U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
January 11-12, 2006

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Lot #504
United States Air Post
1912, Feb.17 Pioneer flight in Oakland, Calif., 2c entire envelope addressed to the Mayor of Oakland, endorsed "via Airplane",
Envelope
Catalog #AAMC 15
Catalog Value 275+
Unsold
Lot #505
United States Air Post
1918 6c-24c, set of three in top margin blocks of four with plate nos., 6c with three stamps n.h., 16c with two stamps n.h. (one with toned spot) and 24c with three stamps n.h., some fingerprints on gum, fine-v.f.,
Box *\**
Catalog #C1-3
Catalog Value 1,335
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #506
United States Air Post
1918 6c orange, top plate no. block of six, n.h. and post office fresh, fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #C1
Catalog Value 1,050
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #507
United States Air Post
1918 6c orange (oxidized), used Dec.16, 1918 on first flight Philip H. Ward cover from Philadelphia to Washington, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C1
Catalog Value 2,000
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #508
United States Air Post
1918 16c green, perfectly centered with jumbo margins, barest trace of a hinge, v.f. gem
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Catalog #C2
Catalog Value 75
Price Realized
$110.00

Lot #509
United States Air Post
1918 16c green, well centered, n.h., v.f., with 2005 PSE cert., graded "VF 80"
**
Catalog #C2
Catalog Value 150
Unsold
Lot #510
United States Air Post
1918 16c green, top plate no. block of eight, hinges removed at top, exceptionally well centered, v.f.
Box *
Catalog #C2
Catalog Value 1,150
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #511
United States Air Post
1918 16c green, center line block of four, each stamp perfectly centered with wide even margins, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f. (cat. value for singles)
Box **
Catalog #C2
Catalog Value 600
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #512
United States Air Post
1918 16c green, top margin plate no. block of six, well centered, beautiful color, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f.
Box **
Catalog #C2
Catalog Value 1,500
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #513
United States Air Post
1918 16c green (straight edge at right), used July 15, 1918 on first flight cover from Washington to Philadelphia, fine, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #C2
Catalog Value 800
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #514
United States Air Post
1918 16c green (straight edge at right), used July 15, 1918 on first flight cover (legal size) from the Aero Club of America in New York to Washington, with four page-letter signed by Henry Woodhouse, describing this flight, the sale offirst day covers of the first air mail issue and more. Some of the noteworthy members of the Aero Club included Rear adm. Robert Perry, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Glenn H. Curtiss, Orville Wright, J.C. McCoy (letter addressee),
Envelope
Catalog #C2
Catalog Value 800
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #515
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose and blue, perfectly centered with jumbo margins, bright color, barest trace of a hinge, fresh and v.f. gem, graded "XF-Sup 95-J", with 2005 PSE cert.
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Catalog #C3
Catalog Value 75
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #516
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose and blue, well centered, beautiful color, l.h., v.f.
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Catalog #C3
Catalog Value 75
Unsold
Lot #517
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose & blue, three varieties incl. shifted to left ("fast plane", "slow plane") and to bottom ("grounded plane), h.r., fine
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Catalog #C3var
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #518
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose and blue, top plate no. single, well centered, fresh color, v.f.
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Catalog #C3
Catalog Value 150
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #519
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose and blue, top margin plate no. single, well centered with jumbo margins, n.h., slight gum disturbances, v.f., with 2005 PSE cert., graded "VF-XF 85J"
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Catalog #C3
Catalog Value 150
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #520
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine & rose blue, lower left sheet corner block of four, with siderographer's initials "S.De B." (Samuel De Binder), h.r., fine
Box *
Catalog #C3
Catalog Value 300+
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #521
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine & rose blue, top block of 12, two plate numbers, arrow and two "top", h.r. at top, with some perf. strengthening, disturbed gum, otherwise fine-v.f.
Box *
Catalog #C3
Catalog Value 1,225
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #522
United States Air Post
1923 8c green (2), 16c blue and 24c carmine (2), all marginal examples with siderographer's and engraver's initials, mostly l.h., 16c thin, others fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #C4-6
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #523
United States Air Post
1923 8c green and 16c dark blue, top margin plate no. blocks of six, hinged, (few 16c stamps n.h.), 8c with faults in selvage, fine-v.f.
Box *
Catalog #C4-5
Catalog Value 1,775
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #524
United States Air Post
1923 8c-24c set of three matching Edward C. Worden Washington D.C. FDCs, each with a "First Day Cover" hs at upper left, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C4-6
Catalog Value 1,950
Unsold
Lot #525
United States Air Post
1923 8c green, sheet of 100, n.h., nicely centered, few minor perf. separations and strengthening, generally fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #C4
Catalog Value 4,170+
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #526
United States Air Post
1923 8c dark green, top plate no. block of six, mostly well centered, n.h. and post office fresh, fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #C4
Catalog Value 325
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #527
United States Air Post
1923 16c dark blue, top plate no. block of six, n.h., post office fresh, fine-v.f., with 1999 PFC
Box **
Catalog #C5
Catalog Value 2,350
Unsold
Lot #528
United States Air Post
1923 24c carmine, perfectly centered with wide margins, deep rich color, n.h and post office fresh, v.f.
**
Catalog #C6
Catalog Value 160
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #529
United States Air Post
1923 24c carmine, block of four, well centered with wide margins, bright color, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f. (cat. value for singles)
Box **
Catalog #C6
Catalog Value 640
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #530
United States Air Post
1923 24c carmine, top plate no. block of six, selvage trimmed, bottom stamps n.h., top stamps h.r. and thin, fine-v.f. appearance
Box *
Catalog #C6
Catalog Value 2,050
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #531
United States Air Post
1923 24c carmine, left margin plate no. block of six, bright color, few well centered, n.h., natural gum skips, fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #C6
Catalog Value 3,100
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #532
United States Air Post
1926-39 five different sheets of 50, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #C7-8,16,21,24
Catalog Value 2,310
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #533
United States Air Post
1928 10c Lindbergh, booklet single (with top selvage), used together with 2c (Sc.645) on Garfield Perry Shield Eagle and Biplane general purpose cacheted envelope, canc. First Day Cleveland May 26, 1928 and flown to India, withtransit and arrival pmks, cover with filing fold and backflap defects, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #C10a
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #534
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin Issue, 65c green, well centered, n.h., v.f.
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Catalog #C13
Catalog Value 400
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #535
United States Air Post
1930 65c green, well centered, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #C13
Catalog Value 400
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #536
United States Air Post
1930 65c green and $1.30 brown, both well centered, n.h., v.f.
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Catalog #C13-14
Catalog Value 1,200
Price Realized
$1,150.00

