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Airmail Issues

Lots 1485-1494 Lot 1495

Lot 1485    

Airmail, 1918, 6¢ orange, tied by purple "Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y. Phila., Phila., Dec 16, 1918" postmark on First Flight cover from Phillip Ward to Henry Colman in Washington D.C.; mount toning on reverse, Very Fine.
Scott No. C1; $2,000    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $375

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Lot 1486    

Airmail, 1928, 10¢ Lindbergh, booklet pane of 3, beautifully centered amid wide margins, tied by two strikes of "Washington, D.C., May 26, 1928" First Day of Issue duplex postmark on airmail cover to Los Angeles, Cal., with hand-drawn illustration of Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis in pencil, Chicago transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine.
Scott No. C10a; $875 for FDC    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $800

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Lot 1487    

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete, each tied by "New York, N.Y. Varick Sta., Apr 30, 1930" cds on 5¢ airmail entire carried on complete Zeppelin round-the-world flight, appropriate U.S. and German flight cachet handstamps, Very Fine complete set use.
Scott No. C13-C15    $1,050 as used set.

Realized: $1,350

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Lot 1488    

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ & $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, each nicely centered, tied by "Washington D.C., May 5, 1930" duplex on Zeppelin round-the-world flight post card, appropriate U.S. and German flight cachet handstamps, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. C13, C14    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $375

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Lot 1489    

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ & $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, single of each tied by "New York, N.Y., Varick St. Sta. May 6, 1930" duplex on 1¢ postal card carried on complete Zeppelin round-the-world flight, appropriate U.S. and German flight cachet handstamps, Very Fine.
Scott No. C13, C14; $500 as used singles    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $375

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Lot 1490    

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, well centered, tied by "Varick St. Sta. N.Y., Apr 30, 1930" machine cancel on Zeppelin flight cover, purple "Pan-America, Round Flight" diamond cachet handstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. C14; $375    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $180

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Lot 1491    

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 & $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, single of each, used with 5¢ Beacon (C11), tied by "New York, Grand Central, Apr 29, 1930" duplex on cover carried on complete Zeppelin round-the-world flight, appropriate U.S. and German flight cachet handstamps, Very Fine.
Scott No. C14, C15    $900 as used singles.

Realized: $475

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Lot 1492    

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 & $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, $1.30 with plate #20086 selvage, each tied by "New York, N.Y. May 7, 1930" duplexes on 5¢ airmail entire carried on complete Zeppelin round-the-world flight, appropriate U.S. and German flight cachet handstamps, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. C14, C15    $900 as used singles.

Realized: $450

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Lot 1493    

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, exceedingly well centered, tied by "Varick St. Sta., N.Y., Apr 26, 1930" slogan machine cancel along with 5¢ dark blue (557) on round flight cover, purple U.S. and red German flight cachets with green Zeppelin Lakehurst transit backstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. C15    $575.

Realized: $300

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Lot 1494    

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, rich color, tied by "Varick St. Sta., N.Y., Apr 23, 1930" machine slogan cancel on legal-size flown Zeppelin around-the-world flight cover, purple U.S. and red German flight cachet handstamps, F.-V.F.
Scott No. C15    $575.

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Realized: $230

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