BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers - Stamp Auctions

Lot 677 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Lot 677 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers - Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

1870 (1 Dec) miniature letter (2gm weight) from Paris to Dublin, endorsed "Par Balloon Monte", franked with 10c and 20c combination of Laureated and Siege issues, carried on the balloon "La Bataille de Paris A", stamps canceled by large "20", with transit of "Paris a Calais 4 Dec.70", routed though London, with "H&K Packet" of December 7, 1870 arrival. A scarce little balloon cover sent during the Siege of Paris to Dublin, ex-Pedneault
Estimate: $350

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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers
Lot 901 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

Lot 901 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers - Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and 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: $500

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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers
Lot 894 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

Lot 894 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers - Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

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

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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers
Lot 900 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

Lot 900 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers - Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and 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

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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers
Lot 895 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

Lot 895 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers - Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

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

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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers
Lot 890 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

Lot 890 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers - Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and 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

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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers
Lot 896 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

Lot 896 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers - Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and 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

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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers
Lot 891 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

Lot 891 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers - Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

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

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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers
Lot 897 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

Lot 897 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers - Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and 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

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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers
Lot 892 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers.

Lot 892 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers - Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and 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

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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND Flight Covers