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Airmail




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Lot 7039

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, 4th Day (Scott C11), pair canceled Jul 28, 1928 at Middletown, Pa. on a cover with a rubberstamped cachet for Stultz Day in honor of Pennsylvania pilot Wilmer L. Stultz, addressed to Stutz, Mo. and backstamped Chicago, Kansas City and Stultz, Very Fine. Usages of the 5¢ Beacon between July 25 and August 1 are quite scarce, .
Suggested Bid $200


A month earlier, on June 18, 1928, Wilmer L. Stultz and his co-pilot, Lou Gordon, flying the Fokker trimotor "Friendship", carried passenger Amelia Earhart across the Atlantic, making her the first female passenger to fly across the Atlantic.

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Lot 7040

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, 4th Day (Scott C11), single used with an additional 5¢ postage on Jul 28, 1928 at Detroit Mich. on an airmail cover to Cheyenne, Wyo.; mistakenly identified on the reverse as a "pre-first day" because "Stamp issued in Detroit July 31st"; small tear at the upper left, otherwise Very Fine. Usages of the 5¢ Beacon between July 25 and August 1 are quite scarce, .
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 7041

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, Combination Last Day/First Day of Rate (Scott C11), plate no. strip of 4 with both plate no. single and blue "TOP" canceled Boston, Jul 31 on a legal size airmail envelope with rubberstamped C.A.M. 1 rate-change cachet, to George H. Kieley, Springfield, Ill. c/o the Postmaster; penciled instruction reads, "opposite side for 2nd address"; cover then postmarked at Springfield on Aug 1 and mailed to Kieley in Sommerville, Mass., the reverse bearing a rubberstamped Springfield pictorial first-day-of-rate cachet; some edge wrinkling but a rare - and possibly unique - cover, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 7042

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), plate block of 9 tied by mute ovals on an oversize Registered cover with Third Assistant Postmaster General, Philatelic Agency Official Business corner card (Planty 16); postmarked Jul 25 Washington D.C. Registry Division on the reverse, along New York (also Jul 25) and Ogden, Utah (Jul 27) registry Division. postmarks, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $400
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Realized $200.
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Lot 7043

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC with a marvelous E.J. Muzzy (?) cachet featuring a nicely done red thermographed representation of the actual stamp with the sky hand colored blue and black inscription "First Day of Issue", Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $350
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Lot 7044

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC with a Milton Mauch pictorial First Day cachet (Planty 1).
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 7045

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), plate block of 4 on a Washington FDC with an Albert Gorham cacheted envelope prepared for the 2¢ & 5¢ Hawaii overprints (647-648) that would not be issued until Aug 13; addressed to Honolulu and backstamped New York (Jul 26) and San Francisco (Jul 27); light creases at the left, which appear to have been caused by the San Francisco cancelling machine (see photo of back), otherwise Very Fine and quite likely, unique.
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 7046

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair with blue plate no. & "TOP" on Washington FDC with a hand drawn pen & ink cachet picturing a plane over an air field on a printed Return envelope to Detroit stamp & coin dealer, W.F. Fratcher, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 7047

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), plate block of 4 on a Washington FDC with an Albert Gorham "First Day of Issue" cachet (Planty 4B), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 7048

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), plate block of 6 with blue "TOP" on a Washington FDC addressed to Edward Worden, Milburn, N.J. Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $130.
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Lot 7049

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), plate block of 6 on a legal size Washington FDC to San Francisco with a Washington dealer, C.E. Nickles corner card, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $140.
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Lot 7050

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), single on a small Washington FDC with an unlisted George Burfeind cachet picturing George Washington and green Burfeind address, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 7051

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to Philadelphia signed by 2nd Assistant Postmaster General, W. Irving Glover; addressed to William F. Housman, Steelton, Pa., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $110.
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Lot 7052

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to New York with A.C. Roessler address and his red pictorial "Air Plane Stamp News" corner card (Planty 3), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $120.
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Lot 7053

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), plate block of 4 on a Washington FDC on an airmail envelope, prepared by Albert Gorham, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $160.
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Lot 7054

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), group of 9 Washington FDCs created by (and addressed to) Philadelphia stamp dealer Benjamin Sonnenstein; all with his typical homemade airmail envelopes and tiny rubberstamped "Day of Issue"; seven of them with pairs (two on 2¢ entires, U431-432) and two with a single plus a commemorative (5¢ Norse American & 5¢ Ericsson), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $160.
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Lot 7055

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to Philadelphia on a homemade airmail envelope, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 7056

