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1930 Graf Zeppelin Issue
 
 
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Lot 129

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day, tied by April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancels on an airmail envelope, sent by Special Delivery to San Francisco with a faint "Fee Claimed by Office of First Address" handstamp and an Apr 22 San Francisco backstamp, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $425.
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Lot 130

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day, tied on envelope by an April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancel, neat typed address, typed notation "By Airmail to CHICAGO ILL.", Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $350.
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Lot 131

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day, tied on airmail envelope by April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel, manuscript "First Day Cover", Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 132

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day Cachet, tied by an April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancel on a pristine cover with a beautiful cachet cut from a 1934 Graf Zeppelin Hamburg-America Line brochure and skillfully pasted on with bits of touch-up in blue and white ink; addressed to local stamp dealer, H.A. Robinette, Very Fine, we have never seen this before.
Brookman C13; $3,000 for cacheted.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000

QUITE A STUNNING AND COMPLETELY UNIQUE ZEPPELIN FDC.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 133

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day C.L. Elliott Cachet, tied by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel on a pristine gray cover with a handstamped C.L. Elliott Zeppelin cachet, Extremely Fine.
Planty C13-2. Brookman C13; $3,000.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 134

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First day C.L. Elliott cachet and Flown, plate number single, tied by an April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancel on a U.S. 1¢ postal card; flown on Zeppelin's return voyage, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings including type II U.S. flight cachet; with C.L. Elliott Zeppelin cachet handstamped on the reverse, Very Fine.
Brookman C13; $3,000+.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 135

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day C.L. Elliott cachet and flown, tied by an April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancel on a U.S. 1¢ postal card; flown on Zeppelin's return voyage, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings including type II U.S. flight cachet; with C.L. Elliott Zeppelin cachet handstamped on the reverse, Very Fine.
Planty C13-2. Brookman C13; $3,000.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 136

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First day Gorham cachet, plate number single tied on an attractive Gorham "downward" Zeppelin-cacheted cover by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel, Very Fine.
Planty C13-1 var. Brookman C13; $3,000.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 137

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First day Gorham cachet, tied on an attractive Gorham "rising" Zeppelin-cacheted cover by an April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancel, addressed to Albert Gorham, himself; bit of faint soiling, Very Fine.
Planty C13-1. Brookman C13; $3,000.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 138

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day Roessler Cachet on airmail envelope, tied by a mute oval on a Roessler Zeppelin-cacheted air mail envelope sent registered to Irvington, N.J. with April 19 "Washington D.C. Reg. Sec." c.d.s.s on reverse, along with a "Newark, N.J./ Registered" c.d.s. the next day; Egon Bernet return address also on reverse, Very Fine.
Planty C13-3a. Brookman C13; $3,000.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 139

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day Flown Roessler Cachet Flown to Spain, tied by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel on a Roessler Zeppelin card (printed cachet on reverse); flown on Zeppelin's return voyage, Lakehurst to Seville, with all appropriate markings including type II U.S. flight cachet, Very Fine.
Brookman C13; $3,000+.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 140

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day Stylized Airmail envelope and Flown Friedrichshafen to Seville, tied on an airmail card by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel, flown Friedrichshafen to Seville (1st landing), with U.S. & German cachets and May 19 Seville backstamp, Very Fine. A scarcer leg of the flight, especially for a first day cover, with 1982 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $950.
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Lot 141

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day Roesssler cachet on Flown card, tied on a Roessler Zeppelin-cacheted card by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel, flown on Zeppelin's return voyage, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings; upper left corner bent, otherwise Very Fine.
Brookman C13; $3,000+.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 142

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day and Flown, tied on an airmail postcard by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel, flown Friedrichshafen to Seville (1st landing), with U.S. & German cachets and May 19 Seville backstamp, Very Fine. A scarcer leg of the flight, especially for a first day cover.
Scott $1,000 ++.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 143

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day and Flown, tied, along with a 2¢ Charleston commemorative, on a picture postcard (Aztec Fountain, Pan-American Union Building) by an April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancel, flown on Zeppelin's return voyage, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings; light bends truly trivial, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $425.
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Lot 144

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day and Flown on Postal Card, delivered to Germany, tied by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel on a U.S. 1¢ postal card to Hannover, Germany; flown on Zeppelin's return voyage, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings including type II U.S. flight cachet; few light wrinkles not affecting stamp, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $550.
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Lot 145

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), First Day and Flown, plate number single tied on a picture postcard (Thomas Circle, D.C.) by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel, flown on Zeppelin's return voyage, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $750.
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