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WORLDWIDE FLIGHT COVERS continued...

Flight Covers (Alphabetical by Country) continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
1218 c ImageSOUTH AFRICA, 1939, February 8, London-Cape Town Record Flight by Henshaw. Great Britain -1/2p and 1p tied by Gravesend 4 Feb. datestamps, London East Airport postmark, sent to Cape Town, with Feb. 6 boxed datestamps, signed by pilot Henshaw, Very Fine, this is the only such example we have seen from what is considered the last of the record-breaking flights from the golden era of aviation (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
1219 c ImageTHAILAND, 1926, Bangkok-Copenhagen Fokker First Flight (AAMC 7). 2s on 14s block of four cancelled by Bangkok May 6 datestamp, crisp strike of Royal Siamese Legation Copenhagen cachet, signed Herschend "pilot of R.2", ms. "arrived in Copenhagen on June 5th 1926", Very Fine (Image)

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E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1220 c ImageUNITED STATES, 1926-27 U.S. Army Goodwill Flight Through The Americas. 29 stamps from all the different countries visited (and noted as all countries in South and Central America), each cancelled on arrival during the Goodwill tour, the cover is opened out so all stamps could be accommodated, on the inside is a signed notation by Major Dargue and the crew attesting that these stamps were affixed at the various stops on the flight (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1221 c ImageUNITED STATES, 1926-27 U.S. Army Goodwill Flight Through The Americas. 29 stamps (a slightly different make-up from the previous lot) from all the different countries visited (and noted as all countries in South and Central America), each cancelled on arrival during the Goodwill tour, the cover is opened out so all stamps could be accommodated, on the inside is a signed notation by Major Dargue and the crew attesting that these stamps were affixed at the various stops on the flight (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
1222 c ImageUNITED STATES, 1928-30 First Byrd Antarctic Expedition. 5c Beacon (C11) tied by City of New York, Feb 19, 1930 duplex (on arrival at Little America), "South Pole Air Mail" cachet, handstamp date "Nov 28, '29", signed by Byrd and the other three crewmen, Very Fine, only 50 were carried and only a tiny fraction of those are signed by the crew (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

CLOSED
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1223 c ImageUNITED STATES, 1929, Los Angeles Times Round the World Air Mail Derby Flight. Large envelope with stamps of U.S., Japan, Germany and Russia, envelope is No. "1" of 6, German and Japanese Consulate handstamps at left, flown to Seattle, with June 29 backstamps, slight wear as expected on such a large item, but in better condition than others we've seen, Fine, there were six large envelopes produced by the Los Angeles Times, three going east-bound and three west-bound, all six would be taking different routes as directed on the front of the envelope, we have records of all but No. 4 offered at auction, accompanied by a front page of the Los Angeles Times announcing the flight (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1224 c ImageVATICAN CITY, 1932 South America Zeppelin Flight (Sieger 143B). 1.25l (pair), 2l, and 2.50l (pair) First Issue (9, 10, 11) tied by "Citta del Vaticano Poste 31.3.32" circular datestamp on registered flown cover to Recife, Brazil, Green flight cachet and red Berlin connecting flight cachet, Papal Arms handstamp at bottom right, backstamps including Pernambuco, signed Dr. Eckener and Ernst Lehman, cover with very slight edge wear, otherwise Very Fine, a rare posting, Sieger records only fifteen covers posted through Berlin and just five to Recife, signed Arthur Falk, Sieger €2,250 (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1225   ImageWright Brothers White House Reception Invitation. June 10, 1909 invitation to attend the Aero Club of America's medal presentation to Orville and Wilbur Wright, held at the White House, invitation presented to Lt. Richard B. Creecy (who was with some of the Wright Brothers flying endeavors), Very Fine, an outstanding ancillary item for any collection related to early aviation (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1226   ImageCharles Clavier Passport. French passport carried by Charles Clavier, who was the radio operator on the attempted 1926 New York-Paris non-stop flight, he was killed when the plane crashed at take-off, this passport was on him at the time of the crash (causing light smoke damage) and was reportedly used by the coroner to identify the body (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction
1227   ImageClara Adams Friedrichshafen "Town Pass". October 30, 1935 hand-written "key to the city" presented by the Burgermeiister of Friedrichshafen to Clara Adams for her goodwill in promoting Zeppelin flights, Adams bought the first passenger ticket from the North American crossing and traveled extensively in the dirigibles, Very Fine, a unique item that will nicely complement a Zeppelin collection (Image)

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E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction

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