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Stamp auction - 28 September 2017 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 28 September 2017. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 156 - Zeppelin Mail
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
220
Used (on letter or envelope)
AIRSHIPS collection of postcards written up on leaves incl. passengers boarding, at anchormast, take off, in flight, over New York, over Friedrichshafen, British Dirigible R100 & R101, Zeppelin on fire etc. Also two mourning cards for Ferdinand Von Zeppelin. 28 cards incl. French (4), GB (2), USA (2), balance German. Nice lot, viewing recommended. £150 to 200 £185.00
221
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
ZEPPELINS/AIRMAILS small collection on leaves from 1912 Rhein - Marine Zeppelin flight cards (2), 1914 Prince Heinrich flight label, 1929 Catapult 'Bremen' commemorative cover, 1929 second Mediterranean flight cover, 1930 PPC of Zeppelin 127 propaganda flight with red cachet 'Liberated Rheinland,' 1931 airmail cover to Tanganyika, 1932 fifth South America sea plane post with purple cachet, 1935 fourth South America flight Zeppelin cover, 1936 German flight Zeppelin cover, also PPC's of Zeppelins etc. (16 covers or cards + miscellaneous) £200 to 250 £300.00
222
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWI coloured postcards of Zeppelins (6) or planes in flight (4), four other war time sepia cards. £40 to 55 £54.00
223
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1924-29 range of five flown Zeppelin covers written up on leaves from 1924 commercial cover from Merseburg to Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA, franked 20pf & 40pf (2), tied Merseburg c.d.s's 29.8.24 & bearing violet ZR3 oval cachet - New York receiver on reverse, 1928 N. America flight cover franked 4m Zeppelin, tied Friedrichshafen c.d.s, bears oval blue LZ127 cachet, New York arrival mark on reverse. Another to Philadelphia, USA postcard of the LZ127 franked 2m Zeppelin, Friedrichshafen c.d.s, bears oval violet LZ127 cachet, New York arrival mark, 1929 second N. America flight two postcards each franked 2m Zeppelin, tied Friedrichshafen c.d.s & both bear blue Zeppelin cachets, one bears straight line delay cachet in red due to forced landing. (5) £100 to 125 £105.00
224
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 registered envelope to England with 4d cancelled Hamilton 16.AP.25, New York 4.24.1925 arrival cancels on back. BERMUDA FIRST/OVERSEAS AIRMAIL h/stamp and 'Via Air-Mail, Bermuda - Lakehurst N.J' at top. This cover was flown on the return LZ 126 flight to Lakehurst, the first Bermuda overseas airmail. £50 to 80 N/S
225
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928-36 Zeppelin cards flown to Germany, all are multi franked with U.S adhesives and bear large purple Zeppelin cachets - 3 different. (5) £100 to 120 £100.00
226
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 Round the world flight (4 covers/cards) multi franked with US adhesives bearing large circular purple cachets Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, Los Angeles to Lakehurst, New York to Aachen, a fourth cover from Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst franked 100m (10) with red flight cachet, reverse green Lakehurst Zeppelin receiver. (4) £100 to 120 £100.00
227
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 April 4th Egypt flight to France 3m stationery card uprated with 50m Zeppelin optd adhesive, tied Zeppelin c.d.s. & Friedrichshafen c.d.s. of 13.4.31. (1) £50 to 70 £66.00
228
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 England flight PPC of Zeppelin in its Hanger franked 1m Zeppelin adhesive, tied Friedrichshafen c.d.s. & bearing pictorial violet cachet of Zeppelin over London Bridge. £50 to 65 £52.00
229
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 April 9th second South American flight card, franked 20pf Air & 1m Zeppelin from the return leg of the flight from Recife (Pernambuco) to Friedrichshafen, stamps tied by violet on board double ring cancel, green pictorial Zeppelin cachet at lower left. Some slight toning. £50 to 60 £50.00
230
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 ninth South America flight card franked 40pf Hindenburg & 1m Zeppelin with red octagonal Zeppelin cachet. £60 to 75 £62.00
231
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 first South America flight No. 294 unusual folding advertising card (for trucks) from Friedrichshafen to Buenos Aires, bears blue cachet, cover posted Stassfurt Land (boxed cachet), Friedrichshafen departure to Sao Paulo, bears blue cachet, return flight No.296 Brazil to Huddersfield UK with purple Zeppelin cachet, reverse Friedrichshafen Zeppelin arrival mark in green. (3) £80 to 100 N/S
 
   
       
   
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