Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World including the Fred Blau Collection
March 3-4, 2020

We are pleased to announce our March 3-4, 2020 Auction, featuring the Fred Blau collection of Palestine Aerophilately and Military Mail, followed by United States and Possessions, with Dr.Ernesto Arosemena's Canal Zone, continuing with selections from Asia, Western European countries, South and Central America, Middle East, as well as extensive Great Britain and British Commonwealth, Poland with an exceptional collection of World War II Occupation proofs & essays, Russia, Vatican City, etc., and ending as usual with Large Lots and Collections. This is a live public auction taking place in our NYC Galleries as well as on CherrystoneLIVE.

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Lot #96
PALESTINE 1929 (LZ 129) Graf Zeppelin - Orient Flight Zeppelin Flights
1929 picture postcard (Historical Museum in Bern) franked with 1M Eagle, canceled on board "Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin" 24 Mar 29, Er Ramle drop, addressed to Beirut, with 29.3.29 arrival pmk, v.f. card to uncommon destination
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #97
PALESTINE 1929 (LZ 129) Graf Zeppelin - Orient Flight Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight, cover paying 2M to USA, attractively franked with 5pf, 10pf, 15pf, 20pf, 50pf and 1M Eagle, canceled Friedrichshafen Luftpost 24 Mar 29, "Mit LZ 127 Friedrichshafen 1. Orientfahrt" endorsement alongside, steel impression cachet (only used on about 250 pieces of mail), tiny cover tear at bottom, unusual franking on Orient Flight cover to USA
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #98
PALESTINE 1929 (LZ 129) Graf Zeppelin - Orient Flight Zeppelin Flights
1929 picture postcard (Graf Zeppelin over Stuttgart) canceled on board (25 Mar) with 1M franking and three Palestine 2m adhesives canceled Er Ramle (25 Mar), v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #99
PALESTINE 1929 (LZ 129) Graf Zeppelin - Orient Flight Zeppelin Flights
1929 picture postcard (LZ 127) franked with 1M Eagle, canceled Friedrichshafen Luftpost 24 Mar 29, Er Ramle drop with arrival (cross at right) pmk, addressed to Aleppo, returned to sender, v.f., unusual destination
Envelope
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #100
PALESTINE 1929 (LZ 129) Graf Zeppelin - Orient Flight Zeppelin Flights
1929 stationery card with 1M franking, Er Ramle drop, addressed to Berlin, with additional oval "Mit Luftschiff L.Z.127 ab Friedrichshafen" cachet (used for the first trans-Atlantic flight), fine and interesting usage of obsolete stationery card, with two Zeppelin cachets
Envelope
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #101
PALESTINE 1929 (LZ 129) Graf Zeppelin - Orient Flight Zeppelin Flights
1929 cover from France, franked with 17 different stamps and additional TB label, sent 19 March from Paris to Friedrichshafen, arriving 20 March, with 2M German franking added and canceled on board (25 Mar), additional postmarks including Er Ramle (cross to right) drop, forwarded by surface mail to Cleveland, Ohio, filing folds, remarkable cover from France (only Austria and Danzig could use their own postage on the Orient Flight)
Envelope
Price Realized
$3,750.00

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