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

2578 lots
Lot 10000
Albania
1931 Tirana-Rome Flight high value (3fr) with INVERTED OVPT, first we’ve seen, nh, very fine (Scott $275+)
Estimation: 120 EUR
Lot 10001
Albania
1933 (May) Zeppelin 1st South America Flight, reg’d cover sent via Italy (transits on back), F’hafen arrival (6.5.33), sent to Pernambuco (partial bs),…
Estimation: 240 EUR
Lot 10002
Albania
1933 (June) Zeppelin 2nd South America Flight, reg’d cover with 4.10Fr total franking (10 stamps) tied at Vlone (June 1), three different Italian transit…
Estimation: 360 EUR
Lot 10003
Portuguese Colonies » Angola
1945 Emergency airmails, group of seven internal commercial covers franked by various 90c-3.60A values (Sanabria 12-15) incl. multiples, most with additional…
Estimation: 80 – 120 EUR
Lot 10004
Antigua & Barbuda
1931 Do-X Special Caribbean Flight cover, one of 9 flown from St. John’s, ANTIGUA (20 August cds tied 6d + 2d franking) to St. Thomas, USA VIRGIN ISLANDS…
Estimation: 200 EUR
Lot 10005
Argentina
1911 (2 Sept.) First International Airmail, Buenos Aires to Montevideo, 10c franking tied by B.A. Exterior cds, bold strike in blue of the special cachet…
Estimation: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10006
Argentina
1921 (March) Buenos Aires to Asuncion del Paraguay flight, two 5c Orange tied to front by machine cds (March 29), special printed label on back reading…
Estimation: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10007
Argentina
1923 (December 31) Trial flight from Buenos Aires to Montevideo flown by aviatrix Shirley Kingsley, three 5c tied at origin by « Exterior » cds (also shows…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10008
Argentina
1927 (12 Nov.) Cover flown on « Nungesser-Coli » plane from Buenos Aires to Montevideo, franked by 20c composed of different values, Montevideo arrival on…
Estimation: 400 EUR
Lot 10010
Argentina
1927 (25 Nov.) Buenos Aires to Asuncion (Paraguay) flight by Costas & Le Brix, stamps of each country tied by respective Nov. 25 cds to cover with printed…
Estimation: 240 EUR
Lot 10011
Argentina
1929 (12 Sept.) Trial Flight, Comodoro Rivadavia (Patagonia) to Buenos Aires by pilot Paul Vachet (who signed the special envelope), 5c San Martin tied…
Estimation: 200 EUR
Lot 10012
Argentina
1930 (Jan 25) C.G.A. crash by Laté 26 from Buenos Aries to Toulouse, which crashed into the sea between Ceuta and Mellila, with two postal bags later washing…
Estimation: 260 EUR
Lot 10013
Argentina
1930 (May 10) Crash of C.G.A. plane flying from Buenos Aires to Montevideo (all but one passenger killed), cover to Germany with violet three-line hs,…
Estimation: 100 EUR
Lot 10014
Argentina
1930 (May 10) C.G.A. flight from Buenos Aires to Toulouse which as a result of very bad visibility crashed into the sea, 1482 letters were recovered, envelope…
Estimation: 80 EUR
Lot 10015
Argentina
1930 (May-June) Zeppelin South America Flight, two items, cover with cplt. blue ovpt. set (Scott C20-24) and 5c postal card with 1P and 50c green ovpts,…
Estimation: 320 EUR
Lot 10016
Argentina
1930 Zeppelin South America Flight, cover and 5c postal card with add’l overprint frankings (card with 1P & 50c, cover with pair of 1P, two 50c and Bolivar…
Estimation: 80 EUR
Lot 10017
Argentina
1930 (8 June) First Trans-Atlantic Airmail-Only flight cover with 68c franking tied at Buenos Aires, three strikes of special boxed cachet front and back,…
Estimation: 500 EUR
Lot 10018
Argentina
1930 Zeppelin ovpts cplt. in blue plus all but 1P80 with same in GREEN, lh, very fine (Scott $391)
Estimation: 120 EUR
Lot 10019
Argentina
1931-34, Six diff. Graf Zeppelin flight covers, frankings incl. 1932 ovpts, useful and fine group (Sieger 135, 135 var.,151 I, 173C, 185, 256; € 280+)
Estimation: 120 EUR
Lot 10020
Argentina
1935 (Nov 3) Crash by Air France plane from Chile to France, cover sent from Buenos Aires to Montrouge, with part of the ambulance envelope cut out and…
Estimation: 120 EUR
Lot 10021
Argentina
1940 Airmail set with specimen « Muestra » overprints in strips of three (2.50p in vert. strip), mint nh, very fine
Estimation: 100 EUR
Lot 10022
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
1914 (Jul 16) Melbourne-Sydney flight by Guillaux, official souvenir card with 1d Roo tied by violet special cachet, reverse depicting pilot, fine and…
Estimation: 2’500 EUR
Lot 10023
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
1919 (Aug. 2 cds) Special « Souvenir Aerial Post Card » with full message, flown by Capt. Butler, franked by 1 1/2d KGV, exceptional condition, very fine,…
Estimation: 400 EUR
Lot 10024
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
1920, Two « Herald Air Mail » perf. vignettes in dark brown plus « Pals Air Mail » vignette (also printed by the Herald) in deep red,
Estimation: 100 EUR
Lot 10025
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