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair with blue plate no. & "TOP" on a Washington FDC to New York by Louis Guenzel with his 4-line rubberstamped cachet, "Aug. 1-1928-5 CENT Airmail rate Thanks to Postmaster Glover, Henderson Praeger"; addressed to Guenzel and backstamped Salt Lake City, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $180
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Realized $150.
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Lot 7057

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to New York with A.C. Roessler address on a type 4 double-bar airmail envelope (Planty 3 var.), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $180
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Lot 7058

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to New York with A.C. Roessler corner card on a type 4 double-bar airmail envelope (Planty 3 var.), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $180
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Lot 7059

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to Detroit - an U.S. P.O.D. Airmail postcard with a map of U.S. C.A.M. routes on the back, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $180
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Realized $100.
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Lot 7060

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), single on a Washington FDC with an Albert Gorham C.A.M. cachet (Planty 4A); 5¢ postage due paid with a 5¢ Roosevelt (556) on the reverse canceled Jul 27 at the destination, Cummington, Mass., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $180
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Realized $90.
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Lot 7061

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC with an Aero Philatelic Society of Chicago corner card, plus two Aug 1 flight covers with single C11s and the same corner card: Detroit and Louisville, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7062

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), plate no. strip of 4 on a Washington FDC flown to New York and sent Special Delivery to Cleveland, O., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 7063

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC on a brown, red & blue pictorial airmail envelope to the Congress High School Stamp Club, Bridgeport, Ct. (Planty 14), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 7064

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair with red plate no. on a legal size Washington FDC - an American Multigraph Co. airmail business envelope picturing a large biplane (Planty 12), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $150.
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Lot 7065

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), single on a Washington FDC - a 2¢ Sesquicentennial entire - to Indianapolis with a Floyd Shockley/Indiana Stamp Club rubberstamped cachet, "5c Air Mail Stamp, First Day Cancellation" (Planty 5); 3¢ Postage Due paid with an Indianapolis pre-canceled 3¢ J63, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7066

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on Washington FDC with rubberstamped Great Falls, Mont. C.A.M. 26 cachet (Planty 15); the cover was supposed to have been sent "Airmail to Salt Lake City, by Rail to Great Falls, Mont., Air to Butte, Mont., Aug. 1st"; it was inad sent to St. Paul, Minn. first; the cover has postmarks of St. Paul (Jul 26), Salt Lake City (Jul 30) Great Falls (Aug 1) and Butte (Aug 2), Very Fine. A unique cover and Planty's listing example, .
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7067

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to New York with an Albert Gorham cachet prepared for C.A.M. 19 & 23 first flight covers (Planty 4C); also a May 1 C.A.M. 19 cover, New York-Philadelphia, with the same Gorham cachet and franked with a 10¢ Lindbergh (C10), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7068

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC made by Louis Guenzel from a cut-down A.C. Roessler "Trail Blazers of U.S. Air Mail Service card" (Planty 2 var.) with partial Guenzel rubberstamped cachet "…Airmail rate Thanks to Postmaster Glover, Henderson Praeger" plus a tiny "First Day of Issuel rubberstamp; Guenzel pencil address erased, but backstamped Salt Lake City, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $120.
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Lot 7069

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to New York/San Francisco with stenciled C.E. Nickles customer address and his promotional insert, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 7070

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), single on a Washington FDC to Richmond - addressed to Washington FDC maker, C.E. Nickles with his promotional insert; handstamped "Postage Due 5 Cents." with no indication of its payment, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 7071

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), single on a Washington FDC to Peoria, Ill. with an Albert Gorham generic "First Day of Issue" cachet (Planty 4D); 5¢ Postage Due paid with a Peoria pre-canceled 5¢ J64, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $150.
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Lot 7072

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to Kansas City with a pictorial Lake Champlain Yacht Club corner card, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 7073

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to Kansas City with a pictorial Lake Champlain Yacht Club corner card, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 7074

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to Los Angeles with a Los Angeles Biltmore hotel corner card; includes accompanying letter noting regarding the first day and the rate change, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 7075

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), used with a 5¢ Huguenot-Walloon (616) on a Washington FDC to Philadelphia with collector/dealer Benjamin Sonnenstein rubberstamped address and tiny "Day of Issue" on a handmade airmail envelope.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 7076

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on Washington FDC to Oakland, Cal. signed by Graf Zeppelin pilot and innovator, Dr. Hugo Eckener; addressed to Airmail collector, Dr. Erwin H. Fast, Spring Valley, Wis., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7077

