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 #761
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA Flight Covers
1912 (May 10) Winnipeg, Manitoba Air Circus (an "Air Circus" was held in Winnipeg for an entire week. On May 10, it was expected that one of the pilots, Thomas McGoey would fly mail in his machine, with the authority of the postmaster), picture postcard, franked with 1c green, tied by Winnipeg, May 10, 1912 (9:30 a.m.) cds, bearing a personal note "Dear Mother, come take a trip with me", also a three line "From Winnipeg by First Aerial Route Thomas McGoey, Aviator" cachet, addressed to Grand View Post Office, Brandford, Ont, with May 14 arrival pmk, creased at lower left and expertly restored, otherwise fine. It is not known whether this mail was carried by Sam Tickell on his attempt on 10th May, or whether it was dispatched via ordinary means upon the failure of McGoey to arrive. Being the only known item from this flight, this card is considered to be the greatest rarity of Canadian Aero philately
Envelope
Catalog #AAMS PF-3
Unsold

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