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The MLG Collection


C13-C15 First Day / Flown Sets on Single Cover
 
 
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Lot 248

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), Dr. Eckener Signed Souvenir, the complete set, uncanceled, on an unmailed Roessler-cacheted Zeppelin envelope signed by Dr. Eckener with a neat return address handstamp of F.W. von Meister of the Zeppelin Co., Extremely Fine. A unique Zeppelin collectible.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 249

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), First Day & Flown, the 65¢ with a plate number, tied by one of two strikes of an April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancel on an exceptionally clean airmail envelope (a C.E. Nickles cover) flown on Zeppelin's round trip voyage, Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings, including the small Round Trip cachet, Extremely Fine.
Scott $10,000+.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $7,250.
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Lot 250

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), First Day, set tied on a single pristine airmail envelope by two April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancels, Extremely Fine, IT WOULD BE HARD TO FIND A NICER EXAMPLE.
Scott $10,000.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $7,250.
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Lot 251

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), First Day, tied on a single cover by one of two strikes April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancel; small opening tear at top and bit of very light soiling, otherwise Very Fine, with 1970 AFDCS certificate.
Scott $10,000.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $2,600.
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Lot 252

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), First Day and Flown on postal stationery envelope, tied by April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancels on a 2¢ Sesquicentennial Entire (U522), flown on Zeppelin's Round Trip voyage, Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings including the small Round Trip cachet.
Scott $10,000+.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $7,250.
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Lot 253

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), First Day and Flown on Post Office Department envelope, tied by two of three April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancels on a Post Office Department, Second Assistant Postmaster General Penalty envelope flown on Zeppelin's round trip voyage, Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings, including the small Round Trip cachet, Very Fine.
Scott $10,000+.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $8,000.
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Lot 254

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), First day and Flown on postal stationery, tied by one of two strikes of an April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancel on a 5¢ Airmail Entire to Bradford, England; flown on Zeppelin's round trip voyage, Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings, including the small Round Trip cachet, Extremely Fine.
Scott $10,000+.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $6,250.
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Lot 255

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), First Day and Flown on Advertising envelope, tied by one of two April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancels on a cover with an American Multigraph Sales Co. corner card, flown on Zeppelin's round trip voyage, Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen, with all appropriate markings, including the small Round Trip cachet; $2.60 with a small corner crease due to its placement at the extreme corner of the envelope, truly trivial, Fine to Very Fine, advertising envelopes on flown first day covers are quite uncommon, with 1969 P.F. certificate.
Scott $10,000+.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $5,250.
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Lot 256

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), First Day addressed C.E. Nickles, plate number singles tied by two of three April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancels on a single cover addressed to C.E. Nickles, Very Fine.
Scott $10,000+.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $8,000.
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Lot 257

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), First Day, blocks of 4 with plate numbers on a matched set of Washington D.C. First Day Covers, each an airmail envelope with a handstamped address to Norristown, Pa. stamp dealer, H.D. Egolf, Extremely Fine.
2006 Mellone C13-C15; $6,600 ++.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000

A CHOICE SET OF "PLATE BLOCK" FIRST DAY COVERS.
Realized $13,000.
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Lot 258

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), First Day, a block of 4 of each canceled by three of four strikes April 19 Washington D.C. Station "5" duplex cancel on a legal size airmail envelope to Utica, N.Y.; tiny tear at top and vertical file fold just to the left of the $1.30 & 65¢ blocks, neither affecting stamps, Very Fine, incredible and unique usage.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000

A REMARKABLE COMBINATION FIRST DAY COVER.
Realized $16,000.
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