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The William S. Langs Stock, Part 2:
U.S. Stamps, Postal History and Zeppelin Flights


U.S. Postal History




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Lot 2001
Earhart, Amelia (Aviatrix) and others, signature on a cacheted 1932 Los Angeles Olympics Opening Day cover, along with the signatures of female Olympian, Babe Didrikson and Hollywood actors, Douglas Fairbanks, Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis Lloyd and Mary Pickford;; stamps are canceled at the Olympic Village Post Office on July 30; the top flap is partly separated and the cover has apparently been on display and exposed to sunlight, as the 3¢ Olympic stamps and all of the signatures are faded, especially those of Earhart and Harold Lloyd; nevertheless, an exceptional collection of celebrity signatures.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 2002
Lindbergh, Charles A. (1902-1974), First to fly solo across the Atlantic, small signature in black ink in the upper left corner of a Costa Rica Registered First Day Cover (a window envelope) of the stamp issued in honor of Lindbergh's Good Will Tour (Scott 147); Very Fine; includes a Charles Hamilton Certificate of Authenticity.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 2003
Wright, Orville (1871-1948), Co-inventor of the Airplane, bold signature in black ink on an unused picture postcard featuring "The Roe Triplane", Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2004
Wright, Wilbur (1867-1912), Co-inventor of the Airplane, clear signature on part of a canceled check dated June 6, 1898; on a black paper backing, Very Fine, Wilbur's signature is four to five ties more rare than brother Orville's due to the fact that Orville outlived older brother Wilbur by 36 years.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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