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Arctic Explorers

Arctic Explorers
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Description

Arctic Explorers

Collection of ten commemorative covers, each with stamped or printed cachets, with some commemorating first flights, and four honoring visits or lectures by Admiral Byrd. Five are signed by Byrd’s pilot of the North Pole Bernt Balchen, with one more signed by Captain J. E. Bernies. The remainder are signed by city officials, including two from the then-Mayor of Orlando, the then-Mayor of Richmond, Virginia, and the assistant City Clerk of Allentown, Pennsylvania. In fine overall condition, with scattered mild toning and soiling. RRAuction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: #376 - Ended September 22, 2011