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Sale 1209 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 22-23 October, 2019

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Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1325
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1325, 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). Mint N.H. top arrow, double plate nos. 8493/8492 and double "Top" block of twelve, well-centered, bright colors, several natural gum skips, Very Fine, with 1973 P.F. certificate

2,000
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1326
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1326, 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). Top arrow, double plate nos. 8493/8492 and double "Top" block of twelve, especially well-centered, faintly hinged on the top left stamp, otherwise Mint N.H., rich colors, Very Fine

1,250
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1327
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1327, 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). Top arrow, double plate nos. 8493/8492 and double "Top" block of twelve, h.r. in selvage, stamps Mint N.H. with some natural gum bends and skips, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,250
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1328
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1328, 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). Top red "Top" and red plate no. 8492 block of 20, bottom right stamp lightly hinged, other 19 stamps Mint N.H., bright colors, several towards bottom left with exceptional centering, bottom left stamp small scuff and natural inclusion, Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

2,535
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1329
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1329, 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). Mint N.H. left selvage block of four, approaching the "fast plane" variety, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

520
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1330
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1330, Air Post16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5), 16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5)16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Mint N.H. full top plate no. 14831 block of six, deep color on fresh paper, Fine-Very Fine, especially desirable as a full top plate block

2,000
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1331
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1331, Air Post10c Lindbergh, Air Post (C10), 10c Lindbergh, Air Post (C10)10c Lindbergh, Air Post (C10). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, post-office fresh color and paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $900.00), of more than 310 Mint N.H. C10's submitted to P.S.E., only two other examples have achieved a perfect Gem 100 grade (plus two at Gem 100 Jumbo)

12
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10c Lindbergh, Booklet Pane (C10a). Group of eleven booklet panes, one used (Pos. A), the others unused, mounted on album pages and labeled with their positions, including A, B, C, H, I, J, K, L and M, Fine-Very Fine, several of these positions are quite scarce

E. 400-500
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1333
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1333, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., wide margins with the $1.30 and $2.60 particularly well-centered, 65c small gum skips and Very Fine, other two Extremely Fine

1,640
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1334
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1334, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., rich colors, fresh and Fine-Very Fine set, with 2019 P.F. certificates

1,640
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1335
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1335, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., rich colors, $2.60 small natural gum skips, Very Fine set

1,640
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1336
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1336, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). First two lightly hinged, $2.60 Mint N.H., rich colors, overall a Very Fine set

1,385
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1337
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1337, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Each with single hinge mark, rich colors, Very Fine set

1,060
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1338
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1338, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, attractive colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,060
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1339
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1339, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c small h.r., $1.30 and $2.60 Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, No. C15 with 1980 A.P.S. certificate

1,575
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1340
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1340, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H. left plate no. blocks of six, bright colors on fresh paper, $2.60 block contains some particularly well-centered stamps

FINE-VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE MINT NEVER-HINGED SET OF PLATE NUMBER BLOCKS OF THE GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

Scott Retail

15,200
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1341
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1341, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H. blocks of four, deep rich colors, choice centering

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE SET OF MINT NEVER-HINGED BLOCKS OF FOUR OF THE GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE

Scott Retail as singles

6,560
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1342
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1342, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Blocks of four, $2.60 Mint N.H., other two values top stamps h.r. and bottom stamps Mint N.H., well-centered (especially the $1.30), intense colors, 65c with tiny thin on one hinged stamp and natural gum skip on one Mint N.H. stamp

VERY FINE-EXTREMLEY FINE. A HANDSOME SET OF BLOCKS OF THE GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

Scott Retail as singles

6,050
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1343
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1343, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H. with plate no. 20092 in left selvage, rich color, Very Fine

850
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1344
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1344, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H. top plate no. F 20092 single, excellent centering, rich color, small natural gum skips, Extremely Fine

850
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1345
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1345, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Bright colors, neat cancels, light creases and 65c and $2.60 with small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine

1,050
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1346
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1346, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H. block of 50 with plate no. 21171 in top selvage, essentially a full pane without side selvage, fresh color, perf separations at top and a couple natural gum skips affect the plate block, Fine-Very Fine

3,975
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1347
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Air Post Balance. 29 items on auction lot cards from the 1980s, singles, blocks, and plate blocks, singles includes No. C15, blocks with various from Nos. C1-C6 (including positional blocks) and two No. C18, plate blocks includes No. C4 and three C18, a large potion Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
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1348
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Air Post Collection, 1918-91. Three-ring binder of mostly Mint N.H. stamps, including Nos. C1-C6, C10a, C13-C15, C18 single and plate block, essentially complete for singles with a nice group of plate blocks, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
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1349
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Air Post Unused Balance. Most of the value in the first two issues, singles include seven C2, four C3 and six C6, blocks of C1, C2 (centerline), C3 (four, including two arrow), C5 and C6, several plate blocks of C7-C9, including a pane of C7, two C13 singles, and more, a large portion Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
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1350
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Air Post Plate Blocks, Collection. Album with full range of plate blocks from 1923 thru 1960's, lots of Scott numbers present with a few better items including Mint N.H. Nos. C4 and C18, also some booklet panes (a few showing partial plate numbers) and plate no. singles, overall Fine collection

E. 500-750
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1351
 
Air Post, Booklet Pane Collection. The highlight is a specialized collection of C25a, with various booklet panes, complete booklets, many with plate numbers and marginal markings, few first day covers with Crosby cachets, sets of matched plate numbers, a number of stamped booklets covers, etc., Very Fine and some quite scarce material, also a wide range of other Air Post booklet panes, a few varieties showing partial plate number, Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 200-300
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1352
 
Air Post, Errors, Freaks and Oddities Group. Wide range of interesting items, including C19 block of four with full horizontal gutter, one stamp partly missing from miscut (P.F. certificate), C35 block of four with full horizontal gutter, C39 large multiple with horizontal gutter, C39a with covers, showing major miscut including 300% plate number (P.F. certificate), C52 small holes variety joint line strip of four (Scott Retail $240.00 for pair), C63d error with all colors omitted, imperforate joint line pairs of C73a (Scott Retail $750.00), C82a (Scott Retail $325.00) and C83a (Scott Retail $150.00), plus the same three in imperforate pair format without joint line (Scott Retail $715.00), finally three dramatically miscut booklet panes of C78a (two) and C79a, one showing plate number, overall a Very Fine group

E. 750-1,000
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1353
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Air Post Covers. Approximately 50 covers, many but not all are First Days, best items include a nice Harry Loor illustrated C18 First Day flown cover, also C7 flown First Day cover from Chicago, C11 with 5c Postage Due and Adam Bert cachet, many others, Very Fine group

E. 300-400
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