Approx. sixty covers from the Commonwealth mostly FDC's. Includes 1970 Lesotho 25th anniversary of United Nations, 1959 Bahamas postal centenary, 1967 Seychelles International Tourist year and 1988 Anguilla Olympic FDC.
British Commonwealth GVI commercial covers to the same addr in the UK from different countries including some nice combinations for Mauritius (2), KUT, Falkland Is. 6d black, Ascension 2d & 4d, Swaziland, GB 1953 Coronation set, GVI pale colour defins (10 on cover) etc, intr group. (10).
Crash Cover: 1935 (Dec) Mexico to Brazil tatty cover with two stamps missing and torn, bearing ACCIDENT D'AVIATION single line handstamp in black on the obverse. Various transit backstamps sent airmail Agencia No.21 Mexico to Rio De Janeiro. Finally received on 28th Dec. Interesting accident cover.
Selection of approx. thirty-three postal stationery postcards from various countries includes five GB QEII 2d unused with wrapper, Norway 10 ore unused, Italian cards circa 1904 and Stuttgart cancels on 1904 cards.
1928 (1 Mar) Hungary Zeppelin flight printed envelope bearing Zepp 1931 2p lilac and 4f airs x 5 both tied LEGI POSTA / BUDAPEST 72 CDS cancels and large dark blue Zepp. cachet with Budapest 741 arrival CDS, very fine. Sieger 102Aa.
1928 (1 Mar) Hungary Zeppelin flight printed plain postcard bearing Zepp 1931 1p orange and 12f air both tied LEGI POSTA / BUDAPEST 72 CDS cancels and large dark blue Zepp. cachet with Budapest 741 arrival CDS, very fine. Sieger 102Aa.
1928 (26 Oct) Worn first flight cover for LZ127 from Lakehurst USA to Germany bearing $1.05 combination (rate from the US to Germany) tied ERIE heavy cancels and large illustrated zeppelin cachet Sieger 22B, vertical fold and opened heavily but original typed letter enclosed to a stamp collector regarding the zeppelin flight.
1929 Zeppelin Orient Flight (24 Mar) Printed plain postcard bearing Germany 1m Eagle air tied Friedrichshafen LUFTPOST CDS and cacheted in red for ORIENTFAHRT 1929, airmail etiquette in yellow addr to Egypt. Fine. Sieger 23IIA.
1930 (23 Sept) Baltic Sea Flight - Stockholm Drop, Plain postcard to UK with 1m eagle air adhs tied Friedrichschafen 23.9.30 CDS cancel and Stockholm CDS alongside with triangle ZEPPELIN flight cachet in SW corner. Mainly fine. Michel 128IV.
1930 Rio De Janeiro to Seville Flight (24 May) By Condor airmail cover bearing Brazil 20,000r Zepp adhs and 500r defin tied special Condor CDS cancel and flown to Seville via on cacheted Europe - Pan-America Round Flight in violet and cacheted in green, arrival backstamps, attractive item, Sieger 59c, ¾180.
1930 Seville Spain to USA Europe - Pan-America flight (16 May) Cacheted Graf Zeppelin cover Primer Viaje / A Sudamerica / Sevila 1930 bearing Spanish defins 10pta pair and 4pta tied SEVILA CDS cancels addr to Massachusetts and manuscript Seville to Freidrichshafen via Graf Zeppelin. Seville & New York transit backstamps. Sieger 58CC.
1930 Zeppelin cover LZ127 (Graf Zeppelin) 23 09 30 left Friedrichshafen 17.07 arrived in Berlin 23.11 with six stamps and green triangle Zeppelin cancel. Cover from Kienzle watchmakers. Note toning around stamps but very nice item.
1931 Austrian Flight (12/13th July) Airmail cover Vienna to Freidrichshafen bearing Austria 10g, 30g & 3s airmail defins tied Wien 1 CDS cancels with GRAF ZEPPELIN / OSTERREICHFAHRT LUFTSCHIFF illustrated CDS in black alongside, typed sender and Mittels Zeppelin Ruckflug Wien - Freidrichshafen along the top, arrival the next day in Freidrichshafen. Horizontal fold at base otherwise pretty item, Sieger 116d.