Lot Number: 27

(Airship) USS Akron (ZR4) Coast to Coast Trip, cancelled Lakehurst NJ, violet boxed United States Post Office Dept cachet on front and oval dr USPOD cachet verso.

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Date: 1932, May 6
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Airship

Description: USS Akron (ZR4) Coast to Coast Trip, cancelled Lakehurst NJ, violet boxed United States Post Office Dept cachet on front and oval dr USPOD cachet verso.
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Lot Number: 28

(Airship) Flown cover Tacoma to Evansville, no b/s, green/white etiquette intended for mail carried by Airship Akron and  descibed by Mair ( page 497) as "a great rarity"

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Date: 1932, Jun 8
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Airship

Description: Flown cover Tacoma to Evansville, no b/s, green/white etiquette intended for mail carried by Airship Akron and descibed by Mair ( page 497) as "a great rarity"
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Lot Number: 29

(Airship) USN Airship 'Akron' Tactical Training Flight from Lakehurst Aug 1, 1932 and return Aug 2, attractive Roessler red 'Dirigable Mail' souvenir card franked 8c, canc Lakehurst cds, official violet rectangular flight cachet on front , and blue flight cachet verso, .

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Date: 1932, Aug 1
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Airship

Description: USN Airship 'Akron' Tactical Training Flight from Lakehurst Aug 1, 1932 and return Aug 2, attractive Roessler red 'Dirigable Mail' souvenir card franked 8c, canc Lakehurst cds, official violet rectangular flight cachet on front , and blue flight cachet verso, .
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Lot Number: 95

(Belgium) Antwerp to Casablanca, bs 9/10, company corner cover franked 1F75 overseas postage + 4F (20g) air surcharge, dark blue/white bilingual airmail etiquette.

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Date: 1932, Oct 7
Est. price: £10.00
Category: Belgium

Description: Antwerp to Casablanca, bs 9/10, company corner cover franked 1F75 overseas postage + 4F (20g) air surcharge, dark blue/white bilingual airmail etiquette.
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Lot Number: 165

(Canada) F/F Edmonton to Fort McMurray, bs, black octagonal flight cachet on plain cover, black/yellow grey company stamp CL51 verso, Canadian Airways Ltd.

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Date: 1932, Dec 30
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Canada

Description: F/F Edmonton to Fort McMurray, bs, black octagonal flight cachet on plain cover, black/yellow grey company stamp CL51 verso, Canadian Airways Ltd.
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Lot Number: 171

(Chile) Chile, Valpariso to Melbourne, Australia 5/10, miss sent to Vienna 24/9 arrival cds on front cancelling attractive red/black airmail etiquette, airmail cover franked 4P90 on front and 80c verso. Carried by the Aeropostale accelerated "air-sea-air" service, Air by CGA to Natal, then "Aviso" to Dakar, then air AF to Marseille. Small top edge nibbles, see image.

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Date: 1932, Sep 6
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Chile

Description: Chile, Valpariso to Melbourne, Australia 5/10, miss sent to Vienna 24/9 arrival cds on front cancelling attractive red/black airmail etiquette, airmail cover franked 4P90 on front and 80c verso. Carried by the Aeropostale accelerated "air-sea-air" service, Air by CGA to Natal, then "Aviso" to Dakar, then air AF to Marseille. Small top edge nibbles, see image.
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Lot Number: 190

(Cyprus) First despatch of mail from Cyprus, Nicosia to London, franked 2 1/2 pi, airmail etiquette cover, franked 3 1/2p, ms "First flight Cyprus to England", black/dark blue etiquette, Imperial Airways. 75 flown.

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Date: 1932, Apr 22
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Cyprus

Description: First despatch of mail from Cyprus, Nicosia to London, franked 2 1/2 pi, airmail etiquette cover, franked 3 1/2p, ms "First flight Cyprus to England", black/dark blue etiquette, Imperial Airways. 75 flown.
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Lot Number: 192

(DOX) DOX trans Atlantic flight America-Europe, bs Berlin 27/5, cover posted on board stamped 'AFFRANCHISEMENT PERCU 6RM' tied by 'Dornier/19 Mai 32/1929' cds, also private purple cachet 'America Europa Flugschiff DO-X'.

