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AIRMAIL COLLECTOR INTERNET/POSTAL AUCTION #85

Closes Wednesday June 28, 2017.

Available for viewing and on line bidding now.

Auction #85 features 591 lots of worldwide airmail covers and airmail related
ephemera and 21 collections.

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Noteworthy items in Auction #85 closing 28 June, 2017

1926 Outward and return RAF test flights from Abu Suwer to Khartoum; Neville Vintcent Air Survey Flight from Singapore to Port Swettenham; 1927 Gladstone East African Experimental Air Mail service Jinja to Nairobi, 1929 Bengal Air Transport Co,Calcutta-Siliguri-Darjeeling experimental air service unfranked newspaper wrapper to Darjeeling, 1931 Post and Gatty Round the World flight in “Winnie Mae”, 1933 RareGeneral Balbo early trans-Atlantic flight Newfoundland to Rome,1934 acceptance of mail from the Royal Train for the RANA F/F RANA Southern Rhodesia to Nyasaland; First acceptance of mail from the Congo for Nyasaland; London Scottish and Provincial Airways cover from the Lord Mayor of Nottingham to HMPG London -the only mail ever flown by this airline; Railway Air Service exceedingly rare commercial F/F to London canc Douglas Isle of Man 10am postmark; Mac Robertson Race cover carried and signed by the winners CWA Scott and T Campbell-Black, 1935 PAA Wake Island Survey cover Honolulu-Midway to Wake Island and return signed by pilot R.O.D. Sullivan and station managers on Midway and Wake Islands; First flights from Berbera to Asmara and Berbera to Djibouti, 1936 First through airmail from Nigeria to Kenya.

Featured Items

  • 1934, Mar 7 Belgian Congo

    First acceptance of mail from the Congo for Nyasaland, bs Limbe 9/3, via Broken...

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  • 1935, Dec 18 Somaliland Protectorate

    First flight Berbera to Asmara, 21/12 arrival ds on front, pale blue/grey 'Africa Orientale/via...

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  • 1927, Feb 12 Uganda

    East African Experimental Air Mail service by T.A.Gladstone, Jinja to Nairobi, 14/2, via Kisumu...

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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/mail auction auctions are held every 10-12 weeks with up to 1000 entries offering an extensive wide selection of worldwide airmail covers ephemera, literature and works of reference.and related collections,