Lot Number: 58

(Airship) Airship USS "Los Angeles", Lakehurst to Hamilton (Bermuda),bs 22/4, franked 2c rate, canc red "New York  Airmail Service" cds, plain cover.

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Date: 1925, Apr 15
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Airship

Description: Airship USS "Los Angeles", Lakehurst to Hamilton (Bermuda),bs 22/4, franked 2c rate, canc red "New York Airmail Service" cds, plain cover.
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Lot Number: 104

(Belgian Congo) First acceptance of Congo mail for Belgium for carriege on the new Toulouse route, using Dakar instead of Casablanca, and first announced in "Avis au Publique" by C. Damien, Le Percepteur Principal at Leopoldville on 19/10/1925. A cover addressed to Avers, Belgium, bs 23/11,  Dakar 16/11 transit cds, franked 30c ordinary and 1920 air set of 4, canc Luebo cds, black boxed"Avion" hs, Flown SABENA Luebo-Kinshasha, boat Matadi-Dakar, then Latecoere to Europe via Dakar. Nice item. See Belgian Congo Air Rates 1920-1940 by F. Broeckaert. Ex Clowes. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Image.

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Date: 1925, Oct 23
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Belgian Congo

Description: First acceptance of Congo mail for Belgium for carriege on the new Toulouse route, using Dakar instead of Casablanca, and first announced in "Avis au Publique" by C. Damien, Le Percepteur Principal at Leopoldville on 19/10/1925. A cover addressed to Avers, Belgium, bs 23/11, Dakar 16/11 transit cds, franked 30c ordinary and 1920 air set of 4, canc Luebo cds, black boxed"Avion" hs, Flown SABENA Luebo-Kinshasha, boat Matadi-Dakar, then Latecoere to Europe via Dakar. Nice item. See Belgian Congo Air Rates 1920-1940 by F. Broeckaert. Ex Clowes. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Image.
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Lot Number: 166

(Canada) Northern Air Services Ltd, F/F Haileybury to Rouyen, b/s27/6/25, green three line flight cachet and blue/white semi official company stamp CL5 verso, date of postage unclear. Only 50 unsignrd covers are known.

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Date: 1925, Jun 27
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Canada

Description: Northern Air Services Ltd, F/F Haileybury to Rouyen, b/s27/6/25, green three line flight cachet and blue/white semi official company stamp CL5 verso, date of postage unclear. Only 50 unsignrd covers are known.
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Lot Number: 200

(Denmark) Early flown cover, Copenhagen to Scotland, no arrival ds, printed Lobbe and Iverson corner cover franked 1925 air 10o and 25o (cat £45 used), ms 'Luftpost', likely KLM/ABA.

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Date: 1925, Nov 28
Est. price: £16.00
Category: Denmark

Description: Early flown cover, Copenhagen to Scotland, no arrival ds, printed Lobbe and Iverson corner cover franked 1925 air 10o and 25o (cat £45 used), ms 'Luftpost', likely KLM/ABA.
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Lot Number: 210

(France) Early airmail from Bayeux to Dakar, bs 25/11, plain cover franked Merson 2F (SG287 cat £26 used) and 30c Sower, ms 'Via Toulouse/Par Avion'

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Date: 1925, Nov 17
Est. price: £50.00
Category: France

Description: Early airmail from Bayeux to Dakar, bs 25/11, plain cover franked Merson 2F (SG287 cat £26 used) and 30c Sower, ms 'Via Toulouse/Par Avion'
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Lot Number: 241

(GB External) First regular service flight London to Durban, 2 Mar 1925 arrival ds on front, carried from Great Britain to Cape Town on the Union Castle mail steamer "Windsor Castle", then Cape Town- Durban on the 1st flight of the first Govt. Experimental Airmail Service, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 7 1/2d. black straight line "By Air Mail" handstamp, ms Capetown-Durban/Experimental Air Route". A nice historical item.

