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Canal Zone - Zeppelin Flights

Lots 1196-1205 Lots 1206-1211

Lot 1196    

Canal Zone, 1928 (Oct. 10) Friedrichshafen, Germany Zeppelin flight to Cristobal (Sieger 21A), post card franked with Germany 2m Zeppelin tied by "Friedrichshafen, Luftpost, 10.Okt.28" cds along with "Mit Luftpost" yellow label, blue "Mit Luftshift LZ127 befordert" oval, New York (10.16) transit cds; affected by water, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1197    

Canal Zone, 1929 (Apr. 22) Friedrichshafen, Germany Zeppelin flight to Cristobal, special "Longest Airmail Route" post card franked with Germany 2m Zeppelin tied by "Friedrichshafen, Luftpost, 22.Apr.29" cds, reverse bearing United States 1¢ Franklin and 2¢ Wash. (x13) tied by Sevilla, Spain (4.24) cds transit, "Cristobal, May 13, 1929" machine postmark, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1198    

Canal Zone, 1930 (Apr. 26) Varick St. Sta., New York to Canal Zone via Zeppelin Flight, large cover bearing U.S. $2.60 Zeppelin (C15) tied by "Varick. St. Sta. N.Y. 1, Apr 26, 1930" machine cancel, purple "First Europe Pan-American Round Flight" diamond and red German South American flight cachets, Ancon (6.5) arrival backstamp, Very Fine.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 1199    

Canal Zone, 1930 Pan-American Flight (Sieger 64IIIb), large flight cover bearing 25¢ Air Mail stamps (C3) block of six and pair, tied by target cancels and "Cristobal C.Z., May 15, 1930" cds duplex, red Zeppelin "Mit Luftschiff, Graf Zeppelin Befordert" oval cachet, reverse with Havana (5.16), Seville (6.4) transits and Friedrichshafen (6.6) receiving datestamp, Very Fine, Very Fine and rare Canal Zone posting with only a few covers recorded.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

This was flown to Havana where it was intended to board the Zeppelin, but since the Zeppelin did not stop in Havana as planned, it was taken by ship to Seville, where it boarded the last leg from Seville to Friedrichshafen.

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Current Opening Bid: $525

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Lot 1200    

Canal Zone, 1930 Pan-American Flight (Sieger 64IIIb), flight card bearing Canal Zone, 10c Airmail, 20c Airmail (C4-C5), single and two singles respectively, tied by "Cristobal, Canal Zone, May 15, 1930" machine cancel to New York, "Habana, Cuba May 16, 1930" transit backstamp, also with United States, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (C13) tied by "New York, Grand Central, May 27, 1930" duplex, Friedrichschafen transit (6.6), purple diamond flight cachet, red German South American circular cachet, Very Fine and scarce, Only eleven were serviced thru Cuba.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 1201    

Canal Zone, 1930 South America Flight (Sieger 64 X), cover with Panama Airmail 25c deep blue (C9) pair and block of four, 5c on 10c orange (C5) strip of three, plus 15c deep green and 20c rose (C7, C8), all tied by "Panama May 15 1930" duplexes endorsed via Havana and Friedrichshafen, Havana, Cuba (5.18) backstamp, Very Fine and rare 1930 South American Zeppelin Flight cover from Panama.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 1202    

Canal Zone, 1930 Pan-American Flight (Sieger 64III), combination franking with Canal Zone 25c airmail (C3) pair and single, 10c airmail (C4), all tied by "Cristobal, Canal Zone, May 22, 1930" wavy-line machine cancel on card sent to Lakehurst for the return flight to Friedrichshafen, where United States 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (C13) applied and tied by "New York, Varick St. Sta. May 29, 1930" duplex, purple flight cachet also ties the U.S. stamp; slight card crease away from stamps, otherwise Very Fine, Only 20 Covers Flown.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 1203    

Canal Zone, 1930 Pan American Zeppelin Flight (Siegel 59H), cover to Cristobal, Canal Zone bearing 1930, 10,000r Zeppelin, 300r definitive tied by "Rio de Janeiro, 24 Mai 30" double-circle datestamp, Condor airmail label and flight cachet, purple Zeppelin diamond cachet, reverse with Havana (6.2) transit and Cristobal (6.8) arrival cds, Very Fine and rare use to Canal Zone.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1204    

Canal Zone, 1930, 1931 (Nov. 8, Mar. 21) Colombia to New York City via Canal Zone, two light blue covers bearing Colombia Scadta 5c orange and 20c carmine with additional 1c or 4c, most with "BAA" perfins, all tied by Medellin cds's, blue "Par Avion" labels, used in combination with Canal Zone 20c Airmail (C5) tied by "Cristobal, C.Z." duplexes; 1930 with tape stain at top, F.-V.F. pair.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1205    

Canal Zone, 1930 (Dec. 13) Colombia Scadta Flight Cover via Canal Zone to Cuba, cover bearing Colombia 4c blue (2), 5c orange and 20c carmine, all tied by two strikes of "Servicio de Transportes Aereos, Barranquilla, 13 XII 1930" cds, used in combination with Canal Zone 20¢ Airmail (C5) tied by "Cristobal, C.Z. Dec 16, 1930" duplex, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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