Lot 4232Airmail, 1918, 16¢ green, top margin plate no. "8900" block of 6 with arrow, o.g., never hinged, beautifully centered throughout, striking deep color, Extremely Fine and choice, the overall appearance is one of the finest; with 2019 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF 90).
Scott No. C2 $1,350.
Lot 4233Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue, "grounded plane" variety, bottom margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged (P.F. states previously hinged in which the P.S.E. and we disagree), a striking extreme downward vignette shift with wheels extending almost entirely into "Cents" in the bottom frame, rich vibrant colors and fresh paper, bottom left stamp with trivial light natural wrinkle (P.F. calls a small internal crease), Extremely Fine, ex-"Saddleback", J. Hoffman & W. Gross.
Scott No. C3 var. Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.
ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN MULTIPLES OF THE 1918 24¢ JENNY "GROUNDED PLANE" VARIETY BEARING ONE THE MOST DRAMATIC SHIFTS OF THIS VARIETY.
The so-called "Grounded Plane" vignette shift, which is believed to have come from portions of only three sheets, is when the wheels of the biplane come though into the "Cents" in the bottom frame.
Lot 4234 oAirmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, slogan machine cancel, deep color, exceptional centering amid beautifully balanced margins, Superb, with only two grading higher; with 2009 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $2,150).
Scott No. C14 $350.
Lot 4235Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid large beautifully balanced margins, rich deep color and Post Office fresh, Superb, an exceptional Zeppelin high value, with only two graded higher; with 2020 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $5,000).
Scott No. C15 $825.
Lot 4236Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, right margin plate no. "20091" block of 6, o.g., never hinged, wonderful overall centering and strong intact perforations all around, rich deep color and exceptionally fresh, Extremely Fine and choice, without question - one of the finest plate blocks in existence.
Scott No. C15 $8,250.
AN EXCEPTIONAL NEVER HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1930 $2.60 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.
Lot 4237Airmail, 1938, 6¢ Eagle, imperf horizontally, centerline block of 4, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering, rich colors, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine and choice, a very scarce position block in choice condition.
Scott No. C23a $1,100.
Lot 4238Special Delivery, 1914, 10¢ blue, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid large evenly balanced margins all round, bright and fresh with rich color, Superb, sole example in the Superb grade with only two graded higher; with 2001 P.F. and 1999 & 2005 P.S.E certificates, the latter Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $3,300).
Scott No. E9a $575.
A TRULY MAGNIFICENT NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1916 10¢ SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE.
Lot 4239Special Delivery, 1916, 10¢ pale ultramarine, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering amid huge beautifully balanced boardwalk margins, rich radiant color on bright fresh paper, a Superb jumbo, one of two examples in the Superb Jumbo grade, only one graded higher; with 2010 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98J, SMQ $4,750).
Scott No. E10 $320.
ONE OF THE FINEST JUMBO EXAMPLES OF THE 1916 10¢ SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE.
Lot 4240 oInterior Dept., 1873, 90¢ vermilion, neat quartered cork cancel, choice centering amid huge boardwalk margins all around, rich brilliant color, an Extremely Fine jumbo, an eye-arresting stamp; with 2020 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. O24 $50.
Lot 4241 oTreasury Dept., 1873, 90¢ brown, blue circular grid cancel, exceptional centering amid large beautifully balanced margins, rich vivid color, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo; with 2012 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95J).
Scott No. O82 $15.
A VERY DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN THIS GEM CONDITION. THIS IS THE SOLE EXAMPLE IN THE GRADE OF 95J AND ONLY ONE IS GRADED HIGHER (98).