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Lot# 635 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 635 Collections/lots worldwide

    USA 1956: Rocket experiment 'USA-Mexico' by Keith E. Rumbel on July 2nd, small sized envelope bearing red label and Mexican postage, carried by rocket Nr. 2 from McAllan over the river Rio Grande to Reynosa in Mexico, it finally crashed into a restaurant called "American Bar' and all the mail has been confiscated by the Mexican customs authorities and released after three months only. The straight line touching the label shows the variety 'dispateched instead of 'despatched' EZ = $150/Hopferwieser Nr. KR-05a = € 300.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF