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This auction took place on 11 March 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 135 - Zeppelin Mail
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
278
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927 Air 'Dessau - New York' flight by Junkers JU W33 aircraft envelope reg. to Junker Aircraft Company franked 'Eagle' airs to 25rm. Obverse bears flight cachet plus another stating 'Not carried on return flight,' pilot signed. Full Dr. Simon cert. with translation, scarce. £150.00 N/S
279
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 1st America Flight cover franked 4rm Zeppelin issue (MI 424y), tied with Friedrichshafen slogan cancel, blue Zeppelin flight cachet Sieger 26A & long red cachet, New York arrival c.d.s. on reverse. £35.00 £36.00
280
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 'Round the World' flight env. franked strip of three 4rm + single 2rm Zeppelins, making 14rm rate, tied by Friedrichshafen d/stamp. Bears' Rising Sun' flight cachet & red straight-line Friedrichshafen return, VF. £250.00 £260.00
281    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 Swiss flight env. to Spain, franked 100pf cypher + 25pf Hindenburg, cancelled 'Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin' c.d.s, bears boxed flight cachet Type I + Zurich transit arrival c.d.s. £50.00 £40.00
282
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 1st South America Round flight PPC of airship landing, franked commem 2rm + 4rm Zeppelins, tied 'Luftschiff d/stamp, reverse also bears 'Sugar Loaf' Type I 'Map' flight cachets & Friedrichshafen return c.d.s. VF. £300.00 N/S
283
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 1st South America Round flight PPC franked commemorative 2rm + 4rm Zeppelins, tied Friedrichshafen c.d.s, reverse also bears red 'Sugar Loaf' & Type I 'Map' cachets, VF. £300.00 N/S
284
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 1st South America flight env. to USA franked commem 2rm + 4rm (2) Zeppelin, tied Friedrichshafen d/stamp, obverse also bears red 'Sugar Loaf' flight cachet, on reverse green illustrated Lakehurst arrival. £350.00 N/S
285
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 1st South America Round flight card addressed to Berlin franked commem 2rm + 4rm Zeppelin, tied Friedrichshafen d/stamp, obverse also bears boxed Berlin 'Sugar Loaf' Type I 'Map' cachets + return c.d.s. of 6th June. £280.00 N/S
286
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 1st South America Flight cover franked 4rm Zeppelin stamp, Mi 439x, tied with Friedrichshafen c.d.s. Red Zeppelin cachet, Sieger 57k. (1) £145.00 N/S
287
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 1st South America Round Trip env. franked three commem 4rm Zeppelins, tied Friedrichshafen d/stamp, obverse also bears Type I 'Map' flight cachet, back stamp return c.d.s. for 6th June. £400.00 N/S
288
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 cover to Buenos Aires franked by South America flight 4m tied Friedrichshafen c.d.s, red flight cachet, reverse bears violet oval Correio Aereo/Rio De Janeiro transit & machine arrival cachet, folds clear of adhesive & a little roughly opened at top (basic stamp Cat. £350 - off cover) £80.00 N/S
289    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Lausanne flight 8pf + 8pf postal stationary reply card, uprated Ebert 8pf, 10pf (2) & 20pf + part pane of six charity stamps cancelled Friedrichshafen. Observe also bears Lausanne arrival c.d.s, unusual. £70.00 £52.00
290
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America Flight Zeppelin 2m & 4m superb used on flown Round Flight cover, usual Zeppelin cachets, SG. 456/7. £250.00 N/S
291
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America Flight 4m sepia used on flown cover to USA via Pernambuco, usual red cachet. (1) £120.00 N/S
292
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America Flight 4m sepia used on flown cover to Brazil, usual cachets. £125.00 N/S
293
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America Flight 2m used on illustrated flown cover to USA, usual red cachet, b/stamped Sevilla. (1) £130.00 N/S
294
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America Flight cover to Spain bearing 2m, 13.5.30 Friedrichshafen c.d.s. usual cachets, Sieger 57. £100.00 N/S
295
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America flight cover franked 80pf Hindenburg Mi 422 x 5, from Friedrichshafen, red Zeppelin cachet 57m, Rio de Janeiro receiving marks on reverse. (1) £150.00 N/S
296
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South American Flight cover to Massachusetts U.S.A franked 2m S.America Zeppelin adhesive, tied Friedrichshafen c.d.s, obverse also bears 'Sugar Loaf' red flight cachet, dropped off at Saville (with b/stamp) £80.00 N/S
297
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 USA 5c postal stationery air cover used at New York bearing South America Flight German 2m, Luftschiff c.d.s. 11.11.1930 & blue Fahrtnach Den/Niederlanden cachet at left. Cover has faults but 2m adhesive superb. £100.00 N/S
298
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 USA 5c postal stationery cover bearing German 1930 South America 2m, used Luftschiff c.d.s. 23.9.1930, with green Fahrt Rund Un/Dieastree cachet, Sieger 88. (1) £130.00 N/S
299
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 1st South America flight cover franked 4rm Zeppelin value Mi 424Y, tied with pinky-brown Luftschiff - Graf Zeppelin cachet 124CB, horizontal crease away from adhesive & cachet. (1) £75.00 N/S
300
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 3rd South America flight, a cute cover registered Friedrichshafen, franked 30pf Ebert, 1rm Zeppelin Mi 455, green cachet, Sieger 133Aa, red cachet on reverse, Sieger 133C. (1) £100.00 N/S
301
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 LZ 127 Egypt flight cover franked 100m on 27m Egyptian Zeppelin issue SG.186, tied with Cairo Zeppelin c.d.s's + red cachet Sieger 104a & Beyrouth, Syria arrival c.d.s. on reverse. (1) £75.00 £72.00
302
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 LZ127 Hungary Flight, dedicated cover franked 2p flight to Hungary issue, SG. 530 + 4f (5) Air tied with Budapest Legi Posta c.d.s's & large Zeppelin cachet, Sieger 102AB. (1) £50.00 £38.00
303
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 LZ127 Iceland Flight cover reg. Reykjavik, franked 30aur & 1kr Zeppelin 1931 opt. issues, tied with Reykjavik c.d.s's & green triangular Zeppelin flight cachet, Sieger 114B. (1) £100.00 £75.00
304
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 LZ127 Ostseejahr round flight to Denmark, cover franked 2rm 1st South America Flight Zeppelin issue, Mi 438y, violet Zeppelin cachet, Sieger 108. (1) £85.00 N/S
305
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Magdeburg flight env. to Zurich, franked 15pf (2), 20pf & 1mk 'Eagle' airs tied by Friedrichshafen d/stamp. Obverse also bears red flight cachet & violet arrival at Magdeburg h/stamp, VF. £40.00 £52.00
306
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Munster Landing flight PPC of Count von Zeppelin to Bailngen franked 4rm Zeppelin cancelled Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin, reverse also bears Munster transit arrival c.d.s. £40.00 £36.00
307
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Polar flight card franked commem 2rm Zeppelin, tied by c.d.s. of Berlin Staaken airport, reverse also bears transit d/stamp of Russian ice breaker 'Malyguin' & 'Setting Sun' flight cachet. £150.00 N/S
308
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Polar flight env. to USA franked commem 4rm Zeppelin, tied by Berlin d/stamp, obverse also shows Russian ice breaker 'Malyguin' transit c.d.s. & 'Setting Sun' flight cachet in red, VF. £300.00 N/S
309
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Polar flight env. to Charlottenburg, franked commem 1rm + 4rm Zeppelins, tied by Berlin d/stamp. Obverse also bears Russian ice breaker 'Malyguin' transit c.d.s. & red 'Setting Sun' flight cachet, VF. £300.00 N/S
310
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Polar flight PPC of airship to Birmingham, franked commem 1rm Zeppelin, tied Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin, reverse also bears Berlin & Leningrad transits together with 'Setting Sun' flight cachet. £100.00 £105.00
311
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Schwabenfahrt Zeppelin Flight 8pf Anniversary private postal stationery card franked 1rm Zeppelin issue, tied with Friedrichshafen c.d.s. Violet Zeppelin cachet Sieger 112BA, Boblingen same day Flughaven arrival c.d.s. (1) £45.00 £45.00
312
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Zeppelin Polar 2m U on flown card to USA, carried on 2nd South America 1931 flight, Recife arrival. £140.00 N/S
313
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Zeppelin Polar 2m used on flown card to USA, with Berlin c.d.s. & green & red flight cachets. £140.00 N/S
314
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 1st South America flight Germany to Brazil, flight endorsed cover from Berlin to Rio franked 4RM Zeppelin Mi 424y, red Berlin - Friedrichshafen shuttle & violet flight cachets & Rio arrival c.d.s. on reverse. Cover a little tired & with centre fold, not detracting. (1) £50.00 N/S
315
