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The MLG Collection


C15 First Day / Flown - Unusual Usages
 
 
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Lot 230

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15, 665 block), First Day Johnson-Clark Stamp Co., airmail envelope and Flown, used with a block of 4 of the 7¢ Kansas Ovpt (665) tied on Johnson-Clark Stamp Co. airmail envelope by an April 19 Washington D.C. duplex cancels; flown on Zeppelin's westbound voyage, Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, with all appropriate markings, Very Fine, manuscript notation "Lakehurst To Germany By Boat/ Germany By Graf Zeppelin To Spain,/ South America, To Lakehurst/ To Germany. Return To Us By Boat".
Scott $1,110+.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 231

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), First Day and Flown, tied, alongside a 15¢ Special Delivery (E13), by an April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancel on a C.E. Nickles airmail envelope, flown on Zeppelin's westbound voyage, Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, with all appropriate markings and delivered by Special Delivery to Bayonne, N.J. (backstamped May 31).
Scott $1,000+.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 232

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), First Day and Flown, Addressed to Capt. Walter R. Cupp, Forwarded NY to Washington DC, $2.60 tied on a plain envelope with an airmail label also tied by cachet, by an April 19 Washington D.C. slogan cancel; flown on Zeppelin's westbound voyage, Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, with all appropriate markings, redirected to the addressee from New York City to Washington D.C., Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $375.
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