Airmail Internet/Postal Auctions

Aerophilately, Flight covers, Airmail stamps and Ephemera

Closes Wednesday October 10, 2018
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Auction #90 features 751 lots of worldwide airmail covers and ephemera including 57 collections. The contents of each collection can be viewed on the website. To view, scroll through the ‘View Auction’ pages, or locate individual items using the ‘Keyword Search, ‘Comon Searches’, ‘Years’, or ‘Categories/Countries’.




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Notable items

1925 RAF Experimental Cairo-Kano flight initialled AC (Squadron Leader Arthur Coningham) Francis Field authentication hs verso; 1926 First commercial airmail Cape Town-London carried by Alan Cobham on the return of his pioneer England- South Africa-England flight; 1926 Air Survey Co Rangoon first airmail Singapore-Kuala Lumpur flown by Neville Vincent; 1932 Lobatsi to Dodoma rare first acceptance of airmail from British Bechuanaland for carriage on the F/F Regular South Africa-England service; 1933 Calcutta- Lucknow carried by James Wood in “The Spirit of West Australia” whilst on his Perth to England flight 16 flown; 1934 Mac Robertson Race England to Australia signed by winners C.W.A.Scott & T.Campbell-Black; 1935 PAA Wake Island Survey Honolulu-Midway t-Wake Island and return signed pilot R.O.A. Sullivan; 1937 Highland Airways Fair Isle emergency Christmas flight, Kirkwall to Fair Isle signed by the pilot who also delivered Christmas presents for the island’s 17 children; 1938 Pyrenees crash of Air France Dewoitine 388 on alternative Gold Coast-London route Ni380323; 1938 Scarce experimental flight Cairo-Darwin by RAF long range development/unit Ismalia-Australia’ only 10 flown;  1972 Ajman to England, registered airmail cover franked 5 ryals BEA Trident anf 5 ryals Qantas DC8 , canc fine strikes Ajman/UAE/10 Dec 1972.

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    1926 first commercial airmail from Cape Town to London, carried by Alan Cobham on...

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  • 1938, Nov 5 Egypt

    Scarce experimental flight from Cairo to Darwin, pale blue RAF cover with 'Per Ardua...

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  • 1934, Oct 20 GB External

    Mac Robertson Race, England to Australia, C.W.A.Scott & T.Campbell-Black, registered (label) souvenir cover handed...

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  • 1933, Jul 20 India

    20 July 1933 (AAMC.317) Calcutta - Lucknow, POA 21 Jl 33, flown cover, carried...

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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.