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Stamp auction - 29 November 2012 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 November 2012. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 143 - Zeppelin Mail
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
157
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1914 Dresden-Leipzig-Dresden flight official postal stationery card, postally used & flown with oval flight cancel MI.PF27-04, number on the side is 50527 - a rare flight card. (1) £120 to 150 £160.00
158    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 Pair of flown official 'Delag' Zeppelin cards, bearing 'Munich Exhibition' vals, one card having 5,10pf set, other 5pf x3, all tied with 12 sided Munich Luftpost cancel, red boxed Erfurt & Konigsberg (PR) acceptance cachets different views on each card. (2) £35 to 50 £35.00
159
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928 Europe - North America flight cover flown from Friedrichshafen to New York, franked pair of 2rm Zeppelin stamps MI 423y Mef, tied with Friedrichshafen Luftpost c.d.s's, one stamp has a postal ink smudge at top, blue oval flight cachet. (1) £70 to 90 N/S
160
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928 North America flight postcard franked 2rm Zeppelin stamp MI 423y, tied with Friedrichshafen Luftpost c.d.s, blue oval flight cachet Sieger 21A, some gum marks on rev. odd small mark on front - not distracting. (1) £40 to 50 £40.00
161
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928 North America flight of LZ127 postcard franked 2rm Zeppelin, tied with Friedrichshafen-Luftpost c.d.s. blue confirmation cachet Sieger 21A, New York transit & Boston arrival c.d.s's. Card a little soiled one corner - not distracting. (1) £40 to 50 £40.00
162
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 1st America flight PPC franked 2m airmail, tied with Friedrichshafen Luftpost c.d.s. blue flight cachet Sieger 27A. (1) £35 to 45 £44.00
163
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 LZ 127 Zeppelin Orient Flight cover sent to Jaffa, Palestine franked 100pf x2 MI 343 Mef, tied with Friedrichshafen Luftpost c.d.s's + red/lilac cachet Sieger 23 1A, Jaffa receiver on rev. (1) £40 to 50 £36.00
164
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Austria to Rio De Janeiro flight cover franked Austrian airmail values incl. 3s, SG.633, Cat. £85 for FU, all tied with Wien c.d.s's, red cachet Sieger 57 & large violet 'Rio' airmail cachet/date stamp, small stain on address but not distracting, scarce cover. (1) £50 to 60 £52.00
165
 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) £60 to 75 £50.00
166
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Finland Zeppelin 10m pair U on flown cover with Suomi Zeppelin cachet, red Hamburg Feuhisbuttel h/stamp etc. Scarce. £120 to 150 £145.00
167
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Pfalz flight Lachen to Friedrichshafen postcard with values tied by Bordpost cancel, red oval cachet Sieger 75D & back stamp. Card carried on return Darmstadt flight with Bordpost cancel & Friedrichshafen back stamp, Sieger 76D. (2) £60 to 70 £62.00
168
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America 2m used with 1928-31 4m & 2m Zeppelin on flown cover to Lakehurst, 1930 SA flight cachet in red & b/stamp green round flight cachet. Slight peripheral imperfections but very scarce. £150 to 200 £150.00
169
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America 4m sepia used on flown cover to Brazil, usual cachets. £100 to 130 N/S
170
 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) £75 to 100 N/S
171
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America flight 4m sepia used on flown cover to Brazil, usual cachets. £75 to 100 N/S
172
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America flight 1m & 2m Zeppelin used on flown cover to USA, Dornier cachets in red & in blackish purple b/stamp Rio 22.4.31. Very scarce. £200 to 250 £200.00
173
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America flight Porto Alegre, Brazil - Philadelphia franked 10,000R Graf Zeppelin opt. + other values, large black transit back stamp on reverse, Sieger 59E. Also an original black & white photo (view from Zeppelin) No 30 from a set of 34 issued by the Zeppelin Co; complete with list document. (3) £50 to 60 N/S
174
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America flight 2m & 4m, each on separate flown covers. The 2m with Staaken c.d.s. & Luftpost cachet in red, 4m Luftshift c.d.s. & red SA flight cachet etc. (2) £150 to 200 £150.00
175
 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. £75 to 100 £75.00
176
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America flight 2m & 4m (2) used on flown cover to USA, usual red cachet & b/stamp green Zeppelin round flight cachet. Cover with minor imperfections but adhesives fine. £200 to 250 £210.00
177
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America flight cover to Massachusetts U.S.A franked 2m South America Zeppelin adhesive, tied Friedrichshafen c.d.s, obverse also bears 'Sugar Loaf' red flight cachet, dropped off at Saville (with b/stamp) £75 to 100 N/S
178
