Airmail Internet/Postal Auctions

Aerophilately, Flight covers, Airmail stamps and Ephemera

Closes Wednesday January 3rd, 2018.
Available for viewing & bidding on line now.

Auction #87 features 642 lots comprising worldwide airmail covers and
ephemera, and 77 airmail collections. To view, scroll through the ‘View Auction’
pages, or locate individual items using the ‘Keyword Search,
‘Comon Searches’, ‘Years’, or ‘Categories/Countries’.

PO BOX 2538
CF23 6XP


PDF Logo Click on the Adobe PDF logo to download a copy of the printed catalogue.

Notable items in auction #87

  • 1911 First South African Aerial Post Kenilworth to Muizenberg; 1926 accelerated GB mail to Nigeria by the Latecoere Toulouse-Dakar service; 1927 attempted F/F London-Jinja abandoned due to crash of hydroplane on Lake Victoria; 1927 RAF Pageant Demonstration Flights Delhi-Peshawar superb strike special ‘Royal Air Force Display/Peshawar/24.2.27; 1929 interrupted Bangkok-Delhi Goodwill Flight by three Siamese Army aircraft one of only nine signed by the pilot; 1929 Ile de France Le Havre to New York 19/8 scarce four line “Transet Aeriene/Catapulte Ile de France/Aout 1929/Pillote Domergue” signed by the pilot.
  • 1930 World Flight by Hon Mrs Victor Bruce Karachi-Rangoon signed by Mrs Bruce and the pilot; 1933 Graf Zeppelin Italian flight drop at Barcelona card franked 3l Italian Mail Special Issue; 1933 special RAF Squadron 6 flight Zomba-Lilongwe 30/5; 1934 Lobatsi to Adelaide 23/12 1st acceptance of African ‘all the way’ airmail for Australia; 1934 Visit of HRH Prince George to Southern Africa 1st acceptance from Basutoland Maseru to Limbe 9/3; 1937 Guinea Airways F/F Lake Kutubu-Port Moresby pilot signed only 17 flown; 1938 First Nyasaland/Northern Rhodesia/Air Mail Service Blantyre-Lilongwe via the inaugural Chileka-Lilongwe-Fort Jamieson service; 1948 rare 1st BEA ‘All Up’ service Glasgow to the Isle of Tiree.
  • A superb and varied selection of 77 worldwide airmail collections ranging from United States 1918-28 and worldwide 1925-29 early/ pioneer flights, through to the 1970’s.


Featured Items

  • 1933, May 27 Airship

    Graf Zeppelin Italian flight, drop at Barcelona, card franked 3l Italian Mail Special Issue,...

    More Details
  • 1938, Nov 5 Bechuanaland

    F/F Kalahari Desert service, cover datestamped Palpaye, 5 November 1938, Rotherham, UK arrival...

    More Details
  • 1918, Dec 10 GB External

    Marquise-Lympne, military mail from APO S.20, Mulready facsimile souvenir card carried by Valency...

    More Details
  • 1927, Mar 10 GB External

    Attempted first regular airmail to Kenya, London to Kisumu, bs 31/3, black/buff Francis Field...

    More Details


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.