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Sale 966 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History and General Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 9-11 December, 2008

Category — Flight Cover Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2898
c
Argentina and Bolivia Zeppelin Flight Covers. Nine and three respectively, nice variety of flights, frankings and markings, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
400
2899
c
Brazil Zeppelin Flight Covers. Eleven, incl. Overprinted stamps, Brazil/Germany mixed franking, several different flights, variety of marking and cachets, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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2900
c
Foreign Flight Covers. Over 40, mostly Austria, Belgium with France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Brazil and Denmark also included, of note is a scarce Austria June 29, 1926 Vienna-Dresden Flight, also unusual Canada/United States combination franking to the Canal Zone, few Rockets and three Crash covers, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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2901
c
German Zeppelin and Other Flight Covers. 28 items, incl. one 2m and five 4m unoverprinted Zeppelin stamps, various flights, five Hindenburg flights, three other Zeppelin flight with ordinary German postage, 2m South America Flight on DO-X flight, 1934 Argentina franking of Argentina-Germany Flight "Via Condor", 1932 Brazil Graf Zeppelin on Dr. Eckener Card with facsimile Eckener autograph, five U.S. 1928-29 "L.Z. 127" flights, one franked with 5c and 50c-$2.00 1922-25 Issue, unusual 1933 "Century of Progress" flight where the postage was paid by five 10c Map Air Post No. C7 instead of the customary No. C18, two German 1912 20pf Unoverprinted "Gelberhund" cards and 1m Unoverprinted German Zeppelin and other franking on 1932 "Europa" Catapult flight, generally Fine-Very Fine, interesting lot

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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2902
c
Haiti Pioneer and First Flight Covers, 1925-30. 39 covers mounted on pages, nearly all different dates, variety of frankings, nice cachets and markings, Fine-Very Fine, excellent lot for the specialist

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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2903
c
Worldwide Flight Covers. Approximately 675 in thirteen cover binders,1920's-40's with some later, U.S. incl. First Flights, Dedications, CAM's and FAM's, some Trans-Oceanic, Foreign with Netherlands Indies, British Commonwealth, Latin America with SCADTA Issues, Philippines, BNA, Russia, Europe and more, quite a number of better flights, also some Space Topical, virtually all Fine-Very Fine, more interesting mix of material than typically seen in flight cover lots of this type

E. 2,000-3,000
2,900
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2904
c
Worldwide Air Post Covers. Over 600 covers, wide range of countries and issues, mostly 1930's to 1950's with a few earlier, incl. early flights, routes, first flights, lots of cachets and/or markings, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
7,500
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2905
c
Worldwide Flight Covers. 21 covers, 1917 to 1930's except one 1954, incl. Lindberghania, 1917 Italian Experimental Flight, 1928 British Flying Boat to Tangier, Canadian Patricia Airways Semi-Official, 1927 U.S.S. Leviathan Ship-to-Shore, Nov. 6, 1918 Biplane card with ordinary postage, 1925 airship "Los Angeles", May 24, 1931 Hillig & Hoiriis Trans-Atlantic flight, Dec. 25, 1954 Prestwick Scotland Crash on cover from Ceylon to New Orleans, 1932 failed Thor Solberg Trans-Atlantic flight, Haiti and Cuba, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
475
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2906
c
Zeppelin Covers. Twelve covers, incl. Argentina C20-C24 (signed Dr. Eckener), Brazil/Colombia combination, 1932 First South America Flight with Great Britain 10p George V (first printed matter), 1m Polar Flight, Finland C1 (two singles) and Paraguay South America Return Flight (small piece of corner missing), also used set of Argentina C20-C24, Condor luggage tag (flight connected with Zeppelin), label showing bust of Graf Zeppelin, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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2907
c
Zeppelin and Other Flight Covers. 19 covers and nine unused photo cards, incl. Hungary 1925 cover for Budapest-Zurich Flight "With Connection by Train and Steamer to New York", June 1932 "Bremen" catapult flight, Riga, Latvia to Berlin Oct. 31, 1928, Poland 1926 First Balloon Flight, Hungary March 28, 1931 Zeppelin Flight with Hungarian Zeppelin stamps, Hindenburg, Brazil and other German flights, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
600
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