Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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  • Lot# : 444 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    BRAZIL; Zeppelin Flight Covers Assortment, 1930/36, 23 covers or cards from assorted flights and with appropriate frankings, cancels and cachets, includes assortment of 1930 So America Flight covers incl Sieger 59E on cover with Roessler cachet, Sieger 59H with R10,000 on R20,000 provisional issue, etc., usual mixed condition, Fine selection
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 425 USD
    Hammer price : 425 USD

    Lot# : 445 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    DANZIG; Sieger 170Aa, 1932 LUPOSTA Flight, Danzig - Ronne Leg, 10pf-30pf Surcharges (Scott C31-35, Mi 231-35) complete set tied on LUPOSTA postcard by Danzig-Langfuhr 30.7.32 special cancels, usual flight cachet plus Ronne 31.7.32 cds, Very Fine
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 446 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    FINLAND; Sieger 89A, 1930 Finland Flight, 10m Overprint (Scott C1) tied on photo picture postcard (shows Helsinki street scene) by Helsinki 24.IX.30 cds, usual flight cachet, Friedrichshafen 25.9.30 arrival cancel, Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 447 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; 1909 Zeppelin Picture Postal Card, 5pf card showing "Zeppelin's Luftschiff. neues Modell", message personally written and signed by Count Zeppelin, Friedrichshafen 29 JUL 09 cds, address side with a bit of toning at right, otherwise Fine and rare
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 270 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 448 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

    GERMANY; Sieger 10-12, 1912 Rhein-Main Flights Collection, 60 flown cards with assortment of city and date cancels, 18 on "Postkartenwoche Der Grossherzogin 1912" postcards (assorted views) with the balance on the official flight card, 10pf frankings (34), 20pf (21), 30pf (5, each with three 30pf stamps), usual mixed condition with most F-VF (Scott CL1-3, Mi I-III)
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 1,300 USD
    Hammer price : 1,300 USD

    Lot# : 449 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 13, 1912 Rhein Main Flight "Gelber Hund" Overprints Collection, ten official flight covers on various colored cards with various Darmstadt flight cancels and incl three with the "HUNA" overprint variety plus an unflown card with the stamp affixed, a few cards with trivial corner bends as often but an overall Very Fine group of these popular cards; accompanied by Ferdinand von Hiddesen (pilot) autograph on photo reproduction of the picture side oa "Weisser Hund" card picturing the pilot arriving at Darmstadt in the "Gelbur Hund" (likely signed years later), an unmailed phot postcard of mail being loaded on the "Gelbur Hund", a reproduction of a WW I postcards showing Lt. von Hiddesen returning from the first bombing run over Paris and a trial printing of a card captioned (translated) "Arrival of the mail plane "Gelbur Hund" near airmail post office Darmstadt June 10 1912" (Scott CL4, CL4b, Mi IV, IV F)
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 625 USD
    Hammer price : 625 USD

    Lot# : 450 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 14, 1912 Rhein-Main Flight, official flight card with 5pf Germania plus 10pf E.E.L.P. Overprint (Scott CL5, Mi V), Darmstadt 22.6.12 flight cancels, card with trivial light corner bend at bottom left, Very Fine and scarce; 2017 APS certificate
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 575 USD
    Hammer price : 750 USD

    Lot# : 451 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 19C, 1919 "Bodensee" Flight, 7½pf postal card uprated with 7½pf Germania plus 10pf Nat'l Assembly, all cancelled by Friedrichshafen 25 OKT 19 cds, fair strike of violet "An Bord des Zeppelin..." handstamp, Fine
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 325 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 452 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 19C, 1919 "Bodensee" Flight, 15pf Germania tied on specially prepared picture postcard (shows aerial view of Potsdam) by Friedrichshafen 29 Nov 19 cds, nice strike of the violet "An Bord Des Zepopelin..." handstamp, Fine return flight card
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 325 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 453 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 57N, 1930 South America Flight, Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, 2M, 4M (2) So America Flight issues (Scott C38-39, Mi 438-39) tied by Friedrichshafen 18.5.30 cancels, usual flight cachet, backstamped Lakehurst May 31, 2m corner perf crease, still Very Fine
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 280 USD

    Lot# : 454 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 57P, 1930 South America Flight, Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen, 4M pair and single (Scott C39, Mi 439) tied by Friedrichshafen 18.5.30 cancels, German and US flight cachets, backstamped Friedrichshafen 6.6.30, Very Fine
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 455 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 119C, 1931 Polar Flight, "Bordpost" to Icebreaker "Malyguin", 1M-4M set (Scott C40-42, Mi 456-58) tied by "On Board" 26.7.1931 cancels, usual flight cachet and arrival postmark, Very Fine and choice, the full set on cover is quite elusive
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 850 USD
    Hammer price : 900 USD

