Nicholas Abberly signs a philatelic envelope honoring 75 Years of U.
S. Aviation, from Kitty Hawk to the Stars.
Philatelic Envelope signed: "Nicholas Rippen Abberly/Cedar Rapids,
Iowa", 6½x3½. Cover with 13-cent U.S. Eagle stamp affixed, pictorially
postmarked "Stamp Expo South, Anaheim, CA, Mar 24, 1978, 75 YEARS OF U.S.
AVIATION, FROM KITTY HAWK TO THE STARS". Postmark depicts the Earth with the
Wright Flyer, an airship, the Super-Sonic Transport and a rocket above
it. Nicholas Rippen Abberly was a member of The Early Birds of Aviation.
To qualify, one must have made a solo flight before December 17, 1916. Abberly
died in 1983. Light rectangular stain at lower right blank margin from removal
of address label. Fine condition.
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NICHOLAS R. ABBERLY
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