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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
Lot 10051
Bolivia
1930 10c Graf Zeppelin ovpt. in BROWN, only 50 issued, expert bs, lh, fresh and very fine, ex Pitteri family (Scott C13, $2’500)
Estimation: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10052
Bolivia
1930 Zeppelin 10c overprinted in Brown, the key value of the issue with only 50 printed, very fine, signed Elliott / NY and another (Scott C13, $2’500)
Estimation: 800 EUR
Lot 10053
Bolivia
1930 Zeppelin ovpt. in red on 50c value, a rare stamp with only 50 printed per Sanabria, very fine, signed Bloch, Sanabria, Kessler and others (Scott $1,000)
Estimation: 325 EUR
Lot 10054
Bolivia
1930 Zeppelin 50c value with silver ovpt, only a few printed and once considered one of the key values, nh, very fine, signed (1966 Sanabria $600)
Estimation: 200 EUR
Lot 10055
Bolivia
1930 Zeppelin 1b value overprinted in deep gold bronze ink, scarce, very fine, signed (Scott C23, $700)
Estimation: 180 EUR
Lot 10056
Bolivia
1930 Graf Zeppelin issue, 5 diff. with inverted overprints, various signatures, very fine (Scott $675)
Estimation: 220 EUR
Lot 10057
Bolivia
1930 (May) Zeppelin South America Flight, two covers carried by special connecting flights from La Paz on May 14 & May 18 respectively, connecting at Rio…
Estimation: 240 EUR
Lot 10058
Bolivia
1932 Zeppelin 2nd South America Flight, return cover with 1.75B franking tied by Cochabamba airmail cds (20.III.32), Brazilian cachet plus boxed « Primer…
Estimation: 60 EUR
Lot 10059
Brazil
1925 (Mar 7) Roig mission return flight from Pernambuco to Rio, Latécoère printed envelope addressed to Captain Roig bearing 1920-22 200R tied by large…
Estimation: 100 EUR
Lot 10060
Brazil
ONE OF ELEVEN COVERS FLOWN 1927 (Dec. 12-13) « Nungesser & Coli » flight cover from Rio to Santiago, Chile, with 1’000R franking tied by Succursal cds…
Estimation: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10061
Brazil
ONE OF ELEVEN COVERS FLOWN 1927 (Dec. 12-13) « Nungesser & Coli » flight cover from Rio to Santiago, Chile, with 1’000R value tied by Succursal (brach)…
Estimation: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10062
Brazil
1930 LUFTSCHIFFBAU ZEPPELIN issues, highly diverse group of 9 covers or cards (incl. a front) on pages, franked with the unoverprinted, overprinted and…
Estimation: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10062A
Brazil
The Famous & Rare PARAHYBA PROVISIONAL 1930 (May) Zeppelin Pan-American Return Flight picture postcard to Monte Carlo franked with the large « 5 » Handstamped…
Estimation: 20’000 – 30’000 EUR
Lot 10063
Brazil
1930 (May 17) « Rs.5$ooo » and « Rs.10$ooo » surcharges (Scott 4CL4-5), each tied by Condor Syndicate cds (May 24) to cover flown by air to Pernambuco (Recife)…
Estimation: 360 EUR
Lot 10064
Brazil
1930 (May 17) « Rs.10$ooo » Surcharge (Scott 4CL5) tied by May 24 Condor Syndicate cds to cover flown by Zeppelin from Recife (large cachet/cds dated 28…
Estimation: 240 EUR
Lot 10065
Brazil
1930 « Graf / Zeppelin / Rs. 5$ooo Surcharge tied together with regular 300r value to ppc to Germany by Rio 24 MAI 30 Condor Syndicate cds, flown from there…
Estimation: 600 EUR
Lot 10066
Brazil
1930 (28 May) Graf Zeppelin South America Homeward Flight, special 10’000R Red plus 300R tied by large Recife flight cds, to USA and with Lakehurst bs…
Estimation: 60 EUR
Lot 10067
Brazil
1931 Dornier Do-X First Trans-Atlantic Flight cover, despatched from Rio de Janeiro on 4 August 1931, with varied Brazil franking incl. 1’000r Surcharge,…
Estimation: 50 EUR
Lot 10068
Brazil
1931 (Sep 18) Graf Zeppelin 2nd South America flight, mixed franking postcard with boxed violet cachet and two Germany 1RM Zeppelins tied by « on board »…
Estimation: 100 EUR
Lot 10069
Brazil
1931 (Sept.) Zeppelin 2nd South America Flight, registered commercial cover to England with seven $5000(r) Zeppelin Surcharges as part of franking tied…
Estimation: 240 EUR
Lot 10070
Brazil
1932-36 Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg flights, important lot of 20 covers or cards, many with better frankings or cachets incl. revolutionary censored,…
Estimation: 500 – 800 EUR
Lot 10071
Brazil
1934 (Sept.) Zeppelin 8th South America return flight, reg’d commercial cover at the 11th weight class (55 grammes) with 41,400 reis total franking tied…
Estimation: 180 EUR
Lot 10072
Brazil
1944 Surcharged charity stamp mint nh selection of varieties incl. 20c surch. vertical pair horizontally imperf., 20c black surch., 40c surch. inverted,…
Estimation: 200 EUR
Lot 10073
Brazil
1931-35, Very attractive lot of 6 postcards (one reg’d) and two covers flown on return legs of various Graf Zeppelin South america flights, one was flown…
Estimation: 120 EUR
Lot 10074
Brazil
1929 E.T.A. set less 300R value, plus postage 400R, tied to cover flown Rio to Sao Paulo by E.T.A. airmail cds (27.JUL.29), bs with E.T.A. cds with error…
Estimation: 400 EUR
Lot 10075
Brazil
