Airmail Internet/Postal Auctions

Aerophilately, Flight covers, Airmail stamps and Ephemera

Closes Wednesday April 11th, 2018.
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Auction #88 features 838 lots of worldwide airmail covers and ephemera including 41 airmail collections. 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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Noted items

1929-38 British Commonwealth great collection of 30 first flights; 1930-48 worldwide collection of 32 first flights great postmarks and cachets good to fine; 1957-62 collection of 26 Comet 4 first flights inc Mexican AL and Aerollinas Argentnas; 1911 Coronation Aerial Post, public mail, scarce dark brown ‘OXO’ trade advertisement London-Windsor card; 1923 First post-WWI mail carrying flight on a German plane Piper and Lange Berlin-Cologne-London;  1925 RAF Experimental flight Cairo to Kano POA Nov 3rd; 1927 Gladstone East African Experimental Airmail Service return third flight Kisumu-Khartoum; 1929 Bengal Air Transport Co experimental air service Calcutta-Siliguri-Darjeeling, unfranked newspaper wrapper certified genuine flown copy; 1934 Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa first acceptance of mail from Basutoland Maseru to Limbe for carriage on the F/F R.A.N.A. Southern Rhodesia-Nyasaland service; 1934 first recorded airmail London to Shanghai bs 29/1 via Marseilles 10/1 and Saigon 19/1, according to Proud no covers carried on this service have ever been seen; 1934 Mac Robertson Race  carried by McGregor and Walker signed by both pilots; 1936 Tommy Rose South Africa to Great Britain Record Flight, House of Assembly/Cape Town cover signed by pilot on reverse; 1936 H.L.Brook’s ‘Praga Baby’ first flight England-Cape Town Ultra Light Planes; 1938 scarce first Nyasaland/Northern Rhodesia/Air Mail Service via inaugural Chileka-Lilongwe-Fort Jamieson service; 1939 Scottish Airways F/F KIrkwall-North Ronaldshay rare Orkney Herald Type I cover with red plane but missing blue fuselage and clouds; 1939 Kuwait to England bs cover franked India KGVI 3 A’s overprinted ‘Kuwait; 1943 triple censored WWII airmail cover rated R 5400, from Sao Paulo to the River Plate Committee, Finsbury Circus, London (an undercover address for South American volunteers to British Forces) readdressed to No 8 A.O.S.(Air Observer School) Ancienne Lorette Quebec.

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  • 1934, Mar 1 Basutoland

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

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  • 1911, Sep 9 GB Internal

    Coronation Aerial Post, public mail, scarce dark brown 'OXO' trade advertisement London to Windsor...

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  • 1923, Mar 29 Germany

    The first post-WWI mail carrying flight on a German plane, Berlin- Cologne-London. On 29th...

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  • 1929, May 21 India

    Bengal Air Transport Co, experimental air service Calcutta-Siliguri-Darjeeling, unfranked newspaper wrapper to Darjeeling, insribed...

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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.