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Date: 1925, Mar 2
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: First regular service flight London to Durban, 2 Mar 1925 arrival ds on front, carried from Great Britain to Cape Town on the Union Castle mail steamer "Windsor Castle", then Cape Town- Durban on the 1st flight of the first Govt. Experimental Airmail Service, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 7 1/2d. black straight line "By Air Mail" handstamp, ms Capetown-Durban/Experimental Air Route". A nice historical item.
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Lot Number: 242

(GB External) First acceptance of UK mail for carriage over the US transcontinental air mail route, Liverpool to San Francisco, bs May 22, 1925, plain cover correctly rated 1/4 1/2d for air mail service over three zones from New York, canc Liverpool cds, black/dark blue airmail etiquette with "from New York" in ms below, carried by S.S. Aquitania to New York, then internal air to San Francisco.

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Date: 1925, May 08
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: First acceptance of UK mail for carriage over the US transcontinental air mail route, Liverpool to San Francisco, bs May 22, 1925, plain cover correctly rated 1/4 1/2d for air mail service over three zones from New York, canc Liverpool cds, black/dark blue airmail etiquette with "from New York" in ms below, carried by S.S. Aquitania to New York, then internal air to San Francisco.
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Lot Number: 243

(GB External) London to Copenhagen, bs 18/6, buff cover franked 4 1/2d, canc London FS 21 cds, ms 'Via London-Hamburg-Copenhagen', fine strikes black 'By A ir Mail' and 'Durch Flugpost' hs's, dark blue/black P"$ airmail etiquette. The London-Berlin line was the recommended route to connect with the night train from Hamburg, and the air fee was only 3d per oz.

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Date: 1925, Jun 17
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Copenhagen, bs 18/6, buff cover franked 4 1/2d, canc London FS 21 cds, ms 'Via London-Hamburg-Copenhagen', fine strikes black 'By A ir Mail' and 'Durch Flugpost' hs's, dark blue/black P"$ airmail etiquette. The London-Berlin line was the recommended route to connect with the night train from Hamburg, and the air fee was only 3d per oz.
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Lot Number: 499

(Nigeria) RAF Experimental flight, Cairo to Kano, POA Nov 3rd, Kano dr. cds, and bearing ordinary Nigeria 1d and 1/2d stamps, no special cancellation or cachet used but initiallled AC (Squadron Leader, later Air Marshall, Arthur Coningham) in bottom lh corner, plain cover addressed to Brig. General R. Ridgeway, C.B. Francis Field authentication hs verso.  Scarce item.

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Date: 1925, Oct 27
Est. price: £275.00
Category: Nigeria

Description: RAF Experimental flight, Cairo to Kano, POA Nov 3rd, Kano dr. cds, and bearing ordinary Nigeria 1d and 1/2d stamps, no special cancellation or cachet used but initiallled AC (Squadron Leader, later Air Marshall, Arthur Coningham) in bottom lh corner, plain cover addressed to Brig. General R. Ridgeway, C.B. Francis Field authentication hs verso. Scarce item.
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Lot Number: 550

(South Africa) Government Experimental AIrmail Service, F.F East London to Malvern, Natal 24/3, over the Cape Town-Durban route, plain cover franked 5d, canc East London cdss and SA Air Mail/23 Mar 25/SA Lugpos.

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Date: 1925, Mar 23
Est. price: £12.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Government Experimental AIrmail Service, F.F East London to Malvern, Natal 24/3, over the Cape Town-Durban route, plain cover franked 5d, canc East London cdss and SA Air Mail/23 Mar 25/SA Lugpos.
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Lot Number: 551

(South Africa) Experimental Flights between Cape Town and Durban March-June 1925. Cape Town to East Durban, correctly rated 1d PSC with additional 1d, fine strike special black double ring 'SA Air Mail/AA Lugpos/1 Jun' on front.

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Date: 1925, May 31
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Experimental Flights between Cape Town and Durban March-June 1925. Cape Town to East Durban, correctly rated 1d PSC with additional 1d, fine strike special black double ring 'SA Air Mail/AA Lugpos/1 Jun' on front.
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Lot Number: 589

(Switzerland) Military commemorative flight, Zurich to Basel, all cachets, tied vignette, tied black on pale green etiquette, special printed card franked 10c and 25c air canc special blue framed postmark, and illusration of monument verso. Image.

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Date: 1925, May 10
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Military commemorative flight, Zurich to Basel, all cachets, tied vignette, tied black on pale green etiquette, special printed card franked 10c and 25c air canc special blue framed postmark, and illusration of monument verso. Image.
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