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Fabulous airmail plate # single stock

Fabulous airmail plate # single stock

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Product Description


Unbelievable stock of thousands of mint airmail plate number singles (plus a few used along the way,) C10//C81, filling three glassines boxes.  Quantities of dozens to hundreds of each number, and each stamp (at least in the first two boxes) painstakingly placed in its own glassine. 

I’m not going to check everything, but I’m guessing that this is a GREAT start to a “complete” group (that is, every plate number for most Scott numbers between Scott C7 and C81…)   Exceptions would be for the Zepps (sorry, no C13-C15) and possibly C11 (lots of known numbers but only about 100 stamps in the box so can't possibly be complete...) Still, tons of value and just waiting for you to fill in any of the missing pieces! 

For instance, all of the C18 plate numbers are present (#21171 x3, #21172 x4, #21177 x1 and #21178 x2.)  Oh yeah, they’re all sound, 8 of the 10 are NH and all have 4 margins (several choice!)  That’s pretty typical of the whole lot – most everything sound, almost everything 4 margins & NH, choice stamps present….  I’m not going to try to add this up (although counting for a few hours could get you very close,) but the Scott could hit $20,000 with no premiums added for any scarcer numbers that might be present.

Retail potential is humongous, and boy would this be a tough project if you wanted to start tackling it today!  If you’re diligent, I bet you’d find a LOT of stuff to submit for grades if you’re into that (and it wouldn’t take too many 95+ stamps to quickly pay for this entire lot.)  If you ever wanted to be “the guy” (or gal) in some area, here’s your chance!  Almost no one would be able to match the breadth of your airmail plate number single collection…

Additional Information

Additional Information

Item Number 962173
Large Lot Type Stock

Extension/Expertization Policy

Expertization/Extension Policy

Any uncertified (single) stamp that I sell may be placed on "extension" while a certificate of expertization is obtained. In addition, stamps with existing certificates issued prior to January 1, 2015 may be placed on extension for a new certificate. Individual stamps from a larger lot may not be placed on extension, unless prior approval has been obtained. The following procedure must be followed for all extensions:

  • All lots must be paid for in advance and the lot will ship once payment clears. Upon receipt, please examine the item. If you agree with my description but want a certificate, then...
  • You must notify me (preferably at time of purchase) that you are requesting a certificate and we must agree on a 3rd party service (APEX, PF, PSAG and PSE are acceptable) to do the certification. This notification must occur within 7 days of receipt but in no event later than 30 days from the purchase date. The item must be submitted within 7 days of receipt, but in no event later than 30 days from the sale.
  • You submit the item as the rightful owner and pay any certification and postage costs required at that time.
  • If the item comes back with an opinion stating "not genuine", with a different identification (different Scott number), or with faults not originally described, you may return the lot and I will reimburse your purchase price plus the cost of the certificate (up to 20% of the purchase price or $100, whichever is lower). The stamp must not be marked in any way, and must be returned in the original condition (not encapsulated). Express service premiums are not reimbursable. Certificate costs are not refundable if the service cannot render an opinion, or if a graded certificate disagrees with any statement regarding grade or estimated grade.
  • Upon receipt of the returned stamp and certificate, I will credit your account (as defined in (4) above) within 24 hours. You can leave the money on account to apply toward future purchases, or request a refund, in which case funds will be sent within 2 business days.

The following expertization services are acceptable: