Sale 754

Lot 6048

Worldwide, US and world flight with lots of autographs, 1927-1936. Hausner rescued at sea after floating 8 days autograph of British tanker Circe Shell captain; USS Macon christening (with postage due); A Piccard, the aeronaut on cover; Wright memorial dedication; Capt Wolfgang von Gronau, Fritz Albrecht, Franz Hack and Edward Zimmer (2 sets on cover); Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon Jr (3 covers); SS Europa catapult mail (17 Sep 1931 and another 27 Sep 1931), both autographed by the pilot; signature of Capt George Fried (SS President Roosevelt) who rescued flier Lou Reichers; Lou Reichers autograph on envelope postmarked SS President Roosevelt; Willy Rody, Christian Johanssen and Fernando Da Costa Viega rescued off the coast of Newfoundland 22 Sep 1931 (4 sets on cover); beautiful Dieudonne Coste and Maurice Bellonte signatures on registered cover; 14 more autographs from the von Gronau flight; Mears 1928 round the world flight signed John Henry Mears; scarce Hurbert Wilkins on cover from Barrow AK to Spitsbergen; lastly NY to Newfoundland cover in support of the Nungesser-Coli search expedition (catalog value $100+); lots of value here. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.6 lbs.
AAMC PP470; $475. AAMC PP64; $675.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized $1,400

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