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America flight 2m used on flown cover to Nidaros with green boxed Nordland Zeppelin cachet at left, Sieger 73. £100 to 130 N/S
179
 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) £90 to 125 N/S
180
 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) £95 to 120 N/S
181
 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. £75 to 100 N/S
182
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Zeppelin Europe America Round Flight cover to Germany bearing Zeppelin $1 30c plus US 5c, 10c Air & 5c defin. WARWICK ST STA duplex. Usual cachets & a scarce cover, Sieger 64G, £200 to 250 £210.00
183
 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) £50 to 70 N/S
184
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 2nd South America flight, dedicated cover franked 4rm Zeppelin value, tied with Friedrichshafen (Bodensee) c.d.s. violet cachets, Sieger 129D, Brazil stamps added for return flight, further cachets, transit & arrival marks on the reverse. (1) £80 to 100 £90.00
185
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 3rd Europe - South America flight - an official cover bearing the 4rm Zeppelin stamp Mi 424y, tied with 'an bord' c.d.s. red & green cachets, Sieger 133AB, BD. Colourful item. (1) £100 to 125 £90.00
186
 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) £70 to 85 N/S
187
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Austria Flight Military Propaganda card franked various Airs, posted Wien with special black & violet flight cachets 116/117SA, a scarce flight. (1) £50 to 65 £50.00
188
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Hungary flight cover, franked 22h airmail + 'Zeppelin' opt pair, SG.529/30, Cat. £260 for FU, tied Budapest c.d.s's, green cachet, Sieger 103c, cover has small tear at top left hand side. (1) £100 to 125 N/S
189
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Iceland flight card inscribed 'An Bord Des Graf Zeppelin Passagier Post' franked 1rm Zeppelin, tied with 'an bord' c.d.s. Reykyavik c.d.s. (pick up for return flight), green flight cachet Sieger 113B. (1) £70 to 95 £80.00
190
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Liechtenstein Zeppelin set U on separate cover & card with special red Vaduz Zeppelin Post Nach Lausanne c.d.s. Scarce. (2) £140 to 200 £180.00
191
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 LZ 127 Internal flight Friedrichshafen to Ohringen & Frankfurt, an 80prg von Stephan 100th Anniv postal stationery card with added 1rm Zeppelin MI. 45S, red acceptance cachet - Sieger 128A, card creased around the edges - still a good item. (1) £45 to 60 N/S
192
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Return leg of 3rd S America flight to Friedrichshafen card with mixed Argentine/Paraguay stamps on a Paraguayan 70c p.s. card, back stamped Sieger 135a. Also 1932 return leg of S America flight from Paraguay, 70c endorsed p.s. card uprated with values incl. triangular Zeppelin issues, various cachets incl. Sieger 141. (2) £60 to 75 £50.00
193
 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. £100 to 130 N/S
194
 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. £100 to 130 N/S
195
 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) £40 to 50 N/S
196
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 3rd South America flight return leg Bolivia - Friedrichshafen PPC with various Bolivian values, red cachet Sieger 153A & 4th S America flight also Bolivia - Friedrichshafen official Zeppelin multi franked cover with Hanover receiving cachet Sieger 160. (2) £60 to 70 £50.00
197
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 4th South America flight - return trip cover to England, franked various vals incl. 2rm Zeppelin issue MI 423y, tied with 'an bord' cancel + red flight cachet, Sieger 157AC. (1) £100 to 125 £100.00
198
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 4th South America - Europe Zeppelin flight airmail cover, franked 50pf airmail, 1rm Zeppelin issue, tied with large 'on bord' two ring c.d.s. + red flight cachet, Sieger 157Ac, destination London, England. (1) £60 to 80 £60.00
199
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 9th South America flight, distinctive blue toned official Zeppelin cover, franked 1rm, tied with 'an bord' cancel + red cachet, Sieger 195Ab, receiving marks on reverse. (1) £60 to 75 £60.00
200
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 Return leg 8th South America flight Paraguay - Friedrichshafen 70p p.s. card uprated incl. 20p Zeppelin issue, tied with red cachets, Sieger 194 & back stamp. 9th S America return leg flight registered card with various Paraguay values incl. 8p & 12p Zeppelin stamps tied with blue cachets, back stamp Sieger 200, Friedrichshafen Zeppelin slogan cancel. (2) £80 to 100 N/S
201
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 1st South America flight return leg Paraguay - Friedrichshafen, CGA cover registered Asuncion franked with Paraguay values incl. $9 & $13.50 Zeppelin issues, large boxed cachet, Sieger 206 back stamp. (1) £40 to 50 £36.00
202
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 4th South America Flight - commercial cover from Bradford, England sent to Buenos Aires, red flight cachets Sieger 223 A2 & 223B, franked GB KGV 9d (pair) & 2/6d tied Bradford c.d.s's, reverse bears Buenos Aires receiver. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
