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Airmail
 
 
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Lot 1068
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Airmail, 1918, First Issue, 6¢-24¢ complete (Scott C1-C3), blocks of 4, beautiful color and centering; a wonderful top quality set, Very Fine.
Scott $352.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1069

Airmail, 1918, 6¢ orange (Scott C1), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), remarkably choice example with dead-on perfect centering and generous margins all around, Superb, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $210.
Scott $55.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1070
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Airmail, 1923, Second Issue, 8¢-24¢ complete (Scott C4-C6), block of 4, lovely trio of blocks with eye catching appearance, Very Fine.
Scott $270.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1071

Airmail, 1923, 8¢ dark green (Scott C4), bottom left corner margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged (a few tiny natural gum skips), post office fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $140.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 1072

Airmail, 1923, 8¢ dark green (Scott C4), top plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, remarkably fresh and choice full wide top with gleaming fresh color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $330.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1073

Airmail, 1923, 16¢ dark blue (Scott C5), o.g., never hinged, wonderful fresh example with fabulous centering; surprisingly scarce in this top condition, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $425.
Scott $120.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1074

Airmail, 1923, 24¢ carmine (Scott C6), o.g., never hinged, magnificent well centered example with incredible depth of color, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $450.
Scott $130.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1075

Airmail, 1923, 24¢ carmine (Scott C6), full wide margin left plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, very pleasing example of this tremendous difficult plate block; as fresh as the very first day it was issued; seldom found in immaculate mint condition, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $450.
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Lot 1076

Airmail, 1926, 15¢ Map & Planes (Scott C8), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh with jumbo balanced margins all around, Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98J.
SMQ SUP 98J; $350.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1077

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), o.g., lightly hinged, beautiful set with excellent centering and vivid colors, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,060.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $850.
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Lot 1078

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), o.g., lightly hinged, premium set; sharp clearly etched impressions on all three stamps, Very Fine.
Scott $1,060.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $850.
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Lot 1079

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), o.g., hinged, popular key set of Airmail issues; 65¢ has thin speck and light gum bend, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,060.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1080
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Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), neatly placed cancellations, beautiful trio of these popular stamps; an impressive offering of these challenging used stamps, Very Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1081

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), o.g., never hinged, a true World Class GEM with extremely large margins and breathtaking fresh color; this stunning showpiece would make a wonderful start to any matchless set of Zeppelins, Superb, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded Gem 100.
SMQ Gem 100; $4,450.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,500.
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Lot 1082

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), o.g., never hinged (minor gum crease), beautiful example with unusually large margins and warm rich color, Extremely Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1083

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), slightly disturbed o.g., strong color and clear impression, Very Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1084

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), o.g., lightly hinged, lovely example with warm rich color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1085
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Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), Varick Sta., N.Y. machine postmark and partial handstamp cachet, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1086
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Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), duplex cancel, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $375.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1087
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Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin counterfeit, large die proof, blue (Scott C15(CF1)b), desirable example of this popular counterfeit; a great item for the specialist, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 1088

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), o.g., never hinged, incredible color and centering; this wonderful stamp has few peers, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 1991 P.S.E. certificate and 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,750.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 1089

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), o.g., never hinged, premium example with fabulous rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,250.
Scott $850.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1090

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), o.g., never hinged, bold shade; premium quality example of this popular stamp, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $925.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1091

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), o.g., never hinged (light gum bend at top), fresh color, Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1092

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin (Scott C18), bottom plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (a few light gum bends and usual gum skips at bottom), a lovely well centered plate block, better than usually encountered, overall Very Fine.
Scott $675.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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