Printable Version

Sale 706

Flagship US, British and Worldwide
Stamps and Postal History


Airmail
 
 
Lot Photo Description
Lot 1576

Airmail, 1918, 16¢ green (Scott C2), tied by Air Mail Service New York Jul 15 1918 duplex, to cover addressed to Washington DC, first day of air mail rate, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $270.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1577

Airmail, 1918, 16¢ green (Scott C2), tied by 12/18/18 Cleveland OH duplex to cover, addressed to Roessler New Jersey with Air Plane Stamp News cachet on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1578

Airmail, 1927, 10¢ Lindbergh (Scott C10), First Day Cover with two-country franking, Windsor, Ont. Canada to San Francisco; Canada 2¢ stamped envelope postmarked "WINDSOR JUN 18 330 PM 1927 ONT.", 10¢ Lindbergh affixed at left and canceled by "CHICAGO JUN 18 11PM AIR MAIL" duplex; backstamped San Francisco, Jun 20, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200

Originating in Windsor, where U.S. airmail stamps were regularly sold in the post office. A supply of the Lindbergh stamps came in from Detroit just before noon on the first day and made this cover possible. The cover traveled by train from Windsor through Detroit to Chicago, entering the U.S. mails at 11 p.m., then flown the next day to San Francisco.

Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1579

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15, C18), each with appropriate red Sudamerikafahrt cachet and magenta First Europe Pan-America Round Flight cachets, 65¢ on post card, tied to card with Lakehurst, N.J. May 10, 1930 slogan machine cancel, Friedrichshafen 6-6-30 transit mark and Jun 18, 1930 New York Graf Zeppelin green slogan receiving mark, $1.30 tied to post card with Graf Zeppelin cachet with Varick St. Sta. N.Y. May 11, 1930 machine slogan cancel and green New York, NY Jun 18, 1930 Graf Zeppelin slogan receiving cancel on reverse, $2.60 tied to airmail cover with Varick. St. Sta. N.Y. Apr 26, 1930 and backstamped with green Lakehurst, N.J. May 31, 1930 Graf Zeppelin slogan receiving cancel on reverse, C18 (2 singles) from New York to Friedrichshafen to Miami tied to cover with New York, NY Oct 2, 1933 machine cancel, with magenta Century of Progress cachet and red 1933 Sudamerika - Chicagofahrt cachet and backstamped with Miami, Fla Oct 23, 1933, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,220.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 1580

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), 65¢ and $1.30 on one cover and $2.60 on the other cover, each with appropriate red Sudamerikafahrt cachet and magenta First Europe Pan-America Round Flight cachet, 65¢ and $1.30 tied to cover with New York, N.Y. May 31, 1930 duplex cancels, Friedrichshafen 6-6-30 receiving mark, $2.60 tied to cover, addressed to Switzerland, with Syracuse, N.Y. May 31, 1930 with Friedrichshafen 6-6-30 receiving mark on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $540.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1581

Airmail, 1930, Graf Zeppelin complete (Scott C13-C15), each with appropriate red Sudamerikafahrt cachet and magenta First Europe Pan-America Round Flight cachet, 65¢ on Canadian postal stationary, addressed to Winnipeg Canada, tied to cover with Varick ST. Sta., N.Y. May 5, 1930 slogan machine cancel, Friedrichshafen 6-6-30 transit mark and New York Graf Zeppelin green slogan receiving mark, $1.30 tied to cover with Graf Zeppelin cachet with Washington, D.C. May 3, 1930 duplex cancel, and Fridrichshafen 6.6.30 receiving mark on reverse and green New York, NY Jun 18, 1930 Graf Zeppelin slogan receiving cancel on reverse, $2.60 tied to airmail cover with Varick. St. Sta. N.Y. Apr 26, 1930 with green Lakehurst, N.J. May 31, 1930 Graf Zeppelin slogan receiving cancel on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $510.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1582

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ and $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13-C14), 65¢ tied to Yale Campus picture post card with New York, Varick St. Sta. Apr 30 duplex cancel with appropriate red Sudamerikafahrt and Europe Pan-American Round Flight magenta cachets, Friedrichshafen transit mark and green New York Jun 18, 1930 Zeppelin receiving cancel, a few light corner bends, $1.30 tied to cover with New York, Varick St. Sta. Jun 2, 1930 machine cancel and matching Europe Pan-American Round Flight magenta cachet, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $575.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $360.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1583

