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September 13-14, 2017

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Lot #687
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1913 "Zeppelinluftschiffes Sachsen", Austrian 5h stationery card cancelled 20 October 1913 and addressed to Munich, v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #688
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight card addressed to the Swiss Consulate in Athens, posted on board with appropriate cachets, little toning at bottom, fine, with 30 March Athens arrival pmk, accompanied by Sismondo certificate (this card was posted on board and formed part of the "semi Official" mail bag drop over Athens, which was found by a shepherd in the vicinity of Athens)
Envelope
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #689
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight franked with 2m Zeppelin, canceled on board (25 Mar), addressed to Meknes, Morocco (rare destination), red steel flight cachet, fine and scarce, signed Gappe
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #690
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight, picture postcard (LZ 127), written by a passenger Richard Kunze and addressed to himself in Friedrichshafen, franked with 1M Eagle, with a personalized message ("in souvenir of my Mediterranean flight with LZ 127"), bold "T" (applied in Palestine) crossed out with blue crayon, appropriate cachet, with Friedrichshafen arrival pmk. The Reich Ministry of Posts announcement of 22 March stated that all mail sent to Friedrichshafen post office was to be dropped at Er Ramle, Palestine. No provision was made for collectors to send mail for the round trip (Friedrichshafen and back), hence this card is considerably scarce
Envelope
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #691
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight picture postcard (LZ 127 in flight), franked with 1m Eagle, canceled on board (26 Mar), Er Ramle drop, cancel type "C", sent by Ludwig Knorr (crew member) to his wife Else, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #692
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight cover franked with 2m Castle, tied by Friedrichshafen (24 Mar) cds, addressed to Alexandria, Egypt, with arrival pmk, also oval "Mit Luftschiff L.Z. 127 ab Friedrichshafen" and red steel "Orientfahrt" cachet, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #693
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1930 (4 Apr) large cover originating in New York, with 5c franking, used in combination with Germany South America Flight 2M and 4M, cancelled on board (19 May), with Seville drop cancel on back, forwarded to Brazil, where additional franking was added for the trip back to USA, some faults, otherwise a fine three-country combination cover
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #694
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1930 Friedrichshafen-New York, round trip cover franked (on both sides) with two sets of South America Issue, plus $1.31 U.S. Postage, appropriate transit and arrival markings, v.f. and spectacular combination cover
Envelope
Catalog #C38-39
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #695
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1930 South America Flight, franked with 2x4m, fine-v.f. (Mi.439)
Envelope
Catalog #C39
Catalog Value €1,000
Price Realized
$280.00

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