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), single on a Washington FDC to Philadelphia self-addressed to Baltimore stamp dealer O.W. CrowderPlanty 13, 5¢ Postage Due paid with a Baltimore pre-canceled 5¢ (J64); includes a Crowder insert touting the "FDC worth saving.", Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 7078

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), single on a Washington FDC to Philadelphia with the corner card of Baltimore stamp dealer O.W. Crowder (Planty 13), handstamped "Postage Due 5 Cents." with no evidence of it being paid, though the cover, addressed to Baltimore, is also handstamped "Ordinary Mail"; includes a Crowder insert touting the "FDC worth saving.", Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $75.
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Lot 7079

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to Philadelphia with collector/dealer Benjamin Sonnenstein rubberstamped address and tiny "Day of Issue" on a handmade airmail envelope, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 7080

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), two Adam K. Bert Washington FDCs: one with a pair to Los Angeles with Adam Bert corner card (Planty 7), the other with a single and a 5¢ Postage Due (J64) with a pre-printed address to Bert in Washington, Pa., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $75.
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Lot 7081

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC with a Floyd Shockley/Indiana Stamp Club rubberstamped cachet, "5c Air Mail Stamp, First Day Cancellation" (Planty 5), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 7082

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), vertical pair with horizontal guide line on Washington FDC to Philadelphia with Henry Hammelman calligraphic address to renowned stamp dealer, Eugene Klein; central vertical file fold, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 7083

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on Washington FDC to Philadelphia with Henry Hammelman calligraphic address to renowned stamp dealer, Eugene Klein; central vertical file fold, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 7084

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC with Third Assistant Postmaster General, Philatelic Agency Official Business corner card (Planty 16); addressed to Warwick, England but backstamped only New York; reduced slightly at the left ("Third" missing from corner card) and somewhat soiled, Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 7085

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to San Francisco with an unlisted rubberstamped Eagle & Shield "First Day Issued" cachet in magenta; addressed to Chicago and sent Special Delivery, but apparently two stamps used to pay the 10¢ Special Delivery fee have been removed, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 7086

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on Washington FDC to San Francisco addressed to renowned Philadelphia stamp dealer, Philip Ward, c/o the San Francisco Postmaster, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 7087

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on Washington FDC to Philadelphia addressed to well-known stamp dealer, Elmer Long, Harrisburg, Pa., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 7088

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), four covers serviced by Detroit dealer, Ward R. Chapin: 1.) pair on Washington FDC; 2.) pair on Detroit Jul 31 last day of 10¢ rate cover; and 3.-4.) singles on Aug 1 First Day of 5¢ rate covers: LaCrosse, Wis. & North Platte, Neb.; also includes two small Chapin advertising inserts.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $50.
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Lot 7089

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to Chicago with an unlisted purple Eagle and "First Day Issued" cachet and an American Flag sticker, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 7090

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to Boston Fairway general purpose Eagle & Shield airmail envelope with a Floyd C. Fuller, Grey Eagle, Minn. corner card, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $45.
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Lot 7091

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC with National Aeronautic Association "Air Mail" label (Planty 9); mild file fold at the left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 7092

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC with a National Aeronautic Association "Air Mail" label (Planty 9); mild file fold at the left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 7093

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), single on a Washington FDC - a 2¢ Sesquicentennial entire - to Boston with additional 1¢ & 2¢ stamps, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 7094

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on Washington FDC to Philadelphia addressed to renowned stamp dealer, Eugene Klein; central vertical file fold, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7095

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC addressed to stamp dealer Howard M. Weaver in Waynesboro, Pa., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 7096

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC addressed to stamp dealer C.D. Reimers in Fort Worth, Tex., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 7097

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC - a 2¢ Sesquicentennial entire - sent Special Delivery with a plate no. single of 10¢ blue (E11), Very Fine. Serviced by LeGrand Payne of Indianapolis, .
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7098

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), two Washington FDCs made by Washington stamp dealer, Walter R. Cuff: one with a pair to San Francisco addressed to Cuff c/o the San Francisco Postmaster, the other a single and a 5¢ Postage Due (J64), flown to Richmond though addressed to Cuff in Washington, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $80.
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Lot 7099

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), single on a Washington FDC with pre-printed address to pioneer Washington dealer H.A. Robinette; handstamped "Postage Due 5 Cents" but with no evidence that it was paid.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $50.
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Lot 7100

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC with a pre-printed address to stamp dealer A. Atlas Leve in Syracuse, N.Y., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 7101

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a small Washington FDC to dealer Benjamin Sonnenstein in Philadelphia with his tiny rubberstamped "Day of Issue" and a neat pictorial corner card, "Both bells have turned", Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $40.
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Lot 7102

