U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

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Feb 28, 2017 America/New_York

Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Tuesday Feb 28, 2017 10:00 America/New_York
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Tuesday Feb 28, 2017 08:00 America/New_York

We are pleased to present our February 28-March 1  2017 sale, with 1,528 lots, including Part III of the Heinz Gappe (H.G.I Company) inventory of Flight and Zeppelin covers of the world, as well as properties of numerous vendors and estates sold by their order. There are selections of attractive United States, Western European countries with Austria, Benelux, Scandinavia, France, Germany, Danzig, Saar, Italy and Colonies, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Scandinavia.  Great Britain and British Commonwealth are well represented, with many interesting flight covers from the Gappe holdings. In addition, we are featuring an important collection of Russia, especially Air Post, with many rarities, errors and varieties.  As always, our sale includes selections of better South America, Asia and rest of the world. We conclude with 130+ large lots and collections, which range from single country collections to multi-carton worldwide groups of stamps and covers, including group lots from the ex-Gappe stock.  This entire sale is online at www.cherrystoneauctions.com. Please check with us often, as additional scans are continuously uploaded.  A limited number of printed catalogues are available on request. 

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Lot 698 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #698 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1923-1942 four first flight covers, one via London to Paris, another (1932) Dublin, via Rotterdam to Berlin (special oval cachet), another Liverpool to Belfast and 1942 RAS flight from Belfast to Glasgow, fine lot
Estimate: $200

Lot 699 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #699 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1924 (13 Mar) First flight card via London and Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland, fine
Estimate: $150

Lot 700 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #700 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1929 (7 Aug) first flights Ireland to South Africa, six covers addressed to Pretoria, Mossel Bay, Bloemfontein, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg, most with arrival pmks, fine-v.f.
Estimate: $250

Lot 701 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #701 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1929 (27 Dec) three first flight covers, two to Delhi, one to Jodhpur, India, the latter with "First Official Airmail Despatch from Gt Britain" cachet, also "By First Despatch on the Extension of Indian Airmail from Karachi to Jodhpur" direction, each cover with arrival (6/7 Jan 30) pmk on back, fine-v.f.
Estimate: $250

Lot 702 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #702 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1929 (28 Mar) first flight by Imperial Airways to Karachi, India, specially prepared envelope, v.f., with arrival pmk
Estimate: $250

Lot 703 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #703 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1929 (28 Mar) first flight cover to Basra, Iraq, v.f., with arrival pmk
Estimate: $250

Lot 704 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #704 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1929 (26 Aug) first air mail service Galway to London, group of 10 flown covers, each with appropriate cachet, mostly with 2p frankings, two mixed with additional English adhesives, fine
Estimate: $750

Lot 705 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #705 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1931 (27 Mar) first flight cover, via London to Mwanza, Tanganyika, also three (Dec 1931) first flights, two to Cape Town and one to Windhoek, two with Imperial Airways cachets, fine-v.f. group
Estimate: $200

Lot 706 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #706 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1932 Paquebot cover, by air to India, posted at Sea "Dun Laogh" 7 October cancel, Great Britain franking, with boxed "Karachi-Madras" First Air Mail cachet and arrival pmk on back, v.f.
Estimate: $250

Lot 707 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #707 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1932 (18 Jan) Imperial Airways cacheted first flight cover to Mbeya, Tanganyika, with transit and arrival pmks, returned to sender, v.f.
Estimate: $250

Lot 708 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #708 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1933 (20 Sep) first flight cover to Rangoon, with "First Air Mail Indian Trans-Continental and Imperial Airways Rangoon-Karachi-London" cachet, arrival pmks, fine and scarce
Estimate: $250

Lot 709 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #709 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1933 (8 Dec) first flight cover to Singapore, with arrival pmk (19 Dec), franked with British 1/2p green, tied by cds, "certified flown (under cover) return flight" endorsement and signed by Captain Smye, pilot, fine and rare dispatch, only 12 flown
Estimate: $250

Lot 710 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #710 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1924-33 selection of 12 mostly first flight and special flights to and from Ireland, including rare and unusual items such as 1928 LZ-127 Zeppelin flight from Lakehurst to Dublin, flights to Horta, Brussels, internal usages, some duplication, fine-v.f.
Estimate: $500

Lot 711 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #711 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers

1947-49 duplicated selection of 38 first flight covers, many with Pan American World Airways First Air Mail Flights cachets, with Limerick to Calcutta (2), Karachi to Limerick (7), Shannon to Basra (3), Basra to Shannon (2), Calcutta to Shannon (3), Limerick to Calcutta, Karachi (4), Limerick to Ankara (2) and Ankara to Limerick (2), Limerick to Tokyo, Damascus (4), Damascus to Limerick (4), Boston to Shannon (4), fine-v.f.
Estimate: $...

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