U.S. and Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
January 8-9, 2019

We are pleased to kick off the New Year with our January 8-9 sale, with 1,678 lots, including additional offerings of the Heinz Gappe (H.G.I. Company) inventory of Flight and Zeppelin covers of the world, as well as properties of numerous other vendors and estates sold by their order. Heinz was well known to Aero philatelists, having been active in this field since the 1960s and amassing a wonderful holding of this ever-popular and exciting area. There are selections of attractive United States, rarities from Albania, Austria, France, Germany and Colonies, Italy and Colonies, Russia, Saar, Scandinavian countries and Switzerland. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are well represented, featuring a strong selection of Batum, booklet from India with set of Gandhi stamps overprinted specimen and lots more. As always, our sale includes selections of better South America, with Colombia Air Post, Asia and rest of the world. We conclude with 100+ large lots and collections, which range from single country collections to multi-carton worldwide groups of stamps and covers, mostly offered intact. This entire sale is online at www.cherrystoneauctions.com. Please check with us often, as additional scans are continuously uploaded. A limited number of printed catalogues are available on request.

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Lot #518
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1911 "Dem Fluge der Zeit" Schwaben advertising (J.Fischer Men's Clothing) postcard, without franking, red on-board "Luftschiffes Schwaben Zeppelin" (21 Sep 1911) cachet, overall toning, fine appearance (Si.€1,650)
Envelope
Catalog #Si.2C
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #519
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1912 Schwaben, picture postcard (variety "Postkarte. imprint" inverted at bottom), with 5pf franking, tied by unreadable oval cancel, addressed to Karlsruhe, fine and unusual item
Envelope
Catalog #Si.2var
Unsold
Lot #520
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1913 Delag picture postcard with 5pf Germania, tied by Frankfurt (20.11.13) cds, written by a crew-member of a "Marine Luftschiff Detachement", with on-board "Victoria Luise Zeppelin" (18 Nov) violet cachet applied on each side of the card, fine
Envelope
Catalog #Si.3x
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #521
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1913 picture postcard with 5pf Germania, tied by Bieberich (13.5.13) cds, with on board "Victoria Luise Zeppelin" violet cachet alongside, fine
Envelope
Catalog #Si.3x
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #522
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1913 Delag picture postcard with special type II oval cachet (13.10.13), also another card with type I (Luftpost Zeppelin-Schiff Hansa) cachet, overprinted on the picture side "Hansa-Fahrt September 1912 Hamburg-Itzehoe" (special charter flight of the Nordmark-Verein company, originally planned for Sep 14 and changed to Sept 21), fine and scarce pair of early Zeppelin cards
Envelope
Catalog #Si.6 I,II
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #523
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1913 "Sachsen", specially printed Austrian 5h picture card for flight to Haida, Zeppelin October 20 Haida-Bohemia type II handstamp, fine
Envelope
Catalog #Si.9Ac
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #524
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1913 "Sachsen", picture postcard with 5pf franking, tied by Dresden cds, with on-board "Zeppelin Luftschiffes Sachsen" (9 Nov 1913) cachet alongside, minor toning, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #Si.9Caa
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #525
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1919 "Bodensee" picture postcard with lilac on-board 20 Sep 1919 cachet, franked with 10pf Germania, canceled Berlin (21.9.19) addressed to Bodensee, fine (Si.19A, €900)
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #526
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1919 "Bodensee" picture postcard with violet on-board 20 Oct 1919 cachet, franked with 15pf Germania, RPO cancel Berlin-Hannover Railroad (21.10.19), addressed to St.Gallen, minor corner card discolorations, fine (Si.19Ad, €1,650)
Envelope
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #527
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1919 "Bodensee" picture postcard with black on-board 6 Oct 1919 cachet, franked with 15pf Germania, canceled Staaken (6.10.19), addressed to Potsdam, with manuscript arrival, fine (Si.19B, €1,000)
Envelope
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #528
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1919 "Bodensee" picture postcard with black on-board 28 Sep 1919 cachet, franked with 10pf Germania, canceled Charlottenburg (28.9.19), addressed to Krefeld, fine (Si.19Aa, €1,250)
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #529
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1929 Germany Flight, selection of five different, each addressed to F.Staiger in Zurich, franked with 25pf, all canceled on-board, various departures including Dusseldorf, Bamberg (only 12 carried), Munchen-Gladbach, Eschweiler and Osnabruck, mixed condition, with some toning or creases, markings intact, mostly fine or better (Si.33a, 33n,34f, 34ga, 34h, €2,950)
Envelope
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #530
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight, picture postcard (LZ 127 in flight), addressed to Zurich, franked with 1M Eagle, canceled on board (26 Mar), Er Ramle drop postmark type "C" (26 Mar), red steel flight cachet, with arrival pmks, also "non reclame" (unclaimed) label, fine (Si.23IIBa)
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #531
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight, picture postcard (Graf Zeppelin Zurich), addressed to Chicago, franked on picture side with 1M Eagle, canceled on board (24 Mar), oval "Mit Luftschiff L.Z. 127 ab Friedrichshafen" in violet and red flight cachets, fine (Si.23IA)
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #532
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight, cover franked with 10pf, 20pf (2), 50pf and 1M Eagle, all canceled on board (24 Mar), red flight cachet and addressed to Wurttemberg, but with Basel 3 April arrival datestamp on back, fine (Si.23IA)
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #533
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight cover addressed to Athens, franked with 2M Eagle, tied by Friedrichshafen cds, with appropriate cachets, 30 March Athens arrival pmk, v.f. (this cover was included in the "semi Official" mail bag drop over Athens, which was found by a shepherd in the vicinity of Athens) (listed but unpriced in Sieger)
Envelope
Catalog #Si.23c
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #534
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1929-1935 selection of 27 covers and cards, minor duplication, good variety of frankings and flights, with different South America dispatches to Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #535
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1931 3rd SAF cover and card, each with German and Brazilian franking, appropriate bilingual cachets, fine-v.f., Pernambuco arrival pmks
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #536
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1931 Egypt Flight, unfranked picture postcard canceled on board (10.4.31) to Cairo, with Pyramid cachet and arrival pmk, handwritten "affranchissement percu 1RM" (payment received 1 Reichsmark), v.f., rare (Si.104 I)
Envelope
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #537
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1931 3rd SAF card franked with 1m Polar Flight, with Rio arrival, sent to Colorado Springs, small card tear away from the stamps, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #C40
Unsold
Lot #538
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1936 cover posted on three different (First, Second and Third) North America Flights, all on-board cancels, addressed and signed by Clara Adams, to New York City, with May 9, 1936 arrival pmk, little toning at top, otherwise fine and interesting item
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #539
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1939 LZ 130 flight to Wurzburg, cover with attractive franking and appropriate cachet, small stain at left, otherwise fine, signed Gappe
Envelope
Catalog #Si.461
Unsold

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