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Specialized Collections
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
712   imageWorldwide, Mostly German Zeppelin Collection, 1924-1939. 198 envelopes and cards (about 175 flown) headed in all different directions; 19 Hindenburg beginning with 1st North American flight including ten Registered; 4 South American covers (three On Board); 15 Liechtenstein to US (stamps cat $2,230); 64 mostly aviation (several LZ-130 related) covers and cards, numerous Nazi era material with Hitler franking (6 Hitler postal cards addressed to Ukraine), Registered commercial mail, First flight Prague to New York, beautiful 1937 commercial Airmail Netherlands to the US, Hitler postcards cancelled at Kassel and a different one at Nuremberg, Hotel corner card Monte Carlo to NZ, 1934 GB to Finland, 1936 Congo to the US; 9 ZR-3 (LZ-126) USS Los Angeles; 29 Graf Zeppelin II first post test flight to Sudetenlandfahrt (drop mail?); 24 lovely pieces of LZ-130 mail during the summer months of 1939; 9 items carried by Catapult (6 Bremen and 3 Europa); and 25 cover mix of Hindenburg and Graf Zeppelin including Brazil to Friedrichshafen, numerous On Board items within Germany, C18 Baby Zepp in Akron Century of Progress cover, mixed franking (Hindenburg Airmail and US Special Delivery) on a Roesseler envelope posted on the Hindenberg, 2RM German Zepp on postcard, pair of 1929 Graf Zeppelin North American flights franked with the 4RM Zepp, Rotterdam to US envelope, and a complete 1936 Olympic set on Registered cover from the Berlin venue; choice material that will sell online and to your show clientele, Fine to Very Fine. (PDF for this Lot) (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $5,000-7,500
SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
713 cover   imageWorldwide, Rock-Solid Bi-Polar Collection of Covers and Labels. Neatly arranged on stockpages in a binder, starting with 19 cigarette cards portraying different explorers, followed by covers (US in origin and frankings) for the Amundsen North Polar Expedition (3, each with different stamp collar), an unaddressed picture post card with a Spitsbergen Local (cancelled), 1925 Trans-Polar Flight postcards (3), a lovely selection of Nobile labels/Air Semi-Officials (including two blocks of four overprinted) plus 12 picture post cards of the expedition with their original envelope; 1931 Wilkins-Ellsworth Trans-Arctic Submarine Expedition (7, several signed); R.E. Byrd Polar Expeditions including tiny cover signed, sent from USS Peary, addressed to Ellsworth, plus booklets and 16 additional covers (14 cancelled Little America, Antarctica, with various cachets, a few signed), plus two US Antarctic Program souvenir booklets in original envelopes, plus a page of 1954 Antarctic Expedition labels; remarkably fresh and sound for the distances traveled, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, a cool lot; imaged in full online. (PDF for this Lot) (PDF2 for this Lot) (Image)

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Estimate $3,000-4,000
SOLD for $1,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
714   imageWorldwide, ZEPP-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Collection. My oh my what a wonderful day; a grand set of Zeppelin stamps and labels from all corners of the globe, from Argentina to Tripolitania; we note Argentina #C25-C29, Austria 1933 WIPA labels picturing the Zeppelin, Bolivia #C24a, Brazil #4CL1-4CL3, 4CL4-4CL5, 4CL8-4CL9; Finland #C1, Germany #C35-C37 (2), C38-C39, C40-C42, C43-C45, C59-C60 (2), plus two Liegnitz Airpost Semi-Officials (Michel #11a, 11b); Iceland #C9-C11, Italy #C42-C47 (2) plus 1933 labels, Liechtenstein #C7-C8 & C15-C16, Russia #C12-C13 plus perforated and imperforate sets, San Marino #C12-C16, and more besides; fresh and clean throughout, and a boon for the Zeppelin enthusiast, Very Fine on the whole, see the entire lot online. (PDF for this Lot) (Image)

