U.S. and Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
November 29-30, 2016

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Lot #887
ITALY Flight Covers
1928 (26 May) First Italian Air Trans-Mediterranean Service first flight cover from the United States to Italy, with Torino, with 6 June arrival datestamp on back, v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #888
ITALY Flight Covers
1928 (26 May) First Italian Air Trans-Mediterranean Service first flight cover from the United States to Italy, with Torino, with 6 June arrival datestamp on back, v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #889
ITALY Flight Covers
1931 (21 Oct) Genova-La Special DO-X2 special flight cover, with "Idrogigante Umberto Maddalena" cachet, v.f., signed Gappe (Sass.264, €750)
Envelope
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #890
ITALY Flight Covers
1932 (9 Jan) Rome to Darwin, Australia, Kingsford Smith flight, with appropriate pmks, signed by the pilot, rare (Sassone 275)
Envelope

Catalog Value €950
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #891
ITALY Flight Covers
1933 (1 July) Balbo flight picture post card (photo of the actual airplane) Rome to Reykjavik, paying 2.60L, with arrival (5 July) and Crociera Aerea Italia Nord America cachet, signed by Balbo in red, minor card creases, otherwise fine and rare, signed Gappe (Sass.GP29)
Envelope

Catalog Value €4,250
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #892
ITALY Flight Covers
1933 (11 Dec) two first flight covers from Brindisi to Singapore and to Bandon (Malayan States), fine-v.f., scarce
Envelope
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #893
ITALY Flight Covers
1934 (7 Nov) registered first flight cover from Rome to Tobruk, with special "Roma-Mogadiscio" flight cachet, attractively franked, with arrival pmk on back, returned to Perugia, minor toning, otherwise fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

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