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Date: 1932, May 19
Est. price: £100.00
Category: DOX

Description: DOX trans Atlantic flight America-Europe, bs Berlin 27/5, cover posted on board stamped 'AFFRANCHISEMENT PERCU 6RM' tied by 'Dornier/19 Mai 32/1929' cds, also private purple cachet 'America Europa Flugschiff DO-X'.
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Lot Number: 234

(GB External) Imperial Airways 1st flight London to Cape Town, bs 2/2, via Johannesburg 1/2, Speedbird cover franked 1/-. This flight was interrupted twice, first when it had to make a forced landing at Shiwa, having had to overshoot Mpika in bad weather, and again at Broken Hill when the plane was taken out of service to search for the first northbound flight from Cape Town which had crashed at Salisbury, ref Ni 320129A.

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Date: 1932, Jan 20
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Imperial Airways 1st flight London to Cape Town, bs 2/2, via Johannesburg 1/2, Speedbird cover franked 1/-. This flight was interrupted twice, first when it had to make a forced landing at Shiwa, having had to overshoot Mpika in bad weather, and again at Broken Hill when the plane was taken out of service to search for the first northbound flight from Cape Town which had crashed at Salisbury, ref Ni 320129A.
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Lot Number: 366

(Ireland) Special flight, Dublin to Berlin, green oval cachet, red 22/10/28 Berlin C2 receiving cachet, red Berlin receivers x2, etiquette rated very scarce by Mair, printed souvenir cover.

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Date: 1932, Oct 20
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Ireland

Description: Special flight, Dublin to Berlin, green oval cachet, red 22/10/28 Berlin C2 receiving cachet, red Berlin receivers x2, etiquette rated very scarce by Mair, printed souvenir cover.
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Lot Number: 410

(New Zealand) Auckland to Salisbury, S. Rhodesia bs 6/8, first New Zealand acceptance for the Cairo-Cape route, airmail etiquette cover franked 10d, violet boxed "New Zealand- Africa/First Official Air Mail/from Auckland 30th June 1932/by India-Egypt, Egypt-South Africa/Air Services" cachet, Imperial Airways, scare. Few light tone spots, see image..

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Date: 1932, Jun 28
Est. price: £70.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Auckland to Salisbury, S. Rhodesia bs 6/8, first New Zealand acceptance for the Cairo-Cape route, airmail etiquette cover franked 10d, violet boxed "New Zealand- Africa/First Official Air Mail/from Auckland 30th June 1932/by India-Egypt, Egypt-South Africa/Air Services" cachet, Imperial Airways, scare. Few light tone spots, see image..
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Lot Number: 411

(New Zealand) First NZ acceptance from Christchurch for Nairobi bs 17/8 via Cairo 13/8, via the Wellington dispatch for the Imperial Airways African service, blue New Zealand-Africa cachet applied at Wellington, franked 11d. Covers from the Wellington dispatch are much scarcer, see Walker, p129.

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Date: 1932, Jul 15
Est. price: £75.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First NZ acceptance from Christchurch for Nairobi bs 17/8 via Cairo 13/8, via the Wellington dispatch for the Imperial Airways African service, blue New Zealand-Africa cachet applied at Wellington, franked 11d. Covers from the Wellington dispatch are much scarcer, see Walker, p129.
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Lot Number: 412

(New Zealand) First NZ acceptance from Wellington for Mbeya 18/8 via Cairo 13/8, via the Wellington dispatch for the Imperial Airways African service, green New Zealand-Africa cachet applied at Wellington, franked 11d. Covers from the Wellington dispatch are much scarcer, see Walker, p129.

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Date: 1932, Jul 15
Est. price: £75.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: First NZ acceptance from Wellington for Mbeya 18/8 via Cairo 13/8, via the Wellington dispatch for the Imperial Airways African service, green New Zealand-Africa cachet applied at Wellington, franked 11d. Covers from the Wellington dispatch are much scarcer, see Walker, p129.
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Lot Number: 413

(New Zealand) Gisborne to Cape Town, bs 9/1/33, registered airmail cover franked 1/5d canc Gisborne cds, ms 'Per Karachi-Cairo/Air Mail'. What took so long? Image.

