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Stamp auction - 27 November 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 November 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 149 - United States Of America
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1143
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
COLLECTION OF CRASH MAIL PILOT'S SIGNATURES on flight covers, mostly first flights, some signed also by first flight pilot period 1926-36, plus one piece aircraft fabric from crash - attractive frankings & cachets. Full list of flights accompanies. Very useful lot. £300 to 400 £420.00
1144
 Used
Early to modern U ranges in album & stock book with some duplication, ranges to 1990's £100 to 140 N/S
1145
 M
 Used
1847-1994 M & U collection housed in a large stock book incl. facsimiles and condition very mixed. Face value of modern will add up. (1000's) £150 to 200 N/S
1146    M
 Used
1851-1986 M & U collection housed in 7 green spring back albums, some duplication - still an excellent basis of expansion (1000's) £200 to 250 N/S
1147
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851-57 1c Franklin three examples (faults) on a cover to North Adams, Massachusetts, adhesives cancelled by grid of Hillsboro. £40 to 50 £40.00
1148
Used (on letter or envelope)
1861-65 illustrated Patriotic envelopes (3) unused by Charles Magnus Co. all over designs of Stewarts Place- Baltimore, Encampment of U. ST. Troops at Newport News (2 different). £30 to 40 N/S
1149
Used (on letter or envelope)
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA 1862 5c (Davis) light milky blue, tied blue PETERSBURG VA d/stamp to N. Carolina, also 1862 (May) soldiers underpaid cover with s/line 'DUES' (Act by Confederate Congress not applying to MILITIA i.e. KIRKWOOD'S S. Caroline Volunteers) with letter. Also 3c Washington UNION patriotic cover - TRUE TO THE UNION by Magee PHILA. Good trio. (3) £100 to 120 £140.00
1150
 M
1869 2c Post Rider & 3c Steam Locomotive both M examples. SG. 115&116. (2) Cat. £900. £80 to 120 £125.00
1151
 Used
1883-1980 good to FU collection neatly laid out in a Merton album, general run through lot with some better noted incl. 1893 Columbian set to $2, 1901 Pan-Am set, 1902-08 $5, 1904 Louisiana Purchase set, 1907 Jamestown set & later ranges of defins & commems to 1980. (100's) £400 to 500 N/S
1152
 Used
1893 Columbian issue 10c, 15c, 30c FU, 50c U (faults) & $1 VFU (thinned), SG.242/6. Cat. £1000 (5) £120 to 150 N/S
1153
 M
1893 Columbian issue 1c to 8c M (odd crease) SG. 235/241, 1896 Trans Mississippi Expo 2c M, 4c M (faults), 50c M, SG.292/3 & 1901 Pan-Am 4c M. Cat. £1196 (7) £150 to 180 £180.00
1154
 M
1893 Columbian set to 50c M (some faults) as is usual, the 15c & 50c are unused, SG.235/245. Cat. £1500+ (11) £120 to 170 N/S
1155
 Used
1895 15c, 50c, $1 Type I & $5 Av U, SG.277/9, 281. (4) Cat. £550 £50 to 70 N/S
1156
 UM
 M
1901-67 M or UM collection in a stock book, highlights incl. 1901 Pan-Am Expo set (£425), 1903 2c Washington block of four (£72), 1907 Jamestown 2c top marginal strip of three UM (£102+), 1907 Jamestown set (£180), 1913-15 Panama Pacific 2c & 5c (£100), 1920 Pilgrim Fathers set (£50), 1923 Air set (£190), 1924 Huguenot set (£30), 1933 Chicago Exhibition M/Sheet (£59), 1934 Exhibition Sheet (£40), 1938-54 Presidential Defin set - $1 x1 (£160), Coil stamps (£28), 1940 Famous Americans set (£34), 1954-65 defins 26 vals to $5 (8) & many more to 1967. Condition fine throughout. (100's) £250 to 300 N/S
1157
 M
1902 3c, 4c, 5c, 6c, 10c & 13c - all good M, from SG.308/313. (6) Cat. £390 £45 to 55 £62.00
1158
 M
1908-22 Franklin Head defins 1c to 30c (15 different) M, some with heavy hinge remnants. £40 to 60 £64.00
1159
 M
U.S POSTAL AGENCY IN SHANGHAI 1919 Surcharged 12 vals to $2 M, condition mixed on ½ incl. some with gum thins or thins - still scarce group from SG.1/16. Cat. £1200 £150 to 200 N/S
1160
Used (on letter or envelope)
1922-24 range of first flight covers (7) incl. Experimental flight 6.10.22 Hartford - New York Aviation Meet, Official first flight Transcontinental Air route with night flying 1.7.24 first flown San Francisco - North Platte bears 16c Air & boxed cachet, another but San Francisco - Reno stage bears 8c Air & boxed cachet, another but Salt Lake City - Omaha bears 16c Air + boxed cachet, another but Cleveland - New York, another but San Francisco - Chicago bears 16c Air, World Fliers arriving at Boston cover with special cancel - flown to New York 5.9.24, franked 8c Air. £50 to 65 N/S
1161
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928-29 range of first flight covers incl. 25th Anniv Wright Bros. flight McKeesport - Tulsa, PAA Miami - Nassau 2.1.29 pilot signed Harry Rogers. Chicago - Bogota 16.1.29 SCADTA flown Cartagena - Bogota bears 20ct Scadta semi-official overprint 'EU' and Colombia airmail etiquette (scarce). CAM 29 New Orleans - Houston 23.1.29, PAA Miami - Cristobal 4.2.29 onto Costa Rica, PAA Brownsville - Mexico City 10.3.29, National Glider Conference Detroit 10.4.29 special cover signed May Haizlip (with picture & press cutting), PANAGRA first flight Miami - Tumaco, Colombia 14.5.29 (scarce), PAA Miami - Belize 21.5.29, COLUMBUS Airport Dedication 8.7.29 signed Ulysses Cooper (Governor of Ohio), CATAPULT Mail D.Bremen' 1.8.29 with large red cachet etc. Attractive frankings & cachets throughout. (15) £75 to 100 £96.00
