Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
May 12, 2020

Our May 12, 2020 sale was prepared in anticipation of London 2020 World Stamp Exhibition. While the show has been rescheduled, this auction will take place as scheduled. There is an important collection of Great Britain and British Commonwealth, with many individual Colonies offered intact. In addition, there are hundreds of better individual lots of Inverted Centers of the World, French Colonies Postal History selection from the Lorenz correspondence to Trieste, excellent range of European countries, with Italy and Colonies, especially Fezzan, Poland, Russia, as well as rarities from Japan, Korea and more. There are many attractive and substantial Large Lots and Collections, often fully scanned.

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Lot #1809
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY Flight Covers
1920s-30s balance of a consignment in small box, hundreds, including 1933 Macon Covers (Cmdr. Dressel Takes Command), Rocket Mail, Balbo Italian Good Will cover from Canada, 1931 Wilkins-Ellsworth Submarine cover (signed by both), 1936 Christmas Island cover, Zeppelin flight covers, including Hindenburg, German flights, also Spain, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Russia, Liechtenstein (C15-16), U.S. 1924 ZR3 with 16c franking, France 1929 Catapult, Germany "Gelber Hund", India Rocket flight covers (2) and unused sheetlet, many better items ($100+), considerable acquisition cost, mostly fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$4,250.00

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