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United States and Confederate States Postal History continued...

Air Post and Back-of-Book continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
3119 c 1c Jamestown (328).> Tied by Norfolk Va. May 6, 1907 Jamestown Celebration slogan machine cancel on 9 x 6 in. <multicolored Jamestown Exposition fairgrounds souvenir card,> National Bank of Commerce ad on back,
crease at bottom right, otherwise Very1c Jamestown (328). Tied by Norfolk Va. May 6, 1907 Jamestown Celebration slogan machine cancel on 9 x 6 in. multicolored Jamestown Exposition fairgrounds souvenir card, National Bank of Commerce ad on back, crease at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, magnificent (Image) E. 500-750

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
3120 c 1930, Dec. 17 -- Balbo Mass Squadron Flight, Italy to Brazil (AAMC 1125).> Imprinted flight cover to Rio de Janeiro with standard franking tied by Rome Dec. 15 special flight machine cancel, <signed by all of
the pilots, including General Balbo,> Rio1930, Dec. 17 -- Balbo Mass Squadron Flight, Italy to Brazil (AAMC 1125). Imprinted flight cover to Rio de Janeiro with standard franking tied by Rome Dec. 15 special flight machine cancel, signed by all of the pilots, including General Balbo, Rio de Janeiro Jan. 22, 1931 receiving machine cancel, Very Fine, AAMC $500.00 (Image) E. 500-750

SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
3121 c Amelia Earhart.> Large cover inscribed <<Carried by air Honolulu-Oakland January 11-12, 1935>> and signed by Earhart, her handwriting at bottom notes <<No. 33 of 49 covers>>, cover bears 3c Deep Violet (720)
and 6c Dull Orange Air Post (C19) tiedAmelia Earhart. Large cover inscribed "Carried by air Honolulu-Oakland January 11-12, 1935" and signed by Earhart, her handwriting at bottom notes "No. 33 of 49 covers", cover bears 3c Deep Violet (720) and 6c Dull Orange Air Post (C19) tied by two clear strikes of "Honolulu Hawaii Jan. 11, 1935" duplex postmarks, Oakland receiving datestamp, immaculate condition

EXTREMELY FINE AND CHOICE. CARRIED ABOARD THE FIRST NON-STOP SOLO FLIGHT FROM HAWAII TO CALIFORNIA.

Amelia Earhart was the first to make the 2,400 mile solo non-stop flight from Hawaii to the mainland United States. Most covers have the arrival postmark on the back. This example is more desirable in that all markings are on the front of the cover

AAMC catalogue No. 1225. A similar example (No. 32 of 49) realized $3,500 hammer in our 1999 Rarities sale. (Image)

E. 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
3122 c Nanking to Wyoming.> Air Mail registered letter bearing three 30c and two $1.00 stamps, each tied by neat strike of Nanking cancel and addressed to Mrs. Nelson T. Johnson in Honolulu and <forwarded> to Cody
Wyo., 1937 Canton, Honolulu and receivingNanking to Wyoming. Air Mail registered letter bearing three 30c and two $1.00 stamps, each tied by neat strike of "Nanking" cancel and addressed to Mrs. Nelson T. Johnson in Honolulu and forwarded to Cody Wyo., 1937 Canton, Honolulu and receiving backstamps, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, scarce usage, sent by Nelson T. Johnson who was the U.S. Ambassador to China, mailed only a few weeks before the attack by the Japanese on the gunboat U.S.S. Panay, Ambassador Johnson had evacuated his wife from troubled China, and he himself was evacuated a few weeks after sending this (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
3123 c Flight Cover Collection. 50 covers, incl. nice range of Zeppelins incl. ten with U.S. No. C18 used in late Oct. 1933 (first month), several German Zeppelin flights with wide range of frankings, one signed by Admiral Byrd at Little America, first transatlantic clipper flight cover signed by pilots, several ship-to-shore usages, most Fine-Very Fine, fascinating group E. 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
3124 c Postage Due Covers.> Four, incl. three used in combination with stamps of G.B., one with two 5c Postage Dues, two with 3c Postage Dues, one bearing 10c, all to domestic destinations, overall Very
FinePostage Due Covers. Four, incl. three used in combination with stamps of G.B., one with two 5c Postage Dues, two with 3c Postage Dues, one bearing 10c, all to domestic destinations, overall Very Fine (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
3125 c 1c Justice (O25).> Cancelled by cork, <Washington D.C. Aug. 6> circular datestamp on legal-size cover with red Department of Justice imprint to County Clerk of Bexar District Tex., slightly reduced at right,
minor edgewear and light vertical file1c Justice (O25). Cancelled by cork, "Washington D.C. Aug. 6" circular datestamp on legal-size cover with red "Department of Justice" imprint to County Clerk of Bexar District Tex., slightly reduced at right, minor edgewear and light vertical file fold well clear of stamp, Fine, reported to be the earliest documented usage of the 1c Justice, Scott Retail as on cover with no premium for the early date (Image) 1,750.00

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
3126 c 3c State (O59).> Tied by circle of wedges cancel, Washington D.C. Sep. 13 circular datestamp on cover to Augusta Ga., blue ^DEPARTMENT OF STATE^ straightline handstamp, Very Fine3c State (O59). Tied by circle of wedges cancel, "Washington D.C. Sep. 13" circular datestamp on cover to Augusta Ga., blue "DEPARTMENT OF STATE" straightline handstamp, Very Fine (Image) E. 500-750

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
3127 c 10c Green on Buff, Nesbitt entire (U16).> Cancelled by <New-York Feb. 3 61 Norton Patent> circular datestamp with sideways yeardate, <Langtons Pioneer Express> printed frank at upper left, addressed to Windsor
Vt., carried by express outside the m10c Green on Buff, Nesbitt entire (U16). Cancelled by "New-York Feb. 3 61" Norton Patent circular datestamp with sideways yeardate, Langton's Pioneer Express printed frank at upper left, addressed to Windsor Vt., carried by express outside the mails to New York and posted there, tiny nick at top, Very Fine, we do not recall seeing another strike of the Norton patent datestamp on a 10c entire, anyone specializing in 10c Green entires will really have to pay up for this one (Image) E. 500-750

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction

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