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Public Auction #441

Click here for pre-auction bidding, ended August 16, 2019 at 6:00PM (New York time)
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Bids updated August 17, 2019 at 7:55pm (New York time)

COVER ACCUMULATIONS — Topicals
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding

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213Worldwide Rocket Mail Extravaganza. Ex. Witt. An in-depth look at the history of rocket mail as told through philately and selected collectible memorabilia. Examines and chronicles most forms of mail delivery by rocket or missile as practiced in the twentieth century. First flight covers, special event covers, commemorative covers, labels, photographs, and newspaper articles are roughly organized and housed in eight binders. Plenty of signatures and autographs of various celebrities of aviation, science, and philately. One of the largest holdings of this type of material to pass through our auction house in years. Unique offering.Cat. Value: S.B. 1500.00
Price Realized: $1,250.00

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214Women Aviator—Amelia Earhart. An in-depth look at Earhart’s rise to fame and lasting contributions to aviation as told through philately and selected collectible memorabilia. Features multiple tributes to Earhart by women aviators of the second half of the twentieth century. First flight covers, special event covers, worldwide commemorative covers celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of Earhart’s 1937 flight, and newspaper articles are housed in one binder. Plenty of signatures and autographs of various celebrities of aviation and philately. Includes one cover with a possibly authentic Amelia Earhart signature. Unique offering. Well worth careful view by specialists.Cat. Value: S.B. 800.00
Price Realized: $550.00

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215Stock of around fifteen hundred arranged by cancel all sleeved, mostly priced, in four boxes. Two boxes are sorted by state, one box is primarily RPO’s and Doanes and the last is flags, expo’s plus V-Mail. Clean and intelligently priced.Cat. Value: S.B. 800.00
Price Realized: $400.00

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216Lighter than air topical collection. Mainly covers. Probably 250 different along with stamps and ancillary material. Highlights include: Zeppelin flight covers around ten common in mixed condition, a few dozen Macon and Los Angeles, picture postcards, balloon ascension covers, FDCs, topical stamps best of which are US #C13 and #C18 x 9, and lots and lots of original research. Page by page fun to read and contemplate the exhibit one could build.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Price Realized: $600.00

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217Worldwide Polar Extravaganza. Large accumulation of all sorts of U.S. and general foreign philatelic material related to the discovery and exploration of the North and South Pole. Hundreds of special event covers, FDC’s, postcards, postal cards, autographed items, and stamps. Leaflets, encyclopedia articles, and informational sheets accompany the lot and provide background information. Above average condition. Some items placed in a binder; some stored loosely. Overall, an abundance of material that lacks organization and narrative. Should yield an impressive exhibit. Opportunity knocks!Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Price Realized: $375.00

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218Airmail postal history lot of just over 100 different items. Highlights include: a couple dozen "Golden Age" Zeppelin related picture post cards, a handful of Macon covers, plus just a few Zeppelin flight covers, most in poor condition. Interesting bunch. The webphotos will help solidify a bid.Cat. Value: S.B. 425.00
Price Realized: $650.00

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219Mailed at Sea. Approximately 200 postcards, event covers, etc., mailed from cruise ships and freighters to various locations, especially cities and towns in the United States. Includes many legitimate mailings, such as censored covers, non-wartime correspondence with Sea Post and Paquebot cancels, and attractive RPPC’s and other postcards mailed by travelers to family and friends. Also contains a few reproductions and a fair amount of gimmicky special event covers meant to appeal to the collector market by featuring colorful cachets, cancels, and stamps. Everything in above average condition and housed in random order in a three-ring binder. An accumulation looking for an owner who can turn it into a collection.Cat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Price Realized: $240.00

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220National Air Race cover collection. The National Air Races covered from 1929 to 1949 in an overstuffed three ring binder organized chronologically. Just under one hundred covers. Well organized and annotated by Woody Witt the former owner. Highlighted by: many pilot signed covers both male and female. Has enough original research and internet pages to put together a multi frame exhibit. Only the two Amelia Earhart covers have been removed to our singles section. Ready to rework.Cat. Value: S.B. 350.00
Price Realized: $850.00
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