1937 (8 May) Printed Airmail flown cover by Dick Merrill (signed) the pilot ANGLO-AMERICAN / CORONATION FLIGHT / NEW YORK TO LONDON two cachets in red or blue with 1937 Coronation GB adhs tied London CDS & USA airmail 6c orange and 2c adhs tied NEW YORK MAY 14 CDS cancels. Fine. Dick Merrill was the highest paid air mail pilot and flew the first round the world transatlantic flight in 1936 and set several speed records.
1978 Coronation 21 uncut miniature sheets in blocks of 4 for all Crown Agents British Commonwealth countries issued Ascension to Tristan Da Cunha unmounted mint, neat in original packaging from new issues. (21). Original cost over £250 in 1978. Retail in UK £95.
A selection of approx. 40 varied photographs in plastic covers circa 1950's. Included are Unknown Hockey team, small photos of soldiers, 1905 child's rocking horse, 1936 20 photos of Oban and area and postcard of Steve Merrick accordion player. Interesting social history.
Approx. six hundred all world covers many varied with hundreds of stamps and cancels. Includes 1979 USA Albert Einstein FDC., 1959 QEII cover from Hong Kong, 1956 Monaco royal wedding FDC. and some Cricket covers includes 1982 centenary of the Ashes from Australia and 1970 centenary of Kent County Cricket Club.
Approx. sixty covers from the Commonwealth mostly FDC's. Includes 1970 Lesotho 25th anniversary of United Nations, 1959 Bahamas postal centenary, 1967 Seychelles International Tourist year and 1988 Anguilla Olympic FDC.
Selection of approx. thirty-three postal stationery postcards from various countries includes five GB QEII 2d unused with wrapper, Norway 10 ore unused, Italian cards circa 1904 and Stuttgart cancels on 1904 cards.
Selection of eleven covers and postcards including, 1943 France strip of five 1f50+3f.50 on cover to Switzerland, 1943 Argentina registered cover to England, four the Republic of Central Africa fdc and 1943 Dominica cover to USA.
1928 (1 Mar) Hungary Zeppelin flight printed envelope bearing Zepp 1931 2p lilac and 4f airs x 5 both tied LEGI POSTA / BUDAPEST 72 CDS cancels and large dark blue Zepp. cachet with Budapest 741 arrival CDS, very fine. Sieger 102Aa.