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The Knapp Collection of Airmail Flights

U.S. Rocket Mail Flights
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Lot 479

1959 (Dec. 31), Reaction Research Society's Third Rocket Mail Flight, Mojave Desert, five covers, one each from Rocket F1, F2, F3, F5 and F6; each with full black pictorial cachet, blue R.R.S. Rocket Mail/Dec. 30-31, 1959 stamp with black rocket design cancel, and black handstamp of Rocket number, Very Fine, 20 rockets were used, carrying a total of only 240 covers; only a small number of covers were carried on each rocket, scarce.
Ellington-Zwisler 28; $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $300.
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