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EGYPT 1931 Egypt Flight continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
41 C3a,4 image1931 coverfront with set of two Zeppelin surcharges, one being "1951" 50m on 27m error, canceled by Port Said Graf Zeppelin pmk and addressed to Jerusalem, v.f., only a few errors recorded on the Port Said dispatch (Cat No. C3a,4) (Image)

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SOLD for $350.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
42 E C4 image1931 two Ministry of Communications covers addressed to Jerusalem, each franked with 100m Graf Zeppelin surcharge, 10 Apr 31 Cairo and Alexandria departure pmks, v.f., with appropriate cachets and arrival pmks, ex-King Farouk (Cat No. C4) (Image) (image 42a)

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SOLD for $4,000.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
43 C4 image1931 L.Z. 127 Graf Zeppelin Airship 9-13, 1931 "Palestine Round Trip", Port Said-Jerusalem, Ministry of Communication cover (legal size) franked with 100m on 27m and tied by 10 Apr 31 Port Said Graf Zeppelin cds, repeated alongside, with commemorative Egypt Flight cachet and Jerusalem 13 April 31 arrival pmk, v.f. Egyptian mail from Port Said was loaded aboard the airship at the time of the first landing, taken on the flight over Palestine and then off-loaded in Cairo for delivery by surface mail. A rare cover, prepared for Egypt's Minister of Posts and later ex-King Farouk (illustrated on page 45 of "The Egypt Flight L.Z. 127 Graf Zeppelin" by Fred H. Blau and Cyril Deighton, 1981) (the second flight (after the 1929 Orient Flight) to the Middle East took place in 1931, beginning on 9 April. Graf Zeppelin crossed the Mediterranean to Benghazi in Libya, then flew via Alexandria, to Cairo in Egypt, where it saluted King Fuad at the Qubbah Palace, then visited the Great Pyramid of Giza and hovered 70 feet above the top of the monument. After a brief stop, the ship flew to Palestine where it circled Jerusalem, then returned to Cairo to pick up Dr.Eckener, who had stayed for an audience with the King. It returned to Friedrichshafen on 13 April) (Cat No. C4) (Image)

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SOLD for $2,100.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
EGYPT 1931 Egypt Flight - Suez-Jerusalem
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
44 Si.105Dy imageZeppelin Flights. 1931 L.Z. 127 Graf Zeppelin Airship 9-13, 1931 "Palestine Round Trip", Suez-Jerusalem, Ministry of Communication cover (legal size) franked with 100m on 27m and tied by 10 Apr 31 Suez Graf Zeppelin cds, repeated alongside, with commemorative Egypt Flight cachet and Jerusalem 13 April 31 arrival pmk, faint soiling at right, v.f. One of the rarest items of Zeppelin mail, prepared for Egypt's Minister of Posts and later ex-King Farouk (illustrated on page 44 of "The Egypt Flight L.Z. 127 Graf Zeppelin" by Fred H. Blau and Cyril Deighton, 1981) (Cat No. Si.105Dy) (Image)

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SOLD for $22,000.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
EGYPT 1931 Egypt Flight - Contract States
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
45 E   imageZeppelin Flights. 1931 (7 Apr) picture postcard from Vienna, via Friedrichshafen (9.4) and Cairo (11.4) to Tel Aviv (12 Apr), v.f., only a few pieces exist (Image)



SOLD for $675.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
46 E   image1931 (6 Apr) picture postcard from Danzig, via Friedrichshafen (9.4) and Cairo (11.4) to Jerusalem, fine, only a few pieces of Danzig mail are known (Image)



SOLD for $1,000.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
47 E   image1931 "An Bord" cover franked with Germany South America 2m blue, canceled on board (10.4), with Cairo (14 Apr), v.f., only a few pieces of mail were posted on board during the round-trip flight Cairo-Jerusalem-Cairo (Image)



