VERY FINE AND SELDOM-SEEN PREMIUM SET OF GRAF ZEPPELIN FIRST DAY COVERS. A MUST-HAVE SET FOR THE ROESSLER SPECIALIST.
Ex Dr. Martin.
65¢-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), rich colors, choice centering, tied by easily readable "Washington D.C. Apr. 19 5PM 1930" duplex datestamps on First Day cover to Chicago, red and purple cachets, "Friedrichschafen am Bodensee 6.VI.30" datestamp on back, green "New York N.Y. Jun. 18 8:30AM 1930" duplex datestamp with Zeppelin illustration on back, Extremely Fine, a superb small-format First Day cover, with 1980 Friedl certificate
65¢-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), bright colors, tied by "New York N.Y. Varick St. Annex Jul. 23 3PM 1933" duplex datestamps on registered legal size cover to Rockville Centre N.Y., manuscript "BY ITALIAN AIR CRUISE NEW YORK - ROME", purple "Italian Air Cruise New York - Roma" illustrated cachet, additional blue cachet, backstamps include Rome (August 12), Torino (August 14), New York (August 22), and Rockville Centre (August 23), fresh and Very Fine, a very unusual use