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Stamp auction - 31 July 2019 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 31 July 2019. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 161 - Zeppelin Mail
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
363
 UM
 M
ZEPPELIN STAMPS OF THE WORLD 1912-1943 - superbly written up collection on leaves in protectors, predominantly UM in three lever arch binders. The collection begins with six sheets featuring the world's first Zeppelin semi official airmail stamps to commemorate The Grand Duchess Eleanor's Postcard Week (Airmail on the Rhein), 3 stamps 10pfg, 20pfg & 30pfg inscribed Deutsches Luftpost AM Rhein in singles & blocks, plus the overprinted EELP versions and a single 20pfg with the listed flaw 'stroke in 0 of 20,' also incl. a postcard of the Ducal family and the airship Schwaben, and an example of the flight card. Next, the private issue 'New Guinea' blue Zeppelin stamp, 1913 semi official Liegnitz flight stamp of the airship LZ17 (the two shades incl. cert), also pair reprints, 1924 Private Essays of 1924 LZ126 airship to America singles & blocks, 1925 Eckener Spende Charity stamps in blocks with special postcards, Germany 1928 Zeppelin set plus a marginal block of the 4mk (all UM. 1930 South America flight set plus the 4mk with flaw 'lightning strike next to eagle' fine M, USA 1930 Zeppelin set UM. Bolivia 1930 overprints normal & inverted, 1930 Argentina & Brazil Pan-Am flight stamps plus Brazil photographic essays. Finland 1930 10m Zeppelin marginal UM, Hungary 1931 set Perf & Imperf (with cert) UM, 1931 Egypt flight with listed flaws UM, 1931 Soviet Union Airship Construction Fund in singles plus Imperf pairs UM. 1931 Iceland set plus the 1k with listed flaw 'white spot at base of I' plus the set in UM blocks, Liechtenstein 1931 set M, another set optd 'MUSTER' with cert, Germany 1931 Polar flight set with extra 1m with MISSING HYPHEN after POLAR, also the set in vertical pairs with both incl. the MISSING HYPHEN variety. Paraguay 1931 S.A flight stamps Perf & Imperf plus some listed varieties COREO for CORREO, 1932 Paraguay triangular set with 4p part Imperf block of four. Italy 1933 Zeppelin set UM, San Marino 1933 propaganda flight to Italy in UM corner marginal singles UM, 1933 set of ten UM, Greece 1933 set UM, Paraguay 1931 set, Aegean Islands 1933 Zeppelin set M, Latvia 1933 set Imperf UM, Germany 1933 Chicago flight set UM, also UM corner marginal blocks of four, USA 1933 Century of Progress photographic essays (6) in different colours. Germany 1934 Count Ferdinand 3rm UM strip of four, 1936 Hindenburg set in blocks of four, also the 50pf in marginal block of twenty five UM, Liechtenstein 1936 Zeppelin set UM plus corner marginal blocks of four UM, Germany 1938 Air set in marginal UM blocks of four & more to view. A truly outstanding collection and a wonderful opportunity to obtain an original lot completely intact. £7000 to 8500 £7800.00
364
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 North America flight covers (2) each franked 4m Zeppelin (SG.445), both tied Friedrichshafen c.d.s, other machine type, one includes a letter from a crew member, both bear blue Zeppelin cachet. £50 to 65 N/S
365
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 Orient flight postcard to Recklinghausen, franked 1mk 'Eagle' tied Friedrichshafen Luftpost c.d.s, bears red Pyramid flight cachet, fine. 1929 Mediterranean flight postcard on written-up page to Disenhafen franked 1mk 'Eagle' tied Friedrichshafen Luftpost c.d.s, bears red flight cachet. Dropped off at Seville indicated by machine cancel on reverse. (2) £65 to 85 £76.00
366
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Europe - Pan-Am flight United States acceptance envelope to Washington, franked $2.60 Zeppelin, cancelled New York, bears red 'Sugar Loaf' & map (Type I) flight cachets. Friedrichshafen transit on reverse. £200 to 250 N/S
367
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Europe - Pan-Am flight USA acceptance envelope New York - Pittsburg, franked $2.60 Zeppelin, bears red 'Sugar Loaf' & violet Type I 'map' flight cachets. Reverse - green Friedrichshafen transit. £200 to 250 N/S
368
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Europe - Pan-Am flight PPC from Bad Nauheim, franked ovptd 2rm + 4rm Zeppelins, tied Friedrichshafen, card also bears 'Sugar Loaf' & Type I 'map' flight cachets. £150 to 200 N/S
369
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 South America flight illustrated envelope to USA, franked overprinted 2rm Zeppelin for Seville & 4rm for Pernambuco respectively, both bear 'Sugar Loaf' flight cachets & both b/stamped appropriately. (2) £200 to 250 N/S
370
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Switzerland flight PPC of airship landing to Paris (creased), franked 1mk Eagle Air, tied 'Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin' c.d.s. Reverse also bears St. Gallen transit c.d.s. 1930 'Interrupted' flight official card franked 100pf, cancelled on arrival at Lachen, bears oval 'Mit Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin Auf Seiner Fahrt In Die Befreite Pfalz Befordert.' (2) £40 to 50 N/S
371
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 (October) Paraguay 3rd flight to Germany registered 70 centavos Postcard uprated with 9 adhesives (applied front & back) incl. 3p on 4p Zeppelin optd (SG. 429 x 2), obverse bears triangular cachet. £45 to 55 £45.00
372
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 first South America return flight Paraguayan acceptance envelope to England, franking includes overprinted 4 pesos (2), tied triangular flight cachet. £60 to 75 £60.00
373
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Iceland flight acceptance envelope to Belgium, franked overprinted 30aur + 2kr cancelled Reykjavik c.d.s, bears green 'Viking' flight cachet. £100 to 120 £100.00
374
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Iceland flight registered cover from Reykjavik to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania franked the Zeppelin set of three tied Reykjavik d/stamps, obverse bears green triangular cachet, reverse Fredrichshafen 3rd July d/stamp. (stamps alone Cat. £375). Sarani Certificate accompanies. £130 to 180 £130.00
375
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 'MORPHILA' Switzerland flight card to England, franked 1rmPolar flight Zeppelin, tied Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin c.d.s, bears Exhibition Type 1 cachet & Zurich arrival c.d.s. £100 to 130 N/S
376
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Chicago flight envelope to Porto Alegre franked 25pf, 50pf & 2rm. Chicago Zeppelin cancelled Levermusen c.d.s. Obverse bears red 'map' flight cachet. Arrival c.d.s on reverse. £60 to 75 £60.00
377
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 first South America flight envelope (faults) to Valparaiso, franked 100pf & 50pf Hindenburg, cancelled Zeitz c.d.s. Obverse bears 'Friedrichshafen (Bodensee) back stamped & blue 'count Zeppelin' flight cachet. Taxed 50c on arrival. £45 to 55 £56.00
378
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) £70 to 90 £70.00
379
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 third South America return flight Argentine acceptance standard & reg envelopes to Hamburg, franked various airmails to 54c tied Buenos Aires, different Friedrichshafen arrival on reverse. 1932 fifth South America return flight Argentine acceptance registered envelope to Holland, franked Zeppelin Surcharge set tied Buenos Aires. Friedrichshafen arrival on reverse. £60 to 80 N/S
 
   
       
   
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