space and rocket mail - Stamp Auctions

Lot 905 - thematic space and rocket mail -  Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Lot 905 - thematic space and rocket mail - Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

1934 India: Stephen Smith First India Rocket Despatch - September 30 Saugor Island cover with dark blue red rectangular 'First/Indian/Rocket/Despatch' cachet (Ellington-Zwisler 2C1). Signed by Shenten on front and Stephen Smith on back. Sept 30 Saugor Island cancel. Only 209 covers possible. Very fine. Estimate: $150 - $250

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thematic space and rocket mail
Lot 900 - thematic space and rocket mail -  Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Lot 900 - thematic space and rocket mail - Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

1934 December 17, Saugor Island Flown Rocket Cover. This brown cover has a red/white "Shore to Ship by Rocket" rocket stamp in the upper left and tied by a maroon Semaphore Station cancel. The cover is signed by W. Shenton, Lighthouse keeper on the face at the lower left and by rocketeer Stephen Smith on the reverse. Only 150 covers were flown. E-Z No. 7C1, 1996 cat. = $375. Estimate: $300 - $600.

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thematic space and rocket mail
Lot 917 - thematic space and rocket mail -  Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Lot 917 - thematic space and rocket mail - Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

India Rocket Mail Cover - EZ37C1 - Rocketgram - 26 June 1938 - Stephen Smith. Estimate: $200 - $400.

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Lot 912 - thematic space and rocket mail -  Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Lot 912 - thematic space and rocket mail - Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

1938, Rocketgram, Rocket No. 166 Dick Turpin was tested on 26 June at Alipore. Friends Joanna Pratt Johnson and MD Murtrie were present and signed some of the Rocketgrams.This Missive was / carried by test/ Rocket No. 166/ Dick Turpin / at Alipore. signed by Stephen Smith , no stamp but postmark of Park Street Calcutta on 26 JUN 38. Fine, Scarce.

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thematic space and rocket mail
Lot 907 - thematic space and rocket mail -  Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Lot 907 - thematic space and rocket mail - Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

1935, Royal Silver Jubilee Firing Rocketgram, Ship to Shore off Diamond Harbour, 23rd March, 1935, signed by Stephen Smith, delivery CDS at the back. Fine, Scarce. Estimate: $200 - $500

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thematic space and rocket mail
Lot 901 - thematic space and rocket mail -  Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Lot 901 - thematic space and rocket mail - Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

1934 December 17, Saugor Island Flown Rocket Cover. This brown cover has a red/white "Shore to Ship by Rocket" rocket stamp in the upper left and tied by a maroon Semaphore Station cancel. The cover is signed by W. Shenton, Lighthouse keeper on the face at the lower left and by rocketeer Stephen Smith on the reverse. Only 150 covers were flown. E-Z No. 7C1, 1996 cat. = $375.

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thematic space and rocket mail
Lot 913 - thematic space and rocket mail -  Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Lot 913 - thematic space and rocket mail - Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Indian Rocket Mail, 1938 April 25, Garia Flown Rocket Caver. Used with a green "T. Kimball" rocket label on the face and signed by rocketeer Stephen Smith in purple ink on the face. Only 56 cards flown. E-Z No. 35C1, 1996 cat. = $250. Estimated Value $200 - 300.

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thematic space and rocket mail
Lot 908 - thematic space and rocket mail -  Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Lot 908 - thematic space and rocket mail - Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

1936 Setember 21, Chingripota Flown Rocket Cover. Used with a black/reddish purple "John Witherton" imperf rocket stamp. The cover is signed by rocketeer Stephen Smith at the left. Only 106 covers were flown. E-Z No. 17C1, 1996 cat. = $300. Estimated Value $250 - 350.

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thematic space and rocket mail
Lot 902 - thematic space and rocket mail -  Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Lot 902 - thematic space and rocket mail - Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

1934 India Rocket Mail, Stephen Smith Saugor Island First Firing Cover - September 30 First Firing Ship to Shore rocket cover (Ellington-Zwisler 1C1) with Saugor Island cancel. Signed by Potter on front and Stephen H Smith on back. Only 140 covers possible. Very fine. Estimate: $200 - $400

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thematic space and rocket mail
Lot 914 - thematic space and rocket mail -  Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Lot 914 - thematic space and rocket mail - Romano House of Stamp sales ltd Philatelic Auction #30

Indian Rocket Mail, 1938, Rocketgram, Rocket No. 172, vignette in buff printed with Carried by the / Rowland Hill/ Test Mail Rocket. / No. 172 tied by Rocket test at Alipore. in violet, no postage or stamp but Park Street, Calcutta CDS. 24 July 1938, A red seal Stephen Smith / Rocket on upper left on face and signed by Stephen Smith, additional 3 vignettes on single sheet about Rockets 171, 172 and 173 signed by Stephen Smith at the back. Very Fine, Scarce.Estimate: $500 - $800.

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thematic space and rocket mail