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WORLDWIDE FLIGHT COVERS continued...

Trans-Oceanic Flights (Chronological by AAMC) continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
1165 c Image1932, July 5, Mattern and Griffin Round the World Flight (AAMC 1167). U.S., German and Russian franking appropriately tied on flown cover to New York City signed by Mattern and Griffin, light toning bands which are found on all covers on this flight, Fine, only ten covers are believed to have been carried on this flight (Image)

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Get Market Data for [Russia AAMC 1167]

E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
1166 c Image1933, July 23, Balbo Return Flight to Rome (AAMC 1184h). $4.50 on 75c Air Post stamp (C18) tied by Clarenville July 28 violet boxed handstamp and Shoal Harbour Aug. 1 datestamp on registered cover to Rome, on reverse 5c and 7c stamps tied by Shoal Harbour Aug. 1, 1933 datestamps, 55 signatures on front and back including all 48 from all the pilots and co-pilots present in Shoal Harbour

VERY FINE. ONLY A TINY NUMBER OF FLOWN COVERS WERE SIGNED BY MEMBERS OF THE CREW.

A particularly desirable Newfoundland Balbo flight cover (Image)

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Get Market Data for [Canada (Newfoundland) C18]

E. $ 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1167 c Image1933, July 23, Flight by Captain and Mrs. Mollison, Pendine, Wales to New York (AAMC 1185). Typewritten "Per Airplane 'Seafarer'/London-New York/June 1933" and autographed by both, addressed to New York, Very Fine and rare transatlantic flight cover, only four carried -- the plane crossed the Atlantic successfully but ran out of gas and was forced down in a marsh at Stratford, Connecticut; the plane was wrecked and both pilots were injured; all covers from this flight have the stamps floated off and some water staining, ex Krinsky and Robertson, accompanied by a menu for a reception by the Advertising Club of New York and signed by both aviators (Image)

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Get Market Data for [Germany (DDR) AAMC 1185]

E. $ 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1168 c Image1933, Aug. 5, Distance Record Flight, New York to Syria (AAMC 1186). Longines-Wittnauer cover with U.S. and Syrian franking, signed by Codos and Rossi, Very Fine, just 25 covers were carried, and only some of those were signed by the pilots (Image)

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Get Market Data for [Syria AAMC 1186]

E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1169 c Image1934, May 25, Attempted Nonstop Flight, Paris to San Diego Cal. (AAMC 1208). Flown cover signed by Rossi and Codos, French and U.S. franking tied by May 25 and May 29 datestamps, respectively, Very Fine, rare, with only ten covers carried (Image)

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Get Market Data for [United States AAMC 1208]

E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
1170 c Image1935 Amelia Earhart Mexico-New York Flight Cover (AAMC 1231b). May 8 Los Angeles-New York second leg of the flight, appropriate U.S. stamps tied by Los Angeles Apr. 19 and Newark May 8 circular datestamps, Mexico 40c Air Post Official tied by Apr. 20 airmail postmark, signed Amelia Earhart, proper backstamps, a few very minor toned spots (which seems endemic to covers on this flight), otherwise Very Fine, mail carried on the second leg is rarer than the more recognizable first leg for which the special stamp was produced (Image)

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Get Market Data for [Mexico AAMC 1231b]

E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1171 c Image1935, Sep. 24, Attempted Non-Stop Flight by Waitkus, New York to Lithuania (AAMC 1241). Combination U.S. and Lithuania 1935 40c Special Overprint (C80 var) tied on flown cover addressed by Lt. Felix Waitkus to himself and signed, appropriate cachets, additional stamps tied on back, Very Fine (Image)

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Get Market Data for [Germany (DDR) AAMC 1241]

E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
1172   Image1936, May 29, Manila-Madrid First Flight (AAMC 1260). Airmail cover with 16c Philippines franking tied by Manila duplex, purple handstamp cachet, Hong Kong backstamp, signed by pilots Antonio Arnaiz and Juan Calvo, Very Fine (Image)

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E. $ 200-300

CLOSED
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1173 c Image1939, Apr. 28, Attempted Non-Stop Flight, Moscow to World's Fair, New York (AAMC 1320). Registered picture postcard to New York N.Y. with usual four-stamp franking tied by Moscow Apr. 28 circular datestamp, registry labels, Miscou Lighthouse N.B. Apr. 28 circular datestamp applied after crash following flight across Europe and Atlantic, Very Fine, only 32 cards were carried, accompanied by a photograph of navigator Gordienko and a ticket to the landing at Floyd Bennett Field (Image)

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Get Market Data for [United States AAMC 1320]

E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction

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