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Lot No. 980

Auction No. 34
Category Zeppelins
Est. $300
Status SOLD $240



1925 "Round the World" flight covers written up on leaves with 1930 National Geographic Magazine article about Dr Hugo Eckener & these flights, together with some b&w & colour tinted photos making this a group suitable for exhibition or club display. Comprises Sieger numbers 28A Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen (US 3¢ p/c uprated with 50¢ defin), 28B Lakehurst to Tokyo (cover with 5 x US adhesives totalling $1.04), 28C Lakehurst to Los Angeles cover with $1.80 franking (only 300 pieces of mail were flown on this leg), 28D Lakehurst to Lakehurst (uprated 5¢ Air cover with $3.50 franking for return journey), 29A Los Angeles to Lakehurst card franked with 15¢ Air pair & arrival machine stamp in green, 29B Los Angeles to Friedrichshafen cover franked $1.80 in defins, 30Ab Friedrichshafen to Los Angeles card franked 4RM Zeppelin & S32 Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen card franked 60¢. A superb lot. Cat. €875 ($1400+) (8)