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Sale 1011 — United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 21-24 June, 2011

Category — Foreign Stamps and Covers (Flight Covers)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1839
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 1839, Foreign Stamps and Covers (Flight Covers)GERMANY, 1930, 2m, 4m South America Flight (C38-C39), GERMANY, 1930, 2m, 4m South America Flight (C38-C39)GERMANY, 1930, 2m, 4m South America Flight (C38-C39). Two 2m, tied by "Friedrichschafen 18.5.30" double-circle datestamps on cacheted cover to Brooklyn N.Y., Lakehurst backstamp of May 31, trivial corner wear, Very Fine South America flight cover

E. 300-400
300
1840
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 1840, Foreign Stamps and Covers (Flight Covers)GERMANY, 1930, 4m Black Brown, South America Flight (C39), GERMANY, 1930, 4m Black Brown, South America Flight (C39)GERMANY, 1930, 4m Black Brown, South America Flight (C39). Three covers, two with singles tied by "Friedrichschafen 18.5.30" circular datestamps and addressed to Oradell N.J., one endorsed "Via Graf Zeppelin Friedrichschafen to Pernambuco" with Pernambuco backstamp, other with similar instructions but from Friedrichschafen to Rio de Janeiro and with Rio backstamp, third cover bears three singles to same recipient and with instructions "From Friedrichschafen to Friedrichschafen" and with receiving backstamp on June 6 as well as New York Zeppelin receiving backstamp of June 18, first two with red cachets, last with red and purple cachets, each with registry no., fresh and Very Fine set of flown covers

E. 500-750
400
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1841
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 1841, Foreign Stamps and Covers (Flight Covers)1931, July 24-31 -- Polar Flight, Return Flight, Postmarked on Icebreaker "Malyguin" (AAMC Z-166e), 1931, July 24-31 -- Polar Flight, Return Flight, Postmarked on Icebreaker "Malyguin" (AAMC Z-166e)1931, July 24-31 -- Polar Flight, Return Flight, Postmarked on Icebreaker "Malyguin" (AAMC Z-166e). Registered picture postcard with complete set of Russia Imperforate North Pole issue (C26-C29) tied by "Brise-Glace Malyguin 18.VII 31" datestamps to Moscow, Russia, purple Malyguin registry handstamp, Freidrichschafen (July 31) and Moscow datestamps, red cachet, additional purple three-line cachet, Very Fine, beautiful use, small Zierer backstamp, ex Gruys

E. 500-750
600
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1842
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 1842, Foreign Stamps and Covers (Flight Covers)1931, July 24-31 -- Polar Flight (AAMC Z-166), 1931, July 24-31 -- Polar Flight (AAMC Z-166)1931, July 24-31 -- Polar Flight (AAMC Z-166). Cover and post card, together they bear the complete set of imperforate Russian North Pole stamps, tied by "Brise-Glace, Malyguin Artique, 18.VII.31" datestamps and addressed to Friedrichschafen, usual cachets, each with receiving circular datestamp, Very Fine, small Wassmann handstamps

E. 400-500
350
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1843
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 1843, Foreign Stamps and Covers (Flight Covers)GERMANY, 1931, 4m Black Brown, Polar Flight (C42), GERMANY, 1931, 4m Black Brown, Polar Flight (C42)GERMANY, 1931, 4m Black Brown, Polar Flight (C42). Tied by well-struck "Friedrichschafen 24.7.31" double-circle datestamp on cacheted cover to New York, neat Malyguin datestamp, purple "First Intourist Arctic Expedition Ice-Breaker Maligin 1931" backstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
250
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1844
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 1844, Foreign Stamps and Covers (Flight Covers)1933, May 29-30 -- Italy Flight from San Marino to Rome (AAMC Z-213var), 1933, May 29-30 -- Italy Flight from San Marino to Rome (AAMC Z-213var)1933, May 29-30 -- Italy Flight from San Marino to Rome (AAMC Z-213var). Cover used from San Marino with 20c, 30c and 5l Zeppelin stamp, first two tied by "Republica di San Marino Borgo 27 Mag. 1933" datestamp, second strike at left, Zeppelin stamp tied by blue-green octagonal Zeppelin cancel, to Rome, Italy, blue cachet, green Friedrichschafen and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, scarce used from Borgo, ex Gruys

E. 500-750
325
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1845
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 1845, Foreign Stamps and Covers (Flight Covers)1933, October 14-November 2 Century of Progress Flight, Netherlands to Miami (Sieger 238), 1933, October 14-November 2 Century of Progress Flight, Netherlands to Miami (Sieger 238)1933, October 14-November 2 Century of Progress Flight, Netherlands to Miami (Sieger 238). Registered cover franked with two different Air Post Nos. C5-C6 tied by Amsterdam circular datestamps, red triangular flight cachet, backstamped with purple "Miami, Fla Registered Oct. 23 1933" receiver, New York and Berlin return transits, Very Fine, Netherlands frankings to Miami are quite scarce

E. 200-300
110
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1846
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 1846, Foreign Stamps and Covers (Flight Covers)1936, May 25-June 3 -- Second South America Flight (AAMC Z-406; Sieger 411D), 1936, May 25-June 3 -- Second South America Flight (AAMC Z-406; Sieger 411D)1936, May 25-June 3 -- Second South America Flight (AAMC Z-406; Sieger 411D). Cover bearing four different Mexico issues, tied by light strikes of May 18 circular datestamps on registered cover to Germany, neat purple "Correspondencias Registradas, Mexico D.F., May 18, 1936" oval backstamps, also with New York and Frankfurt backstamps, few toned perfs, otherwise Very Fine, this was the first official Zeppelin transport of Mexican mail and only registered letters received arrival markings

E. 300-400
250
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1847
c
Zeppelin Flight Covers. 25 covers or cards in Lighthouse album, incl. two from 1932-33 Russian Polar expedition, one from 1909 Frankfurt show (none known flown, this posted at Frankfurt post office), few U.S. incl. Nos. C18 (one First Day), nice group from Liechtenstein and Switzerland, range of cachets and flights, fresh and Fine-Very Fine group

E. 1,000-1,500
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