Airmail Internet/Postal Auctions

Aerophilately, Flight covers, Airmail stamps and Ephemera

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Auction #89 features 623 lots of worldwide airmail covers and ephemera including 60 collections. The contents of each collection can be viewed on the website. See the View Auction page, or go to the Auction Index, or the Keyword Search.




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Notable Items

1926 Return of RAF test flight from Khartoum to Abu Suwer signed by pilot V.C.Stonar; 1926 Air Survey Co Rangoon first airmail posted from Singapore to Port Swettenham carried by Neville Vincent; 1927 East African Experimental Air Mail service by T.A.Gladstone Jinja to Nairobi; 1929 Bengal Air Transport Co experimental air service Calcutta-Siliguri-Darjeeling newspaper wrapper flown to Darjeeling inscribed ‘Press Packet/The Englishman/Per Bengal Air Transport Co’; 1931 Post and Gatty Round the World flight in ‘Winnie Mae’ signed by Post and Gatty; 1933 General Balbo rare early trans-Atlantic flight Newfoundland to Rome bs 15/8/33; 1934 Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa first acceptance of mail from South Africa for Nyasaland for carriage on the F/F R.A.N.A. Southern Rhodesia-Nyasaland service; 1934 First acceptance of mail from the Congo for Nyasaland bs Limbe only 4 flown; 1934 May 23 London Scottish and Provincial Airways Pioneer Air Service Nottingham to London sent by the Lord Mayor of Nottingham to HM Postmaster-General and the only mail ever flown by this airline; 1935 Wake Island Survey 22/8 Honolulu to Midway to Wake Island signed by pilot R.O.D. Sullivan and station managers on Midway and Wake Islands; 1935 Somaliland Protectorate first flight Berbera to Asmara 21/12 arrival ds on front ‘very scarce’; 1939 Scottish Airways F/F KIrkwall to North Ronaldshay bs 31/7 Orkney Herald Type II souvenir cover with pale red plane a rare variety only 3 exist; 1941 The last dispatch of airmail for carriage on the ‘air all the way’ trans Pacific and trans Atlantic clipper service to England before the attack on Pearl Harbour Melbourne to London; 1943 Dual censored German Prisoner of War Post Stalag VIII-B to New Zealand via Lisbon and the USA a wonderfully preserved Luftpost/Air Mail letter to New Zealand with clearly legible contents about camp life.

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  • 1939, Jul 31 GB Internal

    Scottish Airways F/F KIrkwall to North Ronaldshay, bs 31/7, Orkney Herald 'pale red plane'...

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  • 1933, Jul 26 Newfoundland

    General Balbo, rare early trans-Atlantic flight , Newfoundland to Rome, bs 15/8/33, carried by...

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  • 1934, Mar 6 South Africa

    The Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa, first acceptance of mail from...

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  • 1931, Jun 21 United States

    Post and Gatty Round the World flight in "Winnie Mae", cancelled Mineola, New York,...

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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.