Lot 1505, British Commonwealth group of First Flight and Airmail covers, sold for C$3,510

Lot 1505, British Commonwealth group of First Flight and Airmail covers, sold for C$3,510Lot 1505 British Commonwealth Group of 27 First Flight and Air Mail Covers and Cards, with 1931 FFC British Guiana to Honduras; 1930 Straits Settlements to Singapore, then Karachi (two different post cards); 1929 Simonstown to Johannesburg with complete set of 1st and 2d Air Mail stamps, Two 1925 Bermuda to Lakehurst NJ and East Orange NJ carried by the LZ 126 “Los Angeles” airship; 1936 Egypt to England carried by Tom Rose on the England to Johannesburg Air Race (signed by pilot on back), a 1929 Western Union Cablegram London to Berlin; and four Flights and First Flights from Ireland, with 1924 London to Paris, then Switzerland, 1924 Belfast to Liverpool 1st Trip, 1929 Clifden to London 1st Anniversary of arrival of First Trans-Atlantic flight picture postcard, 1928 Belfast to Liverpool special Liverpool Civic Week cover “By Flying Boat”; two Straits Settlements (1932 to GB, 1933 to India); North Borneo (1930 to Jesselton); Malaysia and States (6 covers, 1928-1933 to India and GB); two covers mailed Kuwait to Calcutta in 1933; 1932 Ceylon to England via India; Kenya and Uganda 1933 to Bengal India postage due 50c with French “Par Avion / Jusqu’à Karachi” handstamp and boxed “KARACHI / CANCELLED / 15 DEC 33”; 1934 Malta Air Mail to Port Said; and 1933 Malta registered air mail to Calcutta redirected to Howrah. Some covers have staining or other faults, still overall fine to very fine. From the The Leon Victor Pont Collection of Early India, New Zealand and Worldwide Pioneer Flight Covers. Estimate $300, sold for C$3,000.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

Lot 1064, 1930 round trip Graf Zeppelin cover NY, Germany, South America, NY

Lot 1064, 1930 round trip Graf Zeppelin cover New York, Germany, South America

Lot 1064, 1930 round trip Graf Zeppelin cover New York, Germany, South America, (reverse)Lot 1064 USA 1930 Germany to South America to U.S.A. Round Trip Graf Zeppelin Cover, franked with C15, the $2,60 blue “Baby Zeppelin”. Mailed in New York on APR.24.1930 and sent to Germany by sea. Graf Zeppelin left Friedrichshafen on MAY.18 and flew to South America via Sevilla. From South America flew up the coast of the Americas to New York, arriving there MAY.31, with Lakehurst receiver on the back. Has both US and German confirmation handstamps. Very fine. Frost U$1,600.