Award-winning airmail collection sold by Regency-Superior
By Matthew Healey, New York Correspondent
Regency-Superior held a sale at Chicagopex on Nov. 19-20. The U.S. items from that sale are reviewed here.
An award-winning airmail collection of Argentina, detailing rates, routes, and markings of early flights within, into, and out of the country from Europe and North America, included a 1929 first-flight cover from Rivadavia to Bahia Blanca signed by the pilot (and later children’s book author) Antoine de Saint-Exupery.
The collection sold for $6,000, including Regency-Superior’s 20 percent buyer’s premium.
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