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Stamp auction - 10 November 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 November 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 154 - Crash Covers
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
343
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Francis Chichester flight Manila - Tokyo, crashed at Katsuura with cachet & pilot signed F.C. Chichester, 1942 UNITED AIRLINES crash at New York, delay four line cachet, also 'Received in wet conditions' and 'Postage Stamp Missing on Arrival at New York.' AAMS42.2. (2) £60 to 75 £62.00
344
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 CONDORS JUNKERS W.34 'Tapajoz' sank Rio De Janeiro 3.5.34 cover Ravensburg - Rio, bears violet crash cachet & red airmail cachet. N340503a. £80 to 120 £80.00
345
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 Imperial Airways 'COURITIER' crash at Phaleron Bay, Greece, cover from Cairo to Berlin with Type 'C' label from Munich P.O with two line cachet. N371001c. £40 to 50 £56.00
346
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 British Airways 'Electra' crash at Vordingborg, Denmark, cover from Glasgow to Stockholm with Malmo P.O slip. N390815b. (1) £40 to 50 £56.00
347
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 British Airways 'Electra' crash at Vordingborg, Denmark, cover from Liverpool - Oslofjord with Oslo P.O. slip. N390815d. Rare. £80 to 100 £80.00
348
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940 Pan Air Brazil S43 crash on landing at Bahia 25.12.40 Ceara/Rio De Janeiro with crash cachet (N401225a), United AL crash on landing at New York 11.4.42 St. Joseph Mo/New York cover with violet five line delay crash cachet. (AAMS 42.2) (2) £50 to 70 N/S
349
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1947 BOAC flying boat Portland homeward bound from Hong Kong, crash at Bahrain, airmail letter Bombay - London with cachet 'DAMAGED BY/SEA WATER,' also includes a photo of similar class flying boat. N470823a. Scarce. £80 to 100 £82.00
350
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1947 The Short Sandringham Flying Boat G-AHZB 'Portland' carrying service mails from Burma, crashed at Bahrain on 23rd Aug (10 people killed & part of the mails lost), cover bears oblong boxed cachet DAMAGED BY SEA WATER. Very scarce. £700 to 900 N/S
351
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1948-49 United Airlines crash at Wilburton, PA, cover & P.O slip affixed label 'REC'D IN BAD CONDITION AT POTTSVILLE, PA' another with 3 line 'DAMAGED IN AIR CRASH/NOV 29 1949/DALLAS TX' also P.O cover, another different cachet 'DAMAGE DUE TO AIR MAIL INTERRUPTION NEAR DALLAS TX' same crash, Ref AAMS 8.4. (3) £50 to 70 £50.00
352
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1954 BOAC Comet I crash off Elba, Kuala Lumpur - Harrogate air letter, bears red two line cachet. N540110b. £45 to 60 £56.00
353
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1955 (17th Dec) HOLLYWOOD SC cacheted crash cover from New York to Miami Beach with marginal enclosure, also Miami P.O. ambulance cover, 1959 (23rd Nov) Route 2 New York to L.A crash at Midway Airport, Chicago, salvaged mail bears DAMAGED BY FIRE IN/THE POSTAL SERVICE cachet, another salvaged burnt FDC from same crash. (3) £40 to 50 N/S
 
   
       
   
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