Lot 1887 China (People’s Republic of) Mint and Used Collection 1949-1968 in a stockbook, this older stockbook houses a valuable collection of the most sought after period of PRC. Among several other interesting items we noted the 1958 Heroes Monument souvenir sheet ** Scott #344a (CV $275), two copies of the Flowers set Scott #542-59 used (CV $120 each), the Mountains set Scott #716-31 (CV $206), many of the valuable Chairman Mao Speeches sets 1966-67 including Scott #957-9 used (CV$490). Not to be overlooked is the North East China section with the Chairman Mao with flag set Scott #1L37-40 (CV $170) among other valuable sets. Faults noted on some, see scans for a sample. Ex-Jack Gray. Estimate $500, sold for C$9,000.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 1522 Germany, Group of Graf Zeppelin Flown Covers and Cards, 1929-1934, includes 18 Zeppelin picture post cards. Note mail from flights to both North and South America, Holy Land, Egypt and Rome. Also a number of pieces of “On Board” mail. Note one card flown in 1912 and then re-flown on the Graf Zeppelin in 1931. Also note a “Meteor” post card and other desirable items. Overall fine or better group, 54 scans online. From the The Leon Victor Pont Collection of Early India, New Zealand and Worldwide Pioneer Flight Covers. Estimate $1,000, sold for C$1,800.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.