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Lot 1328 - Worldwide Zeppelin Flights united states -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

Lot 1328 - Worldwide Zeppelin Flights united states - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

Small Collection: 1925-36, Five Zeppelin covers, including Bermuda Return Flight (1925), Around the World Flight (1929), Chicago (Century of Progress) Flight of 1933 and two covers of the First NAF by ''Hindenburg'' of two different types of receiving postmark, minor flaws, still F/VF, Sieger #20P, 28D, 243D, 409B, C, €430, Est. $140- $180

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Worldwide Zeppelin Flights united states
Lot 1290 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

Lot 1290 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

August 1-2, 1930, John Mears and Henry Brown Attempted Round the World Flight, crashed in Harbor Grace, Newfoundland after setting world speed record on NY-Newfoundland route. ''Roessler'' stationery postcard 1c green with pre-printed portrait of John Mears on front and portrait in pilot's uniform and signature on reverse, uprated by Special Delivery stamp of 10c red lilac, tied by East Orange, NJ ''August 1, 1930'' entry ds and bearing Harbour Grace ''AU.2.1930'' marking alongside, mostly VF and rare, Muller #321, 30,000points, Est. $400-$500

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Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states
Lot 1291 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

Lot 1291 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

July 15-19, 1931, Airplane ''Justice for Hungary'' Non-Stop Trans-Atlantic Record Flight by Alexander Magyar and George Endresz, specially printed postcard, franked by 5c blue and bearing all appropriate postal and confirmation markings, VF, Muller #31, 7,500 points, Est. $200-$250

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Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states
Lot 1292 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

Lot 1292 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

Aerial Circumnavigation Record Attempt by James Mattern and Bennett Griffin: July 5-7, 1932, cover delivered by aircraft ''The Century of Progress'' from Floyd Bennett Field (Brooklyn, NY) to Harbor Grace, Newfoundland, then non-stop to Berlin, in 18:41 hours. This failed round-the-world flight attempt ended in an emergency crash landing at Borisov, suburb of Minsk (Byelorussian Soviet Republic, USSR) on July 7, 1932. They did set a record for crossing the Atlantic in 10 hours, 50 minutes. The cover has three-country franking with appropriate postal markings and bearing Mattern's lengthy inscription with his signature, mostly fresh, VF and very rare, no more then 10 items were carried, Muller #360, 50,000points, Est. $2,500-$3,000

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Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states
Lot 1293 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

Lot 1293 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

Aerial Circumnavigation Record Attempt by James Mattern: June 3-August 3, 1933, Solo Flight cover, carried for the famous philatelist and aviation enthusiast J. P. V. Heinmuller (who was the NAA timekeeper for record flights), the rebuild ''Century of Progress'' aircraft started from Floyd Bennett Field (Brooklyn, NY) and reached Jomfruland (Island of Norway) on June 4, after several days of flight over the Soviet Union Mattern made a forced landing in Anadyr (Siberia) on June 14, where aircraft was abandoned. Pilot was rescued by Chukchi and Soviet pilots Sigizmund Levanevsky and Feodor Kukanov, they flown him to Nome (Alaska). Mattern continued flying on July 21 and reached NYC on August 3. The cover franked by two US stamps, signed by Mattern and Heinmuller, bearing pre-printed watches advertisement and seven various markings, minor soiling, still F/VF and extremely rare, only 5 items were carried, Muller #364, 40,000points, Est. $3,000-$4,000

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Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states
Lot 1294 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

Lot 1294 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

Howard Hughes Record Flight Around the World: July 10- 14, 1938, stationery cover 6c orange, bearing additional franking of US, France and Russia with appropriate confirmation markings and date stamps, fresh and VF. Howard Hughes and crew flew on an Airplane ''Lockheed 14'', the flight took 91 hours, with stops at Paris, Moscow, Omsk, Yakutsk, Fairbanks, Minneapolis and return to New York, AAMC TO1307, Est. $750-$1,000

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Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states
Lot 1289 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

Lot 1289 - Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #90

'Maud'' Expedition and Attempted ''North Star'' Polar Flight by Roald Amundsen and pilot Oscar Omdal: July 26, 1922, 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 the summer of 1922, but did not take place due to the plane crash, Est. $500-$600

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Worldwide First and Pioneer Flights united states
Lot 6956 - united states  -  Georg Bühler Briefmarken Auktionen GmbH Auktion 333

Lot 6956 - united states - Georg Bühler Briefmarken Auktionen GmbH Auktion 333

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Lot 6951 - united states  -  Georg Bühler Briefmarken Auktionen GmbH Auktion 333

Lot 6951 - united states - Georg Bühler Briefmarken Auktionen GmbH Auktion 333

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Lot 6957 - united states  -  Georg Bühler Briefmarken Auktionen GmbH Auktion 333

Lot 6957 - united states - Georg Bühler Briefmarken Auktionen GmbH Auktion 333

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