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ and $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13, C14), 65¢ (2) & $1.30 tied by 1930 New York, NY Varick Sta duplexes, on cover addressed to New Jersey, with violet Round Flight cachet and red South America cachet, with green receiver on reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $450.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1584

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C14), tied by 1930 machine cancel on UX27 addressed to Michigan, with violet Round Flight cachet & red South America cachet, with green receiver on front, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $240.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1585

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin (Scott C15), tied by 1930 machine cancel to cover addressed to Michigan, with violet Round Flight cachet & red South America cachet, with green receiver on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $420.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1586

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin First Day Cover (Scott C18), three tied by 1933 New York NY Oct 2 machine cancel to cover with violet Century of Progress cachet & red triangle round trip cachet; two light vertical folds, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $285.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $216.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1587

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin (Scott C18), tied by 1933 New York NY machine cancel, on Roessler illustrated card addressed to Chicago IL, very rare this nice, Very Fine.
Scott $80.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $156.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1588

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin (Scott C18), collection of 15 covers, each starting at Chicago, Miami, Akron or New York and sent to various destinations across the U.S. and Europe with various official cachets, one of the covers postmarked in New York with a Brazil destination has a first day postmark (opened a little roughly at left), Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,320.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $480.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1589

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin (Scott C18), four covers, each with 50¢ and Century of Progress cachet, one addressed to Germany, the other three to the U.S., Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $320.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 1590

Airmail Flights, 1914, Experimental Hydro Aeroplane Route, 1¢ (397) tied by 1914 Chautauqua NY flag cancel to picture postcard, addressed to Chicago IL, with violet straight line "Hydro Aeroplane Route", Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $330.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1591

Airmail Flights, 1914, Experimental Hydro-Aeroplane Mail Service, postal card cancelled by 1914 Bemus Point NY duplex, addressed to New Kensington PA, with violet straight line "Via U.S. Aeroplane Mail, Route No. 607004" two-line cachet (type 2), Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $192.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1592

Airmail Flights, 1918, flight postcard with fantasy C2 & C3, pair 3¢ 489, and fantasy C3 with C2 vignette, & C2 frame over C3 stamp, tied by Air Mail Philadelphia duplexes, addressed to Roessler East Orange NJ, boy scout on front, a must for the Roessler collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1593

Airmail Flights, 1918, flight postcard with Fantasy C1, 1¢ & 5¢ Washington, and fantasy C1 with C3 vignette, tied by Air Mail Philadelphia duplexes, addressed to Roessler East Orange NJ, boy scout on front with another C# vignette, a must for the Roessler collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $720.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1594

Airmail Flights, 1918, Government flight cover, imperf pair #484 tied by 12/16/18 Washington Airmail Service to cover, first day of 6¢ rate, addressed to Roessler's Air Plane Stamp News with cachet, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1595

Airmail Flights, 1918, Government flight cover, two #484 tied by 12/17/18 Newark NJ machine cancel to cover, addressed to Birmingham England, with Roessler "Winged Letter" cachet, violet straightline "By Airplane Mail", Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1596

Airmail Flights, 1919, flight covers to Toronto, three covers all franked with 2¢ Washington with "Winged Letter" cachet, all addressed to Torronto, one has a label on reverse with "Read the Airplane Stamp News", Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1597

Airmail Flights, 1919, First Flight Newark NJ to Washington DC, 6¢ (C1) tied by "Eastern Term Newark NJ Air Mail Service/ Dec 8" c.d.s., on cover addressed to Washington DC, "Via Airplane" label, "Airplane Stamp News Cachet on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1598

Airmail Flights, 1919, Government flight cover, 2¢ Washington tied by machine cancel with violet Newark NJ "Air Mail Service Eastern Terminal cancel, to cover addressed to Mr Joyce while he was attending Princeton University, with Roessler "Winged Letter" cachet, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1599