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Date: 1932, Nov 28
Est. price: £25.00
Category: New Zealand

Description: Gisborne to Cape Town, bs 9/1/33, registered airmail cover franked 1/5d canc Gisborne cds, ms 'Per Karachi-Cairo/Air Mail'. What took so long? Image.
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Lot Number: 448

(Philippines) Early airmail Philippines to Sweden, Manila to Stockholm, attractive red/cream/blue airmail cover franked 36c x2, fine strike violet framed 'Par Avion/Singapore/Via Air Mail' directional hand stamp

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Date: 1932, Oct 3
Est. price: £18.00
Category: Philippines

Description: Early airmail Philippines to Sweden, Manila to Stockholm, attractive red/cream/blue airmail cover franked 36c x2, fine strike violet framed 'Par Avion/Singapore/Via Air Mail' directional hand stamp
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Lot Number: 461

(Recovered Interrupted Mail) SWA Airways Windhoek to Kimberley, connecting with the first Imperial Airways Cape Town to Croydon service, Springbok cover franked 4d, canc  'Windhoek-Kimberley/ First Air Mail/26.1.32' also small metal die 'Air Mail' ds applied at Windhoek., The 'City of Basra' was damaged at take off at Salisbury and mail was transferred to 'City of Delhi', which then had to make an emergency landing due to bad weather near Broken Hill. Mail was then transferred to City of Baghdad, and arrived in London 9 days later than scheduled, ref Ni 320129 and 320129B.

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Date: 1932, Jan 26
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: SWA Airways Windhoek to Kimberley, connecting with the first Imperial Airways Cape Town to Croydon service, Springbok cover franked 4d, canc 'Windhoek-Kimberley/ First Air Mail/26.1.32' also small metal die 'Air Mail' ds applied at Windhoek., The 'City of Basra' was damaged at take off at Salisbury and mail was transferred to 'City of Delhi', which then had to make an emergency landing due to bad weather near Broken Hill. Mail was then transferred to City of Baghdad, and arrived in London 9 days later than scheduled, ref Ni 320129 and 320129B.
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Lot Number: 503

(South Africa) Windhoek to London, bs Liverpool and Anglesey,18/2,  for carriage on the 1st schedule flight northbound between London and Cape Town , registered (hs) cover franked South West Africa 1/10d tied Windhoek commemorative postmark.

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Date: 1932, Jan 26
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Windhoek to London, bs Liverpool and Anglesey,18/2, for carriage on the 1st schedule flight northbound between London and Cape Town , registered (hs) cover franked South West Africa 1/10d tied Windhoek commemorative postmark.
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Lot Number: 504

(South Africa) First scheduled flight northbound between London and Cape Town, Cape Town to London, airmail etiquette cover  franked 1/-.  'Cape Town, South Africa / to London England/January 27th 1932 'label on front.

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Date: 1932, Jan 27
Est. price: £10.00
Category: South Africa

Description: First scheduled flight northbound between London and Cape Town, Cape Town to London, airmail etiquette cover franked 1/-. 'Cape Town, South Africa / to London England/January 27th 1932 'label on front.
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Lot Number: 505

(South Africa) Interrupted flight Kimberley to Mbeya, bs 6/2, carried on first regular flight Cape Town-London, left Cape Town January 27 but  forced down at Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia, delayed 7 days, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1932, Jan 27
Est. price: £15.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Interrupted flight Kimberley to Mbeya, bs 6/2, carried on first regular flight Cape Town-London, left Cape Town January 27 but forced down at Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia, delayed 7 days, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 506

(South Africa) Interrupted flight KImberley to Moshi, bs 7/2, carried on first regular flight Cape Town-London, left Cape Town January 27 but forced down at Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia, delayed 7 days, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways.

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Date: 1932, Jan 27
Est. price: £20.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Interrupted flight KImberley to Moshi, bs 7/2, carried on first regular flight Cape Town-London, left Cape Town January 27 but forced down at Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia, delayed 7 days, Springbok cover, Imperial Airways.
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Lot Number: 507

(South Africa) Pietersburg to Bulawayo, b/s 28.1, carried on F/F Regular Service Cape Town/Croydon,  Springbok cover franked 5d, Imperial Airways

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Date: 1932, Jan 28
Est. price: £18.00
Category: South Africa

Description: Pietersburg to Bulawayo, b/s 28.1, carried on F/F Regular Service Cape Town/Croydon, Springbok cover franked 5d, Imperial Airways
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Lot Number: 521

(South West Africa) SWA/Imperial Airways, fist acceptance of mail for Germany, Windhoek to Hamburg, red 'Mit Luftpost/befeordert/Hamburg-Fuhlsbuttell/Flughafen' receiver, for carriage on SWA F/F Windhoek to Kimberley and Imperial Airways F/F Cape Town to London services, plain cover franked SA 4d/ SWA x3 , canc special Windhoek-Kimberley cachet cds, small circular Windhoek/26.1.32/Air Mail cds, green blue/black airmail etiquette. An attractive double F/F cover in fine condition. Ironed vertical crease, does not detract.

