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Stamp auction - 27 November 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 November 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 149 - Zeppelin Mail
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
272
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925-36 a group of USA flight covers from 1925 cover endorsed Via Airship Los Angeles mailed New York (red roller cancel) to Bermuda, part Hamilton receiver on reverse, 1928 Klein Shoes Advertising cover from Cincinnati to Germany carried on LZ127 violet flight cachet sieger 22B, 1932 illustrated cover for 'U.S.S Akron Training Flight' posted Lakehurst, 1936 cover endorsed 'Per LZ129 to Germany', no flight markings. (4 covers) £75 to 90 £92.00
273
 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) £60 to 80 N/S
274
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 1st America flight cover franked 4m Zeppelin, tied with Friedrichshafen slogan cancel, blue flight cachet (Sieger 26A) + red flight delay hand stamp. (1) £50 to 70 N/S
275
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 Silesia flight, cover franked 50pf air tied with on board 7th Oct cancel, Breslau 17th Oct arrival, long red boxed flight cancel Sieger 43B. (1 cover) £40 to 50 N/S
276
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America 4m sepia used on flown cover to Brazil, usual cachets. £80 to 100 £96.00
277
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America flight cover to New York franked 2m (2) & 4m S America flight Zeppelin stamps, tied by Friedrichshafen pick up c.d.s's & red cachet, plus faint green Lakehurst Zeppelin roller cancel on reverse. Cover opened on 3 sides, not affecting appearance. (Stamps alone Cat. £1425) (1) £200 to 250 N/S
278
 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 Sevilla (with b/stamp) £70 to 90 £82.00
279
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 10th June Vaduz, Liechtenstein - Lausanne Flight postcard franked 1fr Zeppelin stamp, tied with red flight cancel, Lausanne arrival c.d.s. Attractive item. (1) £50 to 60 N/S
280
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 1st South America flight cover franked 4m Zeppelin value Mi 424Y, tied with pinky-brown Luftschiff - Graf Zeppelin cachet 124CB, horizontal crease away from adhesive & cachet. (1) £45 to 60 N/S
281
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 2nd South American flight from Romanshorn to Curityba, Brazil and dropped at Sao Vicente, franked Swiss Airs 40c, 1f & 2f (2), tied Romanshorn double ring cd's, obverse also bears Friedrichshafen c.d.s & Curityba c.d.s, reverse incl. Sao Vicente c.d.s. Scarce. £120 to 150 £160.00
282
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Dornier DOX 1st Europe - South America flight cover to USA, franked 2m Zeppelin, 4m S. America flight Zeppelin, SG.445, 457, tied with Friedrichshafen Bodensee cancels, various black & red DOX flight cachets. Arrival on reverse, odd sign of wear, not affecting stamps & cachets. Stamps alone Cat. £530. (1) £100 to 120 £105.00
283
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Hungary flight. A dedicated card franked 12f Air 1pego Zeppelin, tied with Budapest cancels, large dark flight cachet, Sieger 102 A2. (1) £40 to 50 N/S
284
 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 455, red acceptance cachet - Sieger 128A, card creased around the edges - still a good item. (1) £40 to 55 N/S
285
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 LZ 127 Polar flight Berlin PPC franked 1rm Polar flight value (Mi.456), tied with 'ON BORD' c.d.s, Leningrad 25.VII.31 Zeppelin cancel + red confirmation cachet. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
286
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 LZ 127 Polar flight postcard franked 2rm Polar flight issue (Mi.457), tied with Friedrichshafen cancel 'Malyguin Artique' cancel & red confirmation cachet. (1) £120 to 150 N/S
287
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Polar 2m used on USA 1c card with Berlin Staaten c.d.s. red Polar cachet & Malyguin Icebreaker d/stamp, Sieger 118h. £80 to 100 N/S
288
 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. £80 to 100 £70.00
289
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Zeppelin Polar 2m U on flown card to USA, with Berlin c.d.s. & green & red flight cachets. £80 to 100 £70.00
290
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 1st South America flight Germany to Brazil, flight endorsed cover from Berlin to Rio franked 4m 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) £35 to 40 £40.00
291
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 1st South American flight from Argentina, Nord Deutscher Lloyd Bremen, Bueno Aires branch, cover franked with assorted vals incl. Airs & 18c Revolution Opt, large violet Zeppelin cachet, Friedrichshafen arrival c.d.s. (1) £45 to 60 £45.00
292
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 2nd South America flight cover from London franked KGV 1s, green and red cachets, Buenos Aires arrival, mark on reverse £60 to 80 £60.00
293
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 LZ 127 Paraguayan flight cover, franked values incl. 8p, 20p, Graf Zeppelin issues, tied with bluish violet confirmation stamp and large boxed cachet, Sieger 182. Further Zeppelin markings on the reverse, 1935 Paraguay flight registered from Asuncion, bearing confirmation cachet & Zeppelin cachet, franked 3peso (2) & 45peso Zeppelin adhesive which is tied by a dark blue flight confirmation triangular Paraguay - Europe mark, Gorlitz arrival on reverse. (2) £70 to 90 N/S
294
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 50th Ocean Crossing flight to Chicago World Exhibition, then on to Brazil. Cover franked 50pf Air & 1m Chicago flight Zeppelin (fault centre top) with Friedrichshafen cancels & red flight cachet (Sieger 238Ab). (1) £50 to 70 £62.00
295
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 50th Ocean crossing, flight to Chicago World Exhibition, cover from Friedrichshafen franked values incl. 2m Chicago Zeppelin Mi.497, red triangular flight cachet, Sieger 238 Bb, Akron receiver on reverse, fine cover (1 cover) £100 to 120 £110.00
296
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Century of progress flight USA cover from Chicago franked 50c Zeppelin cancelled with World Fair slogan pink, black flight cachet, Sieger 244D green, Friedrichshafen Zeppelin roller cancel on reverse & 1973 Anniversary of the above flight Commemorative cover from Supex STA, Brookfield. IL (2 covers) £50 to 65 £70.00
297
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Chicago flight 4m sepia used on flown cover Friedrichshafen-Sevilla usual cachet, Sieger 238ca. £100 to 120 £100.00
298
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 LZ127 Paraguayan flight. A cover registered 'Asuncion' franked various values incl. 22p50 Graf Zeppelin Air, red flight cachets, Sieger Z58, Paraguay & Germany Stuttgart postal markings on the reverse + Friedrichshafen Zeppelin cancel, cover slightly soiled. Another 1934 cover officially endorsed 'Via Condor Zeppelin' from Paraguay carried on Paraguay - Europe flight, franked 1p50 Columbus Anniv, 22.50 Graf Zeppelin issue, the latter tied with oblong red Zeppelin cachet, Sieger Z67, also bears dark blue cachet. £65 to 80 N/S
299
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 Europe - North America Flight Liechtenstein Post - a card registered Vaduz franked 2fr Zeppelin value, tied Vaduz c.d.s, red flight cachet, New York & Chicago transit & arrival postal markings on the reverse. Card sent to the Swiss Consulate. (1) £40 to 60 N/S
300
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 Germany flight cover franked Hindenburg values tied with on board cancels, purple flight cachet sieger 453A with added red boxed cancelled flight cachet, due to bad weather, Koln arrival c.d.s on reverse, this cover was dropped off the outward flight before reaching the USA where the LZ129 was destroyed by fire. (1 card) £45 to 65 £82.00
 
   
       
   
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