1937 First Solo flight from Brisbane to Capetown by Mrs. H.B. Bonney, cover franked with Australian and Queensland adhesives, Lombok leg (where she had to make an emergency landing), where Netherlands Indies stamps were added and cancelled by cds, appropriate cachet and additional markings on back, also signed by Mrs. Bonney, minor cover flaws, otherwise fine and scarce (in the 1930s Lores Bonney created aviation history by being the first...
U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
By: Cherrystone Auctions
Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
Welcome to our May 7-8 Auction Sale, to be held at Cherrystone's New York City galleries. There are 1,642 lots of rare stamps and postal history of the World, featuring further selections from the David Mace collection and properties of numerous vendors and estates sold by their order. A solid selection of United States is followed by Austria, Belgium, France and Colonies, Germany and Colonies, Italy and Colonies, Liechtenstein, Spain and Scandinavian countries. There are strong sections of Czechoslovakia, Poland and Russia. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are well represented with strength in Queen Victoria, KEVII and George V singles and sets, as well as Japanese Occupation material. There are numerous flight covers of the world, with selections of Zeppelin dispatches. Sections of better South America, Asia and the rest of the world are noteworthy, with an award-winning collection of Corrientes offered intact. The sale concludes with the usual selection of large lots, which range from single country collections to multi-carton worldwide groups of stamps and covers. Live Internet bidding is available through our website www.cherrystoneauctions.com (via CherrystoneLIVE).
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