Sale 1272 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 14-15 December, 2022

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Category — Air Post and Parcel Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3537
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3537, Air Post and Parcel Post24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). Tied by red "Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y. Phila. New York May 15, 1918 First Trip" duplex datestamp on legal-size cover with Aero Club of America return address to Washington D.C., "Via Aeroplane Mail" handstamp, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, a nice example of the magenta New York "First Trip" datestamp

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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3538
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3538, Air Post and Parcel Post6c-24c 1918 Air Post Covers (C1-C3). Seven, including three with No. C3 including June 3, 1918 use with First Trip cancel from New York to Providence R.I., May 29, 1918 use from Washington D.C. to Boston, Sep. 9, 1918 use from Chicago to New York, two with No. C1 including uses Dec. 9, 8, 1919 and Aug. 21, 1923, two with No. C2 including Sep. 5, 1918 First Trip use and July 16, 1918 use from Washington D.C. to New York, some faults, overall Fine-Very Fine and desirable group of early flight covers

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E. 500-750
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3539
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3539, Air Post and Parcel Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Each tied by "Washington, D.C. Apr. 19, 1930" first day circular datestamps on a matched set of covers to Denver Col., Fine-Very Fine, Scott value $2,900.00 as flown covers

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E. 500-750
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3540
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3540, Air Post and Parcel Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Four flown covers, including card and envelope bearing C13, card bearing C13 and C14, envelope bearing C15, appropriate flight cachets, C15 cover with small tear at top, Very Fine set

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E. 500-750
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3541
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3541, Air Post and Parcel Post65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Two covers, one with $2.60 tied by "Varick St. Sta. N.Y. Apr. 29 5:30PM 1930" machine cancel on Air Mail cover to S.C., other with 65c and $1.30 used with nine other stamps on legal-size 5c entire to Germany, Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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3542
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3542, Air Post and Parcel Post1c-25c Carmine Rose, Parcel Post (Q1-Q9). Tied by "Los Angeles Cal." registry ovals and used with 1c-10c Washington-Franklins, also 1c Panama-Pacific and 10c Special Delivery, similarly tied, on registered cover to Verona, Italy, Nov. 21, 1913 origination circular datestamp struck partly off cover, some slight soiling, Very Fine, an impressive franking

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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3543
 
Sale 1272, Lot 3543, Air Post and Parcel Post75c Parcel Post (Q11). Used with horizontal strip of three of $5.00 Light Green (480), also 1c Green (498) and 5c Blue (504), tied by New York registry oval cancels on piece, violet "New York (Foreign Branch) N.Y. Registered Jul. 13, 1917" double-circle datestamp, 75c with natural straight edge at left, Fine, 1994 A.P.S. certificate (stating "wash of glue over entire piece) no longer accompanies

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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