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 1st South America flight Germany to Brazil, cover registered Hannover franked 80pf Ebert & 1Rm Zeppelin, Friedrichshafen c.d.s. Before Loading violet flight cachet, large black Zuruck & various Retour cachets, Rio-Grande arrival c.d.s. Cover sent back Hannover 8.6.32 c.d.s. nearly three months later. (1) £55.00 N/S
316
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 1st South America flight Germany-Austria return leg, card franked 20pf (2) & 1RM Zeppelin, tied with On Board c.d.s. violet flight cancel Sieger 138AC & Friedrichshafen arrival roller cancel on reverse. (1) £60.00 £45.00
317
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 1st South America flight Germany (USA crossed out) - Brazil, official sepia Count Zeppelin portrait card franked 50pf Hindenburg & 1RM Zeppelin, tied with Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin c.d.s. violet Zeppelin flight cachet Sieger 138A/C & two different Brazil arrival c.d.s's. (Odd fault e.g. crease - not detracting) Card cacheted on return flight. (1) £70.00 N/S
318
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 2nd South America flight from England to Brazil, cover franked KGV 1s & 2/6d values, tied with London c.d.s. + red Berlin - Friedrichshafen Zeppelin & green 2nd South America flight cachets. Brazilian confirming & Bahia arrival pmks. on reverse. (1) £150.00 £130.00
319
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 4th South America flight, airmail envelope posted on board the Graf Zeppelin franked 2RM Zeppelin, tied with violet Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin + red flight cachet Sieger 157AB, flown to Rio then eventually to Santiago, Chile. (1) £100.00 N/S
320    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932-1933 USS Akron 3x covers comprising 1932 Tactical Training Flight,1933 Memorial commem cover & 1933 USS Macon cover - San Francisco greets Macons arrival at home base. Each with appropriate cachet. (3) £70.00 N/S
321
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 4th South America flight commercial env. to Porto Alegre, Brazil, franked 100pf (5) cypher + 25pf Hindenburg cancelled Friedrichshafen, bears red 'Palm Trees' flight cachet, VF. £60.00 £45.00
322
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 7th South American flight 185pf meter mark of FR. MOLLER, G.M.B.H. of Brackwede, franked cover (slightly reduced at top) to Buenos Aires & bearing Friedrichshafen c.d.s. also bears blue 'Galleon' flight cachet. Machine cancel arrival on reverse. Unusual. (1) £40.00 £30.00
323
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 8th South America flight commercial env. to Buenos Aires franked 5pf, 10pf & 40pf (4) Hindenburg, all perfinned 'HKS' tied by Friedrichshafen d/stamp. Obverse also bears airport flight cachet. £50.00 £48.00
324
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 'Century of Progress' flight env. to Rio de Janeiro franked 100pf (5) cypher + 30pf Hindenburg on reverse, cancelled Gehren c.d.s. Obverse bears Friedrichshafen transit & red triangular 'map' flight cachet, env. has some peripheral faults. (1) £150.00 N/S
325
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Chicago flight reg. envelope to Kessel franked 15pf, 20pf 'Eagle' airs 60pf Hindenburg & commem 2rm Zeppelin all tied by Berlin d/stamp. Obverse also bears Berlin-Friedrichshafen & triangular 'Map' flight cachets. £130.00 £100.00
326
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Chicago flight reg. envelope to Switzerland franked 20pf + 50pf 'Eagle' airs 25pf Hindenburg & commem 1rm (2) Zeppelin, tied by Friedrichshafen d/stamp. Obverse also bears red triangular 'Map' flight cachet. £250.00 N/S
327
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Chicago flight env.to Berlin franked commem Zeppelin set, tied by c.d.s. Obverse also bears Berlin - Friedrichshafen & triangular 'Map' flight cachets, on reverse green illustrated Friedrichshafen return c.d.s. almost a month later, VF. £500.00 N/S
328
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Chicago flight reg. PPC to USA franked commem 2rm + 4rm Zeppelins, tied by Buchen d/stamp, reverse bears also Friedrichshafen & Chicago transit c.d.s. together with red triangular 'Map' flight cachet. £200.00 N/S
329
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Chicago flight env. to Bremen franked block of nine 25pf Frederick The Great, tied by Berlin d/stamp, with further single & Hindenburg 15pf (10) on reverse making correct 4rm rate. Obverse bears both Berlin-Friedrichshafen & triangular map flight cachets. £200.00 £150.00
330
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Chicago flight postcard to Buffalo USA franked 50pf + 60pf Hindenburg & 2m Chicago Zeppelin adhesive (slightly overlapping edge of card) tied by Friedrichshafen c.d.s's, also bears triangular 'map' flight cachet in red & Chicago transit slogan cancel. (1) £90.00 N/S
331
