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Lot No. 833

Auction No. 26
Category Flying Boats
Est. $400
Status Archived



1935/44 well-researched & written up cover collection noting Sikorsky S-42 "Pan American Clipper" 1st Pacific Survey Flight to Hawaii, Martin M-130 "China Clipper" San Francisco-Manila FFC 22.11.35 plus intermediate to Guam returned to New Jersey addressee, Philippines-USA "China Clipper" covers to S.Dakota (1p40) & San Francisco (1p56, as on larger cover), 1937 FAM 14 extension to Macau & Hong Kong, return flights Macau to USA & Hong Kong-San Francisco (using China $1 & 45ยข airs), Hong Kong-Guam intermediate, Macau-Guam, Hong Kong-San Francisco return & 1939 FFC Hong Kong-Treasure Island (the changed base in San Francisco Bay). Also April 1941 Manila-USA registered large covers "via Clipper" & FFC Manila-Singapore (9th May) with 2 diff covers, FFC's Singapore-San Francisco, Singapore-Manila, Guam-Singapore all 9th or 10th May plus 20th-22nd June Seattle Juneau route FFC's. Collection ends with 1944 Martin "Mars" registered cover Honolulu-New York. Viewing will impress! (29)