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Monday, November 07, 2016

Scarce China Boxer Rebellion Postal Card 1901

Scarce China Boxer Rebellion Postal Card 1901

Boxer Rebellion Postal Card 1901

Deutsche Reichspost Feldkarte from the time of the Boxer upraise in China. Franked with a 10 and a 2 Pfennig Bstamp (Dauermarkenserie). Peking 29/5 1901 - cancellations.

Both stamps/cancellations have been verified by 3 German examiners. Right of the 10 Pfennig stamp is a small examiner stamp: Guthe, lower left corner: Kunetz (under a collector stamp Dr. H. C. Stuhlmann). A third mark is at the reverse: Kruschel. 

Scarce stamp combination, good condition.

 More details with postmarks and examiner stamps: HERE

Monday, October 03, 2016

Attractive Zeppelin Airship Condor Cover 1934

Zeppelin Airship Condor Cover multicolor Franking

Zeppelin Airship Condor Cover multicolor Franking

Attractive Condor-Zeppelin letter with multicolour franking, sent Argentine to Germany in 1934. Black triangle board stamp: 1st vuelo directo 30-6-34 Argentina – Europa.

Mit Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin befördert, Friedrichshafen Bodensee - mark at reverse.

More Zeppelin Mail: HERE

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Zeppelin Mail Liechtenstein Cover to USA 1936

Zeppelin Airship Hindenburg Scarce Liechtenstein Cover

Zeppelin Airship Liechtenstein Cover 1936

Liechtenstein 1936: Registered mail sent Triesenberg to New York City by Zeppelin Airship Hindenburg L. Z. 129 as 1. North-American flight May 6th.

Attached is a 2 Fr. Fürstentum Liechtenstein stamp with clear cancellation. Additional red “Deutsche Luftpost Europa – Nordamerika. New York arrival-mark.

Clean and fresh, good condition.

Only 49.250 stamps have been issued and not many have been used for real mail.

More Zeppelin Mail: HERE

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

China Republic Complete Stamp Sheet Chiang Kai-Shek 1929

China Republic Period Stamp Sheet Chiang Kai-Shek 1929

China Republic Period Stamp Sheet Chiang Kai-Shek 1929 

China Republic Period Stamp Sheet Chiang Kai-Shek 1929 
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China Republic Period 1929: Complete stamp-sheet President Chiang Kai-Shek 1 Cent. Scott# 280, Michel Nr. 215.

Complete inclusive margins. Government printing ( Chinese Bureau of Engraving and Printing). The sheet bears the number 13 443, imprinted at the upper right corner.

Original-gum, the perforation is partly separated after the 8th stamp at the upper right (1 ½ stamp long), ditto 1 stamp long at the right center fold. Horizontal center-fold.

Clean and fresh sheet (also the gum). Good condition.

More Chinese Postal History: HERE

Friday, May 20, 2016

Maiden Flight Hongkong to Guam USA in 1937

Maiden Flight Hongkong to Guam 1937

Maiden Flight Hongkong to Guam

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Hong Kong 1937: Air mail letter, First Eastbound Flight China to USA Hong Kong to Guam via trans pacific route.

Attached are 30 and 50 cents stamps, tied by a clear Hong-Kong Air Mail 29. AP 37 – cancellation.

Guam arrival-mark at reverse. Good condition.

 More vintage Postcards: HERE

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Zeppelin LZ 129 Trial Flight 1936 Mixed Franking on Board Cancellation

Zeppelin Mail trail flight LZ 129 1936
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Zeppelin Mail first post Flight LZ 129 1936 Hamburg vintage postcard, official postcard by DELAG, Frankfurt with 4 air-mail stamps attached: 5, 10, 15, 20 Pfennig, Luftschiff LZ 126 on-board cancellations from 23.03.36. This was a trial flight.

Sent to Breslau. Good condition. More Zeppelin Postal History: HERE

Monday, May 09, 2016

Ballon Mail Luxemburg 1927 Two Postcards

Two Ballon Mail Luxemburg 1927

Ballon Mail Luxemburg

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Luxemburg 1927: 2 postcards (G. Duché de Luxemburg, Carte Postale Poste Aerienne.) Each with 2 stamps and “Par Ballon Exp Phil Luxembourg 8 Sept. 1927” - cancellations. Good condition.

More Postal History: HERE