Sale 973 — 2009 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 June, 2009

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
243
nh
Sale 973, Lot 243, Air Post$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Mint N.H., incredibly intense shade and impression, perfectly centered on bright paper with wide margins

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

P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $5,700.00). With the exception of the one stamp graded 100J from the Scarsdale Collection (Siegel Sale 910), this is the highest Mint N.H. grade awarded by P.S.E. to the $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (23 total).

1,275
2,700