Airmail Internet/Postal Auctions

Aerophilately, Flight covers, Airmail stamps and Ephemera

Closes Thursday January 24, 2019
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Auction #91 features 726 lots of worldwide airmail covers,
ephemera and reference material.

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Notable items in auction 91
1911 South Africa first aerial post Kenilworth to Muizenberg no more than 15 such are thought to exist; 1918 USA first flight Washington to New York fine NEW YORK/MAY/ 16 arrival; 1921 Newfoundland Cotton return flight St Anthony to Botwood; 1923 USA first flight New Orleans to Pilottown; 1927 March 8 first Irish acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight Dublin to Kisumu; 1927 Oct 10 Wembley Exhibition souvenir card carried on Captain Gladstone’s last flight Khartoum to Jinja; 1930 first non-stop world record flight New York to Bermuda and return signed; 1930 first New Zealand acceptance for Cairo via Adelaide-Perth and Karachi-London services; 1930 England to Siam first acceptance of British mail for KLM service to the DEI; 1930 Newfoundland scarce Port au Basques to Stephenville and OAT to St John’s; 1932 DOX trans Atlantic flight America-Europe posted on board stamped AFFRANCHISEMENT PERCU 6RM; 1933 Basutoland first accept for Singapore via IAW Rangoon-Singapore extension Wyndham cover with original certificate of posting; 1933 Bechuanaland first accept for Malaya via IAW Rangoon-Singapore extension; 1934 South Africa rare stamp less O.H.M.S. cover to L.A.Wyndham, House of Assembly, Cape Town with the Royal Tour ds and violet oval ‘ROYAL TOUR H.R.H. PRINCE GEORGE/OFFICIAL FREE/1934’ bilingual cachet signed by the PM of the Royal Train and the S.A.A. pilot; 1935 Count De Looz-Corswarem official flight to the Congo via the shortest route over the Libyan desert signed; 1935 Liechtenstein acceptance for the Europa to New York catapult service only 19 flown, 1937 GB Internal Highland Airways Fair Isle emergency Christmas flight Kirkwall to Fair Isle signed;

Featured Items

  • 1933, Dec 1 Basutoland

    Basutoland to Singapore, bs 19/12, carried on the first flight of the imperial Airways...

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  • 1930, Jun 29 Bermuda

    First non stop world record flight New York to Bermuda and return, Williams pilot...

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  • 1927, Sep 28 GB External

    Wembley Exhibition, Post Office souvenir card carried on Captain Gladstone's last flight Khartoum to...

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  • 1934, Mar 8 South Africa

    Stampless O.H.M.S. cover to L.A.Wyndham, House of Assembley, Cape Town with the Royhal Tour...

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Airmail Collector is an auction house specialising exclusively in the postal history of airmail. It was established in 1997 and is based in Cardiff, South Wales. Internet/postal auctions are held every 10-12 weeks with up to 1000 entries offering an extensive selection of worldwide airmail covers ephemera, literature, works of reference and related collections.