LOT SOLD SPECIAL DEAL SEE FB 1920 Ross-Smith First England to Australia Flight, the special blue vignette with margins all around, stamp nh (lh in margins…
Estimation: 5’000 EUR
Lot 10026
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
LOT SOLD SPECIAL DEAL SEE FB 1920 (Feb 26) Ross-Smith First England to Australia Flight, special vignette on envelope tied by special oval cachet,…
Estimation: 3’000 EUR
Lot 10027
Australia » Commonwealth of Australia
1935 (Dec 31) Imperial Airways crash of the « City of Khartoum » into the sea at Alexandria, Egypt; a cover to New Zealand was routed via Sydney and placed…
Estimation: 100 EUR
Lot 10028
Austria
1913 (Oct. 20) Zeppelin « SACHSEN » official 5h postal card (showing the airship over Haida) with frank tied by superb strike of the Sachsen cds (Sieger…
Estimation: 220 EUR
Lot 10029
Austria
1913 Zeppelin « Sachsen, » official 5h ppc of the airship with frank cancelled by strong strike of the special Flugplatz Haida. Bohmen cds (Type I, dated…
Estimation: 80 EUR
Lot 10030
Austria
1922-27, Group of 9 Airmail covers or cards incl. one Kronen / Schilling mixed franking, 7 are reg’d and one Express, and all are to foreign destinations…
Estimation: 220 – 280 EUR
Lot 10031
Austria
1925 (29 August) Kreuzer / Schilling airmail mixed franking cover to Warsaw, franking incl. the scarcer 400Kr value (also 600Kr) plus 50gr in other stamps…
Estimation: 120 EUR
Lot 10032
Austria
1929 Zeppelin Orientfahrt, two covers flown from Vienna showing together both types & colours of the cachet, the steel cachet cover addressed to Alexandria,…
Estimation: 160 EUR
Lot 10033
Austria
1929 Zeppelin Austria Flight, ppc (of the LZ127 in flight) with 10g tied at Wien on 2.V.29, two strikes alongside of the « on board » cds for the same day…
Estimation: 180 EUR
Lot 10034
Austria
1929-36 Graf Zeppelin & Hindenburg Flights, great lot of 10 covers or cards, many with Bird or Pilot airs as franking, some quite scarce legs here, mostly…
Estimation: 700 – 900 EUR
Lot 10035
Austria
1930 (May) Zeppelin South America Flight, ppc with 3S and 50g Birds tied at Wien Flugpost office (8.V.30), official and private 3-line cachets and label…
Estimation: 160 EUR
Lot 10036
Austria
1931 Zeppelin Austria Flight, cover franked by cplt. Rotary ovpts. plus 10g and pair of 20g Airs, all tied at Vienna on 8.VII.31 to cover with triangular…
Estimation: 160 EUR
Lot 10037
Austria
1931 (29 August) Zeppelin 1st South America Flight, pc with 3.50S franking tied at Wien (27.VIII.31 cds), flown first to Berlin and with Berlin-F’hafen…
Estimation: 140 EUR
Lot 10038
Austria
1931 (October) Zeppelin Meiningen Flight pc, MIXED FRANKING with Germany 1RM Zeppelin tied at Meiningen (11.10.31 airport cds), Austrian 25g franking previously…
Estimation: 240 EUR
Lot 10039
Austria
1932 (March) Zeppelin 1st South America Flight, pc with MIXED FRANKING of Austria 50g (x2) tied at Wien-Aspern on March 19 and arriving in Berlin the same…
Estimation: 240 EUR
Lot 10040
Austria
1933 Graf Zeppelin 2nd South America Flight reg’d cover with 4S total franking (5 stamps) tied by 31.V.33 Vienna cds, F’hafen transit (June 3) and green…
Estimation: 70 EUR
Lot 10041
Austria
1933 (July) Zeppelin 3rd South America Flight, reg’d pc from the WIPA exposition (2 different cds of 29.VI.33) tying 2.60S total franking, also « WIPA 1933…
Estimation: 260 EUR
Lot 10042
Austria
1933 (Oct.) Zeppelin Chicago Flight, reg’d round trip ppc with 10.10S total franking (10g on back) tied at Vienna (Oct. 10), flown via Berlin (connecting…
Estimation: 320 EUR
Lot 10043
Austria
1950-53 « Birds » set of 7, each with partial cds cancel, very fine
Estimation: 60 EUR
Lot 10044
Belgium
1931 (July) Zeppelin Austria Flight, Belgium-Austria MIXED FRANKING pc with 50c tied at Deurne (4.VII.1931 cds) and flown to Vienna where 1.75S total franking…
Estimation: 140 EUR
Lot 10045
Belgium
1936 (May) Zeppelin « Hindenburg » 1st North America Flight, cover endorsed for carriage via Köln & Frankfurt a/M, franked with pair of 5Fr air + 25c Lion…
Estimation: 100 EUR
Lot 10046
Belgium
1937 (Mar 12) Crash of Deutsche Lufthansa plane carrying Belgian mail to Jeshawang (Gambia), cover from Anvers (franking washed off) to Chiclayo with « Deutsche…
Estimation: 150 EUR
Lot 10047
Belgium
1938-39, Three MIXED FRANKING Graf Zeppelin II (LZ130) pcs, each with German 50pf Zeppelin stamp tied at Rhein-Main, includes Dec. 1938 Sudetenland flight…
Estimation: 220 EUR
Lot 10048
Bermuda
1936 (May) Zeppelin Hindenburg 1st N.A. Return Flight MIXED FRANKING cover to England, with Bermuda 1 1/2d tied at Hamilton and 40c USA (8 x 5c) tied by…
Estimation: 600 EUR
Lot 10049
Bolivia
1924 2b Sepia imperf. proof with INVERTED CENTRE, left marginal pair with mint og, very fine, cert. Scheller (2008) (Scott $5’500)
Estimation: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10050
Bolivia
1925 (August) Special Airmail overprint set of three for the experimental flights to Sucre, Oruro and La Paz from Cochabamba, very faintly lh, a rare set…
Estimation: 300 EUR