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Sale 83: Gems of Philately

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Airmail Issues

Lots 295-302

Lot 295    

Airmail, 1923, 24¢ carmine, o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered within large margins, rich deep and and Post Office freshness, a Superb gem, a remarkably choice airmail issue, with only eleven graded higher; with 2011 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $1,200).
Scott No. C6    $130.

Realized: $850

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Lot 296    

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete, o.g., never hinged, each with exceptional centering amid large well balanced margins, rich vibrant color on bright paper, simply a Superb set; each with 2017 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $9,050).
Scott No. C13-C15    $1,750.

AN OUTSTANDING MATCHED GRAF ZEPPELIN SET OF MINT NEVER HINGED SINGLES GRADED SUPERB 98 THAT WOULD BE DIFFICULT TO DUPLICATE.

Realized: $6,500

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Lot 297    

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete, o.g., never hinged, each hand-selected for choice centering, evenly balanced margins and rich deep colors, an Extremely Fine to Superb set, one of the finest sets of the 1930 Graf Zeppelin issue we have ever offered; each with two P.S.E. certificates (latest 2015) Graded (all XF-Sup 95, SMQ $3,750).
Scott No. C13-C15    $1,750.

Realized: $2,600

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Lot 298    

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin, o.g., never hinged, rich deep color on bright fresh paper, large margins and precision centering, Superb, with only nine examples grading higher; with 2002 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $1,800).
Scott No. C13    $250.

Realized: $1,350

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Lot 299    

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering amid remarkably large and evenly balanced margins, rich bold color, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, rarely encountered so large, with only six examples receiving this grade and only four jumbo grades higher (all 98J); with 2010 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $1,700).
Scott No. C14    $575.

Complete Images.

Realized: $1,350

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Lot 300    

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh with bold color, perfect centering with large evenly balanced all around, Superb, a truly exceptional mint gem, with only two examples grading higher; with 2011 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $4,250).
Scott No. C15    $925.

Realized: $2,800

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Lot 301    

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, o.g., never hinged, choice centering amid uncommonly large margins, deep color and exceptional freshness, Extremely Fine to Superb, a lovely mint gem; with 2002 & 2004 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,750).
Scott No. C15    $925.

Realized: $1,300

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Lot 302    

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin, o.g., never hinged, perfect centering with large beautifully balanced margins around, deep color and Post Office freshness, a Superb gem, with only six examples awarded this grade and only one graded higher; with 2008 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Gem 100, SMQ $1,200).
Scott No. C18    $75.

Realized: $1,250

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Lots 295-302

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