Sale 754


 
 
Lot 6036



United States, Government airmail flights, 1918-1925. First trip Washington - New York (101A1) with 27 cents paid with definitives plus 10 cents special delivery backstamped Atlantic City NJ; beautiful Roessler Philadelphia - New York (101C1) with 21 cents on the face and 6 cents on the reverse; Roessler Lock Haven - New York (109c) marked special delivery with a C2; Springfield IL - Chicago (155); Hartford - New York (156a); 614-616 on transcontinental route New York - Chicago (167d); 611 block on same route (167d); C4-6 on New York - San Francisco (167n) without receiver; also Chicago - Cheyenne (167) and Cheyenne - Chicago (167); Lakehurst - Bermuda 21 Feb 1925 (Frost 126-8) USS Los Angeles autographed by C E Rosendahl; two cacheted examples of 21 Apr 1925 Lakehurst - Bermuda (Frost 126-9); same flight but 18 Apr instead of the usual 15 Apr (Frost 126-9B); return leg (Bermuda - New York) cover (Frost 126-9A2); Lakehurst - Mayaguez (Frost 126-10A); San Juan - New York (Frost 126-10C); USS Shehnandoah at Governor's Conference with USS Patoka cancel signed by C E Rosendahl (Mi ZR 1 2A); Mayaguez - New York (Frost 126-10C) signed C E Rosendahl; lovely Elko NV to Chicago 25 Mar 1925 unlisted; stunning New York - San Francisco - New York (172); 12 covers (177) from New York, Chicago, Bryant, Bellefonte and Des Moines; drop mail postcard from Bodensee; unused postcard showing USS Los Angeles moored to USS Patoka and another leaving Bermuda; Oct 1st 1925 crash mail (AAMC 25.2); too late for Adm Byrd's America, still went Chicago to France; USS Leviathan catapult mail autographed Clarence Chamberlin; New York - Rome in "Old Glory" 7 Aug 1927 Unlisted (2 examples); catalog exceeds $4,000; what a wonderful volume. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.8 lbs.
AAMC 101A1; $450. AAMC 101C1; $500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

 
Realized $1,200



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