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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 - Iceland
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
806    M
 Used
1876-1999 M & U collection housed in a KA/BE hingeless album incl. 1929 50a Air M, 1931 Zeppelin set M etc. (726) £60 to 80 £145.00
807
 UM
1902-04 5k slate & chestnut, two fresh UM pairs, very well centred, SG.55. Cat. £560 £120 to 150 N/S
808
 UM
 Block of four
1907-08 5kr slate blue & brown in top marginal block of four fresh UM, SG. 95. Cat. £680 £200 to 260 N/S
809
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1919-29 Pioneer Flights - written up collection on leaves with photos of Faber's AVRO 504, US Army Air Force World Flight Locatelli, as well as 1924 PPC from support ship USS 'Richmond,' 1928 Isafjordur-Siglufirdi, Reykjavik-Isafjordur, 1929 Reykjavik-Sauoarkiokur, 1930 Blondua-Reykjavik first flight covers. Also 2 panes airmail etiquettes (5 covers, 10 photos) £140 to 165 £140.00
810
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 Ahrenberg & Floden Stockholm -USA flight. Iceland acceptance registered envelope (65 pieces taken on board) to New York, franked 5aur, 2kr, '2 kronur' on 25a orange + 'Kr 10' on 2kr pairs cancelled c.d.s. Flight forced down in Greenland, mail continued by sea, b/stamped New York. Rare & fine. £150 to 200 £740.00
811
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
Zeppelin 1931 Iceland Flight - envelope to London, picked up by basket at Oskjuhlio, franked overprinted 2kr letter rate. Obverse also bears green 'Viking' flight cachet, with Friedrichshafen transit & London arrival d/stamps on the reverse. £80 to 100 N/S
812
 M
1933 Balbo Flight overprinted set of three, fine M also sheetlet of special airmail etiquettes. £400 to 550 £520.00
813
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Col. Lindberg's PAN-AM survey flight. Photo of Charles & Ann Lindberg & plane + commemorative envelope to USA dated 18th August. £30 to 40 £64.00
814
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 Imperial Airways 1st Flight to Australia - Icelandic acceptance reg. envelope, franked 20aur + 2kr airs, cancelled Reykjavik c.d.s. On reverse, Hull & Perth transits + Freemantle arrival d/stamps. £60 to 75 £190.00
815
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 Light & Wilson World Flight Reykjavik - Edinburgh leg, envelope franked 10a, 25a & 2kr airs, a special 2.35kr rate. 188 items carried of which only 10 were not registered. Obverse bears flight cachet & arrival c.d.s. Very fine & rare. £120 to 140 £160.00
816
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934-35 Thor Solberg transatlantic flight Reykjavik - Bergen leg, cover franked 1kr + 2kr airs. On reverse, commemorative machine cancel. Also two 1934 envelopes bearing airmail issues. (3) £65 to 80 £230.00
817
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 Internal glider flight covers organised by Germany, believed for spying purposes. Lot comprises German Lufthansa PPC with bilingual cachet (No 108 of 200), also Icelandic illustrated PPC's with flight cachet - one pilot signed, fine. (3) £80 to 100 N/S
818
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1942-70 Airmail cover collection written up on leaves bearing a variety of rates & frankings, most to USA or GB, few censored, some first flights, mostly fine to very fine. (23) £120 to 140 £150.00
819
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1949-45 collection of unused aerogrammes (8), airmail etiquette pane & postbag labels (3), all very fine. (12) £20 to 25 N/S
 
   
       
   
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