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Lot 4218

Airmail, 1918, 6¢ orange (Scott C1), used on First Flight Cover (Ward) with AIRMAIL SERVICE/PHILA postmark, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4219

Airmail, 1918, 6¢ orange (Scott C1), tied on a flown cover New York to Philadelphia, Dec 17, 1918, the second day of service, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 4220

Airmail, 1918, 16¢ green (Scott C2), a Very Fine single on a First Flight Cover from New York to Washington D.C., Jul 15, 1918, with a private magenta receiver of the same date, Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4221

Airmail, 1918, 16¢ green (Scott C2), used on a Jul 15, 1918 First Flight Cover with the special AIRMAIL SERVICE/WASHINGTON postmark, Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4222

Airmail, 1918, 16¢ green (Scott C2), used on a Jul 15, 1918 First Flight Cover with the special AIRMAIL SERVICE/NEW YORK postmark, Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4223

Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue (Scott C3, 501), used on a May 15, 1918 First Flight Cover (with contents) with the special AIRMAIL SERVICE/WASHINGTON postmark, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4224

Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue (Scott C3, U436c), used on a May 15, 1918 First Flight Cover with the special AIRMAIL SERVICE/NEW YORK postmark, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4225

Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue (Scott C3), used on a May 15, 1918 First Flight Cover with the special AIRMAIL SERVICE/WASHINGTON postmark, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4226

Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue (Scott C3), used on First Flight Cover with AIRMAIL SERVICE/WASHINGTON postmark, plus additional postage, addressed to New York, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $225
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Lot 4227

Airmail, 1923, Second Issue, 8¢ to 24¢ complete, FDC's (Scott C4-C6), an especially nice set with matching typewritten Worden addresses, each close to immaculate, Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4228

Airmail, 1923, Second Issue, 8¢-24¢ complete (Scott C4-C6), a matched set of Washington D.C. FDCs with Edward Worden stenciled addresses, Very Fine.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4229

Airmail, 1923, Second Issue, 8¢-24¢ complete (Scott C4-C6), set of Washington D.C. FDCs, each with a different Hammelman handwritten address, the 24¢ with handstamped "Special Delivery", Very Fine.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4230

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), matched set of three Registered First Day Covers on Roessler Airmail envelopes, the stamps tied by mute double ovals with Apr 19 Washington D.C. c.d.s.'s on the reverse, addressed to Sterling, Ill. and backstamped there on Apr 21, Very Fine, each signed by H. Bloch.
Scott $2,900.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 4231

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete, FDC's (Scott C13-C15), used on 3 different covers (the 65¢ on a postcard) flown on the 1930 South America Flight, with all proper postmarks and cachets, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,900.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 4232

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelins complete (Scott C13-C15), tied by New York duplex handstamps, Apr 28, 1930 on a properly cacheted legal-size Zeppelin cover flown from Lakehurst to Lakehurst, small edge tears at the top and right (the latter repaired), the $2.60 has minor flaws at the top, otherwise Fine to Very Fine (the 65¢ & $1.30 are Very Fine).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4233

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), used on a legal-size flown cover for the 1930 South America Flight, with all proper postmarks and cachets including the green ROUND TRIP postmark on the reverse, a beautiful cover that is close to immaculate, Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,075.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4234

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), used on 3 different flown covers for the 1930 South America Flight, with all proper postmarks and cachets. The 65¢ cover shows a pair and is creased, the others are in clean attractive condition, Fine to Very Fine overall.
Scott $1,260.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4235

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin, FDC (Scott C13), used with 10¢ Special Delivery on a non-flown cover from Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4236

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), tied by a Washington D.C. First Day machine cancel on an Airmail envelope, addressed to New York City and backstamped there on Apr 20, Very Fine, signed by H. Bloch.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4237

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), block of 4 canceled with a May 7 New York duplex handstamp on a dual-cacheted Zeppelin cover flown Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4238

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), two vertical pairs tied by May 6 New York duplex handstamps on a 5¢ airmail envelope, dual-cacheted (German cachet on the back) and flown Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst; also bearing a 10¢ Special Delivery for final delivery to addressee in Staten Island, N.Y., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4239

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), two singles tied by an Apr 28 New York machine cancel on a dual-cacheted Zeppelin cover flown Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst with all appropriate markings, Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4240

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14, C15), tied by a May 6 New York duplex handstamp on a 5¢ airmail envelope, dual-cacheted and flown Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen with the small Round-Trip cachet; small, insignificant tear at the right edge, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4241

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), tied by a Washington D.C. First Day machine cancel on a dual-cacheted Zeppelin card, flown from Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, Very Fine.
Scott $900+.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4242

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), used on a 1930 South America Flight cover with all proper postmarks and cachets, including a Sevilla, Spain backstamp promoting Spanish olive oil, Very Fine.
Scott $375.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4243

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, FDC (Scott C14), on a flown 1930 South America Flight postcard (Nickles), with all proper postmarks and cachets including the green ROUND FLIGHT postmark, Very Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4244

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), tied by an Apr 25 New York duplex handstamp on a dual-cacheted cover flown Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, fresh and clean, Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4245

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), tied by a May 6 New York duplex handstamp on a dual-cacheted cover addressed to Montreal, Canada and flown Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, fresh and clean, the stamp just Fine, the cover Very Fine. Canada is an uncommon destination for U.S. Zeppelin covers.
Scott $575.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4246

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), used on 1930 South America Flight cover, with all proper postmarks and cachets, including the green ROUND FLIGHT cachet on the reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4247

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), used on large-size flown 1930 South America Flight cover, addressed to the Canal Zone,with all proper postmarks and cachets including the green ROUND FLIGHT postmark on the reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4248

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin (Scott C18), complete set of five First Day Covers from the five First Day cities, the New York cover flown Friedrichshafen to Pernambuco, the Washington D.C. cover with an Ioor cachet, Very Fine.
Scott $1,175.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $120
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Lot 4249

1933 (Oct 26) Century of Progress Return Flight, Chicago - Akron (Michel 353 Cb), tied by an Oct 26 Century of Progress slogan cancel on a cacheted Zeppelin cover signed by Zeppelin Captain, Ernst A. Lehman<,/I> and backstamped at Akron the same day, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel €180 ($200).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4250

1925 Shenandoah Flight, an attractive flown cover with Lakehurst and U.S.S. Patoka postmarks, Very Fine. The lot also contains a real photo postcard of this US Navy airship, very scarce.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4251

1930 (May 18-31) Europe Pan-America Flight, Friedrichshafen - Lakehurst (Michel 66 H c), $2.60 Zeppelin (C15) on a small dual-cacheted cover with Lakehurst backstamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel €550 ($620).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4252

1937, Hindenburg LZ 129, a cover that was intended for the doomed flight, but did not make it and was sent by other mail to Berlin, with numerous backstamps, Very Fine, very scarce.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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