Lots 1313 - 1353, Catalogue of Auction #25 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1313    

United States

April 21-22, 1925, Airship "Los Angeles" (Z.R.-3) Bermuda Flight, two covers, first one was delivered by direct flight to Hamilton, the other one - with return flight to Lakehurst, all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #20N, 20P
100.00
1314    
October 14-17, Century of Progress Zeppelin Flight cover, delivered from Friedrichshafen to Recife, franked with "baby" Zeppelin 50c green (#C18), bearing German and American confirmation markings, arrival ds on reverse, mostly VF, Sieger #241B
100.00
1315    

Brasil

May 24-31, 1930, Zeppelin South America Flight cover, delivered on line Rio de Janeiro - Recife - Lakehurst, franked with four stamps, including black ovpt "Graf Zeppelin. USA" on 10,000Rs red, "Condor" three-color label, black flight cachet and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #59E
75.00
1316    

Bulgaria

November 11, 1927, First Flight cover from Ruse to Kustendil via Sofia, franked with three values, including 4L with black "plane" ovpt, arrival and transit markings on reverse, light horiz fold away from the stamps, VF
100.00
1317    

China

September 2, 1931, pre-printed Early Flight red band on line "Ichang - Shanghai", franked with two values, including airplane 15c green and black (#C6), machine arrival cancellation, VF
75.00
1318    

Colombia

December 20-22, 1926, combination flown cover, sent from Hamburg to Barranquilla with s/s "Kolumbus", then delivered to Bogota with SCADTA Flight "Barranquilla - Bogota - Neiva", franked with Germany 25pf blue, and with overprint "A" (Alemania) on 30c blue, all appropriate markings, tiny toned spots on stamp perforation, still VF and scarce cover
200.00
1319    

Denmark

1932, flown cover delivered on line "Copenhagen - Berlin" and forwarded to Czechoslovakia, franked with three "Airplane and Plowman" (#C1-3 - cplt issue of 1925), tied with machine advertising cachet, TPO cancel"Berlin - Warnemunde" on the back, VF
100.00
1320    

Temporary Ice - Airmail covers

February 20, 1929, flown cover from Marslev to Copenhagen, franked with three stamps, arrival cds, light fold did not affect the stamps, VF
100.00
1321    

Temporary Ice - Airmail Postal History Collection

1940-42, 19 neatly described flown covers on pages, delivered by Danish Air Forces or German Military Airplanes, franked with air post stamps, bearing all appropriate markings, VF, and rarely offered material, ex-O. Luening
600.00
1322    

Finland

September 24, 1930, Zeppelin Baltic Sea Flight cover, franked with three stamps, including horiz pair of "Zeppelin 1930" red overprint (#C1), tied with Helsinki ds, Berlin red connection, Finnish violet flight cachet, Friedrichshafen "25.9.30" arrival marking on reverse, mostly VF, Sieger #89B, ?675
325.00
1323    

France

October 16 - November 22, 1937, specially printed Air France Exposition souvenir booklet, creating a cross when open, each part is postcard for different destination, delivered with Round the World Flight "Paris - Natal(Brasil) - New York - Hong Kong - Paris", French part franked with #254A, 326, as well as bearing stamps of all country destinations, all appropriate markings, VF and attractive
100.00
1324    

French Colonies

Equatorial Africa

May 20, 1937, First Dispatch cover from Port-Gentil to Morocco delivered with Air France on flight "Congo - Senegal - Morocco", franked with four stamps, red confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
75.00
1325    

German Military Flights

1918, free-frank military cover from 28th Reserve Division of XIV Army Corps to Konstanz, red military round marking "Lagercommandantur. Fliegerhang-Ost" (Air Forces), VF and rare early airmail postal history item
150.00
1326    