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Date: 1932, Jan 26
Est. price: £25.00
Category: South West Africa

Description: SWA/Imperial Airways, fist acceptance of mail for Germany, Windhoek to Hamburg, red 'Mit Luftpost/befeordert/Hamburg-Fuhlsbuttell/Flughafen' receiver, for carriage on SWA F/F Windhoek to Kimberley and Imperial Airways F/F Cape Town to London services, plain cover franked SA 4d/ SWA x3 , canc special Windhoek-Kimberley cachet cds, small circular Windhoek/26.1.32/Air Mail cds, green blue/black airmail etiquette. An attractive double F/F cover in fine condition. Ironed vertical crease, does not detract.
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Lot Number: 526

(Southern Rhodesia) Imperial Airways interrupted flight first flight Salisbury to London, uncommon and attractive souvenir cover franked 10d, Carried on the first regular flight Cape Town-London. En route from Salisbury the City of Delhi had to make an emergency landing due to bad weather near Broken Hill. The mail was transferred to the City of Baghdad, and the mail arrived in Athens 13 days later than scheduled. Interesting.

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Date: 1932, Jan 28
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: Imperial Airways interrupted flight first flight Salisbury to London, uncommon and attractive souvenir cover franked 10d, Carried on the first regular flight Cape Town-London. En route from Salisbury the City of Delhi had to make an emergency landing due to bad weather near Broken Hill. The mail was transferred to the City of Baghdad, and the mail arrived in Athens 13 days later than scheduled. Interesting.
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Lot Number: 527

(Southern Rhodesia) F/F Bulawayo to Cape Town, bs 2/1, via Jo'burg 1/2, carried on 1st regular Croydon-Cape Town service, black Bulawayo st. line "First Official Air Mail" cachet, Imperial Airways. Some flap loss verso.

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Date: 1932, Jan 29
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Southern Rhodesia

Description: F/F Bulawayo to Cape Town, bs 2/1, via Jo'burg 1/2, carried on 1st regular Croydon-Cape Town service, black Bulawayo st. line "First Official Air Mail" cachet, Imperial Airways. Some flap loss verso.
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Lot Number: 529

(St Vincent) Rare St Vincent "Hummingbird" flight to Barbados, bs 30/7, the first and only official air mail. Plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc St Vincent/30 JY 32 cds, typed "First Air Mail/Special First Flight St Vincent to Barbados/by Humming Bird". A letter of expertisation from Francis Field accompanies this item.

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Date: 1932, Jul 29
Est. price: £60.00
Category: St Vincent

Description: Rare St Vincent "Hummingbird" flight to Barbados, bs 30/7, the first and only official air mail. Plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc St Vincent/30 JY 32 cds, typed "First Air Mail/Special First Flight St Vincent to Barbados/by Humming Bird". A letter of expertisation from Francis Field accompanies this item.
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Lot Number: 531

(Sweden) Sweden to Argentina, early airmail from Stockholm to Buenos Aires 25/12, via Berlin 10/12 and Marseilles 12/12, window cover franked 10x 30ore and 4x 25 ore (one has corner damage), Aeropostale.Great routing.

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Date: 1932, Dec 9
Est. price: £15.00
Category: Sweden

Description: Sweden to Argentina, early airmail from Stockholm to Buenos Aires 25/12, via Berlin 10/12 and Marseilles 12/12, window cover franked 10x 30ore and 4x 25 ore (one has corner damage), Aeropostale.Great routing.
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Lot Number: 540

(Tunisia) Aerophilatelic Expo, Tunis to Marseilles,, bs, attractive blue/white/purple souvenir card, franked 1F50, large violet circular Expo cachet, green/white Expo vignette, light blue/black airmail etiquette. Attractive item.

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Date: 1932, May 16
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Tunisia

Description: Aerophilatelic Expo, Tunis to Marseilles,, bs, attractive blue/white/purple souvenir card, franked 1F50, large violet circular Expo cachet, green/white Expo vignette, light blue/black airmail etiquette. Attractive item.
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