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Lot 6664
DLZ demi-tasse cup, china, 3" x 1½" china cup with inscription on foot describing it as a souvenir of the Zeppelinhalle in Frankfurt, VF.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6665
DZR tea saucer, porcelain, 5" tea saucer, no cup, cream colored, with new DZR logo (swastika beneath Zep over globe), no maker's hallmark, VF.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6666
Graf Zeppelin American flight newspapers clippings, Oct 29-Nov 2, 6 full-page clippings from the New York American tracing return trip of LZ-127 to Germany, excellent condition.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6667
Graf Zeppelin at Chicago World's Fair, Oct 24-29 9 full page clippings of the Chicago flight, various midwestern papers, moderate chipping, + 12"x16" b&with photo + 5 German clippings from 1928 and a 1931 report of Zep flight in the New York Herald Tribune.
Suggested Bid $350
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Realized $180.
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Lot 6668
Graf Zeppelin being lead from its hangar, framed photo, black & white photo of zeppelin walked out of it hangar by a couple of hundred workers, Dr. Hugo Eckner portrait in upper left corner, photo is 14" by 9", wood and glass framed 19¼" by 14½", a popular image, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $300


On reverse written "Conservation Mounting/This photo has been hinged to and matted with 100% rag board
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Realized $150.
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Lot 6669
Graf Zeppelin Collateral: Phonograph Records - "Graf Zeppelin - Life & Work", two records in a double sleeve, with 14 page illustrated booklet attached inside, some wonderful images, please inspect, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6670
Graf Zeppelin Collateral: Photos, two B&W photos, framed, each approximately 3 3/8" by 2½", framed 5½" by 7½", top shows the airship being launched, crowd of spectators in background, bottom shows airship being brought into the hangar, nice collateral material for the zeppelin specialist, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6671
Graf Zeppelin Collateral: Toys, four different toys, includes cast iron Graf Zeppelin, small diorama of Graf Zeppelin over lake and mountains, tin and plastic toy of aeronaut in balloon and a Hotwheels Goodyear blimp, delightful grouping, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $55.
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Lot 6672
Graf Zeppelin maps, North American flights, 2 maps, 12" x 24" of east and westbound transatlantic routings, most unusual, VF.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $170.
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Lot 6673
Graf Zeppelin model, commemorative, Around-the World, 2 3/4" model of LZ-127 commemorating the flight with text on the base, stainless steel, VF.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6674
Graf Zeppelin model, commemorative, Around-the World, 2 3/4" model of LZ-127 commemorating the flight with text on the base, stainless steel, VF.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6675
Graf Zeppelin newspaper clippings American flight, 50 full-page clippings from the New York Evening Journal, October 10-31, 1928 tracing the first fight of LZ-127 from Germany to the U.S. and return, preserved unmounted in sleeves, minimal edge chipping.
Suggested Bid $750
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Realized $375.
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Lot 6676
Graf Zeppelin newspaper clippings Around-the-World Flight, Aug 8//30 11 full-page New York American newspaper clippings of the progress of the flight + complete Aug 29 issue of the Chicago Herald Examiner, usual condition for vintage newspapers.
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $150.
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Lot 6677
Graf Zeppelin newspaper clippings Brazil flight, May19//Jun 6 26 full-page clippings from issues of these New York papers: the Times (11), Herald Tribune (3), American (11), Sun (6), Journal (2) and World (3), fascinating to compare accounts, a rare opportunity.
Suggested Bid $750
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Realized $375.
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Lot 6678
Graf Zeppelin newspapers American flight, Oct 1//16 San Diego Evening Tribune, 5 complete newspapers tracing the LZ-127 trip from Germany to the U.S. + complete New York American Oct 16 issue concerning arrival at Lakehurst, better than normal condition.
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $225.
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Lot 6679
Graf Zeppelin newspapers American flight, Oct 22//31 San Diego Evening Tribune, 5 complete issues tracing the preparation and record return flight to Germany.
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $130.
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Lot 6680
Graf Zeppelin Schedule of 1933 Flights and Postal Costs, phenomenal schedule for the Graf Zeppelin's flight from Germany to Brazil then to the Century of Progress Exposition, the release of a 50¢ Graf Zeppelin stamp, and postal charges for letters and cards, some light pencil corrections only add to this document's gravitas, schedule is 12" by 22" framed 18" by 24", a scarce piece of zeppelin ephemera, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $250.
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Lot 6681
Graf Zeppelin Veedol oil sample, 2½" x 1" orange container with full bottle of the Veedol oil used on the Graf Zeppelin dated October 15, 1928, fabulous promotional item, + modern unopened commemorative tin of Veedol tobacco, VF.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6682
Hindenburg Collateral: Bachmann Mini-Planes, in original box with cut out trading card on back, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6683
Hindenburg Collateral: Photo, framed 10" by 8" B&W photo, with press release taped to back, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $200.
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Lot 6684
Hindenburg newspaper clippings First American flight, Mar 15//Jul 10, 8 full-page clippings or complete issues, mostly New York papers, concerning the flight itself, the lead-up and the aftermath + 4 German newspaper accounts, 12 items, interesting group.
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $150.
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Lot 6685
Hindenburg schedule and analysis of South American flight, 3 items, 8½" x 11": 2 graphic analysis of the South American flights and a mimeo page from LZ office listing all 1936 Suth American flights and protocol for obtaining covers, etc., VF and scarce.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $130.