German Pioneer Flight covers and postcards

July 28, 1922, stationery flown card 75pf blue, uprated with four values, including two air post stamps, sent from Berlin to Danzig, red marking "Mit Luftpost befordert.Flugpostampt Danzig. 5", VF, signed Durtsch
75.00
1327    
July 31 - August 2, 1929, First Catapult Flight "Bremen - New York - Bremen" pre-printed registered cover, sent from Braunschweig, franked with two air post stamps, tied with special ds "Deutsch - Americanische - Seepost.31.7.29. Bremen - New York", return flight confirmation cachet, Berlin Luftpostamt boxed marking, VF and scarce
150.00
1328    

German Zeppelin Flights

June 18, 1912, Airplane "Gelber Hund" Flight special postcard, franked with two stamps of blue surch 1m on "Flugpost am Rhein und Main" 10pf orange and Germania 5pf green (defected), cancelled with Darmstadt ds, VF, Sieger #13a, ?560=US$685
300.00
1329    
May 18-31, 1930, Zeppelin First South America Flight cover to Lakehurst, nicely franked with three Zeppelin values, including South America 2m ultra (#C38), tied with Friedrichshafen ds, red confirmation cachet, Lakehurst "5.31.1930" arrival ds, two pinholes did not affect the stamps, VF, Sieger #57N, ?675++
300.00
1330    
May 18-31, 1930, Zeppelin First South America Flight cover to Lakehurst, franked with three Zeppelin South America stamps (#C38, C39x2), tied with Friedrichshafen cds, red confirmation cachet, Lakehurst "5.31.1930"arrival ds, VF, Sieger #57N var, Scott C.v. $780 as for used stamps off cover
500.00
1331    
June 2, 1931, Zeppelin Switzerland Flight stationery postcard 3pf brown, uprated with Zeppelin 1m carmine (#C35), canc on board, line confirmation marking, tiny adhesion on reverse is mentioned for accuracy only, VF, Sieger #O108 I, ?300++
200.00
1332    
July 24-27, 1931, Zeppelin Polar Flight cover, delivered from Friedrichshafen to ice-breaker "Malygin", franked with "Polar Fahrt" 4m dark brown (#C42), tied with Friedrichshafen ds, red confirmation cachet, ice-breaker special arrival marking, VF, Sieger #119F, ?1,100
400.00
1333    
July 24-27, 1931, Zeppelin Polar Flight American embroidered postcard "Stars and Stripes Forever!", franked with "Polar Fahrt" 2m ultra (#C41), cancelled with Friedrichshafen ds, red confirmation cachet, ice-breaker"Malygin" special arrival marking, VF and nice card, Si #119F
250.00
1334    
September 11, 1931, Zeppelin Zurich Return Flight postcard, picturing "Graf Zeppelin" in flight, franked with "Polar Fahrt" 1m carmine (#C40), cancelled on board, Friedrichshafen "11.9.31" arrival ds, VF and very unusual franking, Sieger #127 var
300.00
1335    
May 29, 1932, Zeppelin ADAC Flight postcard, franked with Zeppelin 1m black and salmon (#C32), cancelled on board, VF and scarce, Sieger #163 II, ?450=US$550
250.00
1336    
August 1, 1936, Airship "Hindenburg" Olympic Flight cover, franked with complete Horse Race s.s. and three other values, including Olympic 8+4pf red orange, tied with Frankfurt special marking, red confirmation cachet, Berlin arrival ds on reverse, VF and scarce franking, Sieger #427Bc var
100.00
1337    

Great Britain

March 20-23, 1932, Zeppelin First South America Flight cover to Brasil, franked with 10p greenish blue, red Berlin connection, violet flight cachet, Pernambuco "23.III.32" arrival ds on reverse, light traces of hinges on the back, fresh, VF and scarce, Sieger #138, ?500++
250.00
1338    

Hungary

March 29, 1931, Zeppelin Hungary Flight postcard and cover, franked with air post stamps including Zeppelin ovpt on 1p (#C24) and on 2p (#C25) respectively, different types of round flight cachet, Budapest "931.Mar.29"arrival ds, cover flap is missing, otherwise VF, Sieger #102Aa, Ab, ?300
100.00
1339    