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 LZ 127 6th South America flight flown card posted 'on board' franked 15pf airmail, 25pf opening of Reichstag + 1rm Zeppelin MI 455, tied with 'on board' c.d.s's + black Zeppelin cachet, Sieger 229 AB. (1) £75.00 £56.00
332
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Saarbrucken flight postcard to Hamburg franked 25pf Hindenburg + 50pf 'Eagle' air tied by Friedrichshafen d/stamp, obverse also bears Saarbrucken transit c.d.s. & 'Pithead' flight cachet. £40.00 £36.00
333
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Swiss flight official illustrated 6pf postal stationary card 'Der Bodensee' with legend 'Am Bord Graf Zeppelin,' uprated 20pf + 50pf 'Eagle,' tied by large 'Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin d/stamp & addressed to Leipzig, VF. £60.00 £76.00
335
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 8th South America flight commercial cover to Rio de Janeiro franked block of five 1933 50pf Hindenburg + 25pf medallion tied by Friedrichshafen d/stamp 'Via Condor - Zeppelin' cachet on reverse. £45.00 £45.00
336
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 9th South America flight cover to Recife franked 8pf, 12pf + pair 25pf Hindenburg mourning stamps + 80pf air tied by 'Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin' d/stamp. Obverse also bears small bordstempel as well as flight cachet. £50.00 £64.00
337
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 9th South American flight cover bearing 1m Zeppelin Chicago opt. plus 25pf & 50pf air stamps, tied Berlin c.d.s. On front red flight h/stamps & Friedrichshafen c.d.s. reverse boxed number h/stamp & Berlin c.d.s. Sieger 277Abb (Stamp alone Cat. £325) (1) £80.00 N/S
338
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 Air Registered env. to Santiago, Chile, franked block of ten 8pf Ebert, on reverse se-tenant block of 15pf + 10pf airs + block of four 20pf airs with six 'X' labels (half MHB11) all cancelled Stuttgart. Obverse also bears red Europa - Sud Amerika flight cachet. £60.00 N/S
339
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 Argentina flight 6pf illustrated postal stationary card, uprated 20pf 'Eagle' + pair 20pf & 100pf golden eagle airs, tied by Friedrichshafen d/stamp. Addressed to Buenos Aires, the obverse also bears flight cachet & 'Via Zeppelin' airmail etiquette. £60.00 £62.00
340
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 LZ127 South America flight card posted Monte Video 24th July, showing black Zeppelin cachet, Sieger 263 + fancy Friedrichschshafen (Bodensee) Zeppelin cancel. Card has ink marks on reverse but front fine. Similar cover but later flight posted 21st August with black Zeppelin cachet, Sieger 269C, boxed green ‘LZ Via Condor Zeppelin' + Zeppelin roller cancel on reverse. (2) £90.00 N/S
341    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 Swiss flight PPC of Lloyd Bremen 'Columbus' franked Colonial Administrators 3pf (2), 6pf (2) & 12pf (2) whilst on reverse 4pf Hindenburg - all cancelled on board with Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin' d/stamp. £40.00 £30.00
342    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 Private 5pf illustrated postal stationary card, uprated 1pf & showing L210 'Schwaben' flight over Switzerland, cancelled Daisenhofen d/stamp, addressed to Adorf complete with a 'Heil Hitler.' £40.00 £34.00
343    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935-37 Balance of written-up cover collection on leaves containing Brazil, Olympic, Leipzig Fair & Deutchland flights. Mostly VF, various frankings & cancels, nice lot. (9) £100.00 £125.00
344    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 1st Hindenburg flight card to Griffern franked 10pf air + 40pf costumes, tied by Friedrichshafen d/stamp, reverse also bears red oval 'Mit Luftschiff LZ 129 befordert' cachet. Also 1936 1st Hindenburg flight to USA reg. envelope to Lampertheim franked various incl. 50pf Zeppelin commem cancelled Frankfurt d/stamp. (2) £45.00 £40.00
345    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 Friedrichshafen internal round flight cover to Sunzhausen franked block of 4x 25pf airs tied by large d.c. 'Luftschiff Hindenburg' d/stamp, VF. Also 1936 Hindenburg 1st flight to North America - privately produced illustrated card to commemorate Zeppelin post & New York Philatelic Exhibition, franked 15pf Hindenburg + 50pf Zeppelin commem cancelled Frankfurt d/stamp. £45.00 £34.00
346    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938-39 Balance of written-up cover collection on leaves with Sudetenland, Wurtzburg, Eger & Essen flights bearing a variety of frankings & cancels, mostly VF. £100.00 £125.00
 
   
       
   
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