Lot #537
United States Air Post
1930 65c green and $1.30 brown, both well centered, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #C13-14
Catalog Value 1,200
Price Realized
$1,250.00

Lot #538
United States Air Post
1930 65c green and $1.30 brown, right plate no. singles, both well centered, n.h., v.f.
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Catalog #C13-14
Catalog Value 1,200
Price Realized
$1,150.00

Lot #539
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin Issue, set of three, used on flown Zeppelin card (65c) and two covers, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C13-15
Catalog Value 1,175
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #540
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin Issue, set of three, each with plate number, used on flown Zeppelin card (65c) and two covers, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C13-15
Catalog Value 1,175
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #541
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin Issue, set of three, used on matching 5c stationery entire envelopes, flown via Graf Zeppelin from Portland to Bern, Switzerland, 65c pair, others singles, each with Friedrichshafen arrival and appropriate cachets,v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C13-15
Catalog Value 1,335
Price Realized
$725.00

Lot #542
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin Issue, set of three, used individual covers flown via Graf Zeppelin to Spain, Germany etc., 65c pair, others singles, each with appropriate cachets,v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C13-15
Catalog Value 1,335
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #543
United States Air Post
1933 50c Century of Progress, two blocks of four and a single, two stamps hinged, balance n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box *\**
Catalog #C18
Catalog Value 760
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #544
United States Air Post
1933 50c Century of Progress, top plate no. block of six, fresh color, n.h., few natural gum skips, fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #C18
Catalog Value 700
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #545
United States Air Post
2000 60c Grand Canyon, vertical pair, die cutting omitted, n.h., v.f., 15-20 pairs reported, according to Datz
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Catalog #C135a
Catalog Value 2,250
Price Realized
$650.00

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