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Sale 103: The APS Auction

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Airmail & Local Issues

Lots 768-776

Lot 768    

Airmail, 1918, 24¢ carmine rose & blue, used with Straits Settlements, 12c blue tied by "Singapore, 14 MR, 25" double-circle datestamp on preprinted cover to Benton Harbor Mich., endorsed "Via Airmail from San Francisco to Chicago" at bottom left, purple "Over - Night, Air Mail * Service" two-line cachet, handstamped and docketed "Rec'd Apr. 17 '25" on reverse, Very Fine.
Scott No. C3    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 769    

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete, group of 4 uses comprising C13, C14 on complete first-trip flight card, C14 on flight cover, and two C15 flight covers, F.-V.F. group.
Scott No. C13-C15    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 770    

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete, each on separate South American flight, $2.60 on cover and other on card, each with purple U.S. and red German flight cachets, 65¢ from Chicago and other mailed at Varick St. Sta., N.Y., Very Fine.
Scott No. C13-C15; $1,155    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $260

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Lot 771    

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin, block of four, tied on 1930 "First Europe-Pan-America Round Flight" to Dallas Texas by New York Varick Sta. 4/30/30 duplex cancels, appropriate U.S. and German flight cachets, Very Fine.
Scott No. C13    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 772    

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, tied on 1930 South American Flight card to Baltimore, Md. by Varick Sta. 4/25/20 machine cancel, appropriate U.S. and German flight cachet's, green pictorial Lakehurst, N.J. transit, Very Fine.
Scott No. C14    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 773    

1937 (May 6) Post-Crash Flight Cover Intended for "Hindenburg" to Germany, cover bearing 20¢ Airmail (C21) horizontal pair tied by light "New York. N.Y. G.P.O., May 6, 1937" duplex with "G.P.O." barred oval, additional bold strike at left on "Mail Via Airship Hindenburg" flight cover to Frankfurt, Germany, magenta "Intended for first eastbound trip of Airship "Hindenburg" in 1937. Could not be forwarded on account of accident to Airship, May 6, 1937." four-line handstamp, purple "Return to Sender" two-line handstamp, Very Fine. Sieger No. 454D.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 774    

Blood's Despatch, 2 Cts., circular rate handstamp with matching "Blood's Penny Post, Sep 13" cds cancelling on incoming 1855, 10¢ Nesbitt entire (U16) to Philadelphia, Pa., with "Wells, Fargo & Co., Paid" printed red frank at top, Very Fine and choice, choice and extremely rare usage of the Wells, Fargo & Co. red frank entire in combination with Blood's Penny Post carried completely outside of the U.S. mails.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 775    

Harnden's Express, New York, black on white label used in conjunction with "United States Express Co., from Quincy, Ill," black on green label on orange legal-size cover to Baltimore Md., "$580.00" money letter endorsement, ms. "3.45" express fee ratings, reverse with "U.S. Ex. Co., Quincy, Ill. * Public" wax seals, opened on three-sides with letter on inside datelined "Baltimore June 27. 1864" responding to receipt of the money releases and deducting taxes and half the express fees on the released money, they advised at the waste of paying such high express charges as the releases were of no cash value, Very Fine.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

A RARE HARNDEN'S EXPRESS AND UNITED STATES EXPRESS CONJUNCTIVE USE FROM QUINCY, ILL. TO BALTIMORE.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 776    

Squier & Co.'s City Letter Dispatch, 1859, 1¢ green, fine single with pre-use tear at right, manuscript canceled on locally addressed cover, Fine and rare, an extremely rare on cover usage and grossly under priced in Scott, ex-H. Herst.
Scott No. 132L1; $1,500    Estimate $300 - 400.

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