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Estimate $3,000-4,000
SOLD for $2,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
715   imageWorldwide, Stellar Collection of Premium Postcards, 1890-1945. Some of the most extraordinary postcards you will ever see; about 800 cards divided into 4 albums and a file drawer; about 180 Germany are turn of the century through the end of the Second World War including real photo, POW used, marine cancels, hand drawn ink, early aviation and Zeppelin, beer advertising, Olympics, WWI, gas warfare (6 different), artist signed, Hitler, Russia POW, Olympic German cigarette cards (39), British cigarette cards (50), pencil nudes, and German POW in Japan; 100 Italian including Rome, Naples, Palermo, Milan, and Venice; 100 European from France (needlepoint, nudes, real photos, aviation, pictorial cancels), Great Britain (Reinthal & Newman (4), paquebot), Greece, Greenland, famous Jewish cards (14), Soviet Judaica, famous Jews (15), handcolored Ryukyu card, and early Switzerland; 200 or so postcards organized by subject including colleges, hotels, buildings, bridges, government buildings, lighthouses, western Indians, trains, aircraft and more; and lastly 200 worldwide in a Lighthouse album including thread embroidered cards (12), stamps on cards (13), Palestine censored, Swiss hand painted and artist signed, French nudes (for artistic purposes only), exquisite Mexican handpainted peacock with real feathers, Chinese junk fashioned from stamps, and much more; owner's retail nearly $18,000, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 23.8 lbs. (Video for this lot) (Video10 for this lot) (Video11 for this lot) (Video12 for this lot) (Video13 for this lot) (Video14 for this lot) (Video15 for this lot) (Video16 for this lot) (Video17 for this lot) (Video2 for this lot) (Video3 for this lot) (Video4 for this lot) (Video5 for this lot) (Video6 for this lot) (Video7 for this lot) (Video8 for this lot) (Video9 for this lot) (Image)

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Estimate $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
716   imageWorldwide, First Day Cover Extravaganza, Up to 2010. Over 40 banker boxes, almost all filled to capacity, containing many thousands of covers, most of which are U.S. FDCs, but you will also find a fair amount of mint postal stationery and some worldwide FDC & non-FDC covers. For the most part, this accumulation is quite orderly with FDCs stored in many smaller boxes and over 60 cover albums, most of which are still in excellent condition and quite attractive. Many Fleetwood albums showcasing modern issues, such as "Celebrate the Century" and "Baseball Legends", and numerous beautiful editions published by the Postal Commemorative Society, such as America's First Ladies and Golden Replicas collections of the 1984 U.S. Olympic Games and U.S. Classic Stamps. Other items include nine Audubon souvenir folders, a 4-volume set of America's Bicentennial, a virtually complete mint collection of U.S. Postal Cards from 1979-94 in a Scott album, over 120 U.S. souvenir cards mostly from the 1970s, a binder of official mail, many unopened postcard packs from the U.S.P.S., and albums on Norman Rockwell, the 1982 State Birds & Flowers Issue, Lewis & Clark Bicentennial, and many more. And it's not all U.S.; you'll also find a binder of Vatican, as well as Israel with two additional shoeboxes of FDCs still in their original envelopes from the Israeli Philatelic Service, and each one seems to also contain a mint set of stamps with tabs. There's also an abundance of U.N. and Great Britain & Commonwealth, with a sprinkling of other countries. And it's also not all modern; there are some 19th-century covers, many first flight and special events, and cacheted covers from the early 1930s carrying higher catalog value. We welcome you to inspect this lot to fully see what is being offered, Fine to Very Fine. (Image)

