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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 11-13 March, 2019

Category — Graf Zeppelin Flights

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
941
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 941, Graf Zeppelin Flights65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Rich colors, tied by easily readable "Washington D.C. Apr. 19 5PM 1930" duplex datestamp and oval grid cancel on cacheted First Day cover addressed to Fred J. Plant in Washington D.C., additional strike of duplex at bottom right, Friedrichschafen and New York backstamps, includes round trip cachet

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL FLOWN FIRST DAY COVER WITH ALL THREE DENOMINATIONS OF THE GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

With 2007 P.F. certificate

10,000
4,250
942
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 942, Graf Zeppelin Flights$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Tied by "Washington D.C. Apr. 19, 1930 5-PM" First Day slogan machine cancel on cacheted flown card from Friedrichshafen and addressed to New Brighton N.Y., flight cachets and Dr. Hugo Eckener illustrated label tied by Lakehurst cachet, very minor corner bends, Very Fine and desirable First Day cover with the Eckener label

900
450
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943
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 943, Graf Zeppelin Flights$1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15), $1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15)$1.30-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C14-C15). Both tied by "Washington D.C. Apr. 19, 1930 5-PM" First Day slogan machine cancels, $1.30 on cover addressed to Brooklyn N.Y. (carried in regular air mails), $2.60 on flown cover addressed to Fort Montgomery N.Y. with usual flight cachets, Very Fine pair of First Day covers

1,900
850
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944
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 944, Graf Zeppelin Flights$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15), $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15)$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C15). Tied by "Washington D.C. Apr. 19, 1930 5-PM" First Day slogan machine cancel on cacheted flown cover to Cleveland O., fresh and Very Fine

1,000
450
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945
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 945, Graf Zeppelin Flights1929 First Around-The-World Flight, 1929 First Around-The-World Flight1929 First Around-The-World Flight. 26 cacheted covers plus one without cachet, wide range of combination frankings with duplication of stamps, destinations include Germany, Switzerland, Japan and the U.S., also six additional 4th and 5th anniversary covers, a few flaws, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
750
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946
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 946, Graf Zeppelin Flights65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13)65c Graf Zeppelin (C13). Used with five different Panamanian air post stamps (Sieger 64X), all tied by "Agencia Postal/Panama/May 15 1930" duplex cancels on printed card to New York, the 65c Graf Zeppelin tied by "New York, N.Y. Grand Central Sta. May 27, 1930" oval grid duplex and paying the rate for the return flight from Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, usual flight cachets, "Habana Cuba May 18, 1930" transit backstamp, card with couple small edge tears and light corner crease, Very Fine, quite scarce with very few known

E. 750-1,000
950
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947
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 947, Graf Zeppelin Flights65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15)65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Five covers, complete set plus extra 65c and $1.30, each on cacheted flown cover (one 65c on 1c postal card), destinations include Germany, Switzerland and the U.S., one $1.30 stamp with very minor corner crease, fresh and Very Fine

1,645
900
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948
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 948, Graf Zeppelin Flights$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14), $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14)$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Four flown covers, two addressed to Ohio and two to Germany, one on a nice Zeppelin and Statue of Liberty illustrated Roessler cover (stamp with tiny margin tear), each with appropriate flight cachets, Very Fine

1,500
800
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