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Graf Zeppelin flown postcard (picture of the airship itself) for the 1929 first ever round the world flight with Bordpost / on-board cancel. Flown the entire way: Friedrichshafen - Tokyo - Los Angeles - Lakehurst - Friedrichshafen with handstamp for same and Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin Weltrundfahrt cachet. A bit worn and creased. '17 CV EUR300, '01 CV EUR600
US$209
Original US cover intended to be flown on the Hindenburg Zeppelin airship's return from its first trip to America in 1937. Never made it, of course, due to the Hindenburg's crash at Lakehurst the day after this mailing. Slightly worn, good condition, as per scans. '01 CV EUR350++ (only 722 covers were registered) for the non-flight. Sent registered airmail with New York Foreign Mail cancel for the day of the crash, after rerouting. With the handstamp lower right saying returned because of the crash -- also 'Return to Sender' markings. About as close as most of us will get to flown crash cover.
US$349
Original US cover intended to be flown on the Hindenburg Zeppelin airship's return from its first trip to America in 1937. Never made it, of course, due to the Hindenburg's crash at Lakehurst the day after this mailing. Slightly worn, good condition, as per scans. '01 CV EUR150+++. Sent airmail with New York Duplex cancel for the day of the crash, and then forwarded by ship to Europe and flown to Austria, with Wien Flugpost / Vienna Airmail receiver (unusual). About as close as most of us will get to flown crash cover.
US$579
Original cover from the Austrian Consulate in NYC, flown on the Hindenburg Zeppelin airship's return from its first trip to America in 1936. Slightly worn, good condition, as per scans. '01 CV EUR75. Further forwarded from Friedrichshafen by air, with Wien Flugpost / Vienna airmail receivers.
US$92
Cover flown on the Graf Zeppelin's return trip from Chicago's Century of Progress Exhibition in 1933. Slightly worn, excellent condition, as per scans. '01 CV EUR175
US$99
Faulty $1 Columbian Exposition stamp. In my opinion it has been regummed over a filled thin, with a tiny (1mm) tear at top perf. '18 CV $500 as no gum. Good centering, appears much nicer than the filler that it is.
US$229
Mint no gum or extremely lightly used $2 Columbian Exposition stamp. '18 CV $500 as no gum, $525 as used. Really nice color.
US$229
Slightly faulty $1 Columbian Exposition stamp. Original gum, mint hinged, thinned at top. '18 CV $1000
US$289
Original period postcard of Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake. Used in the period, with 1906 Vallejo, CA machine cancel tying pair of 1c Franlkin bureaus and sent to Goppingen, Wuerttemberg, Germany.
US$34
Original period postcard of Stanford Memorial Church in San Francisco (Palo Alto) after the 1906 earthquake. Used in the period, with 1906 Vallejo, CA machine cancel tying pair of 1c Franklin bureaus and sent to Goppingen, Wuerttemberg, Germany. A bit worn, good condition, as per scans.
US$34
Original period President Liners advertising postcard sent from Hawaii with Honolulu machine cancel tying Washington and Franklin stamps, sent to Basel, Switzerland. A bit worn, good condition, as per scans.
US$34
Original folded cover with three 5c Jefferson stamps, sent to basel Switzerland with New Orelans cancels, transit marks, British Packet cancel, and Basel receiver reverse. Under a maginifying glass I can see a tiny (ca 1-2mm) tear at one perf on the left stamp. Exhibit-quality condition.
US$229
Original Civil War period cover, sent from port Royal, South Carolina to West Winsted, Connecticut
US$29
Original, period, Real Photo Postcard (RPPC) of airships / blimps / Zeppelins (not true Zepps, I know) at the US naval Air Station in Pensacola, FL in 1920. Written in Spanish but uncanceled. A bit worn, as per scans. Rare view of early US 'air power'.
US$69
Original period Real RPPC postcard of the Grotto of the Redemption, used with 1c Washington Prexie and West bend, Iowa machine cancel. Creae upper left else good condition.