1162
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929-30 range of 16 first flight cacheted covers incl. PAA 1929 May 21st Miami - Belize Airport Dedication 1929 Oct 12th Conneant Ohio - Cleveland & signed Blanche Wilcox Noyes (female pilot) & incl. several photos. Air Meet & Dedication Vero Beach Florida 1930 March 3rd signed aviator Mrs Freddie Lund - two pictures accompany. PAA 1930 May 1st Brownsville - Maracaibo Airfield pmk (250 flown), North West Air Tours 1930 July 31st Lewison Idaho special cover signed by pilots Dorothy Hester & Tex Rankin plus three cuttings about them. £60 to 75 N/S
1163
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930-31 range of 17 first flight covers incl. 1930 Oct 29th flown cover from Berkeley - Pennsylvania with letter and signed by aviator Lilian Moses, PAA 1930 Nov 10th first flight Miami - Para, Brazil with cachet, 1930 PAA FAM 10 Miami - Maranhao signed both pilots Williamson & Grooch, very scarce as only 216 items of mail flown, 1931 Shore to Ship experimental flight to S.S City of Los Angeles special cover postmarked Honolulu, another but signed Earle Ovington the pioneer pilot etc. £70 to 85 N/S
1164
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930-36 range of first flight covers (13) incl. 1930 Dec 2nd PAA Miami-Cienfuegos, Cuba, 1933 Chicago World fair PPC inscribed 'Bernetta A. Miller Licensed Mail Pilot 173 Sept 1912' she was the 5th licenced female pilot in USA, 1935 April 22nd PAA Surrey flight Honolulu-San Francisco with attractive cachet, 1935 Feb-June Wiley Post Stratosphere flights cover from on the 4 attempts Los Angeles-New York with cachets postmarked Los Angeles, picture enclosed. £65 to 75 N/S
1165
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931-83 range of 17 first flight covers incl. 1931 May 23rd Official Opening Floyd Bennett Airfield New York with cachet & signed Mrs Floyd Bennett (his widow), 1932 Jan 16th Kohler Aviation experimental flight Milwaukee - Detroit posted on arrival, cachet & pilot signed Stephanie Martin, 1932 April 9th Army Day Los Angeles Airport cachet signed Juanita E. Burns with cuttings, National Air Races Cleveland 27.3.32 cacheted cover signed by aviators Gladys O'Donnell, Francis Klingensmith & on reverse Evelyn De Saversky. 1933 July 6th Boyd & Lyon non-stop flight New York - Port Au Prince & return 10.6.33 & 6.7.33 special cacheted cover Odom & Reynolds round the world flight 12-15th April 1947 special cover posted on arrival New York signed Reynolds etc. £70 to 90 N/S
1166
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937-39 range of first flight covers (22) incl. 1937 May 10th 25th anniversary flight Newport Beach-Avalon by 'China Clipper' special illustrated cover, 1937 May 9th Merrill Coronation New York-London-New York round trip cover with pictures of Merrill holding a package of GB Coronation Stamps before return flight and handing them over at Floyd Bennett Airfield on arrival, further range cacheted covers. £60 to 75 N/S
1167
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939-46 range first flight covers (25) incl. 1940 Dec 17th Kitty Hawk Aviation Day special cover signed Eddie Rickenbacker - WWI Ace, 1946 TWA Philadelphia-Tripoli (only 10 flown) £50 to 65 £72.00
1168
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII 1943-45 Italian P.O.W mail from camps in the USA mainly Fort Mead, New York & Oran Algeria. An American-run camp, large multi-language P.O.W letter sheets with various postal & censor markings. Extensive messages from the Italian P.O.W's should be worth translating. (33) £50 to 70 £64.00
1169
  AUTOGRAPH RICHARD NIXON American President 1969-74, typed letter signed 'Richard Nixon' as president from White House, Washington, 10th Dec 1971, to John S. McCowan in Stourbridge, Worcestershire on White House printed stationery. Nixon states that, even though he does not always acknowledge his correspondence letters 'they are most welcome and I look forward to your pertinent observations on matters of mutual interest. I hope you will continue to keep me posted on current events on your side of the Atlantic!' In concluding he sends his warmest wishes. The original envelope accompanies, some slight creasing and small tears to left & right edges of central horizontal fold. (1) £120 to 150 N/S
1170
 M
CANAL ZONE 1904 (24th June) 5c M (signed), 1904-08 8c on 50c (type 7) M, 1909 on Panama Republic 8c fine M, 1925-28 on USA $1 M. Scarce group, SG.2, 17, 33 & 97. (4) £80 to 100 N/S
 
   
       
   
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