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Airmail




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Lot 5042

Airmail, 1918, 6¢ orange (Scott C1), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh in bright color without a hint of oxidation, wonderfully balanced margins, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $400.
Scott $110.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $275
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Lot 5043

Airmail, 1918, 16¢ green (Scott C2), o.g., never hinged, a simply gorgeous stamp w bold color, sharp detail, and flawlessly balanced margins of pristine white, Superb, a top-notch stamp, with PSE listing just two higher in their Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $1,375.
Scott $120.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,200.
Current Bid $800
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Lot 5044
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Airmail, 1918, 16¢ green (Scott C2), top margin plate number 8900 block of 6, o.g., stamps never hinged, hinged in selvage only, crisply printed in deep color; minor selvage separations, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 5045

Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue (Scott C3), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and bright, enormous margins perfectly centered, certainly one of the finest examples extant, Superb Gem, TOP OF THE POP! Only four examples recorded in this lofty grade and none higher, according to PSE's population report, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded Gem 100.
SMQ GEM 100; $3,250.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $2,200
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Lot 5046

Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue (Scott C3), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh, the plane slightly fast; paper and colors pristine, Superb, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $1,500.
Scott $130.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $850
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Lot 5047

Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue (Scott C3), top margin plate block of 12 with two plate numbers and carmine rose and blue tops, o.g., previously hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 5048
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Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue, "fast plane" variety (Scott C3 var.), top margin double "TOP" plate block number 8493-8492 of 12, Post Office fresh with flaming colors; right wing tip clearly breaking into the frame on each, Very Fine, an exquisite plate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 5049
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Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue, "bottom shifted plane" variety (Scott C3 var.), regummed, in strong colors with wheels most definitely down; facial scuff at top, Fine, very close to the famous "Grounded Plane".
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5050

Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue, "fast plane" variety (Scott C3 var.), block of 4, o.g., previously hinged, fresh and bright with strong colors, the plane's wing tip fully breaking the left frame; right stamps with a natural paper wrinkle, Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $260 as normal singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $425
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Lot 5051

Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue, "high plane" variety (Scott C3), top margin arrow pair, o.g., never hinged, a win-win, being both a printing variety and a positional; Post Office fresh with strong colors and pristine paper, Fine to Very Fine, you'll be flying high, too, with a winning bid, with photocopy of 2003 P.S.E. certificate for block of four.
Scott $260 as singles.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 5052

Airmail, 1923, 8¢ dark green (Scott C4), with 66 singles and 1 plate block, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh; a few minor gum skips (including plate block), Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,640.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 5053

Airmail, 1923, 8¢ dark green (Scott C4), o.g., never hinged, a gob-smacker with deep, luxuriant color flawlessly centered on immaculate paper, Superb, one to get your motor running, only eight stamps grade higher according to PSE's Population Report, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate graded Superb 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $450.
Scott $35.
Estimate $350 - 448.
Current Bid $325
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Lot 5054

Airmail, 1923, 16¢ dark blue (Scott C5), block of 10 with plate number and block of 6, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh; one with light gum bend, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,920.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 5055

Airmail, 1923, 16¢ dark blue (Scott C5), full wide top right margin plate F14829 block of 6, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 5056

Airmail, 1923, 24¢ carmine (Scott C6), o.g., never hinged, a high flyer with unbelievably deep color, solid detail, and jumbo centering perfection on fresh paper, a Superb gem, a Solo Top of the Pop, with PSE's highest grade 100 in their Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $3,250 as a "100".
Scott $130.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,900
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Lot 5057

Airmail, 1923, 24¢ carmine (Scott C6), left margin plate number 14842 block of 6, o.g., lightly hinged, Post Office fresh with radiant color; sound, Very Fine.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 5058
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Airmail, 1923, 24¢ carmine (Scott C6), with strong color and fresh paper; perfectly centered amid jumbo margins; duplex cancel, a Superb gem, a Solo Top of the Pop; PSE's Population Report lists just two 100s as their highest grade, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $1,100 as a "100".
Estimate $800 - 1,000.
Current Bid $700
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Lot 5059

