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April 25-26, 2017

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Lot #696
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA Flight Covers
1932 (Aug) flown 1c stationery card to USA, final leg of the Trans-Atlantic flight Germany-Iceland-Canada-USA, franked 2c brown, cancelled Winnipeg, with appropriate cachet, Wayzata, Minn. arrival, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #697
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA Flight Covers
1933 (27 July) Jimmy Mattern round the world flight, Edmonton to New York sector, mixed franking with 1c USA, signed "Jimmie Mattern", with arrival pmk, very rare, signed I. Heiman (On June 3, 1933, Jimmy Mattern, with permission to fly over Europe and Russia, attempted to circle the globe. He landed in Jomfruland, Norway 48 hours later. Next stop was Moscow and then to Khabarovsk. On June 14th, he took off for Nome, Alaska, and after crashing in Siberia, was rescued by the Russian pilot Levanevsky. He finally returned to Floyd Bennett Field completing his around-the-world flight on July 30, 1933)
Envelope
Catalog #AAMC 3337
Catalog Value $1,200
Price Realized
$950.00

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