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Lot# 113 - Auction 291-297

  • Lot# : 113 Ireland

    First Solo Flight Europe to North America 1932 (Aug. 18): 'GRESHAM HOTEL DUBLIN' -envelope, carried by Captain James A. Mollison on his first solo record flight from Dublin to New York, with his own signature and endorsed "per ''THE HEARTS CENTENT'' / IRELAND -AMERICA", franked with Ireland 1 d. and 2 d. tied by "UPR LEESON ST. DUBLIN 18 AU 32" cds. with additional Canadian franking 3 c. cancelled by "SAINT JOHN -N.B. AU 20 32" cds. and forwarded to Mr. D.E. Saul M.S. Monarch of Bermuda Pier 95 N.R. New York. Fine and scarce, one of only five covers known.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 550.00 CHF