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Sale 81: The Sescal Sale

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Airmail Issues

Lots 633-636

Lot 633    

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, tied by machine cancel on flown Zeppelin cover to Westborough Mass., purple First Round Flight Zeppelin cachet and red German South American Flight cachet handstamps, green New York Zeppelin transit backstamp, F.-V.F.
Scott No. C14; $375    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Realized: $110

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Lot 634    

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, well centered, rich color, tied by "Varick St. Sta. N.Y., Apr 28, 1930" machine cancel on flown 2¢ entire to Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Cal., purple Zeppelin diamond cachet, German red South American cachet handstamp, with original enclosure, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. C15    $575.

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Realized: $400

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Lot 635    

Airmail, 1952, 80¢ Hawaii, used with 6¢ airmail (C39), tied by two strikes of "Honolulu / Hawaii" framed handstamp on registered airmail cover to Des Moines, Iowa, reverse with purple "Honolulu, Hawaii, Sta. No. 1, Sep 10, 1957" cds and purple "Des Moines Iowa, Sep 12, 1957" arrival cds; roughly opened at left, Fine, A rare commercial use of the 80¢ Hawaii and 6¢ airmail prepaying the exact rate of 6¢ airmail, 30¢ special delivery and 50¢ registry fee..
Scott No. C46    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Realized: $375

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Lot 636    

1932, July 5 -- Mattern and Griffin Round the World Flight, U.S., German and Russian franking appropriately tied on flown cover to New York City signed by Mattern and Griffin, usual light toning bands from envelope adhesive, Very Fine; with 1987 P.F. certificate. AAMC No. 1167.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

AN IMPORTANT TRANS-OCEANIC FLIGHT RARITY FROM THE MATTERN AND GRIFFIN 1932 ROUND-THE-WORLD FLIGHT. ONLY FIVE PIECES ARE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN SIGNED AND CARRIED.

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Realized: $575

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