed impression, wonderful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

850
900
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683
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 683, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., rich color, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

850
1,000
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684
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 684, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., attractive color, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

850
750
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685
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 685, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., wide margins and choice centering, pristine and Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

850
650
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686
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 686, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, natural ink offset of another stamp on gum, fresh and Extremely Fine, Champion backstamp, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate not mentioning the backstamp (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

850
650
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687
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 687, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., well-centered, wide margins, attractive color, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate

850
475
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688
og
Sale 1192, Lot 688, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). With plate no. F 20091 top selvage, barest trace of what may be hinging along a few perf separations, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail without premium for the plate no.

525
400
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689
nh
Sale 1192, Lot 689, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., well-centered, rich color, Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate

850
400
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690°
nhbl
Sale 1192, Lot 690, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H. top left plate no. 20092 complete pane of 50, lovely shade, post office fresh and intact, two stamps clear of plate blocks with trivial natural inclusion specks

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED COMPLETE PANE OF 50 OF THE $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE, IN THE FINEST CONDITION ATTAINABLE.

This sheet has outstanding centering throughout and gum that is exceptionally fresh. Only a handful of complete panes are believed to exist and this is one of the finest.

Scott Retail as two plate blocks and 38 singles

48,300
50,000
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691
nhbl
Sale 1192, Lot 691, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H. top plate no. 20091 block of six, deep rich color, natural short gum at top left, selvage with 5mm tear at top right, still Fine-Very Fine plate block from the desirable top plate position

8,000
2,600
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692°
 
Sale 1192, Lot 692, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Essentially perfect centering with wide margins, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright white paper, neat slogan machine cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING USED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,850.00). Only one used C15 grades higher (at 100) and only five others share this desirable grade.

550
2,000
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693
 
Sale 1192, Lot 693, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Well-centered, light duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

550
550
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694
 
Sale 1192, Lot 694, Air Post, Graf Zeppelin Issue (Scott C13-C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Choice centering, tied on small piece by Varick St. Sta. machine cancel, part of red flight cachet, Very Fine

550
450
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