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Stamps and Postal History


Airmail and Related
 
 
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Lot 10173

Airmail, 1927, 20¢ Map & Planes (Scott C9), both with Washington D.C. Jan 25, 1927 postmark, exceptionally fresh, Very Fine. Scott $100 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10174
1962, Mercury 7 Astronauts, unsevered UY 16 with additional 4c (1193) cancelled by partial MC to Hawaii, signed by Alan Shepard, John Glenn & Scott Carpenter, with autopens of Gus Grissom, Donald Slayton, Walter Schirra & Gordon Cooper, with letter on NASA letterhead apologizing for delay in answering, small tape stains on card, one barely touching Slayton's autopen.
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $80.
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Lot 10175

1936 First 24 Hour Mass Flight to San Diego, 3¢ (782) tied by faint San Diego CA machine cancel, with #784 tied by "VT Squadron/DEC 19" Doane, "Merry Christmas" with cachet in upper left "First 24 Hour Mass Flight/Made by Planes Nos. 1,2,3,4,5,& 6", and "Carried in Plane 6-P-6", addressed to San Diego, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10176

1938 (Nov 29), Point Reyes, Calif., AAMS 38.7; franked by pair of 3¢ Washington coils, cachet "Damage due to air mail/interruption near/Point Reyes, Cal/Nov 29. 1938"; press photo of pilot accompanies, Very Fine.
AAMC 381129.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10177

1939-90, private air mail handstamps with image of plane, 32 items, mostly covers (including 3 overseas), some with quite remarkable handstamps, ideal for the topicalist, examine, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10178

1940-82, 25 airline corner card covers, all with meter slogans, including PanAm, Delta, Piedmont, etc., examine, very difficult to assemble today, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10179

1946, Pan Am Air Mail Test dual frankings, five covers with US and foreign stamps, US cancelled on Nov 1 1946 in Detroit, foreign stamps include Antigua, British Guiana, Jamaica, St Lucia and Trinadad & Tobago, with various receivers on reverse, these covers were allowed only on Nov 1 in acknowledgment of the new 10¢ air mail rate, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 10180

1947, 5¢ carmine First Day Cover to Malta, forwarded to G.B. (Scott C33), received at FPO 570 (Malta) on May 2, forwarded to G.B. using R.A.F. Form 1674, very unusual treatment of an FDC, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10181
Delta Airlines postcards and ephemera. Choice lot of Delta paper, includes twenty four picture postcards with four prop aircraft, cigarette card, leather baggage tag, couple of photos, may not be original, all in all a lot that will please the airline collector, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10182
Air baggage labels, 1928-80, 200-250 items including baggage labels, etiquettes & postcards, many different airlines including some scarce PAA, some Alaska & PR, very difficult lot of fine collateral, inspect, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $300.
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