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WORLDWIDE FLIGHT COVERS continued...

Flight Covers (Alphabetical by Country) continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
1196 c ImageINDIA, 1929, May 31, London-Tokyo Flight, Croydon-Calcutta Leg. India -1/2a tied on arrival at Calcutta on June 10 on printed matter wrapper, "Maryland Free State" handstamp, Calcutta backstamp, light vertical file fold at left, Fine, only 13 wrappers and one cover carried, the flight was supposed to go on to Tokyo, but the plane crashed at the Calcutta airport, signed on reverse by Stephen Smith (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 1929 Croyton-Calcutta ]

E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1197 c ImageINDIA, 1930, March 9, Calcutta-San Francisco First Flight. India 1a tied by Calcutta, Mar. 9 circular datestamp, two-line handstamp "Air Liner/Maryland Free State", signed by pilot Scholte, U.S. 2c tied by May 12 Alameda duplex on arrival, signed Stephen Smith on reverse, Very Fine, only 26 covers were carried (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India India first flight ]

E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
1198 c ImageINDIA, 1930, Paris-Saigon Flight, Calcutta-Rangoon Leg. Two India 1a tied by Calcutta 24 Nov. and Rangoon 26 November datestamps, Calcutta backstamp, sharp strike of the flight cachet, a couple trivial age spots, otherwise Very Fine, 39 covers carried on this flight, which was piloted by French aviatrix Maryse Hilsz flew solo from Paris to Saigon, despite having just a few hundred hours of flying time (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 1930 Paris-Saigon ]

E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1199 c ImageINDIA, 1930, December 22, Calcutta-Cape Town Flight. India 1a King George V tied on reverse by Karachi circular datestamp, flight cachets on front and back, Christmas Seal tied by "Dum Dum..Karachi Pilot Abul M. Murad" two-line handstamp, signed by the pilot Murad, Very Fine, this cover went from Dum Dum to Karachi and was intended to go to Cape Town, but in crashed in Shaibah, Iraq, only sixteen covers carried (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India Calcutta-Capetown ]

E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1200 c ImageINDIA, 1932, Apr. 14, Bertram Atlantis Around the World Expedition, Rangoon-Calcutta Flight (AAMC 1162). India 3p and 1a, tied by "Rangoon G.P.O., 22 Apr. 32" double-circle datestamps on cover to Calcutta, flight label at top tied by violet "Atlantis, Junkers D-1925, Ichapur 14 April 1932" handstamp, blue "Bertram Atlantis Expedition" cachet at left, Very Fine, Captain Bertram attempted a round the world flight from Germany but was ultimately forced down in the Indian Ocean, only 75 covers flown, signed Stephen Smith on reverse (Image)

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Get Market Data for [Germany 1932 Bertram Atlantis ]

E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
1201 c ImageINDIA, 1932, Australia to South Africa Flight, Calcutta-Bombay Leg. India 3p block cancelled at Calcutta (Nov. 5), another block and single cancelled on arrival at Bombay (Nov. 8), with "Spirit of Fun" label tied by flight cachet handstamp, Calcutta backstamp, signed by pilot Dickinson on reverse, also signed Stephen Smith, Very Fine, only 15 covers carried on this leg (Image)

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Get Market Data for [Australia 1932 Australia to South A]

E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1202 c ImageINDIA, 1933, Mt. Everest Expedition, First Survey Flight. India 3p and 1a tied by Purnea Apr. 8 datestamps on cover to Calcutta (Apr. 10 backstamp), colorful flight label affixed and tied by violet flight cachet, another cachet on reverse, Very Fine, signed Stephen Smith on reverse, 87 covers carried, this flight raised money for R.A.F. charities (Image)

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Get Market Data for [India 1933 Mt. Everest Expedit]

E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1203 c ImageIRAQ, 1929, January 3, Iraq-India Flight. Iraq 1a, 1-1/2a and 2a tied by boxed "Iraq to India/By Light Aeroplane/with Vct. and Vctess/J. de Sibor" flight handstamp on cover to Bombay, via Karachi, Baghdad (Jan. 3) and Bombay (Feb. 9) backstamps, unusually fresh and clean, Very Fine, 50 covers carried (Image)

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Get Market Data for [Iraq (British Occupation) 1929 Iraq to India ]

E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $140.00
Will close during Public Auction
1204 c ImageITALY, 1925, December 19, Italy-Argentina (Casablanca) Flight (Sassone 51). 10c Red tied by Sesto Calende 3-11-25 datestamp on large cover to Casablanca, Genoa postmark, two violet flight cachets, cover with bends as expected, Fine, this flight was intended to go from Sesto Calende to Buenos Aires over ten legs, but on the stop in Casablanca, the plane broke down and the rest of the journey had to be abandoned, with 2000 Lonhi certificate (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $400.00
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1205 c ImageITALY, 1926, April 8, Nobile Polar Flight of the Dirigible "Norge" (AAMC Z-478c). Flown on the leg from Rome to Vadso, Norway, flight vignette with "Norge" handstamp applied on the illustration of the airship, both label and Italy 1.25l stamp tied by Ciampino Roma 8.4.26 circular datestamps, violet flight cachet, Kings Bay receiver, signed by Lincoln Ellsworth, cover with a couple minor surface rubs, otherwise Very Fine, only 51 covers flown, and of those very few have both the overprinted vignette and are signed by Ellsworth (Image)

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Get Market Data for [Italy AAMC Z-478c ]

E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $750.00
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1206 c ImageITALY, 1926, April 8, Nobile Polar Flight of the Dirigible "Norge" (AAMC Z-478g). Flown the entire trip from Ciampino, Italy to Teller, Alaska, flight vignette tied by violet oval flight cachet, Italy 1.25l Blue tied by Ciampino 8.4.26 circular datestamp, Teller May 13, 1926 duplex which was applied on all of the covers making the entire trip, Very Fine, few covers made the entire trip (Image)

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Get Market Data for [Italy AAMC Z-478g ]

E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction

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