    Lot# : 456 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 119F, 1931 Polar Flight, Friedrichshafen to Icebreaker "Malyguin", 4M (Scott C42, Mi 458) tied by Friedrichshafen 24.7.31 cds, usual flight cachet and arrival postmark, Very Fine and attractive
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 457 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 129Bb, 1931 2nd South America Flight, "Bordpost" to Brazil, 2M (Scott C36, Mi 423) tied on card by "On Board" 18.9.1931 cancel, Brazilian issues affixed and tied by Pernambuco cancels on arrival, backstamped Friedrichshafen 28.9.31 and Goppingen (same day), appropriate cachets and directional markings, Very Fine
    Start Price : 70 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 458 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 138Aa, 1931 3rd South America Flight, 4m Polar Flight issue (Scott C42, Mi 458) plus 15pf Eagle (2) tied by Friedrichshafen 17.10.31 cds on registered Roessler airmail envelope, usual flight cachet, backstamped Rio de Janeiro 21.X.31, NY City 11-6 1931 and East Orange NJ, Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 459 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 238Aab, 1933 Chicago Flight, Friedrichshafen to Rio de Janeiro, 1M plus 50pf Eagle (Scott C31, C43, Mi 381, 496) tied on airmail envelope by Friedrichshafen 14.20.33 cds, usual flight cachet, backstamped 18 Out 1933, Very Fine
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 460 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 452A, 1937 Rhineland Flight, 50pf Zeppelin (Scott C57, Mi 606) tied on photo postcard (shows interior view on "Hindenburg") by "On Board" 27.4.1937 cds with Rhein-Main 27.4.37-17 arrival cancel alongside, Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 461 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    GERMANY; Sieger 452B, 1937 Rhineland Flight, 50pf Zeppelin (Scott C57, Mi 606) tied on photo postcard (view of "Gesellschaftsraum" on "Hindenburg") and addressed to "Oberts-Leutnant Breithaupt" at the Reichs Luftfahrt Ministry in Berlin, "On Board" 27.4.1937 cancel, light corner crease bottom right, still Very Fine and rare card from the 2nd trial flight with ms. "2. Probefahrt LZ129 Hindenburg 27.4.1937" and "27.IV.37 Nachmitags" inscriptions; less than 10 carried
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 462 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

    GERMANY; Sieger 456/464, 1938/39 Graf Zeppelin II (LZ-130) Flight Covers Group, 14 covers incl Dec 1938 Sudetenland Flight (8), 1939 Gorlitz Flight (3), 1939 Kassel Flight, 1939 Eger Flight, 1939 Konigsberg Flight, appropriate cancels and cachets, F-VF
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 463 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

    GERMANY; LZ 127 "Graf Zeppelin" Flight Covers Collection, 1928/35. 63 covers or postcards with German franking mounted and annotated on homemade pages, wide variety of frankings with good number of the 1935/37 1m-4m issue solo use or in various combinations with add'l 1926/27 "Eagles", 1930 So America Issue, etc., primarily North or South America flights with different legs of the 1930 South America Flight and incl couple with Roessler cachet, 1929 "Round the World" F'shafen to Tokyo (2), generally F-VF
    Start Price : 1,200 USD
    Current Opening : 1,700 USD
    Hammer price : 1,700 USD

    Lot# : 464 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

    GERMANY; LZ 129 "Hindenburg" Flight Covers Collection, 1936/37. approx 130 covers neatly mounted on homemade pages, wide range of frankings and flights incl numerous North and South America, Olympics, etc. plus few picture postcards of the airship incl one of the crash at Lakehurst, variety of frankings, cancels incl various "On Board", cachets, etc., also note couple of Julius Bock forgeries incl one with US franking, generally F-VF, ideal for continuation
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,700 USD
    Hammer price : 2,000 USD

    Lot# : 465 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

    GERMANY; LZ 129 "Hindenburg" Ephemera Collection. three binders filled with assortment of photos, postcards, clippings, passenger pamphlets, etc. incl good number of items related to the famed crash in 1937 but also incl earlier images of the ship at anchor or in flight, aerial photos incl set of eight taken on 1936 Maiden North America flight, some pieces of "Luftschiff Hindenburg" stationery, blank "Radio-Telegramm" forms, 1936 press photo of Dr Eckener with crew, photo postcard of "Hindenburg" signed by Ernst Lehmann, 1936 No America Flight cover signed by Dr Eckener, printed flight schedule, printed dinner menu from 3rd day of the 1936 No America Flight, pamphlet from 1937 flight "In 2 Giorni nell' America del Nord", also includes "Hindenburg Crash Mail" by Arthur Falk, Fine group and an excellent foundation collection
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 425 USD
    Hammer price : 475 USD

    Lot# : 466 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

    GERMANY DIRIGIBLE AIRSHIPS POSTCARD, PHOTO and EPHEMERA COLLECTION. well-filled album with picture postcards (approx 70), photos (approx 130), etc. primarily focused on LZ 127 ("Graf Zeppelin" and LZ 129 "Hindenburg" but with representation from earlier ships as well, among the many items note autograph of "von Hindenburg", assorted von Hindenburg postcards, numerous "Schütte-Lanz" photos with many showing inner structure and framework various airships, postcards showing assorted airships in flight, on the groud, aerial views, as propaganda, etc. beginning from the early 1900s and with some used as WW I Feldpost (incl Austrian uses), also includes the "Zeppelin-Serie" #1-4 set of 24 photos, also incl "Das Handbuch der Luftfahrt" pamphlet and some Zeppelin labels, etc., generally F-VF, an ideal foundation collection
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : 750 USD

