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Airmail Issues

Lots 1358-1367 Lot 1368

Lot 1358    

Airmail, 1923, Second Issue, 8¢-24¢ complete, each on matching Henry Hammelman First Day Covers, tied by Washington, D.C. slogan machine postmarks; 8¢ cover with minor light toning at bottom left, a Very Fine matched set.
Scott No. C4-C6    $1,750.

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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Lot 1359    

Airmail, 1923, 8¢ dark green, block of four, tied by "Washington, D.C., Aug 15, 1923" First Day slogan machine cancel on cover to George Linn, backflap with "The Shoreham, Washington" imprint, Very Fine, a scarce early Linn cover.
Scott No. C4; $600    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1360    

Airmail, 1923, 16¢ dark blue, tied by "Washington D.C., Aug 17, 1923" First Day slogan machine cancel on cover with beautiful multicolor hand-painted cachet (post-issue), fresh and Extremely Fine, first day uncacheted cat. $600.
Scott No. C5    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1361    

Airmail, 1923, 24¢ carmine, plate no single tied by "Washington D.C., Aug 21, 1923" First Day slogan machine cancel on cover with gorgeous multicolor hand-painted cachet (post-issue), fresh and Extremely Fine, First Day uncacheted cat. $750.
Scott No. C6    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 1362    

1930 Salt Lake City, Utah to San Diego, Cal., cover with purple "Damaged by Air Plane Wreck, December 22, 1930" handstamp; the plane (CAM 4) developed engine trouble and crashed in Alhambra, Cal., Very Fine.
AAMC No. 301222    Estimate $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lot 1363    

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin, tied by "Bristol, Conn. May 31, 1930" duplex on Zeppelin Mail cachet post card to Linkoping, Sweden, purple U.S. diamond and pink red German circular flight cachet handstamps, Friedrichshafen (6.6) transit and Linkoping (6.9) arrival cds, Very Fine.
Scott No. C13    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 1364    

Airmail, 1930, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, well centered, tied by "Bristol Conn., May 31, 1930" duplex to Seville, Spain, purple diamond flight cachet, reverse with Sevilla (6.6) arrival backstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. C14    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $80

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Lot 1365    

Airmail, 1930, $2.60 Graf Zeppelin, tied by "Washington D.C., Apr 19, 1930" First Day of Issue slogan machine cancel on 1930 South American flight cover, appropriate U.S. and German flight cachets, green round flight backstamp, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. C15; $1,000    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 1366    

Airmail, 1937, 20¢ & 50¢ China Clipper, twenty 20¢ and twenty two 50¢ issues in blocks of four or six each bearing plate numbers, all tied by "Washington D.C., Feb 15, 1937" cds's on oversized registered special delivery First Day Cover from Amon Carter in Fort Worth, Texas to President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the White House, with second similar oversized registered special delivery First Day Cover addressed to Amon Carter and signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Postmaster General James Farley, with blocks on each cover bearing different plate numbers, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. C21-C22    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

A MARVELOUS DELUXE SET OF CHINA CLIPPER ISSUE FIRST DAY COVERS SIGNED BY PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT AND POSTMASTER GENERAL JAMES FARLEY.

Amon G. Carter Sr. was the creator and publisher of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and a nationally known civic booster for Fort Worth, Texas.

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Current Opening Bid: $750

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Lot 1367    

Airmail, 1969, 10¢ Moon Landing, on signed Neil A. Armstrong picture postcard, Very Fine.
Scott No. C76    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $80

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