Airmail, 1926-27, Map & Planes complete (Scott C7-C9), remarkably fresh for these stamps, with only some mild gum skips, C9 with tiny perf foldover error in selvage`, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
2018 Brookman C7-C9; $1,415.
Scott $1,178.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 5060

Airmail, 1926, 15¢ Map & Planes (Scott C8), o.g., never hinged, a magnificent stamp with deep color, sharp lines, and wonderful margins of fresh white, Superb, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate graded Superb 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $275.
Estimate $250 - 300.
Current Bid $225
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Lot 5061
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Airmail, 1928, 10¢ Lindbergh, 15 pane reconstruction (Scott C10a), booklet panes of 3, reconstructed lower left quadrant with a few collectable positions: mostly position A, as well as position N (1), position M (4), position H (2) and 1 with partial plate number capture, o.g., 5 panes never hinged, 9 panes previously hinged and 1 pane with disturbed o.g., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,275.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 5062
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Airmail, 1928, 10¢ Lindbergh, 15 pane reconstruction (Scott C10a), booklet panes of 3, reconstructed upper left quadrant with a few collectable positions: mostly position A, as well as position B (1), position J (4), position H (1), position K (1) and one with partial plate number capture, o.g., 2 panes never hinged, 11 panes previously hinged, 1 pane with hinge remnant and 1 pane with slight paper remnants; three with some light foxing on gum, one pane with slight paper remnants and small thins, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,140.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 5063
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Airmail, 1928, 10¢ Lindbergh, 15 pane reconstruction (Scott C10a), booklet panes of 3, reconstructed upper right quadrant with a few collectable positions: mostly position A, as well as position C (1), position J (4), position I (1), position L (1) and one with partial plate number capture, o.g., 1 pane never hinged, 12 panes previously hinged and 2 with partially disturbed o.g.; six with some light foxing on gum, two panes with small corner creases, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,095.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 5064

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), o.g., never hinged, a jaw-dropping trio, each Post Office fresh, immaculately printed and mathematically centered, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $1,640.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 5065
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Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), matched set of bottom margin plate blocks of 6, an outstanding set, all with original gum; 65¢ with tiny hinge slivers in selvage only (stamps never hinged); $1.30 and $2.60 never hinged (the latter with a very light disturbance on one stamp, thus counted as hinged); a few normal natural gum bends and tiny skips, all mentioned for full accuracy; magnificently fresh and well-centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a fitting cap to any US Airmail plate block collection.
Scott $12,450.
Estimate $8,000 - 10,000.
Current Bid $7,500
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Lot 5066

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh with deeply engraved lines and lively color, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-Sup 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $600.
Scott $240.
Estimate $500 - 600.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 5067
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Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), top margin plate F20079 block of 6, o.g., center stamps never hinged / left and right stamps lightly hinged, bright and fresh; light natural gum bends, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 5068
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Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), with exceptionally deep color and detail; flawlessly centered on pristine paper with a slogan cancel, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2019 P.F. certificate graded XF-S 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $425.
Scott $150.
Estimate $300 - 450.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 5069

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), o.g., never hinged, the $1.30 you've been waiting for, flawless in all respects, a Superb gem, a Top of the Pop, with PSE listing just nine stamps at this pinnacle grade in their Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 100.
SMQ Gem 100; $7,500.
Scott $550.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid $3,750
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Lot 5070

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), o.g., never hinged, exquisitely centered in incredible color, Superb, the toughest of the Zepps to find so nice, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $3,500.
Scott $550.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,800
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Lot 5071

