Sale 1247 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 14-15 December, 2021

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Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
656
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 656, Air Post6c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C1-C6). 35 original gum blocks, representing all the key collectible positions from each of the panes, C1 with six including top plate block of six (Mint N.H.), top left margin block, left arrow block, centerline block and horizontal guide line block, C2 with five key positions including plate block of six, C3 with 11 representing all the key positions including plate block of 12 and extra bottom and right arrow blocks, C4 with six plate blocks including tops with and without letter "F" and extra bottom, C5 with five plate blocks including tops with and without letter "F", C6 with four plate blocks including top letter "F", blocks show a mix of Mint N.H. and hinged stamps with a number of plate blocks fully Mint N.H.

VERY FINE. A RARE "AROUND-THE-CLOCK" COLLECTION OF POSITION BLOCKS AND PLATE BLOCKS FOR THE 1918 AND 1923 AIR POST ISSUES.

This is an excellent and album-mountable alternative to a complete set of panes, few of which exist. See our website PDF for a complete scan. Scott value approximately $26,000.00

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Sale 1247, Lot 656, Air Post
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Sale 1247, Lot 656, Air Post
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Sale 1247, Lot 656, Air Post
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E. 5,000-7,500
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657
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 657, Air Post6c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C1-C6). Mint N.H., bright colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, two with certificates -- No. C4 graded 95, No. C6 graded 90

Bid on this lot

645
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658
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 658, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Mint N.H., rich colors, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C3
24c
420
0
0
2
1
1
2
9
0
20
2
33
7
59
7
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C3
24¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$40
-
$65
-
$95
$100
$135
$140
$175
$185
$225
$300
$500
$750
$2,500
$3,750
$6,500
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

130
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659
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 659, Air Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Mint N.H., huge margins and precise centering, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C3
24c
420
0
0
2
1
1
2
9
0
20
2
33
7
59
7
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C3
24¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$40
-
$65
-
$95
$100
$135
$140
$175
$185
$225
$300
$500
$750
$2,500
$3,750
$6,500
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

130
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660
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 660, Air Post8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4). Mint N.H., radiant color, proof-like impression, perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $450.00), only eight grade higher

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C4
8c
446
0
0
0
0
2
1
10
1
15
0
38
0
44
0
119
2
6
0
1
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C4
NH
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$20
$22
$25
-
$40
-
$50
-
$75
$110
$150
$250
$450
-
$1,150
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

35
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661
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 661, Air Post16c Dark Blue, 1923 Air Post (C5). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $425.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C5
16c
405
0
0
0
2
2
2
12
0
21
0
44
2
62
0
1
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C5
16¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$35
-
$60
-
$90
-
$130
$140
$170
-
$225
$300
$425
$700
$1,350
$2,000
$3,900
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

130
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662
nhbl
Sale 1247, Lot 662, Air Post24c Carmine, 1923 Air Post (C6). Mint N.H. top plate no. 14840 block of six, brilliant color, excellent centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a premium Mint N.H. top plate block, we have offered only a handful of others in the last ten years

Bid on this lot

2,500
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663
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 663, Air Post1926-47 Air Post (C7-C12, C16-C36). More than 110 plate blocks, representing all or nearly all the plate block positions from each pane, based on other items from this collection we presume they are Mint N.H. or mostly Mint N.H. but they are each encased in a "coffin" mount on album pages so verification would take significant time, also includes No. C23a pair, fresh and Very Fine "around-the-clock" plate block collection, Scott value as Mint N.H. exceeds $6,000.00

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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664
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 664, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Plate blocks of six, 65c top (reduced selvage) and $1.30 and $2.60 bottoms, original gum, 65c barely hinged at bottom and with some gum skips and bends, $1.30 lightly hinged in top row, bottom row Mint N.H. and h.r. in selvage, $2.60 hinged in top row, bottom row Mint N.H., well-centered throughout

A FRESH AND VERY FINE SET OF PLATE BLOCKS OF THE GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE FROM TOP OR BOTTOM POSITIONS.

Scott value as all hinged

Bid on this lot

10,350
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665
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 665, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Mint N.H., each with bottom plate no. selvage, natural gum skips, Very Fine, the $1.30 Extremely Fine

Bid on this lot

1,675
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666
og
Sale 1247, Lot 666, Air Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Lightly hinged, bright colors and wide margins, Very Fine set

Bid on this lot

1,080
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667
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 667, Air Post65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Mint N.H., with bottom plate no. 20080 selvage, small natural gum skips not noted on certificate, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $475.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C13
65c
996
0
0
3
5
11
15
43
3
50
1
11
19
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C13
65¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$120
-
$165
$180
$200
-
$275
$310
$350
$400
$475
$575
$600
$1,000
$1,750
$2,650
$4,450
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

250
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668
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 668, Air Post65c Green, Graf Zeppelin (C13). Three original gum plate blocks of six, right and left plate no. 20079, both with bottom four stamps Mint N.H., right plate block with narrow selvage and Very Fine, left plate block with wide selvage and Fine, finally top plate no. 20080 block of six, moisture affects the right and left edges, otherwise Very Fine

Bid on this lot

4,500
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669
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 669, Air Post$1.30 Brown, Graf Zeppelin (C14). Intense shade and impression, beautiful centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.30 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

With 2021 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,500.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C14
$1.30
913
0
0
2
3
6
15
42
2
47
2
4
10
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C14
1.3
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$255
-
$350
$385
$450
$500
$650
$665
$700
$725
$800
$950
$1,200
$1,700
$3,500
$4,500
$7,500
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

575
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670
og
Sale 1247, Lot 670, Air Post$1.30 Brown, Graf Zeppelin (C14). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $475.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C14
$1.30
254
0
1
4
7
7
8
24
0
19
0
40
2
28
4
3
0
4
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C14
1.3
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$190
-
$230
-
$275
-
$400
$410
$425
-
$450
$445
$475
$500
$625
$825
$1,250
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

375
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671
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 671, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H., rich color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $800.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C14
$1.30
913
0
0
2
3
6
15
42
2
47
2
4
10
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C14
1.3
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$255
-
$350
$385
$450
$500
$650
$665
$700
$725
$800
$950
$1,200
$1,700
$3,500
$4,500
$7,500
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

550
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672
c
Sale 1247, Lot 672, Air Post$1.30 Brown, Graf Zeppelin (C14). Tied by "Varick St. Sta. N.Y. Jun. 2 8:30 AM 1930" machine cancel on cacheted cover to Germany, stamp with small creases at top, cover with small scuff, appears Very Fine, also includes No. C18 on flown cacheted card to Germany, card with creases, one affects stamp, otherwise Very Fine

Bid on this lot

470
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673
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 673, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., rich color, wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,350.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C15
$2.60
950
0
0
3
7
4
7
37
0
52
0
210
1
5
5
0
1
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
C15
2.6
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$400
-
$525
-
$675
-
$950
$950
$1,050
$1,100
$1,250
$1,400
$2,000
$2,450
$5,000
-
$11,000
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

120
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674
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 674, Air Post$2.60 Blue, Graf Zeppelin (C15). Bottom plate no. 20092 block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and beautiful centering

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE BOTTOM PLATE BLOCK OF THE $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

A lovely plate block.

Bid on this lot

5,250
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