Sale 1204 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, including the Angel Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 18-20 June, 2019

Category — Flight Cover Balances

Cat./Est. Value
Balance of the Henning Mathiassen Flight Cover Collection and Exhibit. Over 180 flown covers, plus a large number of collateral items, the strength of the collection is in the interwar years, particularly record flights, from all over the world, practically no duplication, several still on the original exhibition pages, many better and elusive items that would cost hundreds of dollars each, the collateral material should not be overlooked, as it includes photos, announcements, telegraphs, letters, and much more, some of these are undoubtedly rarer than the covers they complement, vast majority Fine-Very Fine, this would make an excellent start of a collection or exhibit of this interesting and popular area

E. 7,500-10,000
Worldwide Flight Cover Intriguing Lot. About 250 items, with flight covers and cards, and some collateral material such as flight labels and photos, most in individual cover sleeves, some still on the original auction lot cards as purchased, and a few on exhibition pages, wide range from early balloon flights to rocket mail, several better zeppelin flight covers, numerous would sell in the $50.00-$300.00 range, some higher, very little duplication, majority Very Fine, a highly desirable and saleable group of flight covers and related ephemera

E. 4,000-5,000
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Flight Cover Balance.. Eighteen items, most Zeppelin flights, eleven of which are with Germany with Zeppelin stamps, including one with two 2m and one 4m Sudamerica (cover with small faults but stamps are sound), two with 2m Sudamerica, one with 2m Polar, others with the 1928-31 Issue stamps (Scott Retail for these $2,560.00 just as used stamps), two better Greece, Vatican City 1948 and 1951 Air Post sets on first day covers, San Marino 1936 Zeppelin set of six on separated flown covers or cards, and a few others Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
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