May 2013 Auction Series – 2/5/2013 – 4/5/2013

14 lots
Lot 10760
India
1911 (Feb. 18) First Aerial Post / U.P. Exhibition Allahabad, picure postcard of the plane signed by the pilot H. Pequet, with KEVII 1a tied by special…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10761
India
1911 (Feb. 18) First Aerial Post / U.P. Exhibition Allahabad, one of the world’s first airmail events, spectacular registered cover (label on back) franked…
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 10762A
India
1911 Allahabad-Naini first aerial flight cover with two 1902-11 3p grey tied by very crisp “FIRST AERIAL POST / 1911 / U. P. EXHIBITION ALLAHABAD” cachet…
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 10762
India
1911 (Feb. 18) First Aerial Post / U.P. Exhibition Allahabad, mourning cover to Waga, Ceylon franked by KEVII 1/2a tied by special magenta hs, bs Allahabad…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10762B
India
1911 Allahabad-Naini first aerial flight OHMS envelope with 1906 1/2a green Official tied by very crisp “FIRST AERIAL POST / 1911 / U. P. EXHIBITION ALLAHABAD”…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10762C
India
1911 Allahabad-Naini first aerial flight postcard (depicting the General Post Office in Calcutta) with 1096-07 1a carmine tied by “FIRST AERIAL POST /…
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 10763C
India
1927-33, Group of 22 airmails incl. first flight covers, with 1929 (Nov 4) Karachi-London signed on reverse by designer G. Grant, 1930 (Oct) special envelope…
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 10763B
India
1925-1940, Group of 64 mainly first flight airmail covers, some duplication, mostly fine (Est. € 300/400)
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 10763
India
1913 (Jan. 8) Calcutta Aerial Exhibition, small card flown by French Aviators Verminck & Pourpe and dropped over Calcutta from 20’000 feet, reverse has…
Estimate: 3’000 EUR
Lot 10763A
India
1925 (Feb. 5) Alan J. Cobham flight from Calcutta to Akyab, Burma, signed by the aviator, bs the next day, only 34 flown, scarce and fine (Mü. 9, 4’500pts)
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10764
India
1928 (May 14) Doisy and Carol flight (one-line pictorial cachet struck twice) from Calcutta to Rangoon, crashed at Aykab (with May 16th 2-line crash hs),…
Estimate: 260 EUR
Lot 10765A
India
1934 (Jan 19) 1st Parachute Delivery in India cover, with 1926-33 1/2a pair and 3p tied by Dum Dum cds, with special label tied by “Mr Robert Wyndham /…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 10765
India
1931 (Dec. 31) Pigeongrams, flown by 3 diff birds from Hazaribagh to Calcutta, each accompanied by its small carrier cover with imprint (and bird’s name…
Estimate: 220 EUR
Lot 10766
India
1935 (Feb 25) Special demonstration flight from Bombay to Calcutta with 2a KGV airmail tied by uncommon Tatangar cds, bold purple flight cachet, two same-day…
Estimate: 50 EUR