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Sale 1197 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 14-15 March, 2019

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2085
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2085, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2), 16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H., deep rich color, proof-like impression, outstanding centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F., 2004 and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,375.00), only one grades higher (at 100)

120
1,200
2086
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2086, Air Post16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2), 16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2)16c Green, 1918 Air Post (C2). Mint N.H., lovely color, gorgeous centering with unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,375.00), only one has graded higher

120
1,300
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2087
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2087, 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. with plate no. 8492 top selvage, huge margins all around, deep rich colors, vignette shifted forward and approaching the "fast plane", Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, from our 2006 Rarities sale, with 2006 and 2013 P.F. certificates (Superb 98)

130
3,250
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2088
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2088, Air Post8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4), 8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4)8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $450.00)

35
450
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2089
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2089, 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. with selvage at left, rich color on bright paper, beautifully balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1987 P.F. (for a pair) and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,350.00), only two grade higher (one at 98J and one at 100)

120
1,300
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2090
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2090, Air Post16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5), 16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5)16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Top plate no. 14828 block of six, barely hinged, rich color, Very Fine and desirable from the top position

1,300
425
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2091
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2091, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6), 24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6)24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H., radiant color on post-office fresh paper, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,200.00)

130
1,000
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2092
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2092, 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., 65c and $1.30 with side selvage, rich colors, few small natural gum skips, Very Fine set

1,640
800
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2093
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2093, 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, C15 tiny natural gum crease, Fine-Very Fine

1,640
800
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2094
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2094, 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., 65c bit heavy diagonal natural gum crease, $1.30 few gum skips, overall Fine

1,060
650
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2095
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2095, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Each lightly hinged and with wide margins, $2.60 with natural gum crease, fresh and Very Fine

1,060
700
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2096
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2096, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Bright colors, few natural gum skips and bends, Very Fine set

1,060
700
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2097
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2097, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Rich colors, $1.30 and $2.60 h.r., 65c natural gum skips and creases, Fine-Very Fine set

1,060
500
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2098
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2098, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). 65c lightly hinged, others Mint N.H. but with small natural gum skips, Fine set

1,575
800
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2099
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2099, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Blocks of six, three 65c and $1.30 stamps with thins, two $2.60 stamps with thins, 65c with three Mint N.H. examples, $1.30 and $2.60 with two Mint N.H. examples, Fine-Very Fine appearing set of blocks, Scott Retail as singles

7,585
5,250
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2100
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2100, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 20080 block of six, brilliant color, well-centered, natural narrow horizontal gum skip thru top row, Very Fine and choice, with 2018 P.F. certificate

2,200
1,200
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2101
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2101, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., bright and crisp, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $350.00)

240
170
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2102
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2102, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Two used stamps, both with wavy-line machine cancels, well-centered with wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 and 2011 P.S.E. certificates respectively (VF-XF 85; total SMQ $450.00)

300
300
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2103
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2103, Air Post$1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15), $1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15)$1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15). Mint N.H., attractive centering and margins, $2.60 with typical small natural gum skips, Very Fine

1,400
650
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2104
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2104, Air Post$1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15), $1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15)$1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15). $1.30 Mint N.H., Very Fine, $2.60 with narrow horizontal line of light hinging (or possibly a natural gum skip), Very Fine, Scott Retail with C15 as hinged

1,075
600
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2105
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2105, Air Post$1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15), $1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15)$1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15). Mint N.H., nice centering and margins, $2.60 with typical small natural gum skips and bend, Very Fine, C14 with 2005 P.F. certificate for a block of four, this the bottom right stamp

1,400
600
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2106
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2106, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Wide margins and choice centering, wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.F. (XF 90) and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00)

350
475
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2107
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2107, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Rich color, wide and balanced margins, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00)

350
475
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2108
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2108, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Bright shade, wide and beautifully balanced margins, neat slogan machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00)

350
450
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2109
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2109, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Bright shade, outstanding centering with wide margins, neat slogan machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00)

350
450
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2110
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2110, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Wide margins and precise centering, rich color, slogan machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

550
800
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2111
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2111, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Outstanding centering with wide margins, rich color, neat slogan machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

550
750
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2112
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2112, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Choice centering, fresh color, neat slogan machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

550
650
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2113
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2113, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin, Panelli Engraved Forgery, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, Panelli Engraved Forgery$2.60 Graf Zeppelin, Panelli Engraved Forgery. With gum and perforated 11, decent attempt to fool the philatelic public with good match of color and perforations, but the engraving is not as complete as it should be, Fine

1,000
1,000
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2114
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2114, Air Post5c Winged Globe, Air Post (C16), 5c Winged Globe, Air Post (C16)5c Winged Globe, Air Post (C16). Mint N.H., excellent centering, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $550.00), only seven have graded higher

8
800
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2115
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2115, Air Post50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18), 50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18)50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Mint N.H., radiant color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $750.00), only seven have graded higher (six at 100, one at 100J) and only five others share this lofty grade, of the 710 graded copies in the Population Report this is almost part of the top 1%

75
800
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2116°
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2116, Air Post5c Deep Blue, Buffalo Balloon (CL1), 5c Deep Blue, Buffalo Balloon (CL1)5c Deep Blue, Buffalo Balloon (CL1). Schoendorf Type III with plate flaws including large white blob in "E" of "Five", unused (no gum), large margins except clipped bottom right corner, thin spots and creases, Extremely Vile, apparently dropped from the balloon and used by squirrels as nesting material, with 2018 P.F. certificate

7,500
1,600
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