Detail: Lot 108

Lot No: 108
Date: 1930, Jun 29
Est. price: £250.00
Category: Bermuda

Description: First non stop world record flight New York to Bermuda and return, Williams pilot and Connor navigator, Longine Watch corner cover franked US 5c dropped over Bermuda (severe storm prevented landing) where 2 1/2d Bermuda stamp was affixed canc Bermuda 20 June 1930 cds for return to US, ms "Via Monoplane 'Colombia' to Bermuda" and signed by Roger Q Williams and Harry P Connor. A rare item in fine condition. See Clarke 1990 # 30.2a/2b Val $300.00. Roger Q. Williams, barnstormer, stunt and test pilot, with Canadian World War I veteran Captain J. Errol Boyd as co-pilot and Lieutenant Harry P. Connor, a U.S. Navy-trained navigator, planned to fly Miss Columbia, a Wright-Bellanca WB-2 single-engine monoplane with wheels, on a nonstop, round-trip flight to Bermuda from Long Island in June 1930,

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(Bermuda) First non stop world record flight New York to Bermuda and return, Williams pilot and Connor navigator, Longine Watch corner cover franked US 5c dropped over Bermuda (severe storm prevented landing) where 2 1/2d Bermuda stamp was affixed canc Bermuda 20 June 1930 cds for return to US, ms "Via Monoplane 'Colombia' to Bermuda" and signed by Roger Q Williams and Harry P Connor. A rare item in fine condition. See Clarke 1990 # 30.2a/2b Val $300.00.














Roger Q. Williams, barnstormer, stunt and test pilot, with Canadian World War I veteran Captain J. Errol Boyd as co-pilot and Lieutenant Harry P. Connor, a U.S. Navy-trained navigator, planned to fly Miss Columbia, a Wright-Bellanca WB-2 single-engine monoplane with wheels, on a nonstop, round-trip flight to Bermuda from Long Island in June 1930,
(Bermuda) First non stop world record flight New York to Bermuda and return, Williams pilot and Connor navigator, Longine Watch corner cover franked US 5c dropped over Bermuda (severe storm prevented landing) where 2 1/2d Bermuda stamp was affixed canc Bermuda 20 June 1930 cds for return to US, ms "Via Monoplane 'Colombia' to Bermuda" and signed by Roger Q Williams and Harry P Connor. A rare item in fine condition. See Clarke 1990 # 30.2a/2b Val $300.00.














Roger Q. Williams, barnstormer, stunt and test pilot, with Canadian World War I veteran Captain J. Errol Boyd as co-pilot and Lieutenant Harry P. Connor, a U.S. Navy-trained navigator, planned to fly Miss Columbia, a Wright-Bellanca WB-2 single-engine monoplane with wheels, on a nonstop, round-trip flight to Bermuda from Long Island in June 1930,