||A6a. 1s3d orange top right corner vertical strip of 4 incl. extra feather variety on R4/6,
Very fine unmounted mint.
|A6a. 1s3d orange single with same variety cds cancel, scarce, fine used.
Estimate: IR £160/£180
Realised: IR £190
|1919 (June 9) cover St. Johns Newfoundland to Brighton with $1 Trans-Atlantic Air Post 1919 surcharge on 15c red tied machine cancel, also cds of Harbour Grace, June 14. Prepared for transatlantic airmail by Handley Page Atlantic but flight did not take place and eventually sent by ship. Vogt. C.190704.0. Creased and roughly opened, scarce.
Estimate: IR £400/£500
Realised: IR £500
|1927 postcard to Kisumu with red hs Service officially arranged .... but abandoned owing to breakdown of Hydroplane ..., KISUMU cds of 31 March, Vogt. Z270312.4.
Estimate: IR £80/£100
Realised: IR £80
|1932 (April 14) Irish acceptance airmail cover, with 1s and 1/2d defins. paying printed paper rate to Pernambuco per 3rd South American Flight of the Graf Zeppelin with red and brown flight cachets, scarce, very fine
Estimate: IR £250/£300
Realised: IR £240
|AC7b. 1932 (October 22) registered cover Galway to Herman Stoltz, Pernambuco, Brazil, 1s, 9d and 1/2d defins., GAILLIMH double ring cds, green AER POST/GAILLIMH-BERLIN cachet of first flight, red LUFTPOSTAMT/BERLIN handstamp, circular red and hexagonal orange handstamp of 9th South American Flight of the Graf Zeppelin, Pernambuco receipt cds on reverse of October 27. Adhesive tape at left edge and on reverse, otherwise fine. Scarce - Davis states only 25 flown. Fine
Estimate: IR £400/£450
|AC9. 1934 (May 15/24) New York to Rome record flight by Pond and Sabelli, cover with vas. postmarks incl. Lahinch, Co. Clare, where the plane crashed, signed by Sabelli, scarce, cat. £400, fine.
Estimate: IR £200/£250
Realised: IR £160
|1954 (Sept 3) Netherlands 30c aerogramme, Nordwijk to California, with fine SALVAGED FROM KLM CRASH AT SHANNON in black, fine. Vogt A.540905.1. Lockheed Super Constellation Triton crashed 32 seconds after take off into mudflats of Shannon estuary. 20 bags of mail salvaged, fine for this.
Estimate: IR £100/£110
Realised: IR £95