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Lot No. 923

Auction No. 30
Category Thematics
Est. $300
Status SOLD $240



Aviation - Lindbergh Accumulation of covers with special cachets from during his flying days plus numerous 1977/78 commem covers together with extensive downloads relating to various flights & routes. Sorted by year with bags for 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929 & 1931 plus 1977 "Spirit of St Louis" 50th Anniv commem covers & International Aerospace Hall of Fame "Official Charles A. Lindbergh Commemorative Collection" presentation wallet of 1977 covers with 10 different. Commences with 1926 Special Flight Springfield Illinois to New York bearing 10¢ Airmail & mauve on pink "SFG SPECIAL FLIGHT" cachet (+3 unused cachets), 1927 St Louis to New Jersey & Chicago special covers bearing pictorial cachet "Lindbergh Celebration Spirit of St Louis St Louis MO. June 18 1927 Use Air Mail - It Save's Time", two "Welcome Home" printed cards addressed to Capt. Chas. A. Lindbergh FFC Key West - Havana with Cuba "Lindbergh Febrero 1925" & USA 1927 2¢ Bennington commem tied by machine cancel in Spanish. Also August "Goodwill Tour" Airmail card & cover plus "Special Flight Lindbergh Day" cachet on Springfield Illinois to Springfield Mass cover. Also several other 1927-1931 covers with a considerable information from American Air Mail catalogue & handwritten inserts, postcards of "Spirits of St Louis" & photos of Lindbergh noting 1952 Silver Anniversary" covers, 1974 "First Man on the Moon" stamp with Lindbergh portrait & title "Lindbergh Dies of Cancer in Hawaii at the age of 72" with a plethora of 1977/78 50th Anniv cards, covers & info plus "Foreign Tributes" in the form of covers with stamps commemorating his achievements. (200+)