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), bottom margin plate number 20085 block of 6, o.g., never hinged, one to hold your attention, with clean color, sharp lines and wonderful centering across the board; a couple trivial spots of gum disturbance on positions 3 & 6, Very Fine nonetheless, a very nice plate.
Scott $5,000.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Current Bid $2,500
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Lot 5072
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Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), a top-of-the-line stamp, beautifully printed, precisely centered, and sporting a slogan cancel as usual, Superb, only two stamps grade higher in PSE's Population Report, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate graded Superb 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $2,150.
Scott $350.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,300
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Lot 5073
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Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, counterfeit large die proof in violet (Scott C15(CF1)a), die-sunk on card measuring approximately 112 x 72 mm; the central vignette particularly ill-defined, plus numerous differences in design detail from the real deal, Very Fine, an exciting collateral item for your Zeppelin collection or exhibit.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,500
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Lot 5074

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), o.g., never hinged, with luxuriant color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,250.
Scott $825.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 5075
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Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), slogan machine cancel, matchless GEM with large balanced margins and phenomenal color, Superb Gem, TOP OF THE POP! only one example listed in the PSE population report and none graded higher! A condition rarity deserving placement in the finest collection, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded Gem 100.
SMQ Gem 100; $6,500.
Scott $550.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $2,600
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Lot 5076
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Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), a beauty perfectly centered on immaculate paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,250.
Scott $550.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $650
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Lot 5077
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Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), a gorgeous stamp with bold color, mathematically balanced margins of fresh paper, and a relatively light slogan cancel, Extremely Fine to Superb, this one has it all, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-Sup 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,250.
Scott $550.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $800
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Lot 5078
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Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15(CF1)), incredibly well-centered for a forgery, with partial duplex and Los Angeles slogan cancels, Very Fine, Scott notes that few were made, and "a very small number are known either on philatelic mail or are canceled to order".
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 5079

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin, group of 250 (Scott C18), wholesale investment stock on stockpages for easy access; plenty of blocks, pairs, plate numbers, etc., in addition to "plain old" singles; as expected, condition varies, but much is fresh and bright; a great opportunity to stock up on this popular issue, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $11,250.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $2,500
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Lot 5080

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin (Scott C18), o.g., never hinged, nothing puerile about this "Baby Zepp", which boasts magnificent color and detail with perfectly balanced boardwalk margins, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-Sup 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $295.
Scott $75.
Estimate $250 - 300.
Current Bid $225
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Lot 5081
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Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin (Scott C18), 37 blocks of 4, for a total of 148, 28 of the blocks with plate number; by our reckoning, 94 are never hinged, 54 hinged or with a degree of gum disturbance that's just too much to be ignored—though your clients may be thrilled with them; generally fresh, but expect the very occasional small fault, generally Fine to Very Fine, great stock for online or bourse.
Scott $9,480.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,300
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Lot 5082
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Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin (Scott C18), top margin plate number 21177 block of 6, in warm color and clean lines on gleaming paper; repair to horizontal perforations (light spot of gum damage) above position 3, which also bears the slightest sliver of a hinge (all other stamps never hinged), Fine to Very Fine.
Durland $900.
Scott $600.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 5083

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin (Scott C18), bottom left margin complete sheet of 50, o.g., never hinged; a few with light gum bends and a couple with small gum skips at bottom, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,900 as plate block & singles.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $2,100
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Lot 5084

Airmail, 1934, 6¢ Winged Globe (Scott C19), o.g., never hinged, in superlative color with razor-sharp detail, all perfectly centered on bright white paper; tiny inclusion on left wing not mentioned on accompanying certificate (noted here for accuracy), Superb, only seven 98s, plus five higher, in PSE's Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $1,750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $850
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Lot 5085

Airmail, 1972, 11¢ City of Refuge, blue & green omitted (Scott C84a), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 92 reported.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 5086

Airmail, 1973, 11¢ Progress in Electronics, vermilion & olive (litho) omitted (Scott C86a), Zip margin single, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 100 reported.
Scott $700.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 5087

Airmail, 1991, 50¢ Harriet Quimby, imperf horizontally (Scott C128a), vertical pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 50 pairs reported.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 5088

Airmail, 2012, $1.05 Amish Horse and Buggy, die cutting omitted on front (Scott C150a), complete sheet of 20, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, 6 to 8 panes reported.
Scott $6,500.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
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