SOLD for $240.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
48 E   image1931 (5 Apr) picture postcard from Budapest, via Friedrichshafen (9.4) and Cairo (11.4) to Tel Aviv (12.4), v.f., only a few pieces of Hungary mail are known (Image)



SOLD for $625.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
49 E   image1931 (7 Apr) picture postcard (upper left corner clipped) from Triesenberg, via Friedrichshafen (9.4) and Cairo (11.4) to Tel Aviv (12.4), fine (Image)



SOLD for $550.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
50 E   image1931 (3 Apr) cover from Amsterdam, via Friedrichshafen (9.4) and Cairo (11.4) to Tel Aviv (12.4), v.f. (Image)



SOLD for $550.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
51 E   image1931 (7 Apr) card from Saar, via Friedrichshafen (9.4) and Cairo (11.4) to Tel Aviv (12.4), v.f. (Image)



SOLD for $575.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
52 E   image1931 (8 Apr) card from Romanshorn, via Friedrichshafen (9.4) and Cairo (11.4) to Tel Aviv (12.4), v.f., only a few pieces of Swiss mail on Egypt flight have been recorded (Image)



SOLD for $325.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
HUNGARY
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
53 E   imageFlight Covers. 1918 (7 June) incoming picture postcard from Constantinople, with Austro-Hungarian charity label, K.u.K. Feldpostampt 451 and violet "Banhofskomando" (Railway command) cachet (mailed by a commanding officer in charge of railway traffic in the Middle East, stationed at the headquarters in Constantinople) (Image)



CLOSED
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
54 E   image1933 (18 Feb) Budapest-Gaza first flight card, special Hungarian Philatelic Association label and appropriate Mediterranean Circular flight cachet, with Jerusalem 10 Mar 33 arrival pmk (Image)



SOLD for $140.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
IRAQ
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
55 E   imageFlight Covers. 1919 (12 May) Baghdad to Cairo "On Active Service" airmail cover, unfranked cover addressed to Somerset, England with manuscript "On Active Service", "Aerial Mail" and rimless Army Post Office B SZ 22 MY 19 cds (Cairo), red "Civil Posts/Aerial Iraq" double circle handstamp, backstamped FPO 85 12 May 19 (Indian Army FPO), v.f. (following the Boyd and Nuttal flight in February, the 31st Wing of the 72nd flew civilian mail as a forerunner to the "Desert Route") (Image)



SOLD for $650.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
56 E   image1921 (9 Dec) "Air Mail Baghdad Cairo"' endorsement on cover addressed to England, Iraq 1a and 6a (3) franking, tied by indistinct cds, with 24 December arrival, filing fold, still a fine cover from the Baghdad to Cairo leg of the RAF "Desert Route" (Image)



SOLD for $240.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
57 E   image1922 Royal Air Force (Baghdad-Cairo) (1 Oct) cover to Switzerland, with boxed "Poste Aerienne Bagdad-Caire" handstamp, via Cairo (15 Oct) to Teheran (18 Oct) where 1kr and 2kr franking was added on back, arriving in Auberson (Vaud) on 23 October, some cover wear, stated by Fred Blau to be one of the first letters flown by the Royal Air Force fortnightly service (to refuel and service the aircraft, they had to land in Jericho or Gaza) (Image)



SOLD for $350.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
58   image1922 (30 Oct) Mail Manifest with "Air Staff Communications H.Q. R.A.F. Iraq" datestamp, details indicated in crayon (mail carried once every three weeks, 15 letters carried, one addressed to Jerusalem), rare document, with additional Baghdad handstamp and postmark (Image)



SOLD for $350.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
59   image1922 (13 Oct) "Letter Bill", Baghdad to Jerusalem, bilingual formular with Baghdad handstamp, corresponding postmark, only 1 (!) letter carried (Image)



SOLD for $260.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM
60 E   image1923 Royal Air Force (Desert Air Route Baghdad-Gaza stage) (15 Dec) Madil to England, flown cover via Basrah, franked with 6a green, fine (Image)



SOLD for $280.00
Closing..Mar-03, 09:00 AM

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