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), block of 4 & single tied by mute ovals on a Registered Washington FDC to San Francisco with an attractive "Air Mail" & Plane imprint; hand lettered corner card reads "From: Postmaster, Washington D.C.", Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $70.
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Lot 7103

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), block of 4 with red plate no. on a Washington FDC to Cleveland, O. - a red & blue pictorial airmail envelope similar to Planty 14, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $34.
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Lot 7104

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to Buffalo, N.Y. on an airmail envelope with a small, circular portrait of Charles Lindbergh; interesting addition on the flap: a 1927 Christmas Seal, imperforate and with blue printed twice, once inverted - prob printer's waste, but…, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 7105

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on Washington FDC - an airmail envelope - to Indianapolis stamp dealer Floyd Shockley, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 7106

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on Washington FDC - an airmail envelope - to Indianapolis stamp dealer Floyd Shockley, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 7107

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to New York with a rubberstamped "First Day COVER", Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 7108

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to William F. Housman, Steelton, Pa. on his plain airmail envelope without the pictorial cachet, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $50.
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Lot 7109

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), on a Washington FDC - a 3¢ entire (U439) with a 2¢ Burgoyne (644) - to St. Paul, Minn.; reduced slightly at the right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 7110

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), block of 4 on a Washington FDC to W.H. Gilley in Chicago, an airmail envelope with an additional "Air Mail" label, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 7111

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC to Toledo, O. - a red & blue pictorial airmail envelope similar to Planty 14, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 7112

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), two Washington FDCs with pairs, one to Greensboro, N.C., the other a tiny, 4"x3¾" envelope to San Francisco, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 7113

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC with a Washington Terminal Railroad corner card (crossed out), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 7114

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), two identical Washington FDCs franked with pairs on attractive airmail envelopes addressed to Frank W. Wright c/o prominent Airmail collector, Willis Pott., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 7115

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair and a 2¢ Coil (599) on a Washington FDC to San Francisco with typed "cachet" for Washington-New York-San Francisco flight, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $20.
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Lot 7116

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), guide line block of 4 on a Washington FDS to New York, addressed to Muscatine, Ia., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 7117

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC addressed to Elmira, N.Y. stamp dealer Kenneth B. Levegood, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 7118

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Washington D.C. (Scott C11), pair on a Washington FDC addressed to Elmira, N.Y. stamp dealer Frank W. Wright; small tear and smudge at the left, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 7119

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, Pre-First Day (Scott C11), single with a 2¢ #634 canceled Philadelphia, Jul 24, 1928 on a cover to Princeton, N.J.; assessed 8¢ Postage Due paid with J61, J62 & J64 canceled Princeton, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 7120

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, Unofficial First Day Cover (Scott C11), pair on a Baltimore, Md. FDC to Indianapolis - a 2¢ Sesquicentennial entire, Very Fine. A rare Unofficial first day city, .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $65.
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Lot 7121

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, Unofficial First Day Cover (Scott C11), pair a First Day Cover canceled Harrisburg, Pa. with a pictorial W.E. Housman cachet (Planty 8); addressed to Housman in Cheyenne, Wyo. and backstamped there; bit of light toning, most notably at top corners, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $110.
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Lot 7122

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, Unofficial First Day Cover (Scott C11), two on a FDC canceled Hyattsville, Md.,; locally addressed to B.E. Burfeind, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 7123

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, Unofficial First Day Cover (Scott C11), single on a FDC canceled with "N.Y. & Wash. R.P.O." duplex handstamp - a 2¢ Sesquicentennial entire - with a Floyd Shockley/Indiana Stamp Club rubberstamped cachet, "5c Air Mail Stamp, First Day Cancellation" (Planty 5); 3¢ Postage Due paid with an Indianapolis pre-canceled 3¢ J63. A rare Unofficial first day cancel, .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 7124

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, Unofficial First Day Cover (Scott C11), single on a New York, N.Y. FDC - a 2¢ Sesquicentennial entire - with a Floyd Shockley/Indiana Stamp Club rubberstamped cachet, "5c Air Mail Stamp, First Day Cancellation" (Planty 5), Very Fine. A scarce Unofficial first day city, .
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $120.
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Lot 7125

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, Unofficial First Day Cover (Scott C11), pair on a New York, N.Y. FDC with a Floyd Shockley/Indiana Stamp Club rubberstamped cachet, "5c Air Mail Stamp, First Day Cancellation" (Planty 5), Very Fine. A rare unofficial first day city, .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $65.
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Lot 7126

