1922 (July 26), ''Maud'' Expedition and Attempted ''North Star'' Polar Flight by Roald Amundsen and pilot Oscar Omdal, cover from Nome (Alaska) to Philadelphia, bearing a pair of Amundsen's North Pole labels with two Washington 1c green affixed over, tied by ''North Star. Air Post'' confirmation marking, ''Maudexpeditionen'' straight line cachet in violet, VF and scarce. The Flight to the North Pole on a ''Curtiss'' airplane was planned in...
Auction #95 Worldwide Air Post Stamps and Philatelic Rarities of the World
By: Raritan Stamps Inc.
Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #95 Worldwide Air Post Stamps and Philatelic Rarities of the World
Raritan Stamps, Inc. - Live Auction #95
Worldwide Air Post Stamps and Philatelic Rarities of the World.
The Sale contains 1224 lots and represents the property of 36 owners.
Among the highlights are:
- Over 120 lots related to Worldwide Air Post, including Zeppelin Flights Postal History of various countries;
- Beautiful selection of US and and Canada classic stamps and modern errors;
- Nice range of the People's Republic of China lots, including Gold Fishes, Chrysanthemums, Stage Arts of Mei Lan-fang, Views of Yellow Mountains and other long sets, several Culture Revolution items;
- Valuable French, Italian, Liechtenstein and Monaco lots;
- Most impressive Russian Imperial material with Romanov Dynasty Proofs from the Tsar Collection, Soviet Union large die proofs from the Postal Archives, rarities of 1930's, Semi-Postal, Air Post and various back of the book items;
- A part of the Highly Awarded Collection of Wenden and Russian Zemstvo material;
- Outstanding Ukrainian material from renowned Collections of J. Bulat, Dr. Seichter and Dr. Zelonka.
The auction will be held within two sections.
February 2, 2023
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Lots #1 – 625
|Worldwide Air Post Stamps and Postal History, Philatelic Items of United States, Great Britain, British Commonwealth countries from A to T, including valuable BNA and Canada, Countries of the World from Afghanistan to French Colonies, including over 60 lots of People's Republic of China|
February 3, 2023
11:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lots #626 - 1224
|Countries of the World from Georgia to Romania, powerful Russia and Soviet Union, including Semi-Postal, Air Post, various Back of the Book issues, Russian Zemstvo, strong Ukraine, Vietnam and Yugoslavia, Worldwide Topical Collections|