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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 4-5 December, 2018

Category — Worldwide Flight Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2646
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2646, Worldwide Flight Covers1938, July 10 - Howard Hughes Record Flight Around the World (AAMC 1307), 1938, July 10 - Howard Hughes Record Flight Around the World (AAMC 1307)1938, July 10 - Howard Hughes Record Flight Around the World (AAMC 1307). New York despatch, with U.S., France and Russia stamps, each properly tied by circular datestamps, accompanied by letter dated 1941 presenting this cover as a gift from Albert I. Lodwick who was the General Manager of the flight, Very Fine, any cover from this flight is scarce, as they were only given to people connected with the flight

E. 400-500
650
2647
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2647, Worldwide Flight CoversCOLOMBIA, 1931 DO-X Flight to Germany, COLOMBIA, 1931 DO-X Flight to GermanyCOLOMBIA, 1931 DO-X Flight to Germany. Colombia 4c (408) and Ecuador 1s (C18), tied by "Servicio de Transportes Aereos, Cali 17.VI.1931" circular datestamps and "DOX Primeiro Voo Europa-America do Sul Estados Unidos, 1931" cachet on cover to Germany, small part of backflap missing, Very Fine and scarce

E. 150-200
160
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2648
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2648, Worldwide Flight CoversGERMANY, 1930 First Pan-American Flight, Friedrichshafen - Friedrichshafen (Sieger 57H), GERMANY, 1930 First Pan-American Flight, Friedrichshafen - Friedrichshafen (Sieger 57H)GERMANY, 1930 First Pan-American Flight, Friedrichshafen - Friedrichshafen (Sieger 57H). Two singles of 2m and 4m Sudamerica Zeppelin stamps tied by "Luftschiff, Graf Zeppelin 19.5.1930" double-circle datestamps on 5c U.S. entire to New York, then forwarded to Washington D.C., proper flight violet and red flight cachets incl. the complete round trip handstamp, additionally signed "Dr. Eckener", slightly warn edges, still Very Fine and quite scarce

E. 400-500
300
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2649
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2649, Worldwide Flight CoversIRAQ, 1932, Oct. 5, Baghdad-Bahrain First Flight Imperial Airways, IRAQ, 1932, Oct. 5, Baghdad-Bahrain First Flight Imperial AirwaysIRAQ, 1932, Oct. 5, Baghdad-Bahrain First Flight Imperial Airways. Five Iraq Definitive stamps, tied by Baghdad Oct. 5, 1932 double-circle datestamps on registered flown cover to Bahrain, proper violet flight cachet, red manuscript "Unclaimed" and returned, Basrah transit, Bahrain arrival and Baghdad return backstamps, Very Fine, only 30 covers were flown with a small fraction of those registered

E. 500-750
225
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2650
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2650, Worldwide Flight CoversPHILIPPINES, 1936, May 29 - First Flight, Manila and Laoag Ilocos to Madrid, via Hong Kong (AAMC 115B, 115Bb, 115Bc), PHILIPPINES, 1936, May 29 - First Flight, Manila and Laoag Ilocos to Madrid, via Hong Kong (AAMC 115B, 115Bb, 115Bc)PHILIPPINES, 1936, May 29 - First Flight, Manila and Laoag Ilocos to Madrid, via Hong Kong (AAMC 115B, 115Bb, 115Bc). Three covers, one each from Manila and Laoag Ilocos to Madrid via Hong Kong with 25c added, Madrid backstamps, third from Laoag Ilocos to Hong Kong, proper violet cachets, each signed by both pilots - Arniaz and Calvo, central file folds not affecting stamps, otherwise Very Fine, 500 covers flown - 300 from Manila and 200 from Laoag, 80 of which were reposted from Hong Kong

E. 400-500
450
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2651
c
Flight Covers. Five covers, incl. Austria/United States combination catapult cover (Graue-Leder K48 X2) and four SCADTA covers incl. one with tri-country use from Austria, United States and Colombia, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
225
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