POSTAL HISTORY: 1923 (Apr 13) advertising postcard for AV Heyer Children's Toys with Posthorn 10pf & 50pf tied by 'STUTZERBACH/(THURING)' cds, Australian 'CUSTOMS DUTY/ ½ TO PAY'-in-oval h/s, vertical fold clear of the stamps & postmarks. Very attractive.
ZEPPELIN FLIGHTS: 1931 (July) plain cover with straight-line 'Mit Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin' h/s & superb semi-circle Polarfahrt cachet in rosine, to Bremen "bis Leningrad" with 'POLAR/FAHRT/1931' 2mk ultramarine tied by superb 'FRIEDRICHSHAFEN/24.7.31/(Bodensee) b ' cds, very fine 'PARAVION, ZEPPELIN/25VII31/LENINGRAD' 'zeppelin' d/s alongside, Michel Cat €430 on cover. Hans-Dieter Schlegel Certificate (2018; colour copy) peculiarly for this & two other covers including the next lot.
ZEPPELIN FLIGHTS: 1931 (July) plain cover endorsed "Graff Zeppelin/Fridrichshafen round tr[ip]" to New York with scarce franking of 'POLAR/FAHRT/1931' 4m brown tied by rubber 'LUFTSCHIFF/25.7.1931/GRAF ZEPPELIN' cds, semi-circle Polarfahrt cachet in rosine & Belgian 'BRISE-GLACE - MALYGUIN/27VII31/ARCTIQUE' cds both on the face and 'FIRST INTOURIST/EXPEDITION/1931 ICE-BREAKER MALIGIN' cachet in violet twice on the reverse, the flap torn on opening, Michel Cat €1100 on cover. Hans-Dieter Schlegel Certificate (2018) peculiarly for this & two other covers including the previous lot.