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The Knapp Collection of Airmail Flights

Other Catapult Flights
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Lot 280

France, 1928 (Aug 13-23), Ile de France Catapult Flights, five covers: one Havre - New York with printed Roessler cachet, sent registered and franked with 13fr postage canceled Paris, Aug 12 and backstamped New York, Aug 20; one San Francisco to Paris canceled San Francisco, Aug 13 and backstamped Paris, Aug 23, without flight cachet; three Havre - Boston with Sep 3 Havre - New York octagons tying 11.50fr postage and Boston backstamps of the same date, one with flap missing, Fine to Very Fine.
AAMC 1081 & vars.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $300.
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Lot 281

United States, 1927-31, U.S.S. Leviathan and S.S. City of Los Angeles covers and ephemera, carried by the U.S.S. Leviathan, ship-to-shore with Adams Air Mail Pick-up service, plus a cover from the S.S. City of Los Angeles from California to Hawaii, each with appropriate cachets and relevant ephemera, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 282

Worldwide, 1929-37, North Atlantic catapult covers, 36, many on special exhibit pages, from different flights, both to and from North America; appropriate cachets and markings with a few pieces of ephemera, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a marvelous lot, beautifully presented.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 283

Worldwide, 1934-38, South Atlantic catapult covers, 61 covers plus five pre-catapult Condor covers from 1933-34, both to and from South America, with various cachets, some lovely frankings, a few ad covers, many commercial, Very Fine, ideal for the serious collector.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,800.
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