Foreign Airmails by Country

NY 2016 Worldwide Rarities Sale
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  • Lot# : 106 Foreign Airmails by Country

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    ITALY; 1931 Crociera Aerea Transatlantica Italia – Brasile, specially printed flight card with Port Guinea 10c, 20c, 30c pair plus two different special flight vignettes, all tied by «ESTACIO POSTAL DE BOLOMA -4. JAN 1931» cds cancels, backstamped «NATAL (R.G.N. Corr. Aereo - 4a SEC. - 6.I.31» on arrival, the vignettes with some tropical toned perfs, otherwise a Fine and scarce use; one of only a few items transported privately outside the official mails by pilot Calo Carducci (I-CALO) himself on his plane from Balamo to Natal; signed E Diena (Longhi 2261, EUR4,000)
    Start Price : 2,000 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000 USD
    Hammer price : 2,000 USD

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    ITALY; 1931 Rome to Genoa Flight Cover, franked with 1930 7.70L Balbo Rome to Rio de Janeiro Flight issue plus 1931 50c St Anthony (Scott C27, 261; Sassone 295, Aerea 25), tied by «ROMA CENTRO 27.6.31» cds and «GENOVA CENTRO (POSTA AEREA) 27.6.31.20» arrival cancel, Very Fine; an extremely rare use of the 7.70L Balbo issue on a cover not flown to Rio, this being one of just six covers known; 1981 E Diena certificate (Longhi 2289, unpriced)
    Start Price : 5,000 USD
    Current Opening : 5,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 108 Foreign Airmails by Country

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    ITALY; 1933 Balbo Squadron Return Flight to Italy, Franked with US 3c Washington (Scott 720) tied by New York Jul 23 1933 duplex and Italy 5.75L+44.75L tryptich overprinted «I-VERC» (Alessandro Vercelloni; Scott C49) cancelled on arrival by «ROMA VIA VICENZA 12.8.33» cds, envelope with some aging not affecting the stamps, Fine and rare with only 10-15 known; signed A Diena and Colla and with the latter»s 2016 certificate (Longhi 2947, EUR25,000; Sassone GP 60, EUR47,500)
    Start Price : 5,000 USD
    Current Opening : 11,000 USD
    Hammer price : 15,000 USD
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