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I cant get the pictures to tranmit. do you have another E mail address?

Actually, the images are attached, so able to see it no problem.
It does have the C.A.M.2 route indication which is what I was looking for.  This was Lindbergh's usual route, and he was the prime carrier for it.  This cover appears genuine from the photos.  It would have a retail value of around $35.  it has a C10 (the common airmail stamp in use at that time), and almost all the 1928 covers have this stamp on them.  Realize, he was carrying a lot of mail, so these are pretty common as "covers" go.  There are some covers out there that he autographed, and those tend to go for big dollars, especially from his first ever flight on 10 April 1926.  (There are only about 5 - 6 of those).
Hope that helps.

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My expertise is in US, but I have a lot of exposure to worldwide, and with wide reference material, I will do what I can to answer questions about global stamps. In US I have extensive experience in all aspects (does include Administrative overprints for Cuba, China, Puerto Rico etc.). Also, Hawaii general issue and Revenue (pre-statehood). Of course still building knowledge but have been collecting since 1980. Air Mail is a favorite area, but not a limitation. Two specialty areas are Large Banknote issues, and Washington/Franklin identification. Strong experience in Carrier & Locals, Private Die (Also known as M&M for "Match & Medicine" but also includes some playing card and perfume stamp issues.) Recently have been building more back-of-book experience, especially around Official, Newspaper, Revenue and tax editions. Some covers, and cancellations, but not my strong suit. Another area I'm recently diving into. What I can't do: Anything non-US, as it's just not an area I focus on.


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