Iceland

June 30 - July 3, 1931, Zeppelin Iceland Flight postcard and cover, franked with Zeppelin issue #C9-11, tied with Reykjavik ds, green confirmation cachet, Friedrichshafen "3.7.31" arrival marking, the card has slight corner imperfection, mostly VF, Sieger #114A, 114D, ?615
250.00
1340    

Iran

May 9, 1929, First Flight cover "Tehran - Meshed - Tehran", franked with three stamps, two confirmation cachet for direct and return flights, all appropriate markings, VF
75.00
1341    

Lithuania

August 24-28, 1922, Early Flight registered cover, delivered on line "Kaunas - Leipzig - Berlin", nicely franked with fourteen stamps of 1922 regular issue, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1342    

Netherlands

June 18-19, 1932, Zeppelin Netherlands Flight cover, franked with three values, tied with Hengelo (Enschede) ds, Friedrichshafen "18.6.32" connecting, blue confirmation cachet, VF, Sieger #164Aa
100.00
1343    

Norway

May-June, 1924, specially printed small size card "In commemoration of Amundsen's Trans Polar Flight of 1924", sent from New York to Christiania, franked with US 2c carmine, two Norwegian stamps on the back paid for return delivery, mostly VF
150.00
1344    

San Marino

May 2-5, 1932, Zeppelin Fourth South America Flight postcard to Pernambuco, franked with 10L dark blue (Scott #C10), which is scarce, Friedrichshafen connection, red confirmation cachet, Pernambuco "5.V.32" arrival marking on reverse, VF and very rare card, Philatelic Foundation cert, Sieger #157, ?2,250=US$2,745
1500.00
1345    

Soviet Union Pioneer Flight covers

May 23-28, 1924, Early Flight cover from Moscow to Paris via Koenigsberg and Berlin, franked with air post cplt set "Fokker - 111" (#C6-9), red boxed "Mit Luftpost Befordert.Konigsberg(Pr.)1", Paris "29.5.24" arrival ds, VF
200.00
1346    
July 29-31, 1924, Early Flight "Moscow - Berlin" registered pre-printed cover, franked with a complete set of #C6-9, and uprated on reverse with #C7, all appropriate markings, VF
75.00
1347    
September 17, 1927, Early Flight "Moscow - Paris" pre-printed registered cover, franked with four stamps of International Air Post Congress (C10 x1, C11 x3), Paris "21.9.27" arrival ds on reverse, VF
150.00
1348    
April 28-30, 1928, Early Flight registered special delivery cover from Arkhangelsk to Moscow, franked with two regular stamps, Moscow "30.4.28" arrival ds, roughly opened, stamps did not affected, VF and scarce
150.00
1349    
August 24, 1932, First Flight "Franz Josef Land - Arkhangelsk" postcard, addressed to Vienna, franked with International Polar Year 50k carmine, red triangle confirmation cachet, and all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1350    
March 3, 1959, First Flight "Moscow - Pyongyang" stationery air mail registered cover, delivered by aircraft "Tupolev -104", uprated with airplane 1r multi (#2087), violet flight cachet, North Korean arrival markings on reverse, VF, just a few items carried
75.00
1351    

Soviet Union Zeppelin Flights

September 10-11, 1930, Zeppelin Moscow Flight cover, franked with three regular stamps, tied with special marking, Friedrichshafen "11.9.30" arrival ds, VF and scarce non-Zeppelin franking, Sieger #85 var
300.00
1352    
July 25-31, 1931, Zeppelin North Pole Flight postcard and cover to Berlin, franked altogether with ice-breaker "Malygin" imperf cplt set of 4 (#C26-29), each stamp tied with Leningrad special ds, both mailings bearing red flight cachet, Friedrichshafen "31.7.31" arrival and all appropriate markings, card has small flaws, otherwise fresh and VF, Sieger #120Ba, Bb
250.00
1353    
July 25-27, 1931, Zeppelin North Pole Flight cover from Leningrad to ice-breaker "Malygin", franked by perf cplt set of #C30-33, tied with Leningrad special ds, red flight cachet, ice-breaker "27.VII.31" arrival marking, VF and rare, Sieger #120Ca, ?1,300=US$1,590
750.00