Airmail Flights, 1919, first flight cover from Mineola NY to Toronto Canada, 2¢ Washington tied by Mineola NY Aug 21 1919 flag cancel, to cover addressed to Toronto Canada, with Roessler "Winged Letters" cachet and "Via Airplane" label, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1600

Airmail Flights, 1920, Government flight cover, C2 tied by Los Angeles CA slogan cancel to cover addressed to Roessler New Jersey, with blue "First L.A.- S.F. Aerial Mail Avion 5/27/20", with straight line "Special Delivery", "Air Plane Stamp News" cachet on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $120.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1601

Airmail Flights, 1927, First Air Express Flight New York to Chicago, Roessler Lindbergh cachet, on cover with American Express label at right, addressed to Chicago IL, with original receipt, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $168.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1602

Airmail Flights, 1928, Roessler Kitty Hawk overprint on 5¢ Beacon cover, with 1928 New York NY G.P.O. duplex on card addressed to Roessler East Orange NJ, 1928 Kitty Hawk NC cancel, with "Via Air Mail" label upper left, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $330.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1603

Airmail Flights, 1929, Roessler Kitty Hawk overprint on 5¢ Beacon cover, with Kitty Hawk Jan 6 1929 cancel tying pair ½¢ (551) & pair 2¢ (649) on card addressed to Roessler East Orange NJ, "Via Air Mail" label, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $330.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1604

Airmail Flights, 1928, First Flight Managua to Newark to San Francisco, 2¢ Washington tied by U.S. Marine Managua Nicaragua duplex, on cover addressed to Roessler East Orange forwarded to San Francisco, with Lindbergh cachet, red straight line "Via: Aeroplane Mail", C11 tied on reverse by Newark NJ duplex, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1605

Airmail Flights, 1930, Experimental Glider Flight, strip of three 5¢ (C12) tied by Nashville TN machine cancel and Nashville TN duplex, to Roessler glider flight cacheted cover, addressed to East Orange, "Special Delivery", Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1606

Airmail Flights, 1934, US Navy Massed Flight, block of four #732 tied by "Aircraft Base Force U.S.S. Fleet/Jan 10 1934", addressed to Massillon OH, signed by commander McGinnis, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $96.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 1607

Airmail Flights, 1935, US Navy Massed Flight, 3¢ (#720) tied by "Fleet Air Base Pearl Harbor Hawaii/May 9 1935" duplex, C19 tied by USS Swan handstamp, with blue cachet, signed by J.S. Johnson, Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $168.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 1608

Airmail Flights, 1935, Midway Islands to San Diego, 3¢ (#772) tied by "USS Nautilus Midway Islands May 22 1935" cancel, great blue cachet, addressed to San Diego CA, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $168.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1609

Airmail Flights, 1935, Navy Mass Flight Hawaii to Johnston Island, 3¢ (#774) tied by "Honolulu T.H.F.A.B. & Atchb Sqds.Pearl Harbor BR. Nov 9 1935" cancel, on cover addressed to French Frigate Shoals, USS Pelican Johnston Islands receiver, Mass Flight cachet, with contents, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $240.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1610

Airmail Flights, 1937, Howard Hughes Coast to Coast First Flight, pair 2¢ (738) tied by "Newark NJ A.M.F. Jan 19 1937" duplex, with typewritten cachet "Pilot Howard Hughes, Coast to Coast Record, 7 hours, 29 minutes. Hughes Special 'R 258 Y'", backstamped 1/20/37 Lynchburg VA, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $192.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1611

Airmail Flights, 1947, Spruce Goose First Flight, 5¢ (C33), tied by "Wilmington CA Nov 1 1947" machine cancel to cover, addressed to Burbank CA, with red cachet "Howard Hughes launches his Giant Flying Boat Hercules the World's Largest Plane Wilmington CA Nov 1 1947", Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $390.
View details and enlarged photo








Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC
The Oldest Philatelic Auction House in the United States, established in 1885.
 
Administrative Office:
22 Shelter Rock Lane, Unit 53
Danbury, CT 06810, USA

Tel: 203.830.2500
Fax: 203.297.6059
  Boston Area Office:
181 Wells Avenue, Suite 105
Newton, MA 02459, USA

Tel: 781.453.0990
Fax: 781.453.0945
 

info@kelleherauctions.com