500 YEARS OF POST - A German printed album with an interesting assembly items early to modern written up in German with original purchase list in 1990 for singles up to DM 16.50 each, noted East & West Postak special event cards and postmarks, Lubeck 1978 M/S, etc, intr lot.
Approx. sixty-five all world wild covers connected to Authors. Includes GB centenary of Charles Dickens, Bicentenary of the birth of William Wordsworth and Bicentenary of Robert Burns. Unfortunately thirty-eight covers have dirt and staining on them.
Balloon Flights: 1858 Attractive album page sized engraving from the Illustrated London News with Newspaper 1d red imprint at the top depicting Band of Hope Fete in Aston Park, Birmingham and two balloons in mid flight. Very fine.
Balloon Flights: 1882 Attractive album page sized engraving depicting The Attempted balloon voyage across the channel, crash landed and rescued by Calais Packet steamer, extracted from the supplement to the London illustrated news March 11, 1882 with full event description on reverse. Very fine.
Balloon Flights: 1883 Attractive album page sized engraving depicting The Ascent of Leon Montgolfier from the place de champs April 14 1883 and The Montgolfier Centenary at Anoy Ardeche. Second panel with a statue of The First Arronauts and Inventors of the Balloon. Very fine.
CHRISTMAS: Cayman Islands 1968 both ¼d in unmounted mint sheets of 60 x approx 100 sheets, (SG 215 & 221), 1969 Christmas ¼d in complete sheets of 25 x approx 298 sheets (SG 256), ideal for thematics or packet maker, 10,000s.
MARITIME MAIL - Mainly modern collection of covers with sets, singles some signed including Titanic 100th Anniv. survivor signed x 3, 1969 British Ships, 1930s incl Queen Mary, 2004 Ocean Liners Internet FDCs (5), various Cunard incl 2 1950s postcards (Aquitania & Scythia), Tristan (2 signed covers), high retail. (80).
MOTORBIKES: Isle of Man 1974 ACU Int. TT Races two special IOM P/H Society covers illustrated limited editions one carried around the TT Course in the official car and signed ltd to 500 covers, other is Flown in rescue helicopter signed ltd to only 100 covers. Mainly sound. (2).
RAF Event covers from 1970s onwards in original special ring binders in cover pages all fine includes complete runs for TP1/40, HA1/40, HA (SP1)/SP10, 1972-75 No.1 (F) onwards to No.511 (c51), 1979-82 RAF FF1A/FF40. All fine unsigned examples. Approx 180 different plus another 20 or so incl signed duplicated.
SPACE - Westminster collection of mint sets and covers for milestones in Space Exploration from worldwide countries incl Miniature sheets, Sierra Leone sheetlets of 9, Palau sheetlet 25, Marshall Is., etc, high original cost.
World Wildlife Fund: Collection of fabulous written up thematics on display pages in 5 special black albums and slipcase, huge range of different animals and countries on various stamps, postcards, etc, each neatly printed in English explaining the Duke of Edinburgh's' conservation. Nice and clean.
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