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Stamp auction - 29 June 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 June 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 153 - United States Of America
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1851-57 12c grey black, horizontal pair, right side just cut into o/w good to large margins, FU with faint black pmk, also bears traces of a red cancel, left stamp shows tiny abrasion above Washington Head, SG.19. (2) £60 to 75 £76.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1864 3c postal stationery envelope (U59) uprated with 3c rose (Sc.65) & 24c pale grey violet - small tone spot bottom left (Sc.70d), Cork cancels, obverse bears 'Volcano Calif 15.8' c.d.s, red New York Jul.31 exchange c.d.s and blue arrival mark. Ex. Noel collection. Philatelic Foundation Cert. 2009. £220 to 250 N/S
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) £350 to 450 £410.00
1893 $1 Columbian unused/re-gummed, SG.246. £100 to 130 N/S
1893 Columbian issue 10c, 15c, 30c FU, 50c U (faults) & $1 VFU (thinned), SG.242/6. Cat. £1000 (5) £120 to 150 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928-82 collection of mainly first & special flight covers incl. Canadian Colonial Airways 1928 New York/Albany/Montreal with cachet then refranked and first flight Montreal - Albany, Evan & Truman 1947 first round the world flight by single engine light plane New Jersey - New Jersey signed Cliff Evans (about 75 flown), 1965 Explorers Club Around the World Pole to Pole flight Honolulu - Honolulu special cover without stamp (200 of those) Interesting lot. (63) £120 to 150 N/S
 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 £60.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930-31 range of first flight covers (17) 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 £76.00
 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 Sep 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 four attempts Los Angeles - New York with cachets postmarked Los Angeles, picture enclosed. £65 to 75 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931-83 range of first flight covers (17) 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
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937-39 range of first flight covers (22) incl. 1937 (May 10th) 25th Anniv 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
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