Catalogue

Auction 39 - Saturday, September 25, 2021

 LotTypeDescriptionPriceBid
729 C Australia 1931-40 x 32 items incl: 1931 Australia to Java (2); Australia to England (2); Australia to NZ (1); 1934 Air Race signed: Kay (2), Davies (1), Turner (3). $750.00 Spin UpSpin Down
730 C GB & World 1911-40 x 39 flight covers incl: 1911 Windsor (2); May 1929 England-Persia; 1930 R100 Airship Montreal; 1931 Francis Chichester signed flight Manila-Japan (plain wrecked cache) addressed Kamchatka; Feb 1931 Karachi-Croydon; AP 1931 England-Australia; 1929 Bremen "KATAPULTFLUG"; 1937 Penang-Singapore FFC; assorted other Commonwealth, Latin America & Philippines. $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
731 C GB 1938 15 March: 2 (Flying Officer Clouston & Victor Ricketts) air race covers to NZ & return, with Darwin & Sydney transit cancels, pair NZ GVI ½d green cancelled Blenheim 20 March 1938 "C" class cds & London 26 March 1938 arrival cds. Stapleton 183b. $300.00 Spin UpSpin Down
732 C* Germany 1912-13 Pioneer flight stamps & cover: 1912 Regensburg Fliegertage 10p MH with AIEP cert. Also 1912 Margareten Flugpostmarke stamp pair mint, 1912 Darmstadt flugpostkarte & 1913 Deutsche-Englische Luftschiff (airship) Expedition New Guinea stamp mint. Michel 4a, 4b, 7 etc. Cat €2750+. $1,200.00 Spin UpSpin Down
733 C Netherlands Indies 1924-40 x 67 FFCs & flight covers incl 1924 Amsterdam-Batum; 1928 3 x Netherlands-Java, 28 ditto to Australia; 5 x Netherlands Indies to GB WWII censored & by various routes. $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
734 C NZ 1928 Kingsford Smith Southern Cross flight from NZ (13 OCT) cover carried by T McWilliams. Cover addressed to E Graham (for E Nichol) has pencil notation on reverse "Left Blenheim (NZ) 4.51am 13 OCT 1928 arrived Richmond (NSW 4.16am 14 OCT 1928 NZ time, 2.16 Sydney time". NZ summer time advance ½ hour during flight. A fine & rare cover. Stapleton 32. Cat $5000. 16 carried. Airmail Soc cert h/s on reverse. $4,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
735 C NZ 1931 17 Feb Napier to Wellington, endorsed from earthquake area, bearing T1 in pencil & 1d P Due stamp tied by Wellington dumb "A" class cds addressed to Miss Eddy, Wellington. NZ Airmail Catalogue states: "Most known covers were produced by RJG Collins of Verne, Collins & Co Christchurch. A few others exist". $500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
736 C NZ 1931-48 c70 flight covers incl Nov 1930 Christchurch-Dunedin flight (signed), AP 31 NZ-Sydney-England, Nov 31 Christchurch-Auckland, March 38 Blenheim-Darwin-London (12 flown) etc. $750.00 Spin UpSpin Down
737 C NZ 1935 16 Jan: Royal Tour, pilot MW Buckley signed flight cover, Wellington to Longbeach. Cover [which has a diff address to that recorded in "Airmails of New Zealand" Vol 1] addressed to E. A. Munden Esqre., c/o Royal Party, Longbeach, ASHBURTON. Together with lined page bearing "Please see official envelope" in black ink & purple oval "GENERAL POST OFFICE / 15 JAN 1935 / WELLINGTON C.1." d/s. NZAMC states "only 1 cover known", however a note from a Laurie Franks' Jan 1978 sale advises "Very rare - we have seen only 1 other". NZAMC 115c. Cat $1000. $875.00 Spin UpSpin Down
738 C NZ 1937 2 March: Wellington-H.M.S. Achilles flight cover bearing 1d Airmail cancelled Wellington 2 March 1937 "C" class cds, addressed to Petty Officer F. Fricker, H.M.S. "Achilles", Picton. In addition, bears part oval H.M.S. ACHILLES 2 March 1937 r/s in blue, countersigned by Lieut TP Coode. NZAMC 156 believed the only 1 known. $875.00 Spin UpSpin Down
739 C USA 1923-40 c150 FFCs etc incl better. Noted Lindbergh flights 1923 San Juan-Paramito; 1928 St Louis x 2; 1930 Mioni to BA; FFCs: 1929 Miami-Cuba etc. Some signed items incl Douglas (wrong way) & Corrigan. Also 1978 'Aviation Pioneers' PO book. $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
740 C USA 1934 Orville Wright signature (scarce) on 25th Anniv of First Flight Air Mail. Also signature of Admiral Byrd (Polar aviation explorer) & 2 covers from his 1934 Antarctic expdn. Plus 1945 cover signed by General MacArthur. $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
741 C World 1940s-90s carton of 2 bundles, pages & 7 packets of FFCs, special flights, memorabilia incl cover signed by Alvin White & Joe Cotton (US test pilots). Probably c1000 items. Weighs 7.5kg $750.00 Spin UpSpin Down
742 C Zeppelins-USA 1925-36: 2 x Zeppelin flight covers; 1925 Airship LA-Lakehurst; Oct 1928 US to Germany (3); US to France; Aug 1929 US internal (6); to Germany; Oct 1933 US internal each with 50c Zeppelin stamp (5), May 1936 US internal (2) England, Germany. Also claimed original piece of Graf Zeppelin's ship & photo. $1,250.00 Spin UpSpin Down
743 C Zeppelins: Germany 1929-38 x 35 flown Zeppelin covers incl: Aug 1929 to US, franked 4m grey Zeppelin & 1m Airpost. Aug 1931 local franked 1d red Zeppelin, Sept 31 to US canc 4m grey Zeppelin, June 32 to US franked 1m red Zeppelin + 50pf; Aug 33 to Brazil franked 1m red Zeppelin + 50pf; May 37 local German mail dropped before disasterous flight to US etc. Also 6 trans-atlantic covers not marked for carriage by airship. $1,250.00 Spin UpSpin Down
744 C Zeppelin, South America etc 1930s 22 Zeppelin covers incl S Brazil May 30, 1 each with 5k & 10k Zeppelin stamps, ovpt Zeppelin & 10k ovpt on Zeppelin stamps (stamps cat US$950 6g Frost). Also Brazil Aug 1931-May 1934 (7); Argentina June 1930; Spain-Brazil 1930 (2); Russia to Freidrichshafen 1930; Russia, North Pole 1931 (2); Netherlands internal 1932 & Hungary-Brazil 1935 (2 scarce). $1,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
745 C Zeppelin 1930 small envelope franked US Zeppelin $1.30 canc NY May 29 91930), addressed Warsaw, Poland via Graf Zeppelin Lakehurst NJ with circular Zeppelin 1930 Sud Amerika - large Europe-Pan America round flight. B/s Friedrichshafen 6-6 & Warsaw 8-6. Very scarce destination. Unlisted by Michel or Frost (believed to be Siegel 64III - only 45 items flown). $1,250.00 Spin UpSpin Down
746 C Zeppelin 1936 US-Cuba reg'd cover franked 2 x 20c + 15c Airmail stamps addressed to Habana. H/s Hindenberg First Flight & via Airship Hindenberg from Lakehurst to Frankfurt. B/s NY 9 & 10 May, Frankfurt 14 May, Habana 27 May. Some toning spots. Frost cat US$1650. $750.00 Spin UpSpin Down