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Richmond, Va. (Scott C11), pair on a Richmond, Va. FDC - a 2¢ Sesquicentennial entire with a Floyd Shockley/Indiana Stamp Club rubberstamped cachet, "5c Air Mail Stamp, First Day Cancellation" (Planty 5), Very Fine. One of only two recorded Richmond FDCs, .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 7127

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day Cover - Richmond, Va. (Scott C11), pair on a Philadelphia, Pa. FDC - a 2¢ Sesquicentennial entire with a Floyd Shockley/Indiana Stamp Club rubberstamped cachet, "5c Air Mail Stamp, First Day Cancellation" (Planty 5).
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $110.
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Lot 7128

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, Unofficial First Day Cover (Scott C11), two singles on a FDC to Berkeley, Cal. canceled with "U.S. Naval Hospital, League Island, Pa." duplex handstamps; with matching corner card and typed name of sender, "Lt. Comdr. F.E. Locy (MC) Navy"; four different backstamps, F.-V.F. Likely a unique First Day Cover, .
Suggested Bid $250


Lt. Commander Francis E. Locy was an avid Naval Cover collector. He developed the LOCY method of categorizing Naval cancels and earned the Navy Cross in World War I
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Realized $275.
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Lot 7129

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, Unofficial First Day Cover (Scott C11), single with an additional 5¢ on a FDC to Chicago canceled with "U.S.S. Dallas" duplex handstamp; handstamped purple "Niight Air Mail" and backstamped Philadelphia Navy Yard (Jul 26) and Chicago (Jul 27), Very Fine. One of only six covers prepared., .
Suggested Bid $150


Includes National Archives copies of U.S.S. Dallas log book pages verifying that
Dallas was moored at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on July 25.
Realized $120.
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Lot 7130

Airmail, 1930, 5¢ Winged Globe, flat plate printing (Scott C12), Washington D.C. FDC - an airmail envelope with a gorgeous multicolor add-on cachet picturing a Boeing Monomail 200 mail plane, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Lot 7131

Airmail, 1930, 5¢ Winged Globe, flat plate printing (Scott C12), plate no. single on a Washington D.C. FDC - an airmail envelope with an illustrated Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, corner card, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $15
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Realized $15.
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Lot 7132

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, Catapult Cover (Scott C11), pair used with a 10¢ Lindbergh (C10) canceled New York, Jul 2, 1929, on a special Roessler "Ship to Shore Via Steamship Bremen and Airplane" card with red cachet (Graue-Leder K2); couple creases at the top affecting one stamp, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 7133

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, "Open Door" variety (Scott C11), mostly clear door canceled Yonkers, N.Y., May 24, 1931, on a cover with a rubberstamped cachet for "Army Air Maneuvers" that took place over Yonkers on this date, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 7134

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day of Rate (Scott C11), single canceled Aug 1 Harrisburg, Pa. Term. R.P.O. "RMS" duplex on a William F. Housman cacheted envelope (as Planty 3), Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 7135

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day of Rate (Scott C11), three Aug 1 First Day of rate C.A.M. flight covers, all with Albert Gorham "First Day of Issue" cachet (Planty 4D): C.A.M. 16, Columbus-Cleveland; C.A.M. 17, Chicago-Toledo; and C.A.M. 18, Cedar Rapids-Omaha, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 7136

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day of Rate (Scott C11), Beacon collateral; two non-Beacon FDCs on P.O.D. Airmail postcards (unfranked) issued specifically for the new 5¢ Air Mail rate that took effect on Aug 1: one the 5¢ Hawaii overprint (648), canceled Honolulu, Aug 13, 1928, the other a block of 4 of the 2¢ Electric Light (654), Menlo Park, Jun 5, 1929; the card was based on a previous card with C.A.M. Routes on the back but with the date of the rate change printed in the stamp space, Very Fine. Nice, .
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 7137

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day of Rate (Scott C11), tied by a neat Aug 1 St. Joseph, Mo. machine cancel on a cover with a multicolor "First Day Cover, Five Cent Rate" cachet; signed by St. Josph Postmaster, Elliot Marshall, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $30.
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Lot 7138

Airmail, 1928, 5¢ Beacon, First Day of Rate (Scott C11), single on a cover to New York canceled Aug 1 at Detroit on an airmail envelope with a small, circular portrait of Charles Lindbergh; typed inscription reads, "Bearing 5 cent air mail stamp issued on this date, Aug. 1, 1928", Very Fine. Nice, .
Suggested Bid $30
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