US$22
German cover flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127 airship's 1929 Deutschlandfahrt / Germany Flight, with Bordpost / On Board cancel. Dropped at Brand with CDSs from that town tying the President Hindenburg, Ebert, and airmail mixed franking. Slightly worn, excellent condition. '17 CV EUR380
US$389
Original period Real RPPC postcard of 3rd Street, used with 2c Washington-Franklin issue Washington 2c stamp Portland machine cancel, sent to Zurich, Switzerland.
US$46
A bit wrinkled; excellent condition and better than average for one of these. '18 CV $20+.
US$23
A bit wrinkled; excellent condition and better than average for one of these. '18 CV $20+.
US$23
Postcard of Camp Siegfried, Yaphank, Long Island for the German American Bund (An American arm of the Nazi party) with American Hitler Youth under the flags of the USA, the German Empire, and the Third Reich. A bit unusual, to say the least. Logo on the reverse - "Erste Detusche Sommersiedlung 'Sigfried' Geschaffen vom Bund: "Freund des Neuen Deutschland" - The First Summer Encampment "Siegfried" established by the "Friends of New Germany". Toned reverse, as per scans, but a rare, one-of-a-kind souvenir of the misguided use of political freedom.
US$409
Original period postcard ca 1914 from Germany. Shows heavily embossed images of all of the then-current USA gold coins. In top condition
US$57
Mail from German WWII POW in Ottawa, Canada camp sent to New York.
US$57
Freshly graded USA Fractional Currency specimen in PCGS holder.
US$819
Freshly graded USA Fractional Currency specimen in PCGS holder.
US$529
Artistic Czech Legion patriotic postcard sent from Russia back home to Kral Vinohrady by Czech Legion member datelined Petropavlovsk Dec 15, 1918. Indistinct cancel, but the top of the cachet is clear 'Ceskoslovenska nemocnice' / 'Czechoslovak hospital', and it looks like it was received in 1919. The image on the front is from the 1917 Battle of Zborov where the Czech Legion fought for the Russians against the Central Powers -- note the Czech Lion devouring the Austrian double-headed Eagle.
US$149
Postcard of Supreme Court in Hong Kong ussd by member of the Czech Legion in Siberia, Russia, returning home courtesy of the USA. In 1919 the US assigned the USS President Grant to the Army and it was used in 1920 to pick up the Czech Legions in Vladivostok and return them home, stopping in various ports along the way (hence the Chinese postcard). With Czech cancel of the PRESIDENT GRANT. Worn, wrinkled, etc but very rare -- obviously used only for this special case of transporting the Czechoslovakians.
US$409
Postcard of Colombo Harbor used by member of the Czech Legion in Siberia, Russia, returning home courtesy of the USA. In 1919 the US assigned the USS President Grant to the Army and it was used in 1920 to pick up the Czech Legions in Vladivostok and return them home, stopping in various ports along the way (hence the Sri Lanka postcard). With Czech cancel of the USS PRESIDENT GRANT. Worn, stamp has fallen off, but very rare -- obviously used only for this special case of transporting the Czechoslovakians.
US$409
Czech Legion in Russia Patriotic postcard sent back home to Czechoslovakia by Czech Legion member in Russia. With bold Polni Posta Na Rusi cachet. A bit worn and wrinkled, as per scans, but very good condition for one of these that traveled halfway around the world under unbelievable conditions.
US$149
Cover sent back home to Czechoslovakia by Czech Legion member in Russia. Datelined May 20, 1920, Vladivostok. With bold Polni Posta Na Rusi cachet. A bit worn and wrinkled, as per scans, but very good condition for one of these that traveled halfway around the world under unbelievable conditions.
US$149
Cover sent back home to Czechoslovakia by Czech Legion, 9th Regiment member in Russia. With bold Polni Posta Na Rusi cachet. A bit worn and wrinkled, as per scans, but very good condition for one of these that traveled halfway around the world under unbelievable conditions.
US$149