Foreign Pioneer Flights

Sale 3020 - The Elmer Campbell Collection of Germany and German Areas
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  • Lot# : 440 Foreign Pioneer Flights

    European Balloons and Dirigibles, approx 45 covers and postcards neatly mounted on homemade pages and incl some related ephemera with labels, etc., Balloons includes early Feldpost from balloon squadrons or balloon in flight picture postcards, aerial views of Vienna, 1909 I.L.A. Flight with label, 1909 Frankfurt Int'l Air Show, Dirigible Airships incl Austrain airship "Parseval", British "Nulli Secundus II", Italian "Citta di Ferrara", French "Ville de Nancy", "Alsace" (2 crash postcards), etc. plus approx 60 assorted labels and vignettes showing early airships, usual mixed condition, VG-VF
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 425 USD
    Hammer price : 475 USD

    Lot# : 441 Foreign Pioneer Flights

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    GERMANY; 1912 Gotha-Erfurt Flight, 10pf special flight stamp (Mi 5) tied along with 5pg Germania on photo postcard (shows early airplane with "Official Flight School" caption) by Gotha 13.9.12 cds, flight stamp with some minor perf faults at top from placement, card with a corner crease and small scuff on picture side, still a Fine use of this scarce issue
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 442 Foreign Pioneer Flights

    Germany Early 20th Century Airmails Collection, approx 28 cards neatly arranged on homemade pages, collection begins with a postcard showing Orville Wright flying near "Tempelhoer Felde" and progresses through flights of the 1930s, note picture postcards of early airplanes in flight, 1912 Mannheim-Heidelberg (and return) flown flight cards, 1914 Dresden Leipzig flown special card, 1924 Gorlitz-Dresden flight cards (4 incl three with vignette tied), picture postcard of "Do-X' aircraft, 1930/32 glider flights, etc., usual mixed condition, Fine group
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 260 USD
    Hammer price : 350 USD
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