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Stamp auction - 25 July 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 25 July 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 145 - Crash Covers
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
363
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
USA 1926 1st Contact Mail Flight Chicago - Twin Cities, envelope franked 10c Air, cacheted Minneapolis. Obverse bears 3 ring flight cachet - Plane crashed at Mendota, Minnesota. 1929 Dedication of Fort Collins Colorado Airport 1st Flight cover Denver to Bay City, Michigan, plane crashed at Cheyenne, Wyoming - no cachets. £25 to 30 N/S
364
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927 FF Dallas - Chicago forced down near Cordova - ILL, with 1929 FF Atlanta - Miami cachets (3), from Daytona Beach or Macon-GA, pair boxed cachets 'This letter was carried on the Southbound plane which made a forced landing in the Halifax River, Daytona Beach', (AAMS 27.2 & 29.6). (4) £60 to 70 £60.00
365
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 FF Atlanta - Miami cover from Daytona Beach, pilot signed C J Faulkner, also San Francisco to New York cacheted DAMAGED IN PLANE CRASH/AT PARK CITY, UT3/11/29 C F DUTTON PO INSP, both different & visibly damaged, (AAMS 29.6, 29.7 & 29.10). (3) £60 to 75 £60.00
366
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 (Jan 10) Boeing Air Transport fatal crash at Sidney Nebraska, badly charred cover with cutting - pilot Chuck Kenwood killed. Another cover & cachet DELAY DUE TO WRECKED MAIL PLANE/JANIO 1930, this Western Air Express crash near Cedar City, Utah also 10/1/30 (AAMS 30.1 & 30.2). (2) £40 to 60 £40.00
367
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
UNITED STATES 1930 (Dec 22) Western Air Express flight to Los Angeles, crashed at Alhambra, CA. Two envelopes to Los Angeles bearing 2 line cachets, one pilot & co-pilot signed. (2) £50 to 65 £50.00
368
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Francis Chichester solo flight cover crashed at Katsuma Japan, bears crash cachet & is signed by pilot. £50 to 65 N/S
369
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
UNITED STATES 1931 Pacific Air Transport Flight in Boeing 40 to Portland, crashed at Oakland, CA - the years 21st. Two envelopes to Portland bearing different types of 4 line 'Delayed' cachets, one endorsed by postmaster. (2) £50 to 65 N/S
370
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
UNITED STATES 1936 (15.12) Western Air Express Boeing 247D - NC13370 Flight to New York, crashed into Lone Park Mountain, Salt Lake City, Utah & not found until following June. Three envelopes bearing different types of 'Delay' cachet + 1 official covering env. Also some photocopy newspaper cuttings. (4) £90 to 110 £105.00
 
   
       
   
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