U.S. and Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
January 8-9, 2019

We are pleased to kick off the New Year with our January 8-9 sale, with 1,678 lots, including additional offerings of the Heinz Gappe (H.G.I. Company) inventory of Flight and Zeppelin covers of the world, as well as properties of numerous other vendors and estates sold by their order. Heinz was well known to Aero philatelists, having been active in this field since the 1960s and amassing a wonderful holding of this ever-popular and exciting area. There are selections of attractive United States, rarities from Albania, Austria, France, Germany and Colonies, Italy and Colonies, Russia, Saar, Scandinavian countries and Switzerland. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are well represented, featuring a strong selection of Batum, booklet from India with set of Gandhi stamps overprinted specimen and lots more. As always, our sale includes selections of better South America, with Colombia Air Post, Asia and rest of the world. We conclude with 100+ large lots and collections, which range from single country collections to multi-carton worldwide groups of stamps and covers, mostly offered intact. This entire sale is online at www.cherrystoneauctions.com. Please check with us often, as additional scans are continuously uploaded. A limited number of printed catalogues are available on request.

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Lot #710
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA Flight Covers
1934 (7 Dec) first flight cover England-Australia, connecting flight from Berlin to Sydney, with 21 December arrival pmk, v.f., with penciled "9" (out of 10 flown) on reverse
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Unsold
Lot #711
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA Flight Covers
1937 First Solo flight from Brisbane to Capetown by Mrs. H.B. Bonney, cover franked with Australian and Queensland adhesives, Bushire leg, where Iranian stamps were added on both sides and cancelled by cds, appropriate cachet and additional markings (including Bangkok transits) on back, also signed by Mrs. Bonney, minor cover flaws, otherwise fine and scarce (in the 1930s Lores Bonney created aviation history by being the first woman to fly around Australia, the first to fly from Australia to England and the first to fly from Australia to South Africa. Until recently her accomplishments have never received the recognition they deserve. In 1932 she set an Australian distance record for a woman by flying from Brisbane to her family's home in Wangaratta, Victoria. Later that year, she gained her "A" class commercial pilot's license and became the first airwoman to circumnavigate Australia. In 1933 Bonney flew her De Havilland DH 60 Moth, affectionately named "My Little Ship"', from Australia to England, becoming
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Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #712
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA Flight Covers
1937 First Solo flight from Brisbane to Capetown by Mrs. H.B. Bonney, cover franked with Australian and Queensland adhesives, Thailand leg, where four adhesives were added in Bangkok, also with additional cachet ("Solo First Flight Brisbane-Cape town by Mrs. H.B. (M.R.) Bonney in her Monoplane 'My Little Ship II' - Australia-Asia-Africa") on back, also signed by Mrs. Bonney, fine and scarce (in the 1930s Lores Bonney created aviation history by being the first woman to fly around Australia, the first to fly from Australia to England and the first to fly from Australia to South Africa. Until recently her accomplishments have never received the recognition they deserve. In 1932 she set an Australian distance record for a woman by flying from Brisbane to her family's home in Wangaratta, Victoria. Later that year, she gained her "A" class commercial pilot's license and became the first airwoman to circumnavigate Australia. In 1933 Bonney flew her De Havilland DH 60 Moth, affectionately named "My Little Ship"', fr
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Price Realized
$450.00

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