    Lot# : 467 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

    GERMANY; Zeppelin and Airship Postcards and Photos Collection, from LZ-1 (1900) through LZ-19 (1916) plus LZ-120 and add'l ships that became US Navy vessels (LZ-36, LZ-72, LZ-100, LZ-104, LZ-126) neatly mounted on homemade pages, starts with some cards depicting Count von Zeppelin, Dr Eckener and Eckener Fund followed by pictorial cards of the various airships (some postally used and includes some reprint postcards) incl some crash photos, note set of 15 LZ 13 "Hansa" picture postcards, also a handful of flown covers on LZ-11 "Viktoria Luis", LZ-17 "Sachsen" flown picture postcard and card with souvenir "On Board" cancel, , LZ-120 "Bodensee" and LZ-126 "Los Angeles", usual mixed condition, a Fine and attractive collection
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 675 USD
    Hammer price : 800 USD

    Lot# : 468 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    ICELAND; Sieger 223, 1933 4th South America Flight, registered card franked with C1 strip of three, C2 pair plus 120, 122, 170, 185 all tied by Reykjavik 19.VII.33 cancels, Friedrichshafen 5.8.33 transit, usual flight cachet, backstamped Buenos Aires 10 AGO 33, Fine and colorful
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 280 USD
    Hammer price : 280 USD

    Lot# : 469 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    LIECHTENSTEIN; 1931 Vaduz Flight, 1936 1st No America Flight, 1936 16th So America Flight, 8 covers; Vaduz flight photo postcard (shows airship LZ-127) with C7, cover with C8 single frankings (Sieger 110A, 110C), No America Flight covers (5) incl three covers franked with C15-16, two others with C16 franking; 1936 So America Flight with C16 franking; all with appropriate cancels and cachets, usual mixed condition, overall F-VF
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 375 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 470 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    TRIPOLITANIA; Sieger 157, 1932 4th South America Flight, registered card with Sieger printed address franked with C8-9, C11-12 on back side, C13-15 on address side, all tied by Posta Aerea Tripoli D'Africa 30.4.32 cds, usual flight cachet, Milan transit and Pernambuco arrival cancels on back, Very Fine
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 425 USD
    Hammer price : 475 USD

    Lot# : 471 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    VATICAN CITY; Sieger 202, 1933 1st South America Flight, registered lightweight envelope franked with #2 (2), 8, 14 (3) tied by Citta del Vaticano 4.5.33 cds, Friedrichshafen 6.5.33 transit cds on address side, usual flight cachet, backside with Italy C12, C18, C40 (2), C41 tied by Firenze 4.5.33 cds with Sao Paolo 10.V.33 arrival cds, envelope tiny bit of right corners clipped, still Fine
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 575 USD

    Lot# : 472 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

    EUROPE ZEPPELIN FLIGHT COVERS GROUP, 1930/36. 44 covers or cards; Austria (4) incl 1929 Delayed American Flight, 1931 Austria Flight, Danzig 1932 Luposta flight with C31-35, Hungary (4 1931 Hungary Flight), Iceland 1931 Iceland Flight cover, Luxembourg (2) 1931 flights with German mixed frankings, Netherlands (4), Norway 1936 1st No America Flight, Russia (8, mostly 1931 Polar Flight), Saar 1931 Meiningen Flight, Spain (11, mostly various legs of 1930 So America Flight), Sweden 1936 1st No America Flight, Switzerland (6), appropriate frankings, cancels and cachets, usual mixed condition, a mostly Fine group
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 1,600 USD
    Hammer price : 1,800 USD

    Lot# : 473 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

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    SOUTH and CENTRAL AMERICA ZEPPELIN FLIGHT COVERS, 1930/36, 11 covers with dispatches from Argentina (5) incl a 1930 "Round the World" flight cover franked with C20-24, Bolivia 1930 So America Flight with C25 franking, Chile 1932 6th So America Flight, Paraguay (3) incl 1932 5th So America Flight and Uruguay 1931 3rd So America Flight, usual mixed condition but a Fine group.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 280 USD
    Hammer price : 350 USD

    Lot# : 474 Foreign Zeppelin Flights

    Zeppelin Literature, includes "Airships - Transatlantic Transportation/ US Naval Air Station Lakehurst NJ Summer 1936" commemorating transatlantic transportation and specifically the "Hindenburg"; Sammit "Mein Leben Fur Den Zeppelin" (1980(?), #1388 of 2500 printed, with slipcase); Dick and Robinson "The Golden Age of the Passenger Airships Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg" (1985, Smithsonian Press, softbound); Robinson "LZ 129 Hindenburg" from the Famous Aircraft series (1964, softbound; bit of wear to covers), also 2001 Sieger and 2003 Michel Zeppelin (in English) catalogs, Duggan "Zeppelinpost LZ 129 Hindenburg" (2004, softbound), usual bit of collector wear, Fine group
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD
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