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The MLG Collection


C14 First Day / Flown Signed
 
 
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Lot 166

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), First Day and Flown, Dr. Hugo Eckener Signed, tied on a plain envelope by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel; signed by Dr. Hugo Eckener and flown on Zeppelin's return voyage, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings including corrected type I U.S. flight cachet, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $900+.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 167

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), First day and Flown on postal card, tied on an 2¢ postal card by one of two strikes April 19 Washington D.C.Station "5" duplex cancel; flown on Zeppelin's westbound voyage, Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, with all appropriate markings; signed by Zeppelin's Chief Rigger, Ludwig Knorr and one other, Very Fine.
Scott $900+.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 168

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), First Day and Flown, signed by Arch Coleman, First Assistant Postmaster General and on his envelope, tied by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel on a cover with a First Assistant Postmaster General corner card and endorsed by same: "Arch Coleman"; addressed to Mrs. Arch Coleman; flown on Zeppelin's return voyage, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings including corrected type I U.S. flight cachet; top flap torn, Very Fine, signed I. Koslow.
Scott $900+.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$550
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Lot 169

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), First Day and Flown, Signed by three different people, possibly Lakehurst ground crew, tied by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel on plain card with a small "FIRST DAY" label added and a magazine photo of the Graf Zeppelin in flight affixed to the message side; flown on Zeppelin's westbound voyage, Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, with all appropriate markings; three signatures at upper left marked "crew" in another hand, but may have been Lakehurst ground crew,; annotated "#13" which is probably from a series made, corners squared off, minor mounting flaws, otherwise Fine and interesting.
Scott $900.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$300
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