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 #930
GREECE Flight Covers
1929 selection of eight first flight covers from Athens to Karachi, USA (2), Cairo (4), also from Suda Bay (Crete) to London, various markings and cachets, also additional 1933 first flight from Athens to Calcutta, mostly fine-v.f.
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #931
GREECE Flight Covers
1930 (14 Jan) first flight cover to Baghdad, with special cachet "First Airmail Greece to Palestine & Iraq/Imperial Airways", also two additional first flight covers from Athens to Vienna, one addressed to New York, fine-v.f. group, each with appropriate franking and arrival pmks
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #932
GREECE Flight Covers
1931 first flights, selection of eight, including Corfu-London, Cairo, Candia to Paris, Athens-Juba, Aswan, Butiaba, Kisumi, also incoming from Halfa (Sudan) to Athens, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #933
GREECE Flight Covers
1932 selection of 12 first flight covers from Greece to Tanganyika, Cape Town (3), Limassol (4), Nairobi (2), Mombasa and Mbeya, various frankings and cachets, with appropriate transit and arrival pmks, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Unsold

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