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Lot 6686
Hindenburg-related telegrams, 2 telegrams sent to Hans Royter aboard LZ-129 wishing him a good flight, one dated Aug 19, unusual, VF.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6687
Lakehurst Naval Air Station memorabilia, "Airshipron - 1" sleeve patch, double-size book of matchs, badge and modern cologne bottle in shape of Good Year blimp, interesting little group, VF.
Suggested Bid $75
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Realized $38.
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Lot 6688
Los Angeles (ZR-3) photos, 12 photos of various steps in launching, one a photo postcard, one with 8"x10" negative of ship docked in vertical position, one of the crew, fascination group.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $250.
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Lot 6689
Naval Blimp C-1, 8-5"x7" and 3-8"x10" b&w photos of naval blimp C-1 under construction.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6690
Naval Blimp J-3, 1-6"x8" &4-8"x10" b&w photos of J-3 in flight, one negative.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $130.
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Lot 6691
Peckham's personal binoculars, Spencer 7x35 U.S. Navy Bu Aero Mark 17 Serial No 4616 with well used leather strap, for the naval or optical collector.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6692
Peckham's personal chronograph, Waltham U.S. Navy CD1A chronograph 3"x3", an elegant piece of equipment.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6693
Peckham's personal tools, 5 items: round aluminum position plotter, 2 folding wood and brass 12" rulers, compass (in original box) and thermometer in protective metal cage, unusual early tools.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6694
R-101 newspaper clippings, archive of approximately 30 full-page clippings from the New York Times, Herald Tribune and American concerning the October 5 crash of R-101 in France + 1921 on Z-2 crash + 1927 on RS-1, various German clippings related to Zeppelins and other aviation matters, usual edge chipping as expected with vintage newspapers.
Suggested Bid $400
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Realized $400.
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Lot 6695
Shenandoah (ZR-1) cables, 12-1/8" cables probably for rigging, never seen for sale.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6696
Shenandoah (ZR-1) fittings, a large group (approximately 60) fitting for oil and air lines, virtually no duplication, an amazing opportunity to obtain original parts from the aviation chief rigger's stock.
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $250.
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Lot 6697
Shenandoah (ZR-1) valve, oil (lube) line valve (6.5" long), terrific artefact, would look great on your desk.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6698
USS Akron crash newspaper clippings, Apr 4-9 full-page clippings or complete issues for New York Times (6), Evening Post (2), Sun (2), Daily News (2), World Telegram (1), American (2 + duplicate) and Cleveland Plain Dealer (1), 17 items, mild to moderate chipping, an impossible group to re-assemble.
Suggested Bid $600
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Realized $300.
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Lot 6699
USS Los Angeles, ZR-3, newspaper clipping album, 7" x 9" album with approximately 100 pages of clippings from Aug 1924 to May 1926 fully recounting flight of ZR-3 to the US and later aviation-related stories, edge wear but a marvelous artifact, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $400
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Realized $200.
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Lot 6700
USS Macon crash newspaper clippings, Feb 13 front pages from New York Times, Herald Tribune, American and Daily News + Feb 16-17 follow-up by the Times, 6 items, excellent collateral.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6701
Z-4 Zeppelin spoon, 7¼" soup spoon, aluminum, embossed "Zum Andenken an de 5. August 1908" with airship in flight on back, rare.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6702
Zeppelin clipping albums, 2 large albums, 200+ pages, with magazine and newspaper clippings, created by Herbert Hoyer of Rochester, NY in 1930 as attested to on frontispiece by K. H. Royter, a marvelous aggregation for the student, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $300.
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Lot 6703
Zeppelin clipping albums, Pan-American flight, large album, 50+ pages, with magazine and newspaper clippings, created by Herbert Hoyer of Rochester, NY in 1932, a marvellous aggregation for the student of this historic flight, VF.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $200.
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Lot 6704
Zeppelin Flights, General Electric Air Compass Type B. Original air compass manufactured by General Electric, model plate reads "Air Compass / Type B / No 4105 / General / Electric / Company / USA", black paint, mounted on wooden base by two wooden spools, museum quality, a rare and desirable item for the aviation aficionado; a few dings in the rear, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $150.
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Lot 6705
Zeppelins in World War I, bound volume of Apr 1-30 New York Herald with coverage of the German use of Zeppelins during the War, excellent and rare.
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $300.
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Lot 6706
Zeppelins in WWI 45 rpm record, radio spot announcements for the upcoming Warner Bros. movie "Zeppelin" about use of Zeps in WWI, a remarkable survivor, some scratchiness as to be expected, VF.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6707
Zeppelins, U.S. from ZR-1 onward, large album, 100+ pages, with magazine and newspaper clippings, created by Herbert Hoyer of Rochester, NY in 1930, a marvelous aggregation for the student of the U.S. Zep program, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $450.
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Lot 6708
ZR-3 (USS Los Angeles) toy model, 6" long aluminum toy model with 2 pulleys on top suggesting it was part of a game, VF.
Suggested Bid $75
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Realized $38.
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Lot 6709
Modern Zeppelin & dirigible library, eighty nine hard and soft cover books comprise this marvelous lot, better volumes include When Giants Roamed the Sky, Sky Ships, Zeppelin, Airshipwreck, My Five Years with Soviet Airships, The Age of the Airship, The Zeppelin in Combat, das Jahrhundert der Zeppeline, The Zeppelin Story, Zeppelins of World War I, Giants in the Sky, Ships in the Sky Airship Saga, and many more, many scarce titles present, a unique opportunity to acquire a substantial library of this ever popular subject.
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $500.
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