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Lots 1043 - 1055,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #73, May 19, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Net Price
1043 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 3

Around the World in Eight Days

June 23-July 1, 1931, cover delivered by Record "Winnie Mae" Flight by pilot Wiley Post and navigator Harold Gatty (signed by them at the top), started from Roosevelt Field at Mineola, NY with 14 transit points including Berlin, Moscow, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Blagoveschensk, Khabarovsk and etc., two violet Dobroliot markings were applied, Mineola "Jul.1.1931" arrival ds is alongside and on reverse, VF and scarce

Pioneer SCADTA Flight

October 3-29, 1931, cover from Leningrad to Cali (Colombia) via Berlin, Colombian stationery envelope 4c blue, franked by seven Soviet adhesives and sent by registered airmail on line"Leningrad-Berlin" on October 3, then forwarded by sea to Buenaventura, upon arrival to Colombia (10.27) posted to SCADTA flight to Cali (10.29), after arrival uprated by two stamps and tied by Cali ds, address partly erased, still VF
1046    359-65

Catapult Flight

September 2-10, 1931, "Europa" Catapult Flight three-country mixed franking registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by eight Soviet Union stamps, sent on-line "Leningrad-Berlin", upon transit in Germany (09.03) uprated with six air post values, two m/s "Europa" confirmation markings in red and violet, US franking including three 5c carmine and blue, tied by NYC "9.10.1931" ds, VF and very scarce

Zeppelin Flights

September 10-11, 1930, Moscow Return Flight cover to Germany, franked by three stamps, tied by special Moscow Flight cancellation, Friedrichshafen "11.9.30" arrival ds on reverse, VF and scarce non-Zeppelin franking, Sieger #85 D
1048    C26-29
July 24-31, 1931, North Pole Flight registered postcard and cover to Friedrichshafen, franked altogether by "Malygin" imperforated complete set of four, two flight cachet and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #120Aa, Ab
1049  CO1

Air Post Official stamps

1922, red surcharge 12m on Consular stamp of 2.25r, block of four, top left stamp has surcharge type II, all others - type I, sheet positions 16-17/21-22, appropriate roller cancellation, fresh, VF and scarce multiple, expertized by Romeko
1050 **   CO2
1922, red surcharge 24m on Consular stamp of 3r, block of four, types IV-III/I-III, sheet positions 14-15/19-20, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #SI6
1051  CO7
1922, red surcharge 1200m on Consular Fee stamp of 2.25r, type III, right sheet margin single, position 10, full OG, LH, VF, APEX certificate, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #SI11
1052 **   CO7
1922, red surcharge 1200m on Consular Fee stamp of 2.25r, horizontal pair of types IV and III, positions 14-15, excellent item in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, SC #SI11
1053 **   CO8
1922, red surcharge 1200m on Consular Fee stamp of 3r, type III, position 25, a beautiful single, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by R. Calves, A. Brun and others, SC #SI12
1054 **/*   C95-96, var

Moscow-North Pole Flight Collection

1955, 33 mint stamps, neatly arranged on the Collection pages, representing all three types of overprints with numerous varieties, including stamp of 1r, perforation L12 1/2 with no dash variety, along with complete set of two of comb perforation, overprint with wide space, various shifts and etc., full OG, NH or LH (10), F/VF or better, SC #1755-56 var
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1055    C95-96
December 12, 1955, First Flight registered cover from "North Pole Station No.4" to Moscow, franked by a complete set of North Pole - Moscow Flight, postmarked on arrival on December 22, VF and scarce, original letter of North Pole Station postmaster is enclosed