1929 E.T.A. private issue complete set, the 200R in sheet of four, the other values in se-tenant strips of 4 (forming part-pane of 16) imperf. at sides…
Estimation: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10076
Brazil
1929 E.T.A. cplt. set, last 3 perf. all around, lh, very fine, 3 signed Silombra (Mi. € 600)
Estimation: 120 EUR
Lot 10077
Brazil
1933 (Sept.) Zeppelin 7th South America Return Flight, cover with Brazil mixed franking with VARIG issues (5 diff; Mi. V28-32) tied by VARIG Rio Grande…
Estimation: 180 EUR
Lot 10078
Bulgaria
1933 (May) Zeppelin 1st South America Flight reg’d cover with cplt. Pigeon airmail set (plus 2 extra 50s values) tied at Sofia (May 3 cds), sent via Berlin…
Estimation: 600 EUR
Lot 10079
Bulgaria
1934 (August) Zeppelin 6th South America Flight, attractive reg’d cover with four diff Pigeon values tied by Sofia airmail cds (Aug. 15), sent on via Berlin…
Estimation: 180 EUR
Lot 10080
Canada
1918 (June 24) Montreal to Toronto flight cover prepared and later certified (incl. autograph) on reverse by Captain Brian Peck, franked by 2c + 1c War…
Estimation: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10081
Canada
1918 (July 8), Calgary to Edmonton flight by Miss Katherine Stinson, folded letter from the manager of the Calgary Industrial Exhibition (under the auspices…
Estimation: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10082
Canada
1936 (May) Zeppelin Hindenburg 1st North America Return Flight, pictorial cover from Toronto with 10c Mountie & 50c Parliament tied (May 8), sent to Germany…
Estimation: 300 EUR
Lot 10083
Canada
1936 (May) Zeppelin Hindenburg 2nd North America Return Flight, very attractive cover with 3 diff. airs with Montreal cds (May 18), no cachet or offical…
Estimation: 300 EUR
Lot 10084
Canada
1936 (Sept.) Zeppelin Hindenburg 8th North America Return Flight, long cover with spectacular airmail franking (11 stamps, 6 different, incl. block of…
Estimation: 500 EUR
Lot 10085
Chile
1927 First Airmail surcharge set, each plus postage 1P & 2P values, tied by Valparaiso (24.FEB.28) cds to large cover by air to Santiago (same-day bs),…
Estimation: 200 EUR
Lot 10086
Chile
1929 (Jul 17) First Air Service between Chile and Argentina by pilots Mermoz and Guillaument, envelope with violet three-line boxed cachet, sent registered…
Estimation: 120 EUR
Lot 10087
Chile
1932 Zeppelin flights, 3 covers with some airmails on each, all carried to Germany, one reg’d from Concepcion, very fine overall (Sieger 147, 175A, 199A;…
Estimation: 160 EUR
Lot 10088
Chile
1932 (Feb 27) C.G.A. flight from Chile to France: Envelope sent from Argentina to Paris with « Accident d’Avion / Correspondances recueillies en mer / « NE…
Estimation: 60 EUR
Lot 10089
Chile
1932 (Sept.) Zeppelin 6th South America Flight, two covers: first reg’d with special 2-line hs in RED showing « IV » ERROR (for « IX »), from Concepcion (11.SEP.32…
Estimation: 220 EUR
Lot 10090
China
1921 Airmail set of 5, each value tied to separate cover by Tientsin 22 May 1923 cds, and each with large boxed bilingual cachet for flight into Peking,…
Estimation: 800 EUR
Lot 10091
Colombia
1919 (Jun 18) Flight Barranquilla to Puerto Colombia, envelope franked by overprinted 1919 2c tied by target cancel and BARRANQUILLA cds and PUERTO COLOMBIA…
Estimation: 800 EUR
Lot 10092
Colombia
1932 Graf Zeppelin First South America Flight, return flight mixed franking cover with Colombian stamps (45c total) tied at Cali on 29.II.1932, sent via…
Estimation: 200 EUR
Lot 10093
Colombia
1932 Graf Zeppelin 8th South America Flight, return flight cover from Colombia where three semi-official EXPRESO RIBON values plus extra 50c postage were…
Estimation: 180 EUR
Lot 10094
Colombia
UNIQUE 30c MANUSCRIPT SURCHARGE 1920 CCNA 10c Lighthouse with value amended in manuscript to read « $ 0.30, » unused without gum as issued, light bend…
Estimation: 5’000 EUR
Lot 10095
Colombia
1922 (April 16) Flight cover front direct from Barranquilla to Medellin by Italian pilot Guicciardi (see Sassone for this date), franked by Colombia 3c…
Estimation: 500 EUR
Lot 10096
Colombia » Colombia Compania Colombiana de Navegacion Aérea
1920 Compania Colombiana de Navegacion Aerea $0.10 vignette, unused, small mark at top right otherwise very fine, signed A. Diena and Calves (Scott C2)
Estimation: 1’700 EUR
Lot 10097
Colombia » Colombia Compania Colombiana de Navegacion Aérea
1920 Compania Colombiana de Navegacion Aerea $0.10 vignette, unused, corner crease at lower left, cert. E Diena (Scott C3)
Estimation: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10098
Colombia » Colombia Compania Colombiana de Navegacion Aérea
1920 Compania Colombiana de Navegacion Aerea $0.10 vignette tied on part envelope (reduced at foot and left) and further franked with 1910 3c, very fine,…
Estimation: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10099
Colombia » Colombia Compania Colombiana de Navegacion Aérea
1920 Compania Colombiana de Navegacion Aerea $0.10 vignette, unused, corner crease at top left otherwise fine, signed A. Diena (Scott C4)
Estimation: 2’200 EUR