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Public Auction #440

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COVERS — Puerto Rico
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding
1463June 11, 1938 first flight cover for the short lived semi official Areovias Nacionales Hydroplane flight of 1938. Sanabria #S1-S7 plus an unlisted surcharged 5/10 cent on S1, tied, for an airmail flight across San Juan and on to New York paying the ten cent airmail rate with US stamps of that era. Only a few of each of these semi official stamps were used on flights and covers and very few were carried aboard any of the Kofresi flights that lasted from April 28, through September 27, 1938. Typical tropical toning, soiling, bumps, etc.. Probably flown and delivered. Few of this type exist.Cat. Value: S.B. 200.00
Price Realized: $120.00
1464First Day Cover April 28, 1938 for the short lived semi official Areovias Nacionales Hydroplane flight of 1938. Sanabria #S1, S3, S4, S5, S6 tied, for an airmail flight across San Juan. Only a few of each stamp were used on flights covers and very few were carried aboard any of the Kofresi flights that lasted through September 27, 1938. Typical tropical toning, soiling, bumps, nick at top etc.. Scarce to rare.Cat. Value: S.B. 120.00
Price Realized: $130.00
1465Undated first flight cover (Inaugeral Flight) for the short lived semi official Areovias Nacionales Hydroplane flights of 1938. Sanabria #S1-S7 tied, for an airmail flight across San Juan. Only a few of each stamp were used on flights and covers and very few were carried aboard any of the Kofresi flights that lasted from April 28, through September 27, 1938. Typical tropical toning, soiling, bumps, etc.. Probably a hand back pre first day souvenir.Cat. Value: S.B. 120.00
Price Realized: $65.00
1466Undated first flight cover for the short lived semi official Areovias Nacionales Hydroplane flight of 1938. Sanabria #S1-S7 tied, for an airmail flight across San Juan. Only a few of each stamp were used on flights and covers and very few were carried aboard any of the Kofresi flights that lasted from April 28, through September 27, 1938. Typical tropical toning, soiling, bumps, etc.. Probably a hand back souvenir.Cat. Value: S.B. 80.00
Price Realized: $65.00
1467Complete set of seven semi-official souvenir sheet covers cancelled in San Juan on June 13, 1941. Toning and foxing from storage in a humid climate does not distract from their historical significance.Cat. Value: S.B. 80.00
Price Realized: $280.00
1468First Flight cover September 28, 1938 for the short lived semi-official Areovias Nacionales Hydroplane flight of 1938. Sanabria #S2, S4 tied, surcharged on envelope and stamp to 10 cents, for an airmail flight to St Croix, Virgin Islands. Only the 10 cent stamps were overprinted and revalued. Few covers exist. Typical tropical toning.Cat. Value: S.B. 80.00
Price Realized: $65.00
1469First Flight cover September 28, 1938 for the short lived semi-official Areovias Nacionales Hydroplane flight of 1938. Sanabria #S1 tied, surcharged on envelope and stamp to 10 cents, for an airmail flight to St Thomas, Virgin Islands. Few covers exist. Typical tropical toning.Cat. Value: S.B. 80.00
Price Realized: $46.00
1470First Flight cover September 28, 1938 for the short lived semi-official Areovias Nacionales Hydroplane flight of 1938. Sanabria #S1 tied, surcharged on envelope and stamp to 10 cents, for an airmail flight to St Thomas, Virgin Islands. Few covers exist. Typical tropical toning and old paper clip mark.Cat. Value: S.B. 80.00
Price Realized: $38.00
1471Large first Flight cover June 8, 1938 in Mayaguez for the short lived semi-official Areovias Nacionales Hydroplane flight of 1938. Sanabria #S1 tied, surcharged on envelope and stamp to 3 cents, for an airmail flight to Arecibo. Few covers exist. Typical tropical toning.Cat. Value: S.B. 80.00
Price Realized: $60.00
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