203
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 6th South American flight - return leg Paraguay - Wurttemberg, Germany, Asuncion registered 70c p.s. card uprated with 3p & 22.50 Zeppelin issue, various Zeppelin cachets, Sieger 231 + Zeppelin air & registration etiquettes. (1) £40 to 55 £40.00
204
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 8th South America flight multi-franked postcard with vals incl. 25pf x4 Opening of the Reichstag registered Berlin, violet Zeppelin cachet Sieger 236AA, Permambuco arrival c.d.s. (1) £60 to 80 N/S
205
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Century of Progress flights, cover franked USA 50c Zeppelin issue, tied with Akron roller cancel, violet cachet Sieger 243D, green Friedrichshafen acceptance slogan cancel + black Speyer back stamp. Cover with 'Chicago Century of Progress' slogan cancel on 50c Zeppelin issue, black cachet Sieger 244C, Paris back stamp. (2) £75 to 95 £75.00
206
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Return 7th South America flight Paraguay - Friedrichshafen official Condor Zeppelin cover, registered Asuncion with values incl. 22.50p Zeppelin stamp. Special etiquette/cachets Sieger 234 & green acceptance date stamp on reverse. (1) £40 to 60 £40.00
207
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Zeppelin Chicago set 1m, 2m & 4m used on flown cover to USA with Bremen c.d.s. 25.9.33, red South America - Chicago cachet at left & b/stamp Berlin - Friedrichschafen etc. cachet in red. Also Chicago & Washington b/stamp, Sieger 238b, rare. £250 to 300 £200.00
208
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 2nd South America flight - return leg Rio - Friedrichshafen cover franked 4200R, black cachet Sieger 252A with back stamp red Frankfurt (Main) acceptance cachet. 2nd cover franked various Brazil stamps from Pernambuco - Argentina - Friedrichshafen, black cachet Sieger 255B. (2) £40 to 55 N/S
209    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 LZ127 South America flight card posted Montevideo 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) £60 to 80 N/S
210
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935/36 Group of covers/cards with 1935 cover from England to Uruguay with strip of four KGV 1s (one damaged), 1st Europe-S.America red cachet, 1936 SS Pulaski ship cover sent from Brazil to Danzig with Brazil-Europa cachet, 1936 Winter Olympics postal stationery card with addition vals carried on LZ 129 'Proving Flight' '36' Europe-N.America flight with Frankfurt Bahnpost cancels + red Zeppelin cachet '36' similar flight cover with NY arrival c.d.s. (5) £50 to 75 N/S
211
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 10th South America flight Friedrichshafen to Buenos Aires 29.7.36 cover with red cachet & back stamp, Sieger 360B, 1936 7th N.America flight Frankfurt-Lakehurst, registered cover franked Air pair Mi.606/7x, cachet/back stamp, Sieger 430B, 1936 Olympic flight Frankfurt - main Berlin. An attractive Lufthansa LZ129 endorsed cover franked 75pf Zeppelin Air, 25 + 15pf Olympics issue, red cachet, Sieger 427Ba. (3) £60 to 75 N/S
212
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 7th South America - return flight Peru (Lima)/Frankfurt, Osten & Co. special airmail cover franked various Peru issues with very basic Lima registration label, posted 27.6.36 arrival Frankfurt 6.7.36. A cover needing further research as Peru usage hard to find. (1) £45 to 60 £62.00
213
Used (on letter or envelope)
 Forgery
1936 A most deceiving forged cover, bearing 1m & 2m Chicago Flight Zeppelin stamps, tied with Nurnberg Nazi Party Rally postmarks. (1) £35 to 45 N/S
214
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 Internal flights LZ129 1st mail flight - an illustrated Zeppelin card, franked German 10pf Air, 40pf 10th Anniv of Lufthansa, tied with Friedrichshafen c.d.s, red cachet, Sieger 401Aa, same flight using 5pf Hindenburg postal stationery card with additional vals, tied with 'Bordpost' cancel, Sieger 401Ba, Delag card franked 50pf Air, tied 'Bordpost' cancel, Sieger 402B. (3) £40 to 50 £35.00
215    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 Lufthansa illustrated cover franked 40pfg Lufthansa 10th Anniv. issue sent from Lorch to Las Palmas - Gran Canaria on the LZ 127 Europe-S.America flight, 2nd cover from Berlin to Sao Paulo carried on Europe-S.America flight with strip of 3 Lufthansa Anniv. issue + 15 pfc Hindenburg defins x2, 1939 cover from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Las Palmas with faint red Zeppelin cachet + military censor marks - the red cachet being used at this time for normal airmails. (3) £45 to 65 N/S
216
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 Sudetenland Propaganda Flight - a colourful card & cover carried on this flight, the card is multi-franked with wide range of postal markings. Zeppelin flight & propaganda cachets incl. 'Haida Thanks the Fuhrer' as well as the red Zeppelin flight cachet, both items have Reichenberg Nazi slogan cancellations. (2) £50 to 70 N/S
 
   
       
   
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