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AIRMAIL COLLECTOR INTERNET/POSTAL AUCTION #84.
Closes Wednesday March 22, 2017.

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Auction #84 features 772 lots of worldwide airmail covers and airmail related
ephemera.

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Notable items in this auction

1911 First South African Aerial Post, second outward flight Kenilworth to Muizenberg; 1920 F/F London to Brussels, Handley Page Transport; 1923 International Stamp Exhibition London souvenir vignettes in sheets of 20 in three colours; 1925 Calcutta-Risalpur Demonstration Flight; 1928 F/F Valletta to Allahabad; 1929 Bengal Air Transport Co ‘Englishmen’ newspaper wrapper, and a truly rare advertising poster of same, flown experimental air service from Calcutta-Siliguri-Darjeeling; 1931 RAF Survey flight in North Borneo, Kutching to Singapore; 1934 possibly first recorded airmail to South China from London to Shanghai via Marseilles and Saigon flown at the reduced rate of 1/4d; 1934 Australia-New Zealand-Australia, special Ulm card; 1934 first acceptance of mail from Belgium for Sumatra for carriage on the inaugural Imperial Airways/ITCA/Qantas regular service from London to Australia; 1935 Wake Island Survey Cover large envelope format – only 4 or 5 seen in this style signed by commanding pilot R.O.D. Sullivan and station managers; 1935 Whoopee Sports Ltd, Experimental Flight Plymouth to Jersey; 1936 Tommy Rose record flight South Africa to Great Britain signed by pilot; 1937 Clouston & Kirby Green record flight Cape Town – London signed A.E. Clouston and Betty Kirby Green; 1940 censored Trans pacific air all the way from New Zealand to England commercial cover franked 10/- and 8/- fiscal and 3d a short lived rate from 20 Jul 1940 to 9 Sept 1940;  1941 WWII censored airmail correctly rated for carriage all the way by air from India to London via HK, SF on a route which only existed from Dec 1940 to April 1941.  

Featured Items

  • 1939, Jul 31 GB Internal

    Scottish Airways F/F KIrkwall to North Ronaldshay, bs 31/7, RARE Orkney Herald Type I...

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  • 1940, Aug 28 New Zealand

    Trans pacific air all the way from New Zealand to England, World War II...

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  • 1931, Jun 4 Sarawak

    RAF Survey flight in North Borneo, Kutching (Sarawak) to Singapore 5/6 1.45pm and on...

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  • 1935, Aug 13 Wake Island

    R.O.A. Sullivan Autograph on 1935 PAA Wake Island Survey Cover - tied 8/22/35 -...

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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,