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Estimate $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
717 og/O/cover   imageWorldwide, Massive Merry-Go-Round of Mostly Modern Miscellanies. The tail end of an old-time holding, with lots of everything; note US and worldwide First Day Covers mainly from the mid-1960s to mid-1970s, with more recent First Day and commemorative covers as well; several Germany collections spanning States to Reich, plus additional stockbooks of Bund in quantity; nice selection of British Commonwealth islands sheets and blocks; masses of mint and used on- and off-piece, including mini-country collections on album pages, plus cigar boxes (neatly partitioned) for specific US issues (Fourth Bureau, Dues and Special Delivery, etc.); we also spotted a nice old-timey accumulation of poster stamps, US Revenues, a homemade page of philatelic terms illustrated with real stamps, along with groups of US Customs Service stamps on documents, US Revenues on documents including checks, a group of mid-19th century French children's lettersheets, etc., etc.; no great rarities, but a fun treasure hunt for the bourse or online dealer, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 228.2 lbs. (Video for this lot) (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
718   imageWorldwide, Foreign Automobile Cover Collection, 1900-1960. Magical car crazy collection with about 250 worldwide covers; numerous better items (particularly French) dating back to the invention of the automobile, and includes commercial, First Day of Issue, postal cards, and several hundred mint singles, sets and souvenir sheets; this would make an awesome Topical exhibit or constitute desireable internet dealer stock; bonus includes World Automobile Stamp Album with about 100 stamps; well worth a look, Very Fine. (PDF for this Lot) (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
719   imageWorldwide, Picture Postcard Collection, 1904-70s. This fascinating collection begins with a box of around 400 mostly older mint/used postcards arranged alphabetically by country. In addition to this, you will find over 100 cards from World's Fairs and Expos from around the world and almost all early 20th century, as well as over 200 artist signed cards from the U.S., Germany, Great Britain, among others, around 100 Jewish cards with additional on Palestine, and over 150 of the much sought-after Tuck postcards. Inspection recommended., Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 16.2 lbs. (Image)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
720 cover   imageWorldwide, Crash images of downed zeppelins, 1908-1925. 40+ tragic photographic and printed postcards of airships destroyed after hitting obstructions, encountering weather, or downed by enemy action in combat; two cards depicting L-1 as it crashed into the North Sea off Helgoland in 1913; Greek card depicting LZ-85 after shot down at Thessalonika; LZ-7 following crash into Teutoberger Forest in 1910, the card was posted 4 days later with message content about the accident; complete set of six cards showing destruction of LZ-4 near Stuttgart in 1908; stunning image of LZ-5 wrapped around the Hotel Berg after high winds tore the ship from hands of the ground crew in 1910; skeletal remains of L-2 after spilled hydrogen sucked into the forward engine car exploded resulting in a 2,000 foot fall for the 28 people onboard in 1913; a zeppelin sinking in the Thames Estuary in 1916; a French airship forced down by the Germans in 1916; LZ-5 under repairs near Stuttgart after hitting a pear tree; LZ-77 brought down in flames by motorized artillery at Revigny, France Feb 1916; two cards documenting the demise of L-39 detroyed by French forces at Compiegne after the Navy Zeppelin lost power after returning for a raid on England; another LZ-5 crash card showing it draped over a hill close to a hotel, good content in the message; early "photoshopped" image of L-2 falling after fire broke out from the forward engine; superstructure remains of LZ-77, one of the first Zeppelins to experiment with the "Spy Basket"; seven cards from a series showing the wreckage of the USS Shenandoah destroyed near Ava, Ohio; a 3" x 5" photograph (reduced at bottom) showing the wreck of the Shenandoah; lastly a photograph of a photograph showing an aviator on top of the destroyed gondola, note on the reverse reads, "Baby Blimp crash - Butler (PA) airport 1941. I removed this piece myself." Include is an irregular 3" x 6" aluminized piece of fabric; extraordinarily hard to duplicate collection illustrating the downside of airships, Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.2 lbs. (Video for this lot) (Image)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
721   imageWorldwide, Diverse Assortment of Zeppelin-Related Ephemera. Comprising picture post cards of the airship, Eckener, von Zeppelin, including a set of four cards that together show the 1930 Europe Pan-America Round Flight route and details; HAPAG advertising brochures, flight schedules, a luggage tag, and a wonderful intact 1937 Zeppelin Calendar, one page per week, with photos of and from the ship, including a great view of its latest "all electric kitchen"; loads of fun—and check out the passenger fares. (PDF for this Lot) (Image)

Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction

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