Airmail Postal/Internet Auctions

Aerophilately, Flight covers, Airmail stamps and Ephemera

Closes Wednesday August 3, 2016

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Auction #82 features 653 lots of worldwide airmail covers, ephemera, and reference material. Also 10 starter collections ranging from £20 - £90.

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Some notable items in auction 82

  • 1911 India First Aerial Post, Allahabad to Naini Junction
  • 1911 First UK Aerial Post London-Windsor -New Zealand bs
  • 1922 Special Air Ministry Survey Mail Paris-London one airmail and one surface envelope each with red ‘Air Ministry’ arrival cachets
  • 1925 Experimental outward and return flights by R. Bajac from Paris-London
  • 1929 Imperial Airways F/F London-Alexandria signed by the Secretary of State for Air Sir Samuel Hoare and his Private Secretary
  • 1929 London-Karachi-Delhi-(Calcutta) first ‘unofficial’ acceptance of airmail from London for F/F Karachi-Delhi, no more than five exist
  • 1932 First Bechuanaland acceptance for Cairo via the first South Africa-England service
  • 1933 Mlle Maryse Hiltz Calcutta-Rangoon stage of Paris-Saigon flight signed
  • 1933 James Wood in “The Spirit of West Australia” Calcutta – Lucknow; 1934 O.Cathcart-Jones and K.F.Weller Mac Robertson Race London-Australia and back signed
  • 1936 the only known French acceptance for carriage on the Special Bombay-Colombo Christmas flight, 1938 first successful Trans-Atlantic round trip Berlin-New York-Berlin signed
  • 1938 Dinner menu celebrating Clouston and Ricketts record flight London-New Zealand signed; 1954 BOAC COMET 1 crash in Tyrrhenian sea, Italy
  • 1956 BOAC ‘Argonaut’ crash at Kano Airport.


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  • 1929, Mar 30 GB External

    Imperial Airways first regular flight to India, London to Alexandria, bs 3/4 and on...

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  • 1934, Oct 20 GB External

    Mac Robertson Race, London to Australia and back, O.Cathcart-Jones and K.F.Weller, finished fourth in...

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  • 1938, Aug 10 Germany

    The first successful Trans-Atlantic round trip between Berlin and New York by Focke-Wulf 'Brandenburg',...

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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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