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Lot 4190

Germany, 1929, missed 1st American flight, sent by Mrs. Eckener (May 15) franked 4 Mk. C37 tied Friedrichshafen handstamp with proper blue round hand stamp and red single-line "Beforderung verzegert wegen Abbruchs der 1. Amerikafahrt.", backstamped NY Aug 8, with Brazil air label B4 (6*) carried by surface from NY, a delightful and rare cover sent by Dr. Eckener's wife, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 4191

Germany, 1936, LZ129 to Colombia via N.Y. and SCADTA, commercial, "Mit LZ Hindenburg" and "Mit Luftpost ab New York", franked C57 pair, red circular hand stamp with three air labels including two German (one unlisted) and Colombia B17 (5*), backstamped Bogota Jun 24, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 4192

Germany, 1933-1935, group of seven Zeppelin air mail etiquettes, all 5*: Mair C12a pair, C15a, C15b, C15d, C16a (2 shades), C17, difficult to assemble, Extremely Fine.
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Lot 4193

Germany, 1937, cover to Las Palmas, missed passenger, Altona to Las Palmas on delayed flight (Si. 301), arrived Dec 10, for passenger on board "Dampfer (?)" and black three-line, trilingual handstamp (German, Spanish, English) "….Arrived after departure of the ship", unusual cover on unusual flight, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 4194

Germany, 1924, two ZR-3 covers to the US, 1924 (Aug 8 and 14) [both Si. 20a], a postcard franked 70 pf. and a registered cover franked 100 pf., each with purple oval hand stamp, manuscript directional instructions and NY Oct 15 arrival, postal card with German air label A1, cover with handmade label applied "Mit Luftschiff/Z.R. 3./ab Friedrichshafen", recipient dated Oct 17 on label, central crease but a very rare private label, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $400
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Lot 4195

Germany, 1936, two LZ129 covers to the US, one Rohrpost, 1936 (Jun 26) (Si. 417), single franked C58, with proper red handstamp and air label A13 (5*); Aug 4 (Si. 428A) Berlin with Rohrpost label (rare on Zeppelin mail), franked 185 pf. to California "U.S. Air Mail", magenta Zeppelin handstamp, arrived Aug 3 [date error], Very Fine.
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Lot 4196

Germany, 1936, two covers LZ129 first flight to US, one signed by Eckener, 1936 (May 5), Si. 406E and 407, franked C57-58, registered, signed by Eckener, with four-line special magenta handstamp and usual red circular handstamp with air label C17 (5*); second cover on "Luftschiff Hindenberg" envelope, franked 469, C57, C58, express to Ohio, purple two-line "Fee claimed by office/of first address", beautiful strike of double-circle black first flight cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
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Lot 4197

Germany, 1928-1938, four machine and meter slogan stamps with Zeppelin theme, 1928 cover with red specimen of Veedol Graf Zepelin meter slogan; 1938, three cards: Si. Z0455 IVb, Z0455 IVc (both meters), Z0455 V1 (machine), scarce lot, Extremely Fine.
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Lot 4198

Germany, 1926-1991, six covers to the US, 1926 franked block of 4 C3 (=80 pf.) "Hale-London", "Received/May 24, '26" with German air label A6 (5*); 1926 5 pf. postal card, uprated to 55 pf., with air label A5; five 1941-1991, censored: from French Zone, Deutsche Post with 1948 Koln semi-postals; etc., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 4199

Germany, 1923-1950, six covers to Europe, 1923 to GB, inflation franking 206 and block of 5 238 on back with air label A1a; 1937 to Czechoslovakia, air label A7 (5*); 1936 to Portugal, Hitler postal card uprated with B100 with air label A13 (5*), Paris transit; 1940 registered meter to Spain, censored in Germany and Spain; 1925 post card to Sweden with purple boxed "Gruss vom Rhein/an Board des Dampfers/Vaterland", with air label A10a (5*); 1930 registered to Switzerland with foiur-language air label C14 (5*); 1951 meter, a very interesting and useful group, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 4200

Germany, 1931-1934, three covers to British Colonies, 1931 meter franking with bell topical slogan to Straits Settlements, with one air etiquette over another [creases]; 1934, meter to Australia; 1934 meter to South Africa with air label A13a (5*); ratty 1938 cover to Palestine (not counted), Very Fine.
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Lot 4201

Germany, 1932-1934, two Aeropostale covers to South America, 1932 franked 155 pf. "avec Aeropostale/France-Amerique du Sud/de Marseille 25 Decembre", Toulouse, Medellin backstamps with German air label A15 (6*); 1934 franked 185 pf. 384, 403, C32, via Lyon-Marseille Avion to Buenos Aires, forwarded, with rare (on cover) Aeropostale air label B12 (5*), Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 4202

Germany, 1935-1936, two covers to South America by Condor, 1935 to Uruguay, franked C46, C49, C54 (6) with DLH air label B1a (5*), appropriate markings, a truly striking cover; 1936 to Bolivia franked 426, C46, C54, backstamped Buenos Aires Apr 8 and La Paz Apr 15, with air label A13a (5*) crossed out (in Argentina) indicating end of air service, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
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Lot 4203

Germany, 1926-1929, three internal covers, 1926 with two-line magenta "Mit Luftpost befordert/Karlsruhe (Baden)1" with air label A2a (5*); 1929 first flight Munchen-Karlsruhe (Mu. 391) with unusual yellow first flight label (probably private) & air labels A2a (5*), A5; 1934, Hindenburg postal card uprated with B50 and B52 pair with air label (5*), Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 4204
Germany, 1934-1935, Rocket Mail etiquettes, marvellous group of 33 all (5*) except as noted, Mair cat. #: C21a, b, c, d (4*); strip of 4 Mair C22; C23 a, b, c; C24 color var; C25 (the AeroeorpeDD) error (6*) + in green; C26 with date imprint; C27 plus full pane of 10 in 5 tete-beche pairs; C28; C29 a, b (2, one with date imprint), Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 4205
Germany, 1937-1943, five special air labels for military mail, two for Luftwaffe Mair C36 and 37 (each 6*); one for official mail to Oslo C41 (6*); two for FPO Minsk-Riga and Riga-Minsk C42 and 43 (5*), a rare group of difficult air labels, Extremely Fine.
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