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Public Auction #439

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Bids updated February 15, 2019 at 6:39pm (New York time)

COVERS — Germany
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding
14101930 South American Zeppelin flight cover. Uses three #C39 tied on Roessler Air design cover for the round trip flight to Seville, Spain (7. JUN. 30). Back handstamp "Baquera, Kuschke, and Martin" home to the Graff Zeppelin. Lakehurst green transit mark on front. Overall soiling and handling marks. All the proper postal markings.Cat. Value: S.B. 280.00
Price Realized: $190.00
1411Flown Zeppelin cover for the Polar Flight of 1931 from Friedrichshafen (24.7.31) to the icebreaker Malyguin (27.VII.31). Lightly soiled and toned. Clear markings.Cat. Value: S.B. 200.00
Price Realized: $100.00
1412Well traveled flown Zeppelin cover for the DOX Flight of 1931 from Friedrichshafen (13.XI.30) to Seattle, Washington (JUL 14 1931). (22.IV.31) South American transit. Forwarded. Lightly soiled, wrinkled, bends, corner faults and toned. Uses C38, C37 for franking. Rough condition, but clear markings.Cat. Value: S.B. 120.00
Price Realized: $90.00
14131932 flown Zeppelin card seemingly originating aboard the Zeppelin itself (Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin (19. 9. 32) cancel). Friedrichshafen (21.9.32) transit mark. Soerabaja, (Java) receiving mark (9. 10. 32). A few other markings add to the story of this well traveled Zeppelin picture postcard.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $160.00
1414Hamburg 1865 cover from Hamburg (St.P.A.18.3.4-5 circle) to Flensburg (19.3.65) backstamped. Folded letter that is beginning to deteriorate. Single use of #22 pays the rate.Cat. Value: S.B. 90.00
Price Realized: $26.00
1415Polar flight Zeppelin card using C41. Proper Polarfahrt 1931 cachet. Tied with a Berlin-StaaKen CDS (25. 7. 31). Malyguin receiving mark (27. VII. 31). Clean, crisp corners, blank reverse. A few light pencil marks do not detract.Cat. Value: S.B. 80.00
Price Realized: $80.00
1416Zeppelin flight cover for the 1932 South American Flight from Friedrichshafen (21.3.32) to Recife (23.III.32). Uses C28, C29, C31 and C36 for the franking. Lightly soiled. Small scrape on C28. Proper cachet and cancels.Cat. Value: S.B. 70.00
Price Realized: $26.00
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