Lots 268 - 290, Catalogue of Auction #36 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
268    
1847, stampless entire letter from Willmanstrand to Helsingfors, cancelled with Willmanstrand low boxed handstamp, VF, Facit SEK7,000=US$1,170, H. Pahlman certificate
300.00
269  2
1856, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, horizontal pair used on piece, large margins, cancelled by large single circle postmark "Helsingfors 27.1.1857", vertical crease between stamps, as well as light bend is affected left stamp, otherwise VF and rare in pair, C. Schwenson certificate, Facit #2, SEK33,000=US$5,500
1500.00
270    2
1858, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, large four side margins, used on entire wrapper from Helsingfors to Abo, pen cross and Helsingfors large single-circle cancellations, merchant seal at the top right corner, usual slight wrapper fold, the stamp appears to be placed over this fold, definitely fresh, VF and gorgeous item, Facit #2e, SEK16,000=US$2,670
1000.00
271  3
1858, 5k blue, large pearls, nice margins and fresh, pen cross and a part of large single-circle Helsingfors cancellations, slight crease, still VF, Pfenninger expertizing mark, Facit #1 II, SEK14,000=US$2,340
500.00
272  7c
1873-75, 8p black, printed on green ribbed paper, roulette II, horizontal strip of 4, clearly cancelled with "Abo 31/7 1875", two left stamps with perforation faults, two right ones are in perfect condition, fresh, F/VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #6V4C2, SEK8,000=US$1,340 as four singles
300.00
273  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horizontal pair, small single-circle ds, two short perforation tips at the top, fresh, VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SEK6,000=US$1,000 as two singles
150.00
274  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horizontal pair, clear TPO cancel "No.4 22/7 1873", three short tips of perforation, otherwise VF appearance, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SEK6,000
150.00
275 **   82a
1915, 10m black and greenish gray, vertical pair imperforated on sides and between stamps, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only 25 pairs possible, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #61V1, SEK28,000=US$4,670 as hinged
4000.00
276 **   C1

Air Post stamps

1930, red Zeppelin overprint on 10m gray lilac, short one tip of perforation at the top right, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, Kessler guarantee, APES certificate, C.v. $200
80.00
277    178

Zeppelin Flights

May 2-5, 1932, Zeppelin 4th South America Flight postcard to Brazil, franked by vertical pair of 10m gray lilac, German Zeppelin label, Berlin connection, orange flight cachet, Recife "5.V.32" arrival ds, VF, Sieger #157 var, Mi #241, 380
300.00
278    170, 174, 178
August 29-September 1, 1932, Zeppelin 5th South America Flight registered postcard to Brazil, franked by four stamps, delivered to Germany by air mail service via Stockholm, Friedrichshafen dispatch, violet flight cachet, Sao Paulo arrival ds, VF, Sieger #171, Mi #273, 500++
400.00
279    174, 178
September 26-29, 1932, Zeppelin 7th South America Flight cover to Brazil, franked by three stamps, delivered to Germany by air mail service via Stockholm, German Zeppelin label, Berlin connection, brown flight cachet, Recife "29.IX.32" arrival and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #183 var, Mi #279, 380
350.00
280    174, 178
October 9-13, 1932, Zeppelin 8th South America Flight cover to Brazil, franked by three stamps, delivered to Germany by air mail service via Stockholm, German Zeppelin label, red Berlin connection, red flight cachet, Recife "13.X.32" arrival ds, VF, Sieger #189 var, Mi #282b, 380++
350.00
281    175, 177-78
May 6-9, 1933, Zeppelin 1st South America Flight registered cover to Brazil, franked by three stamps, posted into the mail in Vaunu, Berlin connection, Friedrichshafen dispatch, blue flight cachet, arrival ds, minor stamp ink soling on reverse, still VF, Sieger #202, Mi #294, 280
250.00
282    166, 179
July 1-5, 1933, Zeppelin 3rd South America Flight registered postcard to Brazil, franked by two stamps, red Berlin connection on reverse, blue flight cachet, Pernambuco "5.VII.33" arrival ds, VF and scarce, Finnish mailings with Berlin connection are not priced either in Sieger or Michel Cat., Sieger #219 var, Mi #315b
300.00
283    178
August 5-9, 1933, Zeppelin 4th South America Flight registered cover to Brazil, franked by vertical pair of 10m gray lilac, posted into the mail in Vaasa, delivered to Germany by air mail service via Stockholm, red Berlin connection, red flight cachet, Rio "9.VIII.33" arrival marking, VF, Sieger #223 var, Mi #323b
400.00
284    166, 174, 178
August 19-22, 1933, Zeppelin 5th South America Flight postcard to Brazil, franked by four stamps, posted into the mail in Viipuri, red Berlin connection, red flight cachet, Pernambuco "22.VIII.33" arrival ds, VF, Finnish mailings with Berlin connection are not priced either in Sieger or Michel Cat., Sieger #226 var, Mi #327b
300.00
285    166, 179
October 14-25, 1933, Zeppelin Century of Progress Flight registered postcard to Seattle, franked by two stamps, delivered to Germany by air mail service via Stockholm, red Berlin connection, red flight cachet, Chicago"Oct.26.1933" dropped and Seattle receiver, VF, Sieger #238 var, Mi #352b, 500++
500.00
286    166, 179
May 26-29, 1934, Zeppelin 1st South America Flight registered PPC to Brazil, franked by two stamps, delivered to Germany by air mail service via Stockholm, Friedrichshafen dispatch, red flight cachet (letter c -Stuttgart), Pernambuco "29.V.34" arrival and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #247 var, Mi #362c
250.00
287    166, 179
June 23-26, 1934, Zeppelin Argentina Flight (3rd SAF) registered postcard to Argentina, franked by two stamps, Friedrichshafen dispatch, violet flight cachet, Buenos Aires arrival and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #254, Mi #370, 250
200.00
288    B17
September 1-4, 1934, Zeppelin 7th South America Flight cover to Brazil, franked by Red Cross 2 1/2m+25p gray in block of four, posted into the mail in Turku, slightly blurry red flight cachet (letter a - Friedrichshafen) ,Curitiba arrival and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #271, Mi #394, 250
200.00
289    164/74
May 6-9, 1936, Airship "Hindenburg" 1st North America Flight registered postcard, franked by eight regular values, posted into the mail in Tampere, red flight cachet (letter d - Frankfurt), NYC "6.9.1936" arrival ds, VF, Sieger #406, Mi #12d, 380++
300.00
290    177, B18-20
August 16-19, 1936, Airship "Hindenburg" 7th North America Flight pre-printed cover, franked by four stamps, Frankfurt dispatch on reverse, red flight cachet, no receiving mark